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Insurers are looking for new ways into China’s underserved market, yet a successful digital strategy will not only require investment but the right type of partnership.
As Asia's high net worth community has grown and evolved, so has its wealth management needs. As part of this change, traditional insurance providers are looking to play a larger role.
As the wealth management industry consolidates and established private banks grow larger or specialise, clients can look for value in the growth of advisory services.
Insights on the latest developments in Hong Kong's crowdfunding scene
Snap elections pit Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) against Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike's insurgent Party of Hope on October 22. With snap election pitting Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) against a new and insurgent political force on October 22, Japan's business leaders show little appetite for unpredictability.
Strained wealth management industry looks to digital solutions Private bankers looking to grow in Asia are investing heavily in innovation to stave off disruption, at the same time firms are also turning to technology to tackle more fundamental issues in the industry Credit Suisse become the latest bank to try and woo Asia's tech-savvy, high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) in June with the launch of its private banking platform in Hong Kong via a new app.
Japan approved new carrot-and-stick tax measures to bring corporate tax down to 25% for companies that raise wages by 3%, and to as low as 20% for those that invest in new technologies such as ICT and internet-of-things, on Thursday.
Asian Venture Capital Journal
Restructuring is a compelling story in Japanese private equity, but deal access is constrained by perception issues and government-linked competition. Will there be anything left for foreign players?
A number of accounting scandals involving India-based private equity portfolio companies has contributed to the erosion of investor con dence in the country. Due diligence processes are being tightened in response.
The low-hanging fruit created by the post-global nancial crisis troubles of highly-leveraged Australian companies has mostly been picked. Distress investors are looking in smaller and less obvious places
India's public markets are at record highs, but IPO activity remains lackluster. Investors want an overhaul of the listings approval process and a regulatory system that is suited to PE and VC-backed companies
The start-up accelerator can offer attractive opportunities for early-stage investors but the business model is still in its infancy and educating potential backers can still be a challenge
Several large funding rounds – plus the birth of a new bank – have shown how far India’s micro nance institutions have come in just four years. But more is to come, and more VC backing will be required
Global fund-of-funds are looking to scale up and become more diversified, while many of their smaller counterparts are pursuing niche strategies. Is the model in a state of decline or a state of revolution?
A common claim that comes at the crossroads of technology and finance is that eventually most people will be replaced by machines. It's not a matter of 'if', it
This week we learned that actor Robert Downey Jr. and R&B singer Usher are investing in Masterclass, a startup offering interactive video courses with st
The biggest victims of the RMB50 billion ($7.6 billion) Ponzi scam recently uncovered in China are, of course, the 900,000 investors who entrusted their money t
For every success on a new frontier there is also a horror story. For many Bitcoin users that horror was Mt. Gox, the Japanese Bitcoin exchange that went from handling 70% of all bitcoin transactions in early 2013 to losing $473 million of the cryptocurrency a year later.
It has been a busy year for fintech. Here we look at some of the major advances in regulation, technology, and business, across payments, lending, and robo-advi
This is the second part of our look back at the main fintech trends of 2015; the first part - on payments, lending, and robo-advisors - is here. Blockchain
LIVE animal exports from the Port of Ramsgate have today been suspended with immediate effect following yesterday's lamb massacre, writes Andrew Woodman. Thant District Council (TDC), which put the temporary ban in place, says it will only be lifted once suitable facilities are in place.
A GRANDMOTHER from Ramsgate placed a £5 bet that her grandson would win a medal at the Olympics, but when he bagged an historic bronze for Team GB bookies refused to cough up. Stories picked up by:...
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