New year, new hope, old problems - Coutts & Co

As we embark on the year ahead, there are a number of hurdles still to overcome. Most notable is the euro-zone debt crisis which, though off the front page for the time being, remains largely unresolved. However, with economic data in the US and emergin


Abu Dhabi sovereign fund eyes India

ADIA has a 12% stake in Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Company ( ILFS), but it wants to diversify given the opportunities in the Indian infrastructure sector.


Singapore banks beef up operations to cover NRI market

Singapore-based banks are beefing up their operations to manage the USD 25 billion wealth of the city state's 300,000 non-resident Indians (NRI), who have an investment preference for Indian securities and the rupee.


Less perks for expat workers

Lucrative expat packages are becoming a distant memory in Asia, as employers no longer need to entice top talent


It cannot get tougher than this

With global markets melting and every asset class straining, wealth managers are facing an uneasy task of managing HNIs’ wealth. In such circumstances,


India’s richest to treble - Research

Between now and 2016, the wealth of India’s richest is expected to treble and many of these wealthy individuals are eager to invest in alternative asset classes, claims AAA.


Defining wealth in Asia

Most of the high net worth individuals that I meet on a daily basis are business owners and top-level executives working for multinational companies.


Maybank targets the rich

It’s developing its wealth management business to cater to the affluent market in the region