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The Bulletin with UBS

Delivering insights into the people, places and products shaping the financial week ahead. Hear from the finest minds and freshest thinkers as they take you beyond the numbers and the hype to get to the heart of the day’s big issues.

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‘Nobel Perspectives Live!’:

A brand new documentary gathering Nobel Perspectives from some of the brilliant laureates in economic sciences with whom UBS works to offer solutions to the complexities and challenges of a fast-changing world. Robert Merton is in Taipei to discuss innovation as a driver for growth.

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26611 Nov 2019
15 min

‘Nobel Perspectives Live!’: 

A brand new documentary gathering Nobel Perspectives from some of the brilliant laureates in economic sciences with whom UBS works to offer solutions to the complexities and challenges of a fast-changing world. Robert Merton is in Taipei to discuss innovation as a driver for growth.

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2654 Nov 2019
15 min

UBS Global Visionaries: Sebastian Groh from SOLshare: 

This week we’re joined by another of the inspirational thought leaders and innovators supported and celebrated by UBS via its Global Visionaries programme. This time it’s the turn of Sebastian Groh of SOLshare, creators of a revolutionary new approach to affordable solar electricity worldwide.

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26428 Oct 2019
15 min

New ground or gridlock? A Brexit update: 

Depending on your point of view, the week in Westminster has been potentially pivotal and possibly frustrating. We track the story of a turbulent few days in which under-pressure prime minister Boris Johnson named his date for a potential general election but failed to convince parliamentarians to back it and (for the first time) the Commons actually endorsed an agreement detailing withdrawal from the EU, only to reject government plans for the timetable. Our panel of UBS experts and Monocle 24 regulars gives its take on the goings-on in SW1A.

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26321 Oct 2019
15 min

Nobel Perspectives live in Hong Kong: 

A new documentary from The Bulletin with UBS brings together three Nobel laureates working with UBS to offer solutions to the challenges of a fast-changing world. Bengt Holmström, Robert Merton and Michael Spence discuss sustainable growth for emerging economies and the future of the millennial generation.

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26214 Oct 2019
15 min

Sustainable investing and UN SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: 

A new paper from the UBS Global Wealth Management Chief Investment Office explores investment alignments with UN sustainable development goal number 16, dealing with ‘Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’. Our panel features two of the report’s co-authors discussing the specific targets of this aspect of the UN’s 2030 agenda and relevant activities for companies in this space; as well as investment solutions related to this SDG.

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2617 Oct 2019
16 min

The UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index 2019: 

Drawing on the annual UBS Index, our panel discuss which global cities are at the highest risk of experiencing a housing bubble and how economic uncertainty is outweighing the effect of falling interest rates on urban housing demand. Regional perspectives come from the report’s lead author in Zürich and the head of US real estate for the UBS Wealth Management CIO.

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26030 Sep 2019
15 min

UBS Global Visionaries: Sonia Lo from Crop One: 

This week we are joined by another of the inspirational thought leaders and innovators that UBS supports and celebrates through its Global Visionaries programme. This time it’s the turn of Sonia Lo from Crop One Holdings, whose mission is to solve the world’s food problems one crop at a time.

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25923 Sep 2019
15 min

The UBS ESG and Sustainability Symposium 2019 – part two: 

The second of our special broadcasts from the inaugural edition of an event bringing together global business leaders, academic experts and policymakers to discuss the advancement of sustainable investing. UBS is committed to bringing sustainable investing into the mainstream for institutional markets and beyond. Hear insights into that process and the stories of some pioneering individuals in the space.

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25816 Sep 2019
15 min

UBS Global Visionaries: Marc Zornes, Winnow: 

This week we are joined by another of the inspirational thought leaders and innovators that UBS supports and celebrates through its Global Visionaries programme. This time it’s the turn of Marc Zornes from Winnow, whose mission is to connect commercial kitchens, create a movement of chefs and inspire others to see that food is too valuable to waste.

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2579 Sep 2019
15 min

The UBS ESG and Sustainability Symposium 2019: 

The first of two special programmes from the inaugural edition of an event bringing together global business leaders, academic experts and policy makers to discuss the advancement of sustainable investing. UBS is committed to bringing sustainable investing into the mainstream for institutional markets and beyond. Hear insights into that process and the stories of some pioneering individuals in the space.

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2562 Sep 2019
16 min

The G7 summit and Jackson Hole Economic Policy symposium: 

This week we are looking back at two major events on the global stage in the past week: the G7 summit in France and the 2019 Jackson Hole symposium. Our commentators and analysts will discuss what was on the agenda in Biarritz and Wyoming respectively and gauge how much we learnt by the conclusion of these key strategic meetings of global political leaders and central bank chiefs.

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25526 Aug 2019
15 min

Italy: what next?: 

Following the collapse of Italy’s government, president Sergio Mattarella called for a swift resolution to the crisis or warned that the country faces another general election. So how might this precarious political situation unfold? Our panel paints a picture of the impact that ongoing volatility has had on markets and considers what different political scenarios could mean in economic terms – for domestic demand, the chances of approving the 2020 budget and Italian assets generally.

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25419 Aug 2019
15 min

Sustainable investing and the heatwave: 

Across western Europe in recent weeks nations have experienced record-breaking temperatures, with unprecedented highs in Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK and Germany. Our panel tells us why (despite the fact that no single weather event can be linked directly to global climate change) the heatwave may contribute to political pressure on governments and companies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Plus: why the recent weather could add momentum to renewable energy.

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25311 Aug 2019
15 min

Cybersecurity for entrepreneurs: 

A practical guide to addressing a problem that ranks in the top-three worries for investors and business owners: cybercrime. We’ll hear from the authors of a new UBS report on the theme and track the fast-rising number of cybersecurity incidents each year, chart the costs associated with those for all sizes of business and provide some tips for those entrepreneurs looking to overhaul their company’s cyber hygiene. We’ll also meet the head of consulting for a technology commercialisation company for advice on best practice.

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2524 Aug 2019
15 min

Investor sentiment: 

Our quarterly appointment with UBS Global Wealth Management’s survey of investors and entrepreneurs around the world. Our panel of experts explain the findings and tell us what they mean for high-net-worth individuals and business owners around the globe. In the frame will be an assessment of investors’ bullishness on stocks, their plans for investment and for the businesses they run, as well as an exploration of the leading concerns among respondents, region by region.

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