Piling Into Bearish UBS Options Proved to Be Well-Timed Bet

  • Put volume surged to its highest level since May versus calls
  • Tougher capital requirements may mean lower investor returns

Traders who snapped up bearish options on UBS Group AG Monday, pushing volume on the contracts to the highest level since May relative to bullish ones, are sitting on profits today after shares of the Swiss bank dropped on concern about new capital requirements.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.