Alarm for Singapore bonds as private bank bid falters

Signs that wealthy private banking clients are reining in their appetite for Singapore dollar bonds could spell trouble for the small and medium-sized companies that are streaming to the city's capital markets.


Private banks in Hong Kong are in an expansionist mood

Financial markets liberalisation in China and the growth of private wealth in the country are driving demand for private bankers in Hong Kong, a city where rich Chinese typically park a proportion of their assets.


Bucking a trend for private banks

The Swiss private bank and ABN Amro subsidiary are both adding fund houses to their platforms, but following different approaches for doing so.


Family wealth is big business

One area they are focusing on is family offices, which are structures set up specifically to manage a family's wealth


Beginning of the end for Genesys

Steele said that for firms which opted to stay with AMP, the intention was to minimise disruption to their business, for the benefit of both advisers and their clients.


The Rise of South East Asia’s Affluent

Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC) and the Financial Times today hosted the ASEAN Wealth Management Summit 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel in Singapore.


OCBC aims to ride on growing services sector

The bank had noted the emergence of sectors such as food and beverage, along with shared services outsourcing and business processing outsourcing centres, which are steadily growing.


Investment opportunities on Nevis highlighted in Singapore

The concept, he explained, also presented the prospect for small island states to become truly integrated into the world economy and compete effectively with lower tax rates and more ecologically friendly home environments.


AP Group opens Singapore office

The new regional base adds to AP Executive offices in London, Guernsey, Jersey, Switzerland and Cyprus. Through this network, the company services clients and candidates in more than 55 jurisdictions globally.