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UBS is reportedly preparing to overhaul its investment arm — and it could mean hundreds of job cuts

The Swiss banking giant will combine operations, rebrand divisions, and appoint new executives, according to the Financial Times.
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's conflict has repeatedly damaged the global economy.

UBS says Trump’s trade war is pushing the world into recession like a ‘frog getting boiled’ — and the bank slashed its global ...

UBS described August's trade-war escalation as a "game-changer," bringing tariff volumes closer to what the bank modeled as a worst-case scenario.

Hurricane Dorian could hit the insurance industry with more than $25 billion in losses, UBS says

The storm could bring as much as $40 billion in damages, analysts wrote. Reinsurers might boost prices if the hurricane wipes out capital reserves.
UBS Wealth Management is making a bearish call on global stocks.

The world’s biggest wealth manager just told clients to sell stocks — saying ‘brace for higher volatility’ from the trade war

"The threat to both the global economy and markets is clearly increasing," says UBS Wealth Management, which oversees more than $2.4 trillion.
Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing

Deutsche Bank and UBS reportedly talked in June about teaming up in Europe to create an investing-banking alliance

Combining forces could help European banks compete against US banks, which are looking to win over market share in Europe, the WSJ reported.
China's domestic economy is leading its future.

China’s efforts to open its economy is working, UBS says — trade war or no trade war

"Measures to lower production costs and support for the private sector and innovation can help improve China's competitiveness and productivity over time."
UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti.

UBS slammed a Financial Times journalist for ’embarrassing reporting’ and ‘agenda journalism’ after a minor mistake

The Swiss bank, which posted lower wealth-management and investment-banking profits, tweeted the attack to its 426,000 Twitter followers.
Going down.

We’re building fewer elevators and escalators — and it’s evidence that ‘growth might go to zero’

UBS's construction research shows the market for such items has gone into stagnation — implying that large building construction is losing steam.

UBS predicts plant-based meat sales could grow by more than 25% a year to $85 billion by 2030

Dairy alternatives could be worth $37.5 billion in 2025 as plant-based alternatives replace animal-based foods.

Here’s why a UBS economist’s ‘Chinese pig’ comment may have been offensive to Mandarin speakers

Several Mandarin insults revolve around pigs, including "da ben zhu" or "big stupid pig," to refer to someone clumsy and stupid.