UBS hires former Credit Suisse star Khan as part of broader shakeup

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s biggest bank UBS on Thursday appointed former Credit Suisse manager Iqbal Khan to co-lead its flagship wealth management business, as part of a broader shake-up of its executive board. FILE PHOTO: Iqbal Khan, CEO International Wealth Management of Swiss bank Credit Suisse attends the company’s annual Continue Reading

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer to France

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Switzerland’s supreme court on Friday voted in favor of handing over historical data on over 40,000 UBS clients to French authorities in a landmark ruling. Three of the five judges voted in favor of overthrowing the lower court’s ruling that had stopped the data transfer. The Continue Reading

Diversity helps UBS defy banking gloom with profit rise

ZURICH (Reuters) – UBS (UBSG.S) delivered its best second-quarter results in nearly a decade on Tuesday, as strength in Swiss retail and corporate banking helped to offset weakness in wealth management. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a UBS logo projected on a screen in Singapore, January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Feline Continue Reading

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at the company’s headquarters in Zurich February 10, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann//File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains “very fragile,” UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender’s own business was Continue Reading

New York court dismisses whistleblower’s libel suit against UBS

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at an office building in Zurich July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower’s $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank Continue Reading

UBS Wealth closes U.S. equity overweight, favors emerging stocks

FILE PHOTO: Mark Haefele, Global Chief Investment Officer of UBS Wealth Management attends the Reuters Investment Summit, London, Britain, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (Reuters) – UBS Global Wealth Management has closed its overweight position in U.S. equities and shifted to an overweight in emerging market and Japanese stocks, it Continue Reading