JTC extends global reach with Mauritius licence

As a result of its geographic location close to Africa, time zone and extensive range of double tax agreements, Mauritius has become a desirable location from which to do international business particularly into Africa and India.


Tips from UBS's top advisor to the super-rich

The Swiss franc was one of them until the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly abandoned the cap on the currency's value against the euro in January, causing it to appreciate sharply and hitting Swiss exporters in the process.


Manulife merges AM, wealth units in Asia

The insurer's merger of its asset and wealth management divisions in the region is seen as an effort to cut costs and boost efficiency, following similar moves by banks in recent years.


NAB on hunt for new head of Asia

NATIONAL Australia Bank is on the hunt for a new head of Asia after the exit of the key executive leading its push into the region.


Asia's rich outpace growth in private bankers

"There is a serious talent gap problem because Asia, particularly China, has a lot of increasingly wealthy people who need private bank services," he said. "However, most private banks traditionally based their biggest teams in the US or Eu