No Easy Compromise: Shutdown Could Last Two Weeks

Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg chief Washington correspondent Peter Cook reports on the next steps following the shutdown of the United States government as both sides remain far apart while the debt ceiling debate still hangs over Washington. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Ermotti: UBS Operating in a `Challenging' Environment
09:08 - UBS Group AG said profit slipped 14 percent in the second quarter as both wealth management and investment banking generated less revenue during a rocky period for markets. Net income fell to 1.03 billion Swiss francs ($1.05 billion), from 1.21 billion francs a year earlier, the Zurich-based bank said in a statement Friday. That beat the 668 million-franc average of five analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti told Bloomberg's Manus Cranny in Zurich the lack of visibility has an impact on clients’ risk aversion, saying “at this stage, our job is to stay close and try to find the right risk profile for clients. Many of them want to be extremely conservative.” Ermotti added that Brexit is posing “a lot of challenges” to the U.K. and the rest of Europe but UBS has a “high degree of flexibility.”
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