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


Newly-hired brokers help UBS unit


Revenue at the U.S. UBS brokerage unit inched up at the end of 2014 as clients of newly hired brokers transferred fee-generating assets to the firm, brokers made more interest-generating loans and customer trading accelerated in a rising stock market.

UBS warns, doubles dividend

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UBS, the biggest Swiss bank, doubled its full-year dividend to mark its biggest payout since the credit crisis Tuesday, but warned the Swiss franc's strength could hit future profits.


Drunken Analyst Said Fired After Trashing Colleague's Desk (HR Takes Picture)

Dealbreaker reports that, a couple of weeks back, a New York-based second year Credit Suisse technology analyst is said to have returned to the office (apparently over the weekend) rather the worse for wear, and trashed a colleague's work space (see pic to the right, which was seemingly taken by a member of the firm's HR Department for the employee's file).

Staff Said To Have Worked In Fear

Here's the testimony of Mark Froeba, who, before leaving in 2007, was jointly responsible for evaluating all Moody's new CLO rating guidelines, before the US Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Wednesday.

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UBS boss 'saw it coming'

For three years, the Swiss franc was locked against the euro under the central bank’s cap, with no end in sight. UBS Group’s Gregor Hirt last month sensed something was about to change.