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  1. 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 joint...

  2. 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 bank...

  1. 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 to...

  2. 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 core. A...

  3. 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...

  4. 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, compliance...

  5. 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...

  6. 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 a...

  7. 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 O’Connor,...

  8. 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...

  9. 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 – on...

  10. 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...

  11. 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 the...

  12. 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 ($8.4m),...

  13. 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 of...

  14. 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 relations...

  15. 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 quite at...

  16. 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 “epic”...

  17. 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 for a...

  18. 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 Swiss...

  19. 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 as...

  20. 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...

  21. 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 chairman, as...

  22. 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 chief...

  23. 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 Finsbury...

  24. 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 down...

  25. 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 the...

  26. 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 break...

  27. October 28, 2012

    UBS restructuring to take three years

    UBS’s radical downsizing of its investment bank will take three years and trigger large job losses in London, Zurich and its...

  28. October 26, 2012

    UBS plans to cut up to 10,000 jobs

    UBS will unveil a split of its struggling investment bank next week in a move that will prompt the loss of up to 10,000 jobs...

  29. October 26, 2012

    Swiss banks face up to harsh realities

    Tighter regulations and falling revenues are hurting banks around the world – and Switzerland is no exception, with the...

  30. FT Alphaville

    October 23, 2012

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP Warnings of a weak economy by DuPont, Xerox, UPS and 3M and others hammered equity markets. Xerox highlighted...

  31. October 23, 2012

    UBS ready to take axe to investment bank

    UBS is planning further drastic cutbacks in its struggling investment bank as Switzerland’s largest bank by assets...

  32. September 10, 2012

    Trial begins of former UBS trader

    The high-profile trial of the former UBS trader accused of causing the largest unauthorised trading loss in British history...

  33. September 7, 2012

    UBS readies itself for Adoboli trial

    When Sergio Ermotti took over as chief executive at UBS in the wake of a $2.25bn trading scandal one year ago, he was hoping...

  34. July 31, 2012

    UBS updates Facebook status

    For the gaggle of banks involved, Facebook’s public listing was meant to be a money-spinner. In the case of UBS, it was not....

  35. July 31, 2012

    UBS – time to shrink

    Sergio Ermotti, the chief executive, is doing worse than nothing for UBS’s share price. The Swiss bank fell 6 per cent on...

  36. July 31, 2012

    UBS hit by Facebook loss

    UBS suffered a 58 per cent fall in net profit in the second quarter and said it would take legal action against Nasdaq over...

  37. May 27, 2012

    Banks glean efficiency tips from industry

    When the financial crisis plunged investment banks globally into big losses that threatened the existence of some, they set...

  38. May 3, 2012

    UBS investors protest against pay plan

    UBS shareholders fired a warning shot to Axel Weber, the incoming chairman, as they voted heavily against proposals by the...

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