Asia-Pacific Billionaires: Net-Net Negative

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.


UOB targets rising rich with wealth centres

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) today said that it has added $260 million in assets under management (AUM) and attracted 25,000 customers in the first three months since the launch of its wealth banking segment.


Japan's Visionary Real Estate Billionaire Minoru Mori Dies

Taikichiro was a scholar who taught economics; though initially unprepared to take over the family real estate business (his father invested in real estate post WWII), he left university life and founded Mori Building in 1959, developing Tokyo’s Min


4% of world's billionaires in India

Mr Slim retained his title as the world’s richest man for the third year in a row. In the second spot is Microsoft founder Gates with a $ 61 billion networth followed by American investment giant and philanthropist Buffet whose networth is $44 billi


HSBC and Standard Chartered face Asian salary bill hit

In Europe and elsewhere, salaries across the financial sector are also likely to rise in 2012 but at a much slower rate than in Asia and not for bank chief executives, a survey by human resources consultancy Mercer forecast.


Women bosses: Malaysia among top 10

Malaysia is still among the top 10 economies with women holding senior positions, despite a slight drop of 28 per cent from 30 per cent last year, according to the Grant Thornton's International Business Report (IBR).