03/16/2012

China wealth fund nears buying assets in Poland

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.

03/16/2012

Wealth management in exotic Singapore

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.

03/15/2012

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.

03/15/2012

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.

03/13/2012

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

03/09/2012

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

03/09/2012

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.