No longer is schmoozing over long lunches and fine wines enough; Swiss private bankers are turning to video games and virtual reality to attract a new generation of sceptical clients and see off digital rivals.
Technology is likel
UBS will pay $545 million to US authorities to end an investigation into alleged manipulation of currency rates, a settlement that will help the Swiss bank to move on after a series of trading scandals.
The amount was lower than e
There will be further short-term weakness in the price of crude oil, UBS Wealth Management's latest research has revealed.
But it indicates that gains in the latter half of the year will take the price to between $67-72 per ba
Twenty-five billionaires obtained their bachelor's degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, making it the top university in the world in terms of number of billionaire undergraduate alumni, according to this year’s Wealth-X and UBS
French investigating magistrates have proposed that UBS pay a fine of 4.88 billion euros ($6.14 billion) in an investigation into whether the Swiss bank helped wealthy French individuals dodge tax, according to a judicial source.
Billionaire wealth in the UAE surged to $132 billion in 2014 from $45 billion last year, marking a worldwide record increase of 193 per cent, a report said.
The number of billionaires in the UAE also increased to 46 from 37 in 201
UBS AG booked a near $300 million charge in the second quarter mainly to settle claims it helped wealthy Germans to dodge taxes, the latest in a string of lawsuits that have targeted its private banking business.
UBS raised its dividend and increased bonuses for bankers by nearly a third yesterday after the Swiss bank returned to a fourth-quarter profit, reaping benefits of a revamp of its investment banking business.
The turnaround follow
The global billionaire population reached a record 2,170 individuals in 2013 and the total billionaire wealth in Asia surged nearly 13 percent, making it the fastest-growing region, a new report said.
At current growth rates, Asia