Wealth Management

Tax in Argentina: GNP Group on reducing fiscal pressure

Argentina has the highest tax pressure in Latin America – but the complexity of the system provides opportunities for savings

The tax burden in Latin American countries has been on the rise since 2002. In Argentina, that marks the end of the country's great depression, when a focus on improving tax collection helped the government spend its way back to growth. Nearly 15 years la...

Greece needs stability; Brexit would ruin that – Attica Wealth Management

Greece has green shoots on the horizon, but its economy is still fragile, sas Theodore Krintas and Stelios Stylianidis of Attica Wealth Management

The global economy got off to a subdued start in 2016, with investment sentiment in Europe reacting demurely to the uncertain climate. Theodore Krintas and Stelios Stylianidis of Attica Wealth Management talk about Greece’s green shoots, the disruption ...

Pfizer pulls out of the Allergan acquisition in light of US drive to stop tax inversion

Pfizer Allergan merger is off

Pfizer pulls out of the Allergan acquisition in light of US drive to stop tax inversion

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has withdrawn from its $160bn takeover of Allergan, thus drawing a close to what would have been the biggest merger in the industry’s history. The deal's termination is being hailed as a huge win for the Barack Obama regim...

Retirement unattainable for many

Retirement is unattainable for two in five workers who want it, and nearly one in five retirees think they will never be able to fully give up work. Those are the findings of HSBC’s latest Future of Retirement report

World Pension Summit 2015: Building better pensions

Highlights from the World Pension Summit 2015, including the winner of the World Pension Summit Innovation Award 2015

World Pension Summit 2015: How will impact investing change pensions?

Pension funds are starting to measure the impact their investments are having on society, explain delegates at the World Pension Summit 2015

Global markets are approaching a turning point, and hedge funds could benefit greatly as a result, according to World Finance’s Hedge Fund Personality of the Year

Hedge Fund Personality of the Year: Maggie Rokkum-Testi

Global markets are approaching a turning point, and hedge funds could benefit greatly as a result, according to World Finance’s Hedge Fund Personality of the Year

China has “no safe places to invest”, says Bridgewater

Turmoil in the Chinese stock market means China is no longer a safe place to invest, says Bridgewater hedge fund

Chiliogon Asia on the Asian credit market and its risks

A recent spat of volatility has made investing in the Asian credit market even more challenging than before, as Chew Heng Yong and Roger Carlson attest, but the alternative investment industry shows positive results

Don’t treat Turkey as any other emerging market – Zurich Turkey

Yılmaz Yıldız, CEO of Zurich Turkey, explains why Turkey stands out from the emerging market crowd

CommInsure admits to failing heart attack victims

The Commonwealth Bank’s insurance arm has been accused of avoiding and unfairly rejecting claims

Is the Taiwanese insurance industry set to dominate Asia?

Fubon Life Insurance executive vice president Tsai-Ling Chao explains why Taiwan’s insurance penetration is the highest in the world

Middle East paves the way for a diverse real estate market

Ahmad Kasem of United Real Estate Company says Middle Eastern governments have pushed to remove all barriers to overseas real estate investors

Ascott REIT on target for S$6bn assets as Asia’s hospitality market booms

Ascott Residence Trust Management CEO Ronald Tay says new acquisitions and hot growth in Asia will see Ascott meet its target

Dynamic growth from continent to continent

Ascott Residence Trust Management was the world’s first Pan-Asian serviced residence real estate investment trust (REIT) when it was listed. A number of recent acquisitions show its commitment to a global portfolio

Tax in Argentina: GNP Group on reducing fiscal pressure

Argentina has the highest tax pressure in Latin America – but the complexity of the system provides opportunities for savings

Pfizer Allergan merger is off

Pfizer pulls out of the Allergan acquisition in light of US drive to stop tax inversion

Panama Papers leaked

Leaked documents from a specialist offshore tax haven law firm have named dozens of leading world figures as clients