Who's Who in Private Banking (July 2019)

Jul 31, 2019 05:50 AM

Still upbeat about Asia Pacific prospects

TO SAY 2019 has been tough is stating the obvious. Still, private bankers say one should not overstate the...

The changing face of philanthropy

PHILANTHROPY as we know it is changing. The traditional practice of cheque-giving is making way for the likes of impact investing and venture philanthropy as the wealthy seek newer, more collaborative ways to give back to society - a trend that's especially prevalent amongst the next-gen, who tend to pursue purpose in their endeavours.

Why borrowing makes sense as a financial strategy

THE global tilt towards dovish monetary policies, alongside easing China-US trade tensions, has been positive for risk assets. It has also increased the allure of borrowing.

Make your investments sustainable

SUSTAINABLE investing is an investment approach. This approach takes into account environmental, social and governance factors in addition to traditional financial criteria in portfolio selection and management. Today the question has evolved from "Why should I?" to "How do I?".

The new and promising landscape of wealth management in Asia

FOR the Asian wealth management industry, the first half of 2019 was dominated by geo-political events and a constant news cycle of trade related policies, with client activity only picking up markedly in the second quarter.

Brave new world of 5G investing

The writer is Chief Market Strategist, Southeast Asia, HSBC Private Banking

Growing interest in sustainable investing

IN OUR recent mid-year outlook event held in Singapore in early July, our clients raised and voted on the questions that interested them most. Two popular questions asked were how they could get started in sustainable and impact investing, and what type of products and services are already available. This reflects a growing interest in sustainable investing in Singapore, and Asia more broadly, albeit from a low base.