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Insight 15.02.2019

The Fed returns the punchbowl to the party

Spotlight - The dramatic Fed pivot from hawkish in September 2018 to now at worst ‘neutral’ signals that the Fed is reluctant to ‘take away the punchbowl’ completely from the post-2008 economic expansion.

Insight 31.01.2019

Measuring funds’ social and environmental impact

In 2018, UBP started a collaboration with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), a pioneering institution within the University of Cambridge working with influencers to build a sustainable economy.
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.

Insight 24.01.2019

China’s Policy Stimulus: What’s Really Going On?

At the press conference on China’s policy easing on January 15, senior officials from People’s Bank of China (PBOC), Ministry of Finance (MOF) and National Development of Reform Commission (NDRC, the state planner) jointly reiterated the message of a deepening counter-cyclical policy to cushion the current economic slowdown.


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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.


Insight 09.01.2019

Emerging Market Fixed Income – 2019 Outlook

After a market sell-off in 2018, we believe that emerging market (EM) fixed income should perform better in 2019, thanks to sound fundamentals, reduced political risk and more favourable technicals and valuations.

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.

Insight 13.12.2018

UBP Investment Outlook 2019

Opportunities and Threats in a Desynchronised World

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.

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