Favour equities over bonds in 2018

FAVOUR equities over fixed income in 2018, says UOB Private Bank chief investment officer Neo Teng Hwee. But rein in expectations of returns as valuations are elevated this year.

Favour equities over bonds in 2018, says UOB Private Bank's CIO

FAVOUR equities over fixed income in 2018, says UOB Private Bank chief investment officer Neo Teng Hwee. But rein in expectations of returns as valuations are elevated this year.
TRUSTED ADVISER

Playing by the rules

Setting ground rules to deal with conflicts helps families stay together and preserve wealth
ASSET MANAGER

Focusing on value

Performance fee structure aligns with investor interests, says Aggregate Asset Management
SPOTLIGHT: CHATRI SITYODTONG & SAURABH MITTAL

Kicking off a storm

Initially among the poorest of Harvard students, Chatri Sityodtong and Saurabh Mittal have fought their way to become partners in ONE Championship

Editor's note

RAGS to riches aptly describes the life trajectories of business partners and fast friends Chatri Sityodtong and Saurabh Mittal.
PHILANTHROPY

Building a legacy of giving

Keith Chua, trustee of the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Trust Fund, believes that everyone has the capacity to give back to society

Singapore in top 10 in terms of average wealth per adult

WEALTH in Singapore has grown relatively slowly in local currency terms since 2012, but the average wealth per adult here remains high, putting it at ninth spot globally.

Singapore in top 10 in terms of average wealth per adult

WEALTH in Singapore has grown relatively slowly in local currency terms since 2012, but the average wealth per adult here remains high, putting it at ninth spot globally.

Still room for growth in Singapore, says Prudential Corp Asia chief

PRUDENTIAL in Singapore plans to expand its presence in the group insurance and the high net worth client segments.

Emerging market debt in sweet spot: Blackrock

THE emerging market debt asset class is in a sweet spot, says Blackrock's managing director and product strategist for emerging market debt Ernesto Bettoni, thanks partly to synchronised global growth...

One in two wealthy Asians has no retirement plan: survey

ALMOST half of wealthy and ultra-wealthy individuals in Asia do not have a retirement plan in place, a survey by Transamerica Life (Bermuda) Ltd and Asian Private Banker has found.

UBS rolls out next-gen global operating platform

UBS has rolled out a globally unified new operating platform in Singapore that is expected to yield significant client and scale benefits.

Living it up? It'll cost more now in Singapore

SINGAPORE has dropped a notch in Julius Baer's Lifestyle Index in 2017. But at third place, it remains one of the costliest places in Asia for luxurious living...

Vickers Venture raises US$230m for its largest VC fund yet

VICKERS Venture Partners has raised US$230 million for its fifth fund, more money than it has raised in four other funds since its founding in 2005.
TRUSTED ADVISER

The family business that lasts

Communicating about key issues is crucial if the family business is to survive the test of time, says consultant Peter Leach
ASSET MANAGER

A passion for China

The emerging markets, particularly China, and gender diversity are on the mind of Eastspring Investments' Virginie Maisonneuve...

Editor's note

Having built a successful career at Goldman Sachs, Melvyn Pun, chief executive of Yoma Strategic Holdings, faced a dilemma that many other second or third generation scions of wealth owners grapple with.
SPOTLIGHT: MELVYN PUN

Bracing for competition

Yoma Strategic Holdings CEO Melvyn Pun’s sights are on the next couple of years when he expects an influx of foreign investors in Myanmar

Strong investment performance lifts global wealth

STRONG investment performance buoyed the wealth of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) globally, driving a global wealth expansion of 8.2 per cent in 2016 compared to 4 per cent previously, despite a slight deceleration in the Asia-Pacific.

Asia ex-Japan financial assets rise 15%: Allianz

FINANCIAL assets in Asia ex-Japan expanded by an impressive 15 per cent, more than twice the global average growth of 7.1 per cent, a study by Allianz has found.

Robust growth in Asia ex-Japan financial assets in 2016: Allianz study

FINANCIAL assets in Asia ex-Japan expanded by an impressive 15 per cent last year, more than twice the global average growth of 7.1 per cent, a study by Allianz Global has found.

Alternative assets account for bulk of inflows to Singapore funds: MAS

SINGAPORE's fund management industry posted a respectable 7 per cent growth in assets to S$2.7 trillion in 2016, thanks in large part to improved valuations. ...

Assets in Singapore family offices close to global average

SINGAPORE'S ultra-rich families today manage their wealth with a decidedly professional tinge: more assets are being handled professionally, and over two-thirds of these families are actively planning succession...

Average assets in Singapore family offices nearly double those in Asia-Pacific

ULTRA wealthy families in Singapore have entrusted more of their assets to family offices (FOs), compared to the rest of the Asia-Pacific.