A Belgian national, has spent 14 years in management positions at the company, including spells as chief operating officer and head of international banking and products for Morgan Stanley’s wealth-management unit.
Looking ahead, however, respondents placed a greater emphasis on advice, with 90% expecting financial companies to educate them in relation to investment and wealth strategies.
Affluent Singaporean investors remain bullish on Asia, but see more potential in regions like the Middle East and Africa (MEA), as well as North and Latin America, in the longer term, according to a survey by Standard Chartered Bank and Scorpio Partnershi
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Osama Abbasi, Asia Pacific chief executive officer at Credit Suisse Group AG, talks about the company's business strategy for the region and the Asian investment conference that the bank is hosting this week in Hong Kong.
KEB is considering enhancing “the private banking business, focused on wealthy Koreans residing in countries such as Japan, Indonesia and Hong Kong.”
A 32-year bull run in the global bond market is hitting a turning point and transforming into a slow, structural bear market, according to Neal.
Warsaw, looking for buyers for state assets, has recently reached out to Chinese players to bring funds to Poland, giving the Asian giant an opportunity to test the investment waters in the real economy in Europe.
Singapore, a city-state with a population of 5 million (about one million of whom are temporary guest workers in construction, domestic help, and other unskilled occupations), now has one of the highest standards of living in the world.
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But a growing number of more adventurous investors are now seeking safety by buying bonds from a tiny, affluent nation 9,500 miles away.
Choppy stock markets took the sheen off the world’s new billionaire factory, the Asia-Pacific region, with three dozen Chinese and nine Indians dropping from last year’s list.