Global Intelligence

UBS Global Asset Management's weekly Economist Insights is authored by Joshua McCallum, Senior Fixed Income Economist, and Gianluca Moretti, Fixed Income Economist.

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October 2013 - What's new?

The asset management industry is awash with buzzwords that are claimed to be innovative investment concepts. While the buzzwords may be newish, the concepts that they describe are not. Curt looks in detail at four buzzwords: risk parity, alternative investments, factor-based investing and solutions. eng

Managing inflation risk in defined contribution plans

March 2013
The paper looks at the tools Defined contribution (DC) plan sponsors can use to help their participants manage inflation risks. Read more (PDF, 817 KB)

Investing in 2014

December 2013

Investing in 2014 is our flagship annual publication surveying the world in the upcoming year. This year we look at interconnected investment themes ranging from energy revolution to central bank actions. The purpose of our thematic research is to identify risks and opportunities in the markets in which we invest.