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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.