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The private banking industry currently faces a multitude of challenges: changing client needs, the arrival of disruptive business models and new entrants, regulatory pressures, new technologies, a more complex and uncertain macro-economic and financial environment, etc. For incumbents, it is urgent to react and reinvent themselves.

The UBS/Credit Suisse affair has caused the AT1/CoCo bond markets to struggle By tightening their monetary policy sharply and rapidly, central banks have highlighted certain weaknesses in our financial system: insufficient risk coverage, liquidity problems, lack of business diversification, governance issues, and now uncertainties in the treatment of hybrid instruments. After the failure of some US regional banks, the UBS/Credit Suisse affair has shaken the financial world and more particularly the specialists of a specific bond segment which weighs about 250 billion dollars: Additional Tier 1 bonds (AT1) and/or Contingent Convertible bonds (CoCos).



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UBS and Credit Suisse strike a deal UBS to buy Credit Suisse for 3 billion Swiss francs, volatility is more visible in the bond markets than in the equity markets and Bitcoin takes advantage of the banking crisis. Each week, the Syz investment team takes you through the last seven days in seven charts.

The UBS/Credit Suisse agreement will have a material impact on the entire AT1 market!



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Crypto Corner

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For the past few months, ChatGPT and artificial intelligence have been making the headlines. This trend obviously quickly made its way into the crypto world. Below, we attempt to define AI tokens and take a closer look at some of the most prominent ones.

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