Private banks see programmes for scions of the ultra wealthy as an imperative feature of a comprehensive service offering
Aug 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Lessons from 1MDB: Can long-time customers be trusted?

FINANCIAL irregularities involving Malaysian state investment company, 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), have cast the...
Aug 18, 2018 05:50 AM

US homebuilding slowing; labour market strong

US homebuilding rebounded less than expected from a nine-month low in July, suggesting the housing market was likely to...
Aug 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Investing with perfect hindsight

A COUNTRY'S gross domestic product (GDP) growth announcement is one of the most heavily analysed economic data...
Aug 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Traders seeking refuge from volatility will find it in Egypt

EGYPT has transformed into a haven for debt investors from a crisis zone in less than two years.
Aug 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Wrong for investors to dismiss inflation threat

EARLIER this year, the big fear was that inflation was going to surge, led by the
Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM
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What's fuelling the growing appetite for Asian bonds?

The financial crisis that affected Asia in the 1990s scarred both the region and its governments, prompting politicians...
Aug 11, 2018 05:50 AM

Trade tension has been a catalyst for nervousness in regional equity markets

US-CHINA trade tensions have dominated news flow and market sentiment for the better half of 2018, and this has been a...
Aug 11, 2018 05:50 AM

A closer look at the US-China trade war

IT SEEMS that the US is winning in its trade war. Since tensions started boiling over into real actions this year, the...


Aug 18, 2018 02:32 PM

More than 320 dead in India flood crisis

[KOCHI, India] Pressure intensified Saturday to save thousands still trapped by devastating floods that have killed...
Aug 18, 2018 02:07 PM

Venezuela hikes salaries in 95% devaluation amid hyperinflation

[CARACAS] Venezuela devalued its currency by about 95 per cent ahead of the Aug 20 rollout of a new bolivar, while...
Aug 18, 2018 01:50 PM

Chinese plane pulled from mud at Philippine airport

[MANILA] A Chinese plane that slid off the runway at Manila airport was removed from the muddy spot where it had been...
Aug 18, 2018 12:31 PM

North Korea presses demand for end of Korean War amid talk of Pompeo visit

[SEOUL] North Korea pressed its demand Friday that the United States agree to declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War...


Europe’s safe haven

For urban living of the highest standard, look no further than Berlin, the city famed for its...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 05:50

Fierce competition among developers may be why fresh curbs are needed

Same facts, different interpretations.
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 05:50

No rationale for tough cooling measures: Redas

THE government's latest measures to cool the private residential market drew a sharp response...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 05:50

Luxe properties in demand

Knight Frank's data offers insight into luxury home price performance and underlines how...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 05:50

Robust outlook for Asia's wealthy

Property in the US and UK is a hot investment favourite.


Aug 7, 2018

Bite-sized investments with a bang

The spotlight is on private equity investment, and it is a modest segment of a client’s overall asset allocation at UBP


Aug 7, 2018

An integral piece of the puzzle

Sustainability is hot-wired into the DNA of LGT Group and it manages roughly US$6.2b in dedicated sustainable investment solutions

Higher revenue, better margins push Cortina Holdings' Q1 net profit up by 77%

LUXURY watch retailer Cortina Holdings saw first-quarter earnings surging on higher turnover,...