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UBP in the press 29.01.2019

Actively managed short positions: a hedging strategy

L'Agefi Indices (28.01.2019) - Current market conditions could prompt investors to adopt methods to protect their equity portfolios.

UBP in the press 28.01.2019

Precious metals outlook: strong case for palladium

Finanz und Wirtschaft (26.01.2019) - Gold prices have been supported by safe-haven demand. The as yet unresolved tariff dispute between the US and China and its negative impact on global growth is one factor giving investors the jitters. The elevated equity market volatility is another. And the Brexit confusion, the US government’s partial shutdown and the protracted social unrest in France are adding to the uncertainty.

UBP in the press 25.01.2019

New license in Taïwan

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has established a new asset management unit in Taiwan, UBP Asset Management Taiwan Ltd (UBP Taiwan), having secured a Securities Investment Consulting Enterprises (SICE) business License, with the ability to serve as a Master Agent, from the Financial Supervisory Commission R.O.C (Taiwan) at the end of 2018.

UBP in the press 23.01.2019

The comeback of the emerging currencies

Le Temps (21.01.2019) - We anticipate a challenging environment for the US dollar for a number of reasons: GDP growth is more constrained (the IMF expects the US to slow from 2.9% in 2018 to 2.5% in 2019), the Fed’s rate-hiking cycle is at a late stage, and US dollar valuations are stretched with the real effective measure 14% above its 10-year average.

UBP in the press 07.01.2019

UBP bets on Hong Kong hub to open up Asia

PMW (17.12.2018) - Many European banks have struggled to make headway in Asia but Mike Blake, who runs UBP’s operations in the region, is in expansionary mood.

UBP in the press 20.12.2018

Managing Risks in a Fragmented Global Economy

Agefi (18.12.2018) - Entering 2018 investors brimmed with enthusiasm as global synchronised growth continued like in 2017, confirming that the world was finally moving on after the crisis.


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UBP in the press 18.10.2018

Tech sector driven by innovation

Sphere (10.2018) - Since the 2008-09 global financial crisis, the global technology sector has delivered an impressive annual return of 15.4%, easily outpacing global equities as a whole (10.2%).

Insight 17.10.2018

Impact investing - Creating the future now

The role of impact investing is to strive to solve the world’s most pressing problems by identifying compelling long-term investments.

Insight 15.10.2018

Global Equities: P/E de-rating in progress

Spotlight - The broad-based sell-off in global equities has fully retraced the gains made from February 2018’s lows. Even world beating technology shares have fully given up the 8% gains seen over the summer.


UBP in the press 12.12.2018

Innovation creates opportunities in healthcare

Bilan (12.12.2018) - The secular trends in healthcare – ageing populations, emerging market demand, and expanding basic health insurance – remain well entrenched. However, investors should shift their focus towards differentiated innovators in the healthcare space via mid-sized biotech and medical technology (like Swiss companies Lonza and Galapagos, for example), and healthcare-focused IT companies (such as Teleadoc).

UBP in the press 03.12.2018

It’s all in the family for Union Bancaire Privée's de Picciotto

The Straits Times (25.11.2018) - As times change, CEO’s ambition is to make UBP one of the biggest family-owned banks.

UBP in the press 27.11.2018

A new era begins for investing wealth

Forbes Middle East (22.11.2018) - Tougher regulations, tax declarations and transparency trends are significantly reshaping the private banking industry, and the Middle East is no exception to this.

UBP in the press 21.11.2018

The Way into AI

Wealth Arabia (08.11.2018) - Philippe Henry, Global Head of Cross Asset Solutions, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) tells WEALTH Arabia that the best way for investors to tap artificial intelligence is through data.

UBP in the press 12.11.2018

Finance is committed to protecting the planet, there’s no turning back

Le Temps (12.11.2018) - Sustainable growth and protecting the planet are compatible.

UBP in the press 07.11.2018

Asset TV Fund Selector: ESG & Impact Investing

Once considered a niche investment activity, sustainable investing is increasingly moving into the mainstream across all asset classes.

UBP in the press 05.11.2018

Commodities outlook in a volatile market environment

Agefi Indices (23.10.2018) - With the exception of oil, the commodity complex as a whole has been struggling since the beginning of the year on concerns about the escalation of the US–China trade war and a stronger US dollar.

UBP in the press 02.11.2018

European small and mid-caps: lower valuations, attractive prospects

Agefi (29.10.2018) - Investors have been increasingly risk-averse since the start of 2018. However, there are still many opportunities in the small & mid-cap segment, where expected earnings growth remains attractive.

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