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UBP AM – On track since launch: U Access – Long/Short Japan Corporate Governance

UBP AM – On track since launch: U Access – Long/Short Japan Corporate Governance

🕔14:27, 20.Oct 2020

On track since launch: U Access – Long/Short Japan Corporate Governance Key takeaways: U Access – Long/Short Japan Corporate Governance maintained its gross and net exposure in line with the investment philosophy. We can report a constant increase of Assets

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UBP – Flash Update: EM Sustainable Corporate Bond crosses the USD 100 million mark (Podcast)

UBP – Flash Update: EM Sustainable Corporate Bond crosses the USD 100 million mark (Podcast)

🕔11:09, 12.Oct 2020

Flash update: UBAM – EM Sustainable Corporate Bond Podcast Key takeaways Demand for responsible investment is on the rise and pushed AUMs in UBAM – EM Sustainable Corporate Bond fund above USD 100 mln The fund outperforms YTD, thanks notably

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UBP – Global Fintech Equity – Product Card

UBP – Global Fintech Equity – Product Card

🕔13:02, 8.Oct 2020

The fintech industry offers a growing and diversified investment universe with more than USD 2 tn market cap depth. Around 180 companies specialising in global payments, financial IT infrastructure, networks & security, data and analytics, insurtech and regtech as well

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UBP – Growth Opportunities in Global Financial Innovation

UBP – Growth Opportunities in Global Financial Innovation

🕔11:25, 8.Oct 2020

UBAM – Global Fintech Equity We are pleased to announce the launch of the new fund UBAM – Global Fintech Equity under the Swiss & Global Equity franchise, which now holds 4bn USD in AUM. Why invest in Fintech? Podcast

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Investing Amidst a New Fed Policy Regime

Investing Amidst a New Fed Policy Regime

🕔13:23, 5.Oct 2020

Spotlight In early-September, the US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced a shift in the inflation containment policy regime that had been in place since the 1970s. Recall how, facing rapidly rising and eventually double-digit inflation, then Fed Chair Paul

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UBP – Flash update: Why does liquidity matter? (Podcast)

UBP – Flash update: Why does liquidity matter? (Podcast)

🕔12:46, 1.Oct 2020

Flash update: Why does liquidity matter? Podcast Key takeaways: A rapid drying off of liquidity has become a corollary to financial market shocks. However, when the shock materialises, it is too late to worry about liquidity. As it happens, a

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Why does liquidity matter

Why does liquidity matter

🕔13:13, 29.Sep 2020

Flash Update Liquidity took a central stage during the Covid-19 sell-off. As such, Covid-19 should serve as a wake-up call for investors with regard to the role of liquidity in portfolios. At UBP Global & Absolute Return Fixed Income team,

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Refining alpha in the hedge fund world

Refining alpha in the hedge fund world

🕔09:58, 22.Sep 2020

The current challenging market environment suggests a greater need than ever for alternatives. Hedge funds, which target differentiated, positive absolute returns, provide clear potential benefits. However, institutional investors have …

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Zwitserse aandelen – Structurele waardecreatie

Zwitserse aandelen – Structurele waardecreatie

🕔09:40, 6.Aug 2020

White Paper  In dat verslag worden 200 landen gerangschikt op basis van een COVID-19- gerelateerde veiligheids- en risicoanalyse die steunt op een hele reeks datapunten. Zwitserland kreeg de hoogste algemene score voor zijn doeltreffende maatregelen om de verspreiding van het

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Do public equities have a role to play in impact investing?

Do public equities have a role to play in impact investing?

🕔15:05, 17.Jul 2020

Impact Investing In terms of asset class, impact investing has traditionally been associated with private capital. Public equities make up just 17% of the USD 502 billion in assets managed in impact strategies1 , a negligible amount compared with the

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AT1 debt & CoCo bonds

AT1 debt & CoCo bonds

🕔11:30, 13.Jul 2020

White Paper   Solid fundamentals for European systemic banks when entering the crisis Covid-19 is not 2008 Global Financial Crisis. European banks entered the Covid-19 crisis with solid capital positions and higher capital ratios than in 2008 courtesy of the new banking …

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Swiss Equities – Structural value creation

Swiss Equities – Structural value creation

🕔15:14, 10.Jul 2020

White Paper The resilience of the Swiss economy has once again been proven during the Covid-19 pandemic and is reflected by the Swiss equity market’s outperformance year to date. Several Swiss companies across all market cap segments have benefited from

