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From Regions / Europe / Switzerland 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

From Regions / Europe / Russia March 21, 2014

Russian incursion felt far beyond Ukraine’s borders

The economic fallout of Russia’s actions in Ukraine will affect not only individuals and businesses in the two countries, but global financial centres

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From Regions / Asia / Singapore 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

Frédéric Pérard, BNP Paribas
From Regions / Europe / Luxembourg March 12, 2014

Uneven road ahead for Luxembourg’s global gateway

Luxembourg is expecting a surge in business as AIFMD takes hold, while emerging market institutions are increasingly active in the Duchy. But BNP Paribas’ Frédéric Pérard warns of clouds gathering on the horizon

Fan Jiang, JP Morgan Private Bank
From Regions / Europe / Ireland March 10, 2014

Clear benefits tempt private investors back to hedge funds

Hedge funds can play an important role in preserving and growing capital, but despite huge interest from institutional investors, the events of 2008 still loom large in private clients’ memories

Ineke Valke, Theodoor Gilissen
From Regions / Asia / Korea (South) March 4, 2014

Should investors still favour emerging economies?

Ineke Valke of Theodoor Gilissen and BlackRock’s Jeff Shen discuss the role emerging markets should be playing in portfolios

Scilla Huang Sun, Swiss & Global
From Regions / Asia / China February 25, 2014

Luxury loses some lustre amid emerging market woes

Luxury brands have flourished in recent years, but how will they be affected by the slowdown in emerging markets and the Chinese government’s crackdown on excess?

Kurt Feuerman AllianceBernstein
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / USA February 24, 2014

US economy edging back towards normal

US stockmarkets have had a shaky start to the year but fund managers remain convinced that the economic recovery will continue and equities should do well

From Regions / Europe / Germany February 11, 2014

Credit Suisse offloads German operations

The sale of Credit Suisse’s private banking operations in Germany has come as something of a surprise, but the country remains a tough nut for foreign banks to crack

Joohee An, Mirae Asset Global Asset Management
From Regions / Asia / China February 10, 2014

Value still available amid Asian consumer boom

Investors are drawn to the dramatic rise of the Asian consumer, but is the best way to access this trend via regional companies on the way up or through established global brands?

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