Le Temps (16.04.2018) - Why did Geneva’s private banks see such a large increase in earnings and assets under management last year? We spoke to UBP boss Guy de Picciotto about the trends that shaped 2017 and that will influence the future.
With the correlation benefits of equities and bonds waning, investors are increasingly on the hunt for assets that act as true diversifiers. Olivier Marion, Head of Business Development & Senior Investment Specialist Alternative Investments at UBP, recently participated in an Asset TV Masterclass making the case for alternative investments.
Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) - Guy de Picciotto, CEO of Geneva-based bank UBP, believes the financial sector could be at the start of a new era, past problems have been solved, and banks now have the chance to draw on their traditional strengths.
Le Temps (09.04.2018) - Just another crisis or one scandal too many for Facebook? Having already been accused of spreading fake news, the world’s biggest social network will struggle to escape from the media storm that has been battering it since mid-March without making any concessions.
The sudden spike in US long-term interest rates set off a more volatile environment for global equity markets. This, combined with a strengthening yen, resulted in a continuing bearish tone in the Japanese market.