Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, UBS is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients.


UBS said to close feeder fund

John Paulson

UBS shut down a feeder fund that provided wealthy clients access to billionaire investor John Paulson's Advantage fund due to the high cost of operating that portfolio, two sources said last week.

Great trading bloopers of our time

Hand On Keyboard

Here's a quick look at some of the trading disasters which have occurred in recent years. Note that these are genuine foul-ups (or 'fat-fingered' trades), and not losses down to rogue traders.


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UBS has instituted significant cultural and compliance changes

UBS has reached resolutions with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in connection with their industry-wide investigations into irregularities in foreign exchange (FX) markets.

The Letter That Has Put HSBC In Focus

Here's a copy of the letter dated 4th September to Stephen Green, HSBC's Executive Chairman, from Eric Knight, Knight Vinke Asset Management and Dennis Johnson of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).