A RECURRING theme among some market observers is how complacent equity investors are today. A statistic often used as evidence is the US S&P 500 market-implied volatility, or VIX, index. When...

GENERATING income and investing for the long term can be challenging as investors need to identify the right opportunities. Linking long-term trends to concrete investment opportunities geared to...

WITH US equities almost up double-digits year-to-date, Asian investors have been watching developments in two aspects: fundamentals and policies.

GENDER gaps exist in virtually every country. Across the world, women are paid less than men, receive fewer employment opportunities, and face greater obstacles on their way up the career ladder....

WHY has inflation not picked up despite falling unemployment in the US? Is the reflation trade over? Why have global markets ignored this?

THE big themes in asset markets have run their course. The crises trades - bargain hunting on the global financial crisis and the euro area debt crisis - are history. The reflation trade has...

PHILANTHROPY is a key ingredient in family harmony, unity and continuity as it contributes to effective family governance. It can play an integral role in expressing values and encouraging family...

THE year so far has seen economic activity pick up and growth rebound, though not for the reasons most expected.

DIGITAL is certainly apparent in our everyday lives, making it easier and faster than ever to connect and interact especially when it comes to transactions such as booking airline tickets and...

WHETHER it was organic growth or via acquisitions or a combination of both, Asia-Pacific private banks continue to perform, with double digit gains in revenue and assets under management, even as...