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Analisi 22.03.2018

FOMC increases its key rates by 25 bp (to 1.50– 1.75%), as expected

Views on the economy expressed in the statement are positive: moderate domestic growth, heathy labour market and rising inflation.

Analisi 19.03.2018

Rising fears of protectionism

Protectionism: a tax on growth

UBP in the press 16.03.2018

UBP fund selection chief: regulation saved my job

Citywire Selector - Many see growing regulatory obligations as an administrative nuisance but Didier Chan-Voc-Chun says the mounting burden has revived the job of fund selection.

Analisi 15.03.2018

Banche centrali pesano sull’oro

L'oro ha subito una flessione alla fine della scorsa settimana, poiché le tensioni commerciali e geopolitiche sembravano essersi attenuate a seguito dell'annuncio del Presidente Trump.

Analisi 13.03.2018

Spotlight: Tariffs, a regime change in progress

Though markets breathed a sigh of relief following the announcement of US tariffs, investors should regard them as a transition to the next stage of the Trump presidency using the UBP ‘Start-Stop’ Framework. Continued US dollar weakness and a more sustained rise in volatility should characterise the next phase of the Trump administration. Capital protected and hedge fund strategies should help cushion portfolios looking ahead.

UBP in the press 07.03.2018

Saudi Arabia and Russia: new friends or temporary allies?

Russia’s more active role in the Middle East recently and its increasing contacts with Saudi Arabia and other countries in the region have been hard to miss.

Analisi 26.05.2017

The time is right for convertible bonds

The beginning of a trend

UBP in the press 14.09.2017

Exclusive interview with Guy de Picciotto

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.

UBP in the press 12.09.2017

Five questions to Norman Villamin

NZZ am Sonntag (10.09.2017) - Interview with Norman Villamin, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Private Banking and Head of Asset Allocation.

UBP in the press 01.03.2018

"Monaco is a growing financial centre"

Monaco For Finance (27.02.2018) - Monaco For Finance interviewed Michel Longhini during his visit to Monaco to meet Thierry Garde, the new head of UBP’s local branch.

Comunicati stampa 28.02.2018

UBP potenzia la sua offerta di investimenti sostenibili e responsabili

UBP ha annunciato l’ulteriore ampliamento della sua gamma di prodotti nell’ambito dei mercati emergenti con il lancio di un nuovo fondo: EM Sustainable High Grade Corporate Bond. La Banca conferma così la sua volontà di potenziare l’approccio verso gli investimenti responsabili e di sviluppare un’offerta che risponda ai criteri ambientali, sociali e di governance (ESG).

Analisi 27.02.2018

Five questions from the road

The high volatility of recent weeks likely represents a regime shift from the low volatility environment of 2017. For bond-focused investors, it means continued diversification away from not only interest rate risk but increasingly, seeking alternative drivers to ongoing narrowing of spreads. For equity investors, high volatility brings opportunities in conservatively structured products while capitalising upon the still strong earnings growth around the world.

UBP in the press 26.02.2018

Le view di mercato sull’Italia rimangono costruttive

Fondi e Sicav (26.02.2018) - Le ultime rilevazioni sullo stato di salute dell’economia italiana mostrano segnali incoraggianti. Quale scenario politico post-elettorale ritenete auspicabile per dare continuità alla ripresa?

Analisi 22.02.2018

Strong fundamentals to help overcome recent market volatility

Since the beginning of the year, investors’ concerns over a return of inflation have come back to the fore and triggered a sharp sell-off in US Treasury bonds. Investors were initially unfazed, as this move reflected solid US growth prospects.

Analisi 21.02.2018

Asian markets welcome the Year of the Dog

From the Desk of a Fund Manager (February 2018): New Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s first day on the job saw him take up the post following an unexpected pick-up in US wage data in January.

Analisi 20.02.2018

Le ragioni dietro la correzione del prezzo del petrolio

Il prezzo del petrolio WTI è stabile dall’inizio dell’anno dopo aver visto, nel 2018, il miglior esordio in oltre un decennio e aver raggiunto un il livello massimo di 66,5 dollari a metà gennaio.

Comunicati stampa 15.02.2018

UBP appoints new Zurich CEO

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has announced the appointment of Adrian Künzi as CEO of its Zurich branch and Head of the Northern Europe Region within the Private Banking division, as of 1 March 2018.