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US Presidential Election Comes into Focus

US Presidential Election Comes into Focus

🕔15:10, 6.Jul 2020

Betting markets have seen a dramatic narrowing in the re-election prospects for US President Donald Trump following the onset of the US phase of the global Coronavirus crisis leaving them pricing …

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White Paper – EM Fixed Income – The Case for Frontier Debt_2020-04

White Paper – EM Fixed Income – The Case for Frontier Debt_2020-04

🕔13:36, 1.May 2020

Frontier debt markets: a growth story After significant growth over the last decade, we believe that it is time for global investors to start considering EM frontier debt as a stand-alone investment opportunity. All of the traditional arguments for allocating

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Covid19 crisis – Update

Covid19 crisis – Update

🕔15:12, 28.Apr 2020

For the first time ever the Fed will be aggressively buying corporate bonds This significantly reduces the main market risks, such as: Liquidity risk Risk of funds’ closures Refinancing risk Fallen angel risk And it is ready to do more.

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EM Fixed Income – The Case for Frontier Debt

EM Fixed Income – The Case for Frontier Debt

🕔16:44, 20.Apr 2020

Frontier debt markets: a growth story After significant growth over the last decade, we believe that it is time for global investors to start considering EM frontier debt as a stand-alone investment opportunity. All of the traditional arguments for allocating

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COVID-19: The tug of war begins

COVID-19: The tug of war begins

🕔10:00, 8.Apr 2020

Spotlight While the humanitarian crisis continues unabated in many regions of the world, April should begin to see some respite in terms of infections starting first in Italy and hopefully continuing into other areas of continental Europe as well. As

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‘WHATEVER IT TAKES’: FISCAL EDITION

‘WHATEVER IT TAKES’: FISCAL EDITION

🕔14:51, 3.Apr 2020

With the US and broader European economies entering the ‘acceleration’ phase of their respective COVID-19 infection cycles, fiscal policymakers across Europe and the United States have begun outlining plans to bear down on this growing shock to demand and confidence.

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‘Whatever it takes’: Fiscal Edition

‘Whatever it takes’: Fiscal Edition

🕔07:00, 24.Mar 2020

Key points With the US and broader European economies entering the ‘acceleration’ phase of their respective COVID-19 infection cycles, fiscal policymakers across Europe and the United States have begun outlining plans to bear down on this growing shock to demand

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The Viral Demand Shock Goes Global

The Viral Demand Shock Goes Global

🕔14:30, 18.Mar 2020

The 2002-2003 SARS outbreak framework that most, including ourselves, were drawing upon to anticipate the trajectory of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak requires an adjustment following the failure of authorities to contain the contagion to the Asian continent. While an extended

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Improving fundamentals exogenous shocks increased volatility

Improving fundamentals exogenous shocks increased volatility

🕔10:48, 24.Feb 2020

Focus on Risk Management Global economy / Asset allocation Moderate growth is expected in 2020, underpinned by a stabilisation in the main regions. Industrial activity and investment should progressively recover. We anticipate economic policy continuing to offer proactive support as

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The US federal reserve’s ‘whatever it takes’ moment has arrived

The US federal reserve’s ‘whatever it takes’ moment has arrived

🕔08:37, 24.Jan 2020

Monthly investment outlook Global equities pressed higher in December with risk free yields rising while credit spreads compressed as liquidity growth accelerated into year end. With the Fed recognising that it had not eased the USD liquidity backdrop meaningfully since September’

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No One Has Won the Trade War…Yet

No One Has Won the Trade War…Yet

🕔07:00, 25.Dec 2019

It is too early for either China or the United States to claim victory following the ‘Phase 1’ agreement announced last week. The ongoing 5G debate in Germany may hold the key for the US credibly to claim victory towards

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The global economy at the crossroads

The global economy at the crossroads

🕔11:43, 5.Dec 2019

Dear Reader, Following the shock caused by near-20% declines during the fourth quarter of 2018, global equity markets rebounded strongly in early 2019 as the US Federal Reserve brought its rate hikes to an end in the first quarter before

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Swiss & Global Equities

Swiss & Global Equities

🕔12:34, 19.Nov 2019

Year-to-date, Swiss and Global equity funds continue to deliver strong absolute and relative performances, ranking in the top quartile versus their peer groups. Despite short-lived sector/style rotations into oversold value names, the ytd performance of the MSCI AC World reached

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