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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the sixth Congress of the ruling AK Party (AKP) in Ankara, Turkey, August 18, 2018.

The Turkish lira is falling again — but stock market investors are returning to Turkey at their fastest rate in half a decade

UBS said Turkish stock markets saw their strongest inflows since January 2013 in the week to August 15 as investors "buy the dip."
Chinese President Xi Jinping; US President Donald Trump.

UBS: These are the companies most at risk from President Trump’s trade war

"Companies/industries most affected could see an EPS hit 2x+ larger than the S&P overall, suggesting trade escalation is not priced," UBS warned.

UBS: Bitcoin is ‘too unstable and limited’ to be money or a new asset class — and 70% of the price action is driven by speculators

"In order to match US M1 money supply, bitcoin's price would need to be around $212,992. To process Visa's c.$30 billion of daily transactions using the old core protocol, the block size would need to be 18.8MB instead of 1MB, or the price would have to be around $187,611."
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

The Bank of England is ready to raise interest rates today — it could be an ‘unnecessary risk’

If financial market expectations are met, Britain's central bank should raise rates from 0.5% to 0.75%, taking the UK's base rate of interest to its highest level since March 2009. But it might not be a good idea

UBS: Tesla’s new pricing strategy is setting it up to raise more money later this year

Tesla's newly revised pricing strategy isn't just intended to boost its near-term probability — it's setting the company up to raise more money in the fourth quarter, says UBS.
CEO Sergio Ermotti of Swiss bank UBS smiles as he speaks at the annual news conference in Zurich, Switzerland January 22, 2018.

UBS reports 9% profit jump — but warns of the ‘threat’ of Trump’s trade war

"I'm pleased with the second quarter, which contributed to a strong first half, with particularly good capital generation," Sergio Ermotti, the bank's chief executive said in a statement.
France won the World Cup, but only one bank saw it coming.

Big banks like Goldman Sachs spectacularly failed to predict the World Cup winner — here’s why

Banks were afflicted by the sheer unpredictability of this year's tournament, which saw the unfavored Croatia squad make it all the way to the final.

Pilotless planes could be a $35 billion opportunity that Wall Street is completely missing, UBS says

Convincing people to fly on them, though, might be a little more difficult.

UBS: Trump’s trade war is trying to take us back to the 1800s — but Harley Davidson has proved it won’t work

The escalating trade war being spearheaded by President Donald Trump is returning the world to a state not unlike that seen in the 1800s, in trade terms at least, according to a senior figure at Swiss bank UBS.
Germany won the World Cup in 2014, and are favourites to retain the trophy, according to UBS.

UBS ran 10,000 simulations of the World Cup — and one team is the head and shoulders above the rest

Bad news for Panama, Egypt, Tunisia, Costa Rica, and Saudi Arabia, all of whom have literally zero chance of being crowned champions, the bank's analysts say.