Zero tax rate on pensions is right and fair

If that’s all that is said about them, then it’s an easy ‘social justice’ argument to say that they’re benefitting from a rort and should be made to pay more tax.


The Rise of Investment Migration

Demand for alternative residence and citizenship is now driving thousands of individuals to investment migration programs each year.


Impact banking: Putting the impact back into Islamic finance

Islamic finance has become too focused on getting arcane structures to be technically Shariah compliant, but a new initiative in Malaysia attempts to make Islamic finance socially positive once more – and to measure its success.


Deutsche Loses North Asia COO

Deutsche Bank has lost the operating chief for its wealth management business in north Asia, finews.asia can reveal exclusively.


ESG becomes a priority

Businesses are also recognising they need to take further steps in this area.


Good time for Asian fixed-income investments

Gregory Suen, investment director at HSBC Global Asset Management, discusses his outlook on fixed-income investments in the latest in our series featuring fund managers