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.
Octa Phillip provides wealth management, institutional and private client stockbroking, corporate finance, research and funds management services.
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.
DBS Bank has come up tops for customer satisfaction in Singapore's financial sector, according to an annual industry survey by the Singapore Management University's Institute of Service Excellence (ISES).
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.
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
Released today, the report, entitled Hot Spots, ranks the most competitive cities in the world for their demonstrated ability to attract capital, business, talent and tourists.
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.