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“Home ownership is suitable for retirement”

A construction boom has been under way in Switzerland for some time now. But the quality of the buildings is much better than in the building boom of the 1980s – says someone who ought to know: Balz Halter, chairman of the Board of Directors of Halter AG, ETH engineer and lawyer.

Fish market trading in Tokyo – a tourist’s impression

Crowded, hectic, dangerous: visitors can hardly breathe in the world’s biggest fish market in Tokyo’s Tsukiji district. Nevertheless, it attracts a flock of tourists every morning, eager to discover what the fuss is all about.

“Swiss companies are flexible”

Since the departure from the minimum euro exchange rate, Vincent Duval, Manager of UBS Suisse Funds, has seen some turbulent times. He explains why it is important to always keep a cool head and why he remains optimistic about Swiss equities in the medium and long term.

UBS “Quiz and Fly” app: baby boomer does better than teens

Fly around the world – and learn a lot: The UBS “Quiz and Fly” app makes it possible. The nearly 60-year-old Jean-Jacques Gacond turned out to be the best pilot. What benefits does he expect from the new media?