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Michael Blake, UBP
From Regions / Asia / China December 17, 2018

UBP bets on Hong Kong hub to open up Asia

Many European banks have struggled to make headway in Asia but Mike Blake, who runs UBP’s operations in the region, is in expansionary mood

Frank Zhang, China AM
From Regions / Asia / China December 17, 2018

Asian wealth management industry comes of age

Private banks active in Asia must contend with turbulent markets and ongoing recruitment problems in their quest to forge deeper relationships with clients

Lee Wong, Lombard Odier
From Regions / Asia December 17, 2018

ESG and private equity dominate Far Eastern family forum debate

Family offices across Asia are building networks of like-minded individuals in order to swap ideas and find investment partners   

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From Regions / Asia / Singapore December 17, 2018

Hong Kong and Singapore face off over fintech

In terms of technology, Hong Kong has fallen behind both mainland China and rival Singapore. But the territory has a habit of reinventing itself

Keyu Jin, LSE
From Regions / Asia / China November 14, 2018

Trade war a symptom of changing relationship between China and the US

In the short-term, the trade spat with the US could prove damaging to China, but the picture changes further down the line

Josef Stadler, UBS
From Regions / Asia / China October 31, 2018

China drives global billionaire wealth to new highs

Entrepreneurship and the growing emergence of China were the biggest drivers of global billionaire wealth in 2017, which has reached almost $9tn

Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Goldman Sachs
From Regions / Asia / China July 6, 2018

Should high net worth clients really risk exposure to emerging markets?

Developing economies have endured a turbulent few months, but even over the longer term they tend to display more volatility than developed markets. Are high net worth investors better off avoiding them completely?

Luca Paolini, Pictet Asset Management
From Regions / Asia / China June 22, 2018

Fintech on Friday: Emerging markets becoming centres of innovation

The technology sector has been a big driver of emerging market returns of late and there are now signs that these economies are becoming innovation hubs in their own right

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From Regions / Asia / China February 21, 2018

Asia can set tails wagging in Chinese Year of the Dog

There are huge opportunities to be found across Asia, but both local and global investors risk missing out 

Daryl Liew
From Regions / Asia February 21, 2018

Asian private banks struggle to bridge talent gap

Asian clients are developing increasingly complex needs and demanding more from their wealth managers, making the shortage of experienced relationship managers a growing concern for private banks

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