Wealth Management

Are managed futures the way forward?

Demand is growing for managed futures’ “attractive, consistent, and well-correlated returns over time”

Notz Stucki's Paolo Faraone and CM Capital Markets' Tomas Saldaña and Manel Sarabia discuss bringing real-time transparency to the managed futures industry. Demand for managed futures has grown in recent years. Here to tell us about some of these ...

New market circumstances forced a rethink for companies and investors involved in European real estate. Those quick to adapt are likely to reap the rewