Australia’s Richest Query Private Equity Morals

It’s rare that questions of honor are raised in the buyout industry. But according to Tom Murphy, who manages investments for as many as 40 of Australia’s richest families, it’s time they were.


There's more to gold than meets the eye

What this means is that investors - whether retail traders, gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs), or private banking clients - will soon be able to trade and store their gold in Singapore free of GST.


Asian Banks Go Bargain Hunting

Roughly $96 billion in assets ranging from entire businesses to portfolios of loans, have been put up for sale, a banker who has been pitched the deals in Asia said.


Singapore investors bullish on Asia

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


Coutts Appoints Asia Chairman‎

He will act as a senior ambassador for Coutts in the region, working closely with senior management on the strategic development of the business.


Credit Suisse to Hire for Wealth Management

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.


Banks strive for concessions in Asia

KEB is considering enhancing “the private banking business, focused on wealthy Koreans residing in countries such as Japan, Indonesia and Hong Kong.”


China 'wealth exodus' underestimated

The scale of the exodus of wealth from China caused by investor immigration is much larger than previous estimated, according to China Daily's interviews with emigration agents and experts.