UBS has been authorised by China's securities regulator to take a controlling stake in a local business, making the Swiss giant the first foreign bank allowed to do so under new rules...

BANKERS here are hopeful that more foreign issuers will be making a beeline for the local debt market, in light of some major deals recently.

INCREASED political threats - not just limited to a potential full-blown trade war, but also including developments in Europe and the US - are changing the way central banks and sovereign wealth...

STARTUPS

INVESTING in unicorns - the holy grail for investors - is both challenging and risky. But this may be overcome by a systematic, diversified approach of investing with top-quartile venture capital...

BILLIONAIRE wealth posted its "greatest ever" increase last year, rising 19 per cent to US$8.9 trillion, thanks to robust growth in the Asia-Pacific - in particular, China. ...

SWISS investment bank UBS has appointed industry veteran Edmund Koh as the first Singaporean president of UBS Asia Pacific, promoting him from his previous position as head of wealth management for...

[ZURICH] UBS, Switzerland's biggest bank, posted a surprise 32 per cent rise in third-quarter net profit amid a bumper quarter for its investment bank and said it aims to grow wealth management...

NEWS ANALYSIS

NEWS of a foreign wealth manager being denied exit from China last week is raising concerns for global private banks, as they seek to tap trillions of dollars of wealth offshore in the face of...

INVESTING in health technology (healthtech) is shaping up to be the next big thing for Asia's wealthiest...