Rinehart has ridden Australia's resources boom like no one else, her wealth ballooning by an unparalleled A$18.87 billion in the past year, according to BRW magazine's annual rich list.
Despite record economic growth over the past two decades – resulting in more than fourfold increase in income and spending – Chinese people overall have become less satisfied with life, according to the study published in the Proceedings of th
The 2010 law, to be phased in starting on Jan. 1, 2013, will mean additional compliance costs for banks and fewer investment options for U.S. citizens living abroad.
The number of centa-millionaires - those with at least $100 million to invest - is expected to increase by 67% over the next four years in Singapore, according to The Wealth Report 2012 by Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank.
You get what you pay for, perhaps. Just this week, the Hong Kong government announced a round of pay raises for the government, increasing its chief executive's annual salary to a smooth $622,000.
Now in its fifth edition, the four-day-long Art HK has booked 266 galleries from 38 countries, its 50-50 balance of Western and Asian making it unique in the art fair circuit.