UBS Wealth Management Magazine, Asia Pacific  - Issue 23

Moving forward together

Moving forward together


Less than a year in her new role, Amy Lo has made great strides towards her ambition of UBS becoming the leading global private bank in the region, and a trusted partner to clients. Here Amy shares her vision for UBS Hong Kong, her passion for philanthropy and the important lessons she has learned during her 19 years at UBS.

Even as Asia’s economic growth rate shows signs of slowing, the region is still widely expected to play a key role in driving global growth in 2015, especially relative to other emerging markets. Min Lan Tan shares her outlook for 2015 and explains why Asia remains well positioned to meet potential challenges ahead.

Hailed as a giant step forward in the opening up of China, Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect gives mainland investors direct access to the Hong Kong stock market for the first time. Patrick Ho analyzes the significance of this move and discusses the implications for global investors.

With a more optimistic economic outlook and the beginning of the Fed’s tightening cycle, the US dollar is expected to continue appreciating in 2015. Thomas Flury shares his views on the greenback’s expected performance, and analyzes the factors that may potentially influence any rally next year.

A well-diversified portfolio, which is in line with an investor’s investment goals and risk appetite, is key to investment success. The UBS Core-Satellite investment approach offers flexibility in structuring portfolios to meet long-term goals as well as seize short-term opportunities.

When you have worked hard to build up and protect your family’s wealth, you want to be sure it will be left in good hands. You want to be sure the next generation is well prepared and ready to take responsibility. Patricia Enslow shares how UBS has been helping clients and their families for over a decade with the UBS Next Generation program.

With over a decade of experience in assisting those who are interested in creating lasting positive change, UBS published a practical guide to philanthropy; defining the key issues and successful building blocks to bring about meaningful change.

Backed by more than 150 years of banking tradition, UBS commemorates its 50th anniversary in Asia. The half-century milestone underscores years of committed investment, pioneering spirit and innovation which have produced what is today an unsurpassed network spanning one of the world’s most exciting regions.

Focused on Asia and China, UBS CEO Summits are forums for the CEOs of leading Internet companies to share best practices and views amongst an informed set of peers. Guests include up-and-coming CEOs, top investors and high profile entrepreneurs.

One of the top Cantonese and Mandarin pop artists in the world, Eason Chan was ranked sixth in the Forbes’ list of the Top 100 celebrities in China. A singer, entertainer, actor and cultural ambassador, he has released more than 30 solo albums throughout a glittering 20-year career. UBS Perspectives caught up with the ‘God of Song’ and two close friends, also famous artistes, to discover what it takes to be a star.

Sarah Morris is a world famous British-born and American-raised painter and film maker. Her practice is centered on the language of the urban environment, through architecture, social structures and geography. Like many of her works, this is based on a fusion of both the visual appearance and the physical experience of an individual building or city.

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