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UBP in the press 12.06.2024

Structured products: a strategic solution

Le Temps (10.06.2024) - Structured products have changed a great deal, after a long period in which they were treated with a degree of scepticism by investors, and as a result of tighter regulations. Although the number of clients using them remains very (too) small, they are likely to play a growing role in asset allocation strategies.

UBP in the press 11.06.2024

“Forget unrestricted market access to Europe”

Finanz und Wirtschaft, Monica Hegglin (08.06.2024) - The CEO of wealth management bank Union Bancaire Privée is focused on growth through acquisitions.

UBP in the press 27.05.2024

How the US government might deleverage its economy

Hong Kong Economic Journal (17.05.2024) - US national government debt-to-GDP reached 120% in 2023, recapturing the level seen following years of wartime spending in 1945.

UBP in the press 25.04.2024

Will the Fed continue to cut interest rates?

Hong Kong Economic Journal (19.04.2024) - Strong Q1 economic data from the US manufacturing, housing and employment sectors, combined with inflation of between 3.5–4% since mid-2023, have caused markets not to only price out the six rate cuts they had priced in up until the start of 2024, but, more recently, to also begin to question whether the Fed might forego rate cuts entirely in 2024.

UBP in the press 17.04.2024

Diversification is crucial, especially in 2024

Agefi Luxembourg (03.2024) - As 2023’s concentrated market rally is extending into 2024, equity investors are worried about a potential consolidation or pullback.

UBP in the press 16.04.2024

The pound is no longer so vulnerable

Financial Times (11.04.2024) - There are signs that sterling is set to embark on an upward trend after several years in the doldrums.


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Press Releases 22.01.2024

Annual results 2023

Union Bancaire Privée reports net profit of CHF 223.8 million, up 6.4% year on year.

UBP in the press 26.03.2024

"10–15% of clients ask for sustainable investments"

Le Temps, Sébastien Ruche (25.03.2024) - The importance of performance, the difficulty in putting forward green investments, who will lead UBP tomorrow: these are some of the many topics covered here by the Geneva bank’s CEO, Guy de Picciotto.

Insight 15.02.2024

Setting sail with Justine Mettraux

We had the privilege of welcoming sailor Justine Mettraux to a unique in-house conference at the Bank. She spoke about her experiences at sea, and in particular about her preparations for the next Vendée Globe – the biggest single-handed, non-stop, round-the-world yacht race.


UBP in the press 04.04.2024

Fixed income: Positive bias towards credit

Agefi Luxembourg (13.03.2024) - We believe that we are at a shift in regime for fixed-income markets as central banks prepare the ground for potential rate cuts following the most aggressive tightening cycle since the 1970s.

UBP in the press 27.03.2024

From trading to pure play: UBP’s Ivan Wong shares the beauty of a boutique bank

Asian Private Banker, Carly Lau (22.03.2024) - The beauty of working for a pure play is the core focus on wealth management, where the business is not subjected to the aggressive risk culture associated with investment banking, nor exposed to the cyclical corporate lending of commercial banking.

UBP in the press 26.03.2024

"10–15% of clients ask for sustainable investments"

Le Temps, Sébastien Ruche (25.03.2024) - The importance of performance, the difficulty in putting forward green investments, who will lead UBP tomorrow: these are some of the many topics covered here by the Geneva bank’s CEO, Guy de Picciotto.

UBP in the press 06.03.2024

Thinking big about impact investing

Börsen-Zeitung (02.03.2024) - The launch of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 provided a road map for addressing the most pressing issues facing our society by 2030 and beyond. 

UBP in the press 05.03.2024

Like it or not, Hong Kong is still Asia’s leading financial centre

Nikkei Asia (05.02.2024) - The mood around Hong Kong’s markets is pretty gloomy these days.

UBP in the press 01.03.2024

Favour Japan over India and China

Allnews, Emmanuel Garessus (28.02.2024) - After decades of disappointment, Japanese equities are back with a bang. The Nikkei 225 is up 41% year-on-year and 15% since the start of 2024.

UBP in the press 23.02.2024

UBP seeks to double Middle East business in five years

Citywire Middle East, Paromita Dey (13.02.2024) - The Swiss private bank is looking to expand its Middle East business by targeting new markets in the region.

UBP in the press 22.02.2024

Gold prices should consolidate

Finanz und Wirtschaft (17.02.2024) - In January, gold traded in a tight range of between USD 2,000 and USD 2,050 per oz. This tight trading range reflected a generally subdued trading environment – three-month implied volatilities fell to levels of around 10% – which is a relatively low level of volatility for the yellow metal.