Global Real Estate Bubble Index
The UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index is designed to track the risk of housing bubbles in global financial centers. Toronto tops our list in 2017.
Mobilizing private wealth for public good
In its white paper for the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, UBS unveils a blueprint for channeling private wealth towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) - one aspect of the WEF’s Annual Meeting theme "responsive and responsible leadership".
The end of progress?
Throughout time, we have used progress as a marker of success. But with rapid disruption in politics and markets worldwide, are we accelerating towards the beginning of the end?
Fears of a bond market rout are overdone
A relatively modest uptick in US 10-year yields at the start of the year has been sufficient to prompt talk of the end of the 25-year bull market in bonds. But we believe the reasons behind the rise – possible shifts in Chinese demand for US Treasuries, a potential supply overhang and rising US inflation expectations – are unlikely to drive yields significantly or sustainably higher.
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Wealth Insights 2018
Join us at the next Wealth Insights Forum in January 2018.
Focused Insights from our in-house experts
Corporate health: The changing roles of companies
Supporting employee health is a sustainability challenge that many companies are facing today. We discuss the evolving business case for employee health programs and consider regional trends shaping corporate health in different parts of the world.
I lost my job to a robot
Will our livelihoods be threatened by unchecked AI? Or will it unlock the time to pursue personal development? Dr Danushka Bollegala examines automation in the workplace.
Humanity is on the cusp of a technological revolution that will help it to win the fight against the forces of digital distraction that are robbing us of our most precious commodity – time.
The quest for eternal life: Right or wrong?
Silicon Valley is on a quest to transform us into super-humans. But are we ready to live forever?
The changing face of wealth
The face of wealth is evolving and women now hold 30% of private wealth*, but they tell us the industry doesn’t understand their values, needs and goals. It’s clearly time for change.
Achieving gender equality and female empowerment is one of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. Yet, according to a recent World Economic Forum report, basic global gender gaps could take 83 years to close. What can investors do?
How wealthy are you?
Lily Cole explores the merits of social altruism and free labour in the millennial age, using her Impossible.com social network as an example of a commerce-free online community based around free services and advice.
Time and tide wait for no economist
Time is a finite resource – how can we distribute it fairly?
The Millionaire Castaway Who Lives Off The Clock
What is it like surviving solo on a remote island? Meet David Glasheen, the retired businessman taking time out.
Is your cash blowing away?
A well-diversified portfolio, in line with your investment goals and risk appetite, is the key to success. We are too often over-allocated to cash. "Cash is not king" – consider proper cash allocations to meet your long-term goals.
Shifting Asia – Insurtech
The emergence of insurtech is set to transform Asia's relationship with insurance.
Business with Impact
We offer corporations a five step practical guide on how adopt a "business with impact" approach that focuses on both financial and social return generation as core objectives of operations.
Prosperity beyond oil
The Middle East has experienced rapid growth and wealth creation in recent decades due to energy exports. While the region has navigated the cyclical ups and downs of energy prices in the past, never before has the supremacy of crude oil as the world’s main energy source been as challenged as today.
The fourth industrial revolution
Humanity's impact and influence on our planet is undeniable.
UBS Wealth Insights group on LinkedIn
The UBS Wealth Insights group on LinkedIn is designed to explore wealth management and market trends in Asia Pacific.
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