05/24/2012

Banking tightens UAE-India ties

Six years later, he had launched his own construction firm in Al Ain, Al Fara'a Group, which now has operations spanning from Riyadh to his home city, Mumbai.

05/23/2012

Power to Asia’s women

Yet few women in Asia make it to the top. Social norms undervalue girls and women, with sex-selection abortions resulting in an estimated 1.3 million girls per year not being born in China and India alone.

05/23/2012

Authoritarian Art

Today, the world converges in a Hong Kong well on its way to becoming a leading hub of the global art market, driven in large part by the art being created in China and the buying power of the country's rising wealth.

05/23/2012

Need To Further Complement IFPWM Sectors

There is a need to further complement the Islamic Financial Planning and Wealth Management (IFPWM) sectors for Malaysia to become a global hub for Islamic finance.

05/23/2012

Australia's Rinehart now world's richest woman

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.

05/18/2012

Rising wealth in China fails to buy more happiness

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

05/18/2012

Few women make it to the top despite Asia's wealth

Yet few women in Asia make it to the top. Social norms undervalue girls and women, with sex-selection abortions resulting in some 1.3 million girls per year not being born in China and India alone.

05/18/2012

Western Australia Goes Sovereign

That hardly seems like a world-beating target given the 20-year time frame, and would put the fund truly in the minnows pool compared with its peers.

05/18/2012

Weak A$ Dollar To Attract Wealthy Asians -HSBC Exec

The Australian dollar this week fell below parity against the greenback for the first time in five months, prompting a slew of global investment houses to lower their outlook for the currency.

05/17/2012

Bank Of Montreal Looks To Singapore For Wealth Operations

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.