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    1. August 30, 2015

      Investment banks outshine parent groups

      Investment banking divisions at the world’s largest financial institutions are now reporting greater profitability than...

    2. July 31, 2015

      City Insider: PR groups fight over Barclays

      Barclays: Spin wars Two of the City’s heavyweight spin-doctors are going head to head in a battle to advise Barclays on...

    1. July 27, 2015

      UBS: costs and benefits

      The early bird still catches the worm. There were doubters when, in 2012, UBS chief executive Sergio Ermotti turned the...

    2. July 27, 2015

      UBS shares slip despite surge in profits

      Net profits at UBS rose more than 50 per cent in the second quarter, but the bank still found itself on the wrong side...

    3. May 10, 2015

      Andrea Orcel, UBS investment bank: More ‘dad time’, fewer assets

      Andrea Orcel is 20 minutes late. It seems time is a constant battle for the head of UBS’s investment bank; he rises at...

    4. May 5, 2015

      UBS investors applaud turnround strategy

      Strong markets contributed to UBS’s 88 per cent rise in first-quarter profits, but Switzerland’s biggest bank was...

    5. May 5, 2015

      UBS says results vindicate overhaul

      UBS almost doubled earnings in the first quarter of the year, a feat that management said vindicated the bank’s...

    6. March 15, 2015

      Credit Suisse and UBS hit by change in wealth model

      Sergio Ermotti, chief executive of UBS, is nicknamed George Clooney, the Hollywood actor, by some of his junior staff...

    7. March 13, 2015

      UBS chief Sergio Ermotti gets pay rise as bank revises earnings

      Sergio Ermotti, UBS’s chief executive, received a pay rise in 2014 despite the Swiss bank revising down its...

    8. February 10, 2015

      UBS: clockwork movement

      A well-made Swiss watch is a thing of beauty, with countless tiny parts working together to produce a precise,...

    9. February 10, 2015

      Earnings woes trump dividend largesse at UBS

      Disappointing fourth-quarter earnings and fears times could be even tougher in 2015 overshadowed news of a bumper...

    10. November 12, 2014

      No end in sight for UBS regulatory woesNo end in sight for UBS regulatory woes

      Sergio Ermotti, UBS’s chief executive, has long said that he wants the Swiss bank – which has been dogged by scandals...

    11. July 27, 2014

      London asset manager takes UBS to court

      UBS is being sued by a London-based asset manager amid claims that the Swiss bank’s 2012 restructuring badly damaged a...

    12. April 13, 2014

      UBS to pay half of profits in dividends to shareholders

      UBS will start paying out half of its profits to shareholders this year, its chief executive has said, and the Swiss...

    13. March 14, 2014

      UBS chief Sergio Ermotti’s pay rises 20%

      UBS raised the pay of Sergio Ermotti, its chief executive, 20 per cent last year as Switzerland’s largest bank returned...

    14. January 7, 2014

      Banking rivalries: UBS and Credit Suisse

      It is hardly a secret that since the financial crisis struck, the old world order of banking has been shaken to its...

    15. December 5, 2013

      UBS reshuffles board structure after Fraser steps down

      UBS has reshuffled the responsibilities of members of its executive board after John Fraser stepped down as head of the...

    16. October 29, 2013

      UBS ordered to increase capital reserves

      Switzerland’s financial watchdog has ordered UBS to increase the amount of capital it holds against litigation,...

    17. August 18, 2013

      UBS wealth managers shift focus from secrecy to returns

      Since Sergio Ermotti, UBSchief executive, launched a radical overhaul of the Swiss lender’s strategy last autumn, the...

    18. July 30, 2013

      UBS to buy back toxic assets fund from Swiss National Bank

      UBS said that it will buy back the fund set up to deal with its toxic assets at the height of the financial crisis, in...

    19. June 12, 2013

      LSE names Isda chairman as non-exec

      The London Stock Exchange has appointed two non-executive directors as it continues to refresh its board. Stephen...

    20. April 30, 2013

      UBS move to curb investment banking risk bolsters Q1 profits

      Strong first-quarter results for UBS have propelled its investment bank to the top of the rankings of its peers for...

    21. March 22, 2013

      Credit Suisse chief’s pay rises to SFr7.8m

      Credit Suisse has reignited the debate over bankers’ remuneration after it raised its chief executive’s pay by a third...

    22. March 18, 2013

      UBS should take pay lessons from Pandit

      Remember Vikram Pandit. The former hedge fund manager might be a multimillionaire, but he knew how to be humble when...

    23. FT Alphaville

      March 14, 2013

      The 6am Cut London

      Asian stocks declined, led by material producers and Chinese developers, on concerns China will step up efforts to cool...

    24. March 13, 2013

      Ermotti is best paid banker at UBS

      Sergio Ermotti was the highest earner at UBS last year with a pay package that is expected to be more than SFr8m...

    25. February 5, 2013

      UBS leads way with bonuses shake-up

      UBS has shaken up its pay scheme, becoming the first big bank to give thousands of senior bankers bonuses in the form...

    26. January 2, 2013

      UBS embraces more modest ambitions

      The record $1.5bn fine paid by UBS over Libor manipulation and other regulatory breaches was yet another public...

    27. December 19, 2012

      UBS dogged by series of disasters

      In the boom years of the early 2000s, UBS enjoyed a reputation as one of the world’s premier banks. But it was not...

    28. December 19, 2012

      UBS pays price for ‘epic’ Libor scandal

      UBS agreed to pay a record SFr1.4bn ($1.5bn) to US, UK and Swiss regulators to settle allegations of “pervasive” and...

    29. December 3, 2012

      UBS – legacy issues

      Close, but no cigar. UBS is in talks with regulators over alleged rigging of Libor benchmark interest rates. It hopes...

    30. December 3, 2012

      UBS in global talks over Libor settlement

      UBS is in global talks to reach a settlement of more than $450m over the alleged manipulation of Libor, putting the...

    31. November 20, 2012

      Credit Suisse – change for change’s sake

      If the sun ever sets on investment banks, there’ll be one that carries on restructuring and pretending it is business...

    32. November 20, 2012

      Failings return to haunt UBS

      Kweku Adoboli still has one thing in common with the bank on which he inflicted a $2.3bn trading loss through “reckless...

    33. November 12, 2012

      Chairmen find their voice amid banking clamour

      Who’s in charge? Looking at some of the world’s biggest banks today, the answer increasingly appears to be the...

    34. November 11, 2012

      UBS leads way in to wealth management

      It is not every day that politicians laud corporate plans involving swingeing job cuts. But when Sergio Ermotti, UBS’s...

    35. November 2, 2012

      UBS cull sits uneasily with caring words

      This is not the way to do it. On Tuesday some UBS employees turning up for work at the bank’s London offices in...

    36. October 30, 2012

      UBS chief bullish in the face of change

      Axel Weber is not a man to shy away from difficult decisions. Last spring, he caused a political storm when he stepped...

    37. October 30, 2012

      UBS takes swift action on job cuts

      UBS sent a shiver through the global financial sector on Tuesday when the Swiss bank started to put bankers on leave on...

    38. October 29, 2012

      UBS – reality check

      Way to go. UBS has grasped the profound change in its markets, and acted on it. If confirmed on Tuesday, its plan to...

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