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Analisi 27.01.2021

From Paris to Glasgow: the return of the US to the climate fight

President Joe Biden has taken the US back into the Paris Agreement framework. While time has been lost, CO2 emissions are down over the last five years and the new US administration will push climate action up the agenda and build upon policies already enacted by corporates and at state and local levels. 

Analisi 25.01.2021

DCEP may play a key part in China’s long-term economic transition

China’s Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP) could launch as soon as 2022, with a series of pilots already in place to test its use in basic services, e-commerce and cross-border payments.

Analisi 21.01.2021

Vaccines: Israel and the UAE show the way forward

With vaccines to combat the global pandemic being rolled out beginning in late-December, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have led the world in vaccinating their populations, having reached > 20% coverage by mid-January.

Comunicati stampa 21.01.2021

Risultati annuali 2020

Union Bancaire Privée annuncia una raccolta netta di quasi 9 miliardi di franchi e la crescita del patrimonio in gestione a 147,4 miliardi di franchi (+5,1%).

UBP in the press 20.01.2021

No sharp rate rises on the Fed’s watch

Finanz und Wirtschaft (19.01.2021) - Norman Villamin, Chief Investment Officer Wealth Management of Union Bancaire Privée, considers fears of significantly higher interest rates to be premature. He prefers mining to banking stocks.

Analisi 11.01.2021

The distinguishing features of impact investing

Impact investing is clearly differentiated from other sustainable investment solutions, but still takes ESG criteria into account.


Analisi 01.10.2020

COVID-19: UBP vi terrà aggiornati

Dalla comparsa del coronavirus, UBP accompagna e sostiene i suoi clienti nel contesto inedito di questa crisi sanitaria mondiale. La Banca vi aggiorna regolarmente sull’adeguamento dei suoi piani alle regole precauzionali fissate dalle autorità e condivide con voi le più aggiornate analisi dei suoi esperti sulle conseguenze della pandemia per l’economia mondiale e i mercati finanziari.

Analisi 24.11.2020

Hidden gems in Swiss & European small caps

Small and mid caps have traditionally recorded higher growth rates and investment returns over the long term than large caps: it is easier to generate a dynamic growth rate from a smaller base. Swiss and European small and medium-sized capitalisations – so-called ‘SMID caps’ – also tend to provide investors with ‘pure play’ exposure to major secular growth trends.

UBP in the press 23.11.2020

Frontier debt comes of age

Financial Investigator (20.11.2020) - Frontier debt has grown significantly over the past decade and now warrants serious consideration as a dedicated allocation in investors’ portfolios.


Corporate 07.01.2021

UBP Art Collection Auction raises funds for Cansearch

UBP Geneva employees took the unique opportunity of acquiring a piece of the Bank’s history while making a charitable contribution to the work of the Cansearch foundation.

Analisi 05.01.2021

Social & Affordable Housing

Over 1.1 million households in England are on local authority waiting lists for affordable housing. Furthermore, it is widely expected that waiting lists will lengthen as more households will be forced to seek cheaper accommodation due to the impact of COVID-19.

UBP in the press 04.01.2021

The rise of UBP’s impact strategy

Funds Society (14.12.2020) - The first strategy in UBP's impact investing platform, Positive Impact Equity, has been going from strength to strength since its inception. Impact investing specialist Yvan Delaplace details the strategy’s investment process and broader sustainability trends in the sector.

Analisi 21.12.2020

China: Don’t fret over an increase in corporate bond defaults

Bond defaults were not part of the debate for much of 2020. However, these have picked up steam in Q4-20, resulting in a record level of USD 21.8 billion YTD, far exceeding the previous high of 2018.

UBP in the press 18.12.2020

The drift towards thematic investing

Rankia Pro (12.2020) - Interview with Didier Chan-Voc-Chun, UBP’s Head of Multi-Management & Fund Research

Analisi 17.12.2020

UBP Investment Outlook 2021

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UBP in the press 14.12.2020

The case for Swiss and European SMIDs

L'Agefi (04.12.2020) - Small- and mid-cap companies (SMID caps) have traditionally delivered superior long-term growth and returns than large caps. They also allow investors to gain exposure to key secular trends. However, finding the most promising companies requires a highly disciplined selection process.

UBP in the press 10.12.2020

Value creation: the main attraction for Swiss equities

Sphere (07.12.2020) - Rarely in the history of the globalised finance industry have equity markets been so unpredictable. The omnipresent threat of Covid-19 and increasing geopolitical instability have turned short- and medium-term economic and financial forecasting into mere guesswork.

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