11/21/2014

The Asian Investor

Financial advisors often need to tailor their advice based on the investor’s age, gender, wealth level, and occupation and advisor dependency.

11/19/2014

China GDP growth close to zero: Schroders

Portfolio managers at the UK fund house flagged concerns about how Chinese economic growth is calculated and revealed mixed views on emerging markets generally.

11/19/2014

UHNW individuals make 19pc of all luxury purchases: report

The Wealth-X and UBS World Ultra Wealth Report 2014, released today, shows that 12,040 new ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals were minted this year, pushing the global UHNW population to a record 211,275, a 6% increase from 2013.

11/19/2014

2014 Set To Be Peak Year For Offshore Dealmaking - Appleby

The latest edition of Offshore-i, an Appleby report that provides data and insight on merger and acquisition activity in the major offshore financial centres, focuses on transactions announced during the third quarter of 2014.

11/19/2014

Westpac overtakes CBA on customer satisfaction

Westpac has overtaken the Commonwealth Bank as the major lender with the highest customer satisfaction rating after a year in which CBA's reputation has been tarnished by a financial planning scandal.

11/19/2014

Xi puts the willies up China's super-wealthy

Chinese president Xi Jinping’s crackdown on corruption and excess is clearly worrying the country’s wealthy, especially if the latest Wealth-X and UBS report is anything to go by.