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Insight 13.09.2021

China: the landscape has changed

China’s deployment of a growing range of tools across its policy arsenal highlights the sharp pivot that has taken place from the ‘To get rich is glorious’ era of Deng Xiaoping to the ‘Common Prosperity’ epoch being pursued in earnest by its current leader, Xi Jinping.

Insight 08.09.2021

Asian lockdown resists reopening

Asian markets are being slow to emerge from lockdown, despite the rest of the world gradually opening up its economies again. The reasons for this have much to do with low vaccination rates, but also with governance. A growth gap between developed and emerging markets is beginning to appear.

UBP in the press 07.09.2021

Positive on corporate debt

Institutional Money (03.09.2021) - This year, we have held – and continue to hold – a positive bias on credit markets. This has been driven by our macro scenario of a robust and sustained global growth recovery as economies normalise following the vaccine rollout, coupled with the significant policy support coming from both monetary and fiscal authorities which should allow global growth to exceed its pre-Covid trend.

Corporate 06.09.2021

“Sustainable finance is our responsibility”

Climate change is now a reality, one that requires us make irreversible changes so that we use our planet’s resources much more sparingly.

Insight 02.09.2021

Making fashion sustainable by choosing longevity

What influence do we as individual consumers have on how sustainable the global textile industry is? Quite a bit, as it turns out. What clothes we buy and how often we do so determines how sustainably one of the world’s largest industries is going to evolve.

UBP in the press 30.08.2021

“Key rates could rise gradually from the second half of 2022”

Article l’Agefi (27.08.2021) - Macroeconomic developments and how central banks are handling them remain the focus for institutional investors. UBP's head of global fixed income Philippe Gräub shares his analysis.


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Insight 10.06.2021

COVID-19: UBP keeps you up to date

Since this coronavirus appeared, UBP has provided its clients with guidance and support as we all tackle this unprecedented global health crisis. We give you regular updates on everything from our own safety protocols and the recommendations issued by the authorities to our experts’ latest analysis on the effects of the pandemic on the world economy and financial markets.

Insight 24.03.2021

Agility: at the heart of our discretionary management

Your goals and aspirations are unique – so is our approach to discretionary portfolio management.

Insight 29.07.2021

What ESG factors mean for bonds in EM

The creditworthiness of an emerging market country is often thought to be determined simply by its ability to service and repay debt.


UBP in the press 28.07.2021

Investing for profitable positive impact

Money Week (31.05.2021) - How we live our lives and how we choose to invest our savings have typically been worlds apart. Happily, it has recently become possible to bring these two elements much closer together. There’s a growing number of listed companies that are working hard to understand their place in the world beyond simple profit.

Insight 27.07.2021

Japan: Lukewarm Olympics, consumption to recover in H2

Asia Macro - The Olympics will take place despite the State of Emergency (SOE) being extended until August 23. International spectators have been banned and consumer sentiment remains subdued, with few people supporting the event.

UBP in the press 26.07.2021

Libor is dead, long live Saron!

Le Temps (26.07.2021) - The final countdown is underway. In less than six months, on 1 January 2022, the world of finance will enter the post-Libor era.

UBP in the press 21.07.2021

Japan’s corporate landscape enhanced by governance reform

Agefi Actifs (23.07.2021) - Significant improvements in corporate governance in Japan – as shown in particular by increasing female representation in companies' governing bodies – could drive stronger momentum in the Japanese market over the long term.

Insight 20.07.2021

Impact investing engages with a wider public

Impact investing increasingly tells a story that investors can relate to, as Rupert Welchman pointed out at the recent Sustainable Investment Festival.

Press Releases 19.07.2021

First half-year results 2021

Union Bancaire Privée’s assets under management rise by close to 10% to CHF 161.1 billion

UBP in the press 16.07.2021

Fed rate hikes ahead: our exposure confirmed

Institutional Money (16.07.2021) - Recent moves by the Fed confirm our fixed-income views of being defensive on interest rate exposure and constructive on credit exposure.

UBP in the press 12.07.2021

Assessing the impact intensity of companies

Allnews (12.07.2021) - Union Bancaire Privée is taking a unique approach to impact investing. Interview with Simon Pickard and Mathieu Nègre.

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