Latest media releases

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

November 2014

  1. UBS SumUp wins Best Swiss App for 2014


  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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 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.

  2. 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.

  3. UBS's third-quarter 2014 result

  4. UBS's third quarter 2014 results – Tuesday, 28 October 2014

    UBS invites you to the presentation of its third quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, 28 October 2014. The results will be presented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Tom Naratil, Group Chief Financial Officer and Group Chief Operating Officer, Caroline Stewart, Global Head of Investor Relations and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head of Communications & Branding.

  5. UBS is Recognized as an "A List" Performer

    UBS among World Leaders for Corporate Action on Climate Change

September 2014

  1. UBS consumption indicator: Downward trend continues

    The UBS consumption indicator dropped from 1.67 points to 1.35 points in August.

  2. Insights into Billionaires' Balance Sheets

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

  3. UBS supports "SwissSkills Bern 2014" occupational championships

    As one of the largest private providers of apprenticeships in Switzerland, UBS supports dual vocational education through its Education Initiative.

  4. UBS SME barometer falls below average

    After a bright spell among industrials, conditions worsened again. Barometers for SMEs as well as for large companies were slightly below their long-term averages again in July. By contrast, service companies still rated business conditions as good due to high demand and improved profit figures.