Mandela’s solid gold hand

Bitcoin used for ‘Golden Hands’ as crypto craze meets Mandela art

TORONTO • It’s one of the more unusual deals in the art world. After more than a decade, an Alberta businessman has finally found a buyer for his prized ...

Wall Street positive on Goldman CEO swap

NEW YORK • Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s choice of COO David Solomon to eventually succeed Lloyd Blankfein as CEO is winning accolades on Wall Street.
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The rich aren’t happy with NZ foreign bolthole ban

They say banning house sales to foreigners could hurt the country’s reputation and turn wealthy investors away
WELLINGTON • Rich-listers like ...

Wright sued over RM19.6b bitcoin fraud

DELAWARE • Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed inventor of bitcoin, is accused of swindling more than US$5 billion (RM19.55 billion) worth of the ...
Suisse Group AG

Ex-Credit Suisse banker cites stress in fraud trial

Lescaudron says that starting in 2008, he began to fake orders, cutting out signature and pasting it onto fake orders
GENEVA • A former Credit Suisse ...

Missing Sheikh, ‘intercepted’ planes reignite Gulf Arab row

DUBAI • Mysterious goings-on allegedly involving the forcible detention of a Qatari royal and intercepted Bahrain-bound planes have escalated the feud ...
Steve Cohen

Cohen to return with help of Big Brother oversight

The billionaire looks to be trying to ensure that no one ever calls his new venture a ‘criminal enterprise’
NEW YORK • Behind Steve Cohen’s hedge fund ...

Macau casino revenue miss signals more volatility with VIP surge

HONG KONG • When high rollers are the biggest drivers of Macau’s casino revenue, it’s much harder for analysts to predict betting results.
The hub’s ...

Bank of Singapore hires private bankers for Mideast wealth

The bank plans to hire about 20 relationship managers in 2018 to cater to non-resident Indians and rich people in the Arab world
Uday Kotak

Richest Asian banker sees once-in-lifetime chance

Billionaire Kotak is salivating on the govt’s attempt to finally draw a line under delinquent loans
MUMBAI • For India, it’s a US$207 billion ...

Thailand mints 2nd billionaire

HONG KONG • A well-timed decision more than a decade ago to abandon coal in time for Thailand’s natural-gas boom is poised to make Sarath Ratanavadi the ...
Prince Mohammed Salman

Saudi corruption purge snares RM140b of net worth

The arrests to fight against corruption have led the govt to freeze the accounts of the more than 3 dozen men detained
Dubai • Crown Prince Mohammed ...