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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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Hedge funds:

Several high-profile investors have criticised the hedge-fund industry recently and the sector’s performance was somewhat challenging last year. We ask our panel of international experts about the outlook for hedge funds in 2017, the role that these vehicles should play in an investor’s strategy and the big changes that the industry is deploying to adapt to a more uncertain global outlook.

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12819 Mar 2017
15 min

Hedge funds: 

Several high-profile investors have criticised the hedge-fund industry recently and the sector’s performance was somewhat challenging last year. We ask our panel of international experts about the outlook for hedge funds in 2017, the role that these vehicles should play in an investor’s strategy and the big changes that the industry is deploying to adapt to a more uncertain global outlook.

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12712 Mar 2017
15 min

Gender-lens investing: 

We’ll look at what it means and why it works with experts from UBS and Rethink Impact, the largest US-based firm investing in social-impact companies with a gender lens. And, following International Women’s Day and during Women’s History Month in the US, we’ll also hear from a pioneering woman leading a company in the Rethink Impact fund.

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1265 Mar 2017
15 min

Are stocks overvalued?: 

The US benchmarks keep hitting record highs along with more general global stocks. Should this worry investors? Or is there more to come? Our panel of global experts delivers its verdict.

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12526 Feb 2017
15 min

Inflation and inequality: 

People spend on different bundles of goods and services so inflation differs. And because the calculation of the inflation basket is plutocratic it reflects the spending patterns of higher-income groups, meaning most people have an inflation rate that is above the reported rate. Featuring a special extended interview with UBS Wealth Management global chief economist Paul Donovan, author of ‘The Truth About Inflation’.

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12419 Feb 2017
15 min

China’s balancing act: 

How does a country reconcile stabilising growth and accumulating debt? We ask whether China’s advocacy for globalisation is at odds with its restrictive capital controls and how the country can cope with an overheating property market, an accumulation of debt, wobbles in the interbank market and capital flight.

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12312 Feb 2017
15 min

Beyond money: 

The last in a special series of UBS future of finance forums comes from Hong Kong, where a panel of industry experts, delegates and guests discuss investing in alternative assets in the digital age.

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1225 Feb 2017
15 min

Pick of the crop: 

We unpack the longer-term investment themes that the UBS CIO expects to perform best in 2017, from automation and robotics to security and safety. We also review the global trends behind them and discuss how current political themes play into these areas.

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12129 Jan 2017
17 min

Mobilising private wealth for public good: 

Discussing the UBS white paper for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. The document sets out a strategy to channel private wealth towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, tying in with the broader Davos meeting’s theme of “responsive and responsible leadership”.

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12022 Jan 2017
15 min

China outlook: 

In a year of leadership change at home and abroad, which developments will drive the country's economy and markets? What are the prospects for the yuan in 2017? And how will China balance short-term priorities against long-term transformation?

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11915 Jan 2017
15 min

Women as a force for economic change: 

This week our panel discusses a UBS report investigating the reasons behind the continuing gender gap and consider whether addressing that imbalance could fix a sluggish economy.

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1188 Jan 2017
15 min

The UBS Future of Finance Forum on Crowd Capital-Raising: 

This week we’re in New York at the third UBS Future of Finance Forum. This year’s edition sees an expert panel and special guests considering crowd capital-raising and hoping to take a step forward in understanding how this will shape the future of the financial-services industry.

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1171 Jan 2017
17 min

Looking ahead to 2017: 

Will politics and policy drive markets – and what's the end game? Our experts consider fresh approaches to generating financial returns, as well as mulling over some risks to watch out for in the next 12 months.

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11625 Dec 2016
15 min

Looking back at 2016: 

Our experts recall the events and analyse the trends that have defined the past 12 months, from US economic strength and the shock election result to EM growth and profit pick-up (despite some China wobbles).

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11518 Dec 2016
15 min

The future of consumer spending: 

In the grip of the holiday season, we assess the future of consumer spending. From so-called “silver spending” to e-commerce and the latest emerging-market trends, our experts explore the key themes.

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11411 Dec 2016
15 min

Women for women: 

We are in New York for the latest leg of the exhibition of Annie Leibovitz’s ‘Women: New Portraits’. Throughout this year UBS has presented ‘Women for Women’, a talks programme accompanying the exhibition tour that addresses topics of global relevance to women’s rights.

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