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Analisi 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.

Analisi 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.

Analisi 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.


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%).

Analisi 17.10.2018

Impact investing, il futuro comincia oggi

L’impact investing si assume il compito di impegnarsi per risolvere i più pressanti problemi globali identificando interessanti investimenti a lungo termine.

Analisi 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.


UBP in the press 23.01.2019

The comeback of the emerging currencies

Le Temps (21.01.2019) - We anticipate a challenging environment for the US dollar for a number of reasons: GDP growth is more constrained (the IMF expects the US to slow from 2.9% in 2018 to 2.5% in 2019), the Fed’s rate-hiking cycle is at a late stage, and US dollar valuations are stretched with the real effective measure 14% above its 10-year average.

Analisi 18.01.2019

Looking forward from 4Q18 volatility

Spotlight - Investors should expect overall returns to be modest and characterised by recurring bouts of 4Q18-style volatility across markets.

Comunicati stampa 17.01.2019

Risultati annuali 2018

Union Bancaire Privée annuncia un utile netto di 202,4 milioni di franchi e una raccolta netta superiore al 5%

Sponsoring 14.01.2019

UBP’s Next Generation Academy

The second round of our programme for the Next Generation took place in Geneva and was wound up in Dubai. This programme was put together in partnership with INSEAD and allows us to forge close links with our clients of tomorrow.

Analisi 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.

Analisi 13.12.2018

Prospettive d’investimento UBP per il 2019

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