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Motley Fool's exit a dent to independent research

THE Motley Fool's impending closure has got the market abuzz with discussion about the shrinking pool of independent research, with some pondering why the investment advisory firm is regulated...

Retail Reits should be able to weather e-commerce threat

TWO years since it made its foray into the local market, e-commerce giant Amazon has expanded its offerings with the launch of its Singapore website, which could put pressure on some retailers....

Number of China's ultra-wealthy slips in 2019

THE number of ultra-wealthy individuals dipped in China this year, a report said on Thursday, as the government seeks to rebalance the economy and tackle high levels of toxic debt.

Family office advisers report rising interest from clients in quitting Hong Kong

SERVICE providers to some of Asia's wealthiest families say they are fielding a rising number of calls about shifting away from Hong Kong, with some already moving money to Singapore-based banks...

Office of the Future

DREAD GOING TO work? Maybe you have too much on your plate. Or maybe it’s the workplace itself, where too much noise or visual distractions, insufficient meeting rooms and collaboration spaces can...

China using economic muscle to bend Western companies to its will

LONG before Daryl Morey's fateful tweet - the one that set the NBA on a collision course with China - the country already had a history of employing economic might to twist corporate arms in Asia...

GIC, Temasek help drive sovereign funds' M&A deals to $34b in Q3

LONDON • Sovereign wealth funds increased their merger and acquisition (M&A) activity to US$24.6 billion (S$34 billion) in the third quarter, propelled by deals involving Singapore's GIC and...

Ex-billionaire Shivinder Singh arrested on charges of fraud

[MUMBAI] Police in New Delhi have arrested former billionaire Shivinder Singh and three others on charges of siphoning funds and fraudulently diverting nearly US$337 million from a lender they...

Head honcho of watchmaker Audemars Piguet unfazed by strong reaction to its new Code 11.59 collection

SINGAPORE - Mr Francois-Henry Bennahmias straightens up in his seat, squares his shoulders and thrusts out his chest.

JPMorgan launches trust company in Singapore for Asia's ultra-rich families

JPMORGAN is launching a trust company in Singapore to support the private bank’s clients and their families in administering their wealth and planning for succession, it announced on Thursday.

 

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