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Ethnic Miao women in traditional costumes take part in a tug of war to celebrate a local festival at a village in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

A ticking time bomb in China has global markets looking really shaky right now

"The larger the stimulus used by China to offset the trade war impact, the bigger will its deficit likely be," UBS's Tao Wang, Chief China Economist, said in a report on Tuesday
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

UBS: ‘Buy low, sell high’ is a fallacy

It's much better to just buy stocks whenever and hold them for the long-term, according to UBS' Justin Waring, the Investment Strategist Americas in the Chief Investment Office of the Wealth Management division.

Now’s the time to buy Italian bonds, says this $2.4 trillion wealth manager

"The recent sell-off presents investors with an attractive opportunity to buy Italian two-year bonds," Mark Haefele, the chief investment officer of UBS Wealth Management, said on Wednesday.
Munich is at bubble risk.

UBS: The housing markets in these 6 cities are closest to a bubble

There are housing affordability crises in many more cities because housing costs have risen faster than incomes, according to UBS' 2018 Global Real Estate Bubble Index. Policymakers will need to step in, but the appropriate response could be challenging to nail down.
Andrea Orcel.

The boss of Santander’s digital bank says it will be ‘the same direction but faster’ under new CEO Andrea Orcel

Openbank CEO Ezequiel Szafir told BI that Andrea Orcel will have "the same strategy but make it go faster and further" when he joins as CEO of Santander next year.
A statue is pictured in front of the former head quarters of Germany's largest business bank, Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, January 28, 2013.

Deutsche Bank CFO denies it had internal talks about a merger with Swiss giant UBS — and calls such reports ‘fictions of the press’

Citing people familiar with the matter, Handelsblatt said that senior Deutsche Bank staff discussed the possibility for a tie up with UBS — which would combine the biggest lenders in Germany and Switzerland — at a strategy meeting earlier in September.
Andrea Orcel

Santander poaches UBS investment bank chief Andrea Orcel as new CEO

"Delighted that Andrea Orcel is joining us as Group CEO. As we continue to transform Santander his experience is invaluable. Welcome Andrea," Ana Botin, Santander's executive chairman said in a tweet.

The world’s super rich families are turning their backs on hedge funds

According to UBS' annual survey of family offices, hedge funds now account for just 5.7% of all investments in the sector. "Amid concerns over weak performance and relatively high fees, allocations to hedge funds declined for at least the fourth consecutive year," the bank said.
UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti.

UBS has chosen Frankfurt as its post-Brexit EU base

Major banks and other financial institutions are in the process of choosing new EU hubs to mitigate the impact of Britain leaving the European Union
People walk past the London Stock Exchange Group offices in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017.

UBS expects London to lose 25% of a €1 trillion-a-day business due to Brexit

The investment bank expects around €250 billion of daily euro clearing business will shift from London's LCH to Deutsche Borse's Eurex in Frankfurt. Deutsche Bank, Barclays, and HSBC have all moved some of their euro-denominated clearing business to the continent in recent months.