Wealths

SoftBank’s Son sees profit surging amid scrutiny over Saudi ties

SoftBank’s Son sees profit surging amid scrutiny over Saudi ties
Tokyo • SoftBank Group Corp founder Masayoshi Son is starting to see the benefits of ...

Bill Gates aims to save RM972b by reinventing the toilet

Sydney • Bill Gates thinks toilets are a serious business, and he’s betting big that a reinvention of this most essential of conveniences can save a half ...

Europe’s worst currency is still strong a decade after crisis

By BLOOMBERG
London • Iceland’s krona isn’t having a meltdown. The krona is the world’s second worst-performing currency this month, only above the ...

How Jack Ma became the role model for China’s start-up generation

As Ma makes plans to leave Alibaba, his legacy will be an enduring one
By BLOOMBERG / Pic By TMR Hong Kong • Long before he became China’s most ...

Singapore plans new bill to attract more of world’s millions

Singapore • Singapore, one of the world’s easiest places to do business, is making it simpler for investment managers to register funds locally as the ...

DBS starts Wealth Chat service using WhatsApp, WeChat platforms

Singapore • DBS Group Holdings Ltd, South-East Asia’s biggest bank, unveiled a service that will allow wealthy clients to interact with their relationship ...

For the world’s super rich, litigation funding is the new black

We believe there is a large amount of capital looking to enter this market, says analyst
Sydney • When shares of AMP Ltd plunged earlier this year ...

Asia’s richest banker may acquire rivals after RBI’s rebuff

Mumbai • A rebuff from the regulator may set Asia’s richest banker Uday Kotak (picture) on a US$17 billion (RM69.7 billion) acquisition trail, as he seeks ...

World’s top activist fund eyes Singapore bank

Singapore • The world’s best- performing activist fund returned 103% in seven months by targeting mainly smaller Asian companies in industries from ...

Credit Suisse gives investors reason to stay on revenue gain

The firm has slashed expenses and cut thousands of jobs, with Thiam saying it will return cash to shareholders once the turnaround is complete
Zurich ...

StanChart’s surging costs hinder profit growth

London • Standard Chartered plc (StanChart) CEO Bill Winters is struggling to contain rising costs at the emerging markets (EMs) lender, which are ...

Outflows rock fund managers as Europe’s US$1t dream fades

London • Asset managers across Europe have long had their work cut out, with margins being squeezed and regulations pushing up costs. Now, add this to ...