• 70,000 questions a year, satellite imagery, and dismantling electric cars: How UBS is trying to change the face of financial research

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    UBS employs experts in fields like hydrology, climate science and data analytics to gain an edge on its competition.
    Last year, analysts and a team of engineers dismantled an electric car to work out how much it was actually worth.
    The bank gathers between 60,000 and 70,000 questions per year from clients.
    For analysts at UBS , everything starts with a question.
    The bank gathers between 60,000 and 70,000 questions per year from clients. These range from the macro - such as "how will a trade war impact the global economy?" - all the way to minutely detailed questions about the price of...
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