Swiss remain the richest in the world

Financial assets make up 55% of gross wealth in Switzerland – a little higher than their share in the UK, but less than in Japan or the United States.


PH pension system fourth worst in the world – study

The study assessed a country's retirement benefits program on the grounds of adequacy, or if the pension payments are enough; sustainability, or the long-term fund life; and integrity, or its governance and regulation.


Banks try to dominate the Asian market

A premier received a US$15,000 crystal horse, his Chinese zodiac animal, and his son got US$10,000 in golf outings and a trip to Las Vegas.