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Insight 16.04.2019

A Fresh Look at Japanese Equities

Making the case for Japanese equities

Insight 11.04.2019

Look for global growth concerns to fade

Spotlight - Signs of a reduction in current worries about recession or in the downside risks to today’s modest earnings expectations are needed as a catalyst to support the next sustainable leg of equity market returns.

UBP in the press 10.04.2019

Asset TV Fund Selector: Asia

Cedric Le Berre, Fund Selector & Portfolio Manager at UBP, recently took part in an Asset TV broadcast making the case for Asian equities.

UBP in the press 09.04.2019

Factoring in ESG criteria in Japan

Bilan (03.2019) - There are many aspects of Japanese culture that emphasise harmony in terms of people’s relationships with nature and society.

Insight 05.04.2019

Swiss small and mid-cap equities update

Diversified & High quality growth

UBP in the press 03.04.2019

Taking on more credit risk

Option Finance (21.03.2019) - With economic growth returning to normal, the end of central-bank monetary tightening and an upturn in volatility, bond management could benefit from three main approaches: gradually taking on more credit risk, increasing duration, and seeking liquidity.


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UBP in the press 02.04.2019

Zurich: a nerve centre for UBP

Le Temps (29.03.2019) - UBP, which acquired Coutts exactly four years ago, has doubled the amount of assets it manages in Zurich to CHF 25 billion in five years. We spoke to Adrian Künzi, who has headed UBP’s local branch for the last year.

Insight 13.12.2018

UBP Investment Outlook 2019

Opportunities and Threats in a Desynchronised World

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.


Insight 22.03.2019

A bumpy road to a soft Brexit

The UK parliament voted to request an extension to Article 50, meaning a postponement of the official date of leaving the EU, which was initially scheduled for the end of March. Two options are on the table: Brexit is postponed until May or June or it is pushed back by one or two years.

Press Releases 19.03.2019

A new credit long/short strategy on our alternative UCITS platform

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA (“UBP”) is launching a new credit long/short strategy on its alternative UCITS platform in partnership with New York-based alternative investment manager Global Credit Advisers, LLC (“GCA”).

Insight 13.03.2019

Key questions from the road

Spotlight - Having spent the first two months of 2019 travelling to see clients across Asia, the Middle East and Europe concern among clients remains and is surprisingly consistent across regions of the world despite one of the strongest rallies in global equities to start a year in the past 30 years. We address the three most asked questions.

UBP in the press 08.03.2019

The appeal of convertible bonds in volatile market conditions

Agefi Indices (25.02.2019) - The large amounts of convertible bonds issued in 2018 have created new investment opportunities.

Press Releases 04.03.2019

UBP obtains wholesale bank license in Singapore

UBP announced today that its Singapore branch, Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA Singapore Branch (UBP Singapore), has received regulatory approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for a wholesale bank license. UBP Singapore expects to commence operations as a wholesale bank from 1 April 2019.
Insight 28.02.2019

Oil market review

Oil prices are up more than 23% year to date, with WTI increasing by more than USD 11 in under two months, reaching USD 56 towards the end of February.

UBP in the press 26.02.2019

Swiss banks still relevant in era of greater transparency

Thomson Reuters Zawya (21.02.2019) - UBP's emerging markets push into the Middle East and Asia has been helped by the acquisition of former Lloyds and Coutts businesses.

Insight 22.02.2019

Does January’s Credit Jump Signal China's QE?

China’s January total new credit (aggregate financing, flow data) reached a record high of RMB4.64trn ($690bn). Our China’s Credit Impulse Indicator finally turned around for the first time in 14 months. Does this signal a return of China’s aggressive reflation policy?

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