Asia appears to be relatively resilient in the face of global uncertainty – there are still numerous good investment ideas in the region, particularly in Southeast Asia, where the economies are still developing.
The study, titled "The Futurewealth Report: The Digital World of the Futurewealthy," surveyed 3,477 respondents from across the world with an average $1.9 million in assets.
He has often been embroiled in controversy – being both outspoken about the banking industry, but facing accusations that he failed to take appropriate pre-emptive action to lessen the impact of the financial crisis.
Should taxpayers in debtor countries expect 'solidarity' – or, more bluntly, money – from taxpayers in creditor countries?
Douglas Flint, the chairman of HSBC, is pushing for bankers to take an oath similar to that sworn by doctors as part of radical plans to overhaul the way the profession is viewed in the wake of the financial crisis and successive banking scandals.
Self-confidence and betting on long odds are part of their DNA and so, while expecting the financial industry to slash bonuses this year, many bankers think it will not happen to them.
The head of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King, has told MPs that the culture at the big investment banks has changed.
While a 12-hour meeting between EU authorities and the IMF failed to reach agreement on releasing the next bailout tranche to Greece, we think this is merely a delay and funds will be forthcoming following the Greek parliament’s approval of further