Latest media releases

This site lists the 20 latest media releases. Please go to the archive for previously published media releases.

November 2014

  1. UBS SumUp wins Best Swiss App for 2014


  2. Six UBS FAs named to Financial Times "Top 100 Women Financial Advisors" list


  3. Global Ultra Wealthy Population Reaches Record High of 211,275 Individuals with Combined Net Worth of Nearly US$30 Trillion

    North America and Europe remain world’s leading regions in terms of UHNW population and wealth; global UHNW population expected to surpass 250,000 in five years

  4. UBS participates in regulatory resolutions of industry-wide FX matter

    Foreign-exchange related investigations resolved with FINMA, CFTC, FCA
    Total charges fully provisioned in third quarter of 2014

  5. UBS Outlook Switzerland: bilateral agreements a happy medium

    Following the referendum on mass immigration, the debate on the future direction of Switzerland in Europe and the importance of the bilateral agreements has reignited. From an economic viewpoint, bilateralism is a successful balance between integration into the European internal market and preservation of political and institutional autonomy. The bilateral approach should be preserved to secure the long-term viability of market access in Europe.

  6. UBS launches dedicated Values-Based Investing team in Asia Pacific

    Caters to increased client interest to pursue a sustainable investment approach

    Rising global challenges such as climate change, water scarcity, the depletion of other important natural resources, and other human-induced factors are putting pressure on the world’s economy and cannot be neglected. Recent cases have shown that companies are exposed to significant risks arising from lack of governance and ethical standards, such as governance lapses, and accounting scandals. Hence, social and environmental factors are no longer just a “nice to have” moral considerations, but a vital “must have”.  As this topic is becoming increasingly important also to clients globally, UBS has launched a dedicated Values-Based Investment team in Hong Kong to cater to our clients’ needs in the region.

  7. Real estate bubble index climbs despite subdued price behavior

    The UBS Swiss Real Estate Bubble Index is now at 1.29 index points after a 0.05 point increase. The rise in the index stands in contrast to the now subdued price behavior for owner-occupied homes, although it does reflect the relatively weaker performance of incomes, consumer prices and rents. 

October 2014

  1. UBS Wins Global Private Banker Award for Second Consecutive Year

    UBS is named Best Global Private Bank, Best Private Bank in Asia, Best Brand in Private Banking and Best Private Bank for Philanthropy Services in the 2014 Global Private Banking Awards

  2. UBS consumption indicator: a better start to the fall

    The UBS consumption indicator rose slightly in September to 1.41 points from 1.28. This stopped the downward trend of the last three months.

  3. UBS Compensation Survey: salaries to rise 0.9% in 2015

    Despite low inflation expectations, salaries are set to rise 0.9% in 2015 due to robust economic conditions. The IT sector will show the largest growth. Tourism, by contrast, will see no pay increases.

  4. UBS's third-quarter 2014 result

  5. UBS European Conference 2014

    Unparalleled access to Europe's key decision makers

  6. Insights into Billionaires’ Balance Sheets

    Global Family Office Report 2014: Largest Family Office Research Study ever offers insight into Asia-Pacific Family Office Performance and Structures