These two names have gone to the RBI and Gill, by virtue of being an outsider along with his experience as CEO of a bank, is the frontrunner,” said one of the people cited above.
Kim began by explaining that he had founded Neo Risk several years ago with two colleagues after leaving a 20-year career at Citibank, where he had been responsible for the investor derivatives business in Asia.
The bank expects the country's gross domestic product to grow by 2 percent in 2019, down from last year's estimated 3.3 percent and at the lower end of official forecast of 1.5 percent to 3.5 percent.
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The value proposition that Hang Seng Bank represents has special appeal to Hong Kong-based, Chinese, first- or second-generation HNWI investors, according to Luk. “For these customers, reputation is everything,” he elucidates.
Excluding a clutch of states in the Asia-Pacific headed by Queen Elizabeth II, there are seven monarchies: Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and Tonga.
The Australian Financial Review can reveal more than 20 advisers, many of whom were key revenue writers, jumped ship to rival firms across Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra on the Friday before Christmas.
Hong Kong, where stocks slumped 13.6 percent last year, is a good place to start as it offers a buffer against the currency risk seen this week when the yen spiked, he said.