Wealth (April 2015)

SPOTLIGHT

Doctor with heart

Cardiologist Michael Lim is set on helping patients and stays constantly abreast of medical developments to be at the forefront of his field

FOR many wealthy families, the idea of setting up a family office may seem an attractive, even logical, step.

FAMILY OFFICES

Interest in family offices among Asians has grown, stemming from a desire to professionalise family structures

TRUST MATTERS

Family purpose is gaining importance in defining a family’s identity and charting the best possible course for its future

PHILANTHROPY

Community Foundation of Singapore chief Catherine Loh shares how the charity bridges the gap between philanthropists and community needs

ASIAN EQUITIES

External and domestic factors, coupled with attractive valuations, may drive Asian equities to outperform global markets in 2015

ASSET ALLOCATION

Global landscape remains challenging with low rates and liquidity conditions further distorting asset prices

ROUNDTABLE

Investors are finding the search for yield a challenge in a 'lowflation' environment. Against this backdrop, our panellists share their insights on the asset classes most likely to do well

COMMODITIES

Despite signs of stabilisation, the likelihood of a swift comeback in commodities remains slim as physical markets continue to grapple with a supply glut

CURRENCIES

Understanding the product and risks and having a stringent risk and money management strategy are paramount

ASSET MANAGER

Threadneedle Investments Singapore’s Ng Soo Nam shares his views on the Asian equities market and the Asia Contrarian Equity Fund

REAL ESTATE

Knight Frank’s Wealth Report 2015 shows the wealthy’s continuing interest in real estate

LIFESTYLE

Pampering ultra high-net-worth passengers is the way to go for airlines in the fight for the First Class dollar

ULTRA WEALTH

Wendy O’Neill, a fifth-generation Rockefeller and chairman of the Asian Cultural Council, speaks about her family’s deep appreciation for Asian culture