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From Comment / Editor's Analysis July 3, 2014

Private banks ready to scale back and shift online

A period of consolidation is underway as banks refocus efforts on their most profitable markets

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From Comment / Consultants' Corner June 24, 2014

Asia’s personnel problems approach crisis point

Unless the number of quality relationship managers in Asia increases, private banks are likely to put greater resources into digital alternatives

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis June 2, 2014

Clients in danger of losing in private banking kickabout

Clients could end up with higher fees as private banks pull out of their unprofitable regions and implement new business models

From Comment / Great Debate May 27, 2014

Will Ukraine prove to be the catalyst for another crisis?

Saxo Bank’s Steen Jakobsen and Mark Burgess of Threadneedle discuss whether the Ukraine crisis will have much broader implications

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From Comment / Consultants' Corner May 27, 2014

World’s wealthy switch on to digital finance

Wealthy individuals are placing ever more importance on digital technology in managing their financial affairs, but trusted advisers still have a role to play

Chloé Koos Dunand, Pictet
From Comment / Great Debate May 8, 2014

Should investors hang onto their pots of gold?

Pictet’s Chloé Koos Dunand and Ani Markova of Smith & Williamson discuss what role gold should be playing in portfolios

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis April 28, 2014

Wealth players tune into big brand beat

With banks looking to deal with fewer providers and clients finding comfort in brand names, the biggest fund houses are on the up

Jim Hamel, Artisan Partners
From Comment / Great Debate April 7, 2014

Go for growth or value in a global upturn?

Jim Hamel of Artisan Partners and ING's Nicolas Simar discuss whether investors should head for growth or value-oriented stocks

From Comment / Consultants' Corner March 24, 2014

Swiss banks reeling as US tax deal begins to bite

Swiss banks are seeing their reputations take a battering as they face up to US charges of tax evasion, yet they have no option but to comply with the authorities

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis March 21, 2014

Société Générale's return home a sign of things to come

SocGen’s sale of its Asian private banking unit to DBS marks a change of emphasis for the bank and could be the first of many

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