Latest media releases

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October 2016

  1. UBS launches program for professionals returning after a career break with a particular focus on female returnees.

September 2016

  1. The UBS Consumption Indicator rose to 1.53 points in August from 1.45. This development was fueled by resurging tourism and above-average car sales for the month. However, the situation on the labor market casts a shadow on this rise.
  2. Previous Award Winners Banza and Castle featured in documentaryGeneration Startup, Premiering September 23 at IFC Center in New York City
  3. For industrials of all sizes the barometer rose slightly in July over the previous month. While SMEs were slightly less confident than the long-term average reading, at -0.23 points, large companies managed to stay just above theirs, at 0.15 points. The assessment of SMEs in the services sector also improved marginally in the third quarter.

August 2016

  1. The UBS Swiss Real Estate Bubble Index nudged down in 2Q 2016 to 1.32 points and thus remains in the risk zone. This second drop in a row was due to house prices falling in real terms and the declining momentum of mortgage growth. Investments in real estate remain popular due to low interest rates.

July 2016

  1. UBS invites you to the presentation of its second quarter 2016 results on Friday, 29 July 2016. The results will be presented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Kirt Gardner, Group Chief Financial Officer, Martin Osinga, Group Head of Investor Relations, ad-interim and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head Communications & Branding.
  2. UBS Social Innovators will select high-potential social enterprises that address some of society’s most pressing challenges and, over the course of a year, support them to scale up their operations and impact

June 2016