Germany

Fintech Raisin and Commerzbank launch savings platform for corporate clients

Commerzbank | Apr 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Raisin’s German savings platform WeltSparen (www.weltsparen.de) is collaborating with Commerzbank to reach the bank’s corporate clients in Germany.
  • In the two business segments Private and Small Business Customers, as well as Corporate Clients, the Bank offers a comprehensive portfolio of financial services which is precisely aligned to the needs of its clients.
  • Due to its in-depth sector know-how in the German business world, the Bank is also a leading provider of capital market products.

Switzerland

Trading up: The EU aims for a deal with the US

UBS Latest Views | Apr 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom has targeted signing a trade deal on industrial goods with the US by the end of October.
  • The announcement is a refreshing change after a recent flurry of headlines underlining rising trade tensions between the US and the EU, especially over respective subsidies to Airbus and Boeing.
  • Worries over trade also appear to have contributed to the recent weakness of industrial output, especially in Europe.

Switzerland

Cash: are the good times back?

UBS Latest Views | Apr 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • I’ve written a lot about cash as an awful investment asset over the last decade.
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Switzerland

Should I stay or should I go?

UBS Latest Views | Apr 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
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Switzerland

Tiger’s roar: lesson for investors about longevity and human capital

UBS Latest Views | Apr 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • I don’t think I’ve ever been more nervous watching golf than I was watching Tiger tee off on 18 in the final round of the Masters this past weekend.
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Switzerland

Black holes and the evidence of things not seen

UBS Latest Views | Apr 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • This week scientists unveiled the first ever picture of a black hole.
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Switzerland

Protecting the “secret sauce”

UBS Latest Views | Apr 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • The actively managed ETF market in the US currently consists of over 260 ETFs that combine for roughly USD 77bn in assets.
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Switzerland

The 10,000-point question (it isn’t really a question)

UBS Latest Views | Apr 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • * Central bank independence is in focus again. US President Trump suggested that Fed policy had cost the US equity market 5,000 to 10,000 points of gains (presumably using the thirty stocks of the Dow Jones Industrial Average). Over 40% of that index is tech and industrial companies. These sectors suffer from the increasing burden […]

Germany

Invitation to the Annual General Meeting of Commerzbank on 22 May 2019

Commerzbank | Apr 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • In the two business segments Private and Small-Business Customers and Corporate Clients, the Bank offers a comprehensive portfolio of financial services which is precisely aligned to its clients’ needs.
  • Commerzbank finances approximately 30% of Germany’s foreign trade and is the leading finance provider for corporate clients in Germany.
  • Due to its in-depth sector know-how in the German economy, the Bank is a leading provider of capital market products.

Switzerland

Economics, not politics, is driving Fed policy

UBS Latest Views | Apr 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • US President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve this weekend by tweeting that “if the Fed had done its job properly, which it has not, the stock market would have been up 5000 to 10,000 additional points”.
  • Despite the criticism, we don’t see Fed policy as having either been detrimental to equity market performance or influenced by political pressure.