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Panorama: Investing in 2019

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Panorama: Investing in 2019

Investors are likely to face some significant challenges in 2019. Navigating volatile markets – our senior investment experts assess the global investment landscape and the potential challenges and opportunities facing investors in the year ahead.

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October 18, 2018

The infrastructure equity cycle: Where are we now?

Stepping into the future

Stepping into the future

With its comprehensive coverage, Stepping into the future offers an essential perspective to both understand China and prepare you for the many opportunities it will create.

Special opportunities

Special opportunities

The appeal of co-investments is clear: they provide access to hedge fund managers' highest conviction ideas in the market today. As sourcing these ideas remains a challenge for investors to do on their own, more and more they are turning to experienced allocators who can efficiently source, vet, and package a broad range of ideas on their behalf.

Chinese bonds: all you need to know

Chinese bonds: all you need to know

Despite slower domestic growth, we believe China will overwhelmingly drive the world economy in the coming years, driven by a new economic model underpinned by high-tech manufacturing and consumption. As we move into 2018 we seek to answer some of investors' most common questions around China's bond market and its liberalization.


Opportunities emerge as China slows

Opportunities emerge as China slows

China’s policies are addressing high debt levels and improving long-term growth prospects. As a result, despite the slowing economy, China’s fixed income markets offer highly attractive opportunities, while recent reforms mean investors can fully allocate to China’s bond markets.

Sustainability Imperative

The sustainability imperative: Strategies to address critical challenges in a changing world

In this case study, we offer a look inside our innovative impact measurement framework – one which puts solid numbers on an investment portfolio's environmental and social impact.

 
Emerging markets debt - The song remains the same

Emerging markets debt – The song remains the same

As it was the case in the first half of the year, emerging markets delivered strong returns during the third quarter of 2017, reflecting the effects of low inflation and global economic recovery.


Up in the air on carbon

Up in the air on carbon: How investors can leverage carbon data

Much of the investment industry has begun incorporating carbon emissions data into investment decisions, but the way forward is complex and requires analysis that goes beyond standard carbon emissions data.

 
Fighting with both hands

Fighting with both hands - What a stronger Xi Jinping means for China's outlook

China's NPC meeting has major implications for investors. Xi Jinping's stronger power base following the National Party Congress (NPC) means he will fight with both hands on an agenda that will prolong China's mini-cyclical slowdown but create attractive opportunities.

Measuring the social and environmental impact of public companies

Measuring the social and environmental impact of public companies

Investors want to know how they can contribute to a sustainable world. UBS Asset Management's research on impact measurement is at the forefront of modern day sustainable investing.

Investment Insights

Investment Insights

Each quarter Investment Insights brings you an exploration of the themes and trends which lie at the heart of your investment challenges

 
asset allocation quarterly

Asset Allocation Quarterly

In our premiere issue we identify the five macroeconomic themes that we believe are likely to be the major drivers of investor returns in the coming months, and our preferred trades for accessing each theme across equity, rates and foreign exchange markets globally.

 
Monthly macro

Macro Monthly

Evan Brown, Head of Asset Allocation Investment Solutions, examines key macro trends that are moving global markets.