Latest media releases

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

January 2015

  1. UBS to issue additional tier 1 capital instrument for employee compensation

    - Deferred Contingent Capital Plan enhanced to qualify as additional tier 1 capital
    Supplementary capital return of CHF 0.25 per share following completion of squeeze-out, fully accrued in the fourth quarter 2014

December 2014

  1. UBS consumption indicator: fewer cars, but encouraging Christmas season

    The UBS consumption indicator fell slightly in November from 1.32 to 1.29 points. Fewer new car registrations are weighing on consumption, but on the positive side, Christmas retail business has apparently made a good start.

  2. Changes to the UBS Board of Directors

    Jes Staley to be nominated for election to the UBS Board of Directors at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting.

  3. UBS SME barometer: Recovery for industrial companies

    Conditions for industrial companies have improved somewhat. The SME barometer increased to 0.00 points from -0.37. Recently, conditions for large industrial companies also eased slightly. From September to October the indicator rose to 0.33 points from -0.38.

  4. UBS raises salaries for employees

    UBS will increase the salaries for its employees in Switzerland, up to and including middle management, by an aggregate of 0.8%.

November 2014

  1. UBS consumption indicator: Consumer climate remains positive

    In October, the UBS consumption indicator fell from 1.39 to 1.29 points. Deteriorating consumer sentiment and a gloomy assessment in the retail sector pulled the UBS consumption indicator down.

  2. UBS SumUp wins Best Swiss App for 2014


  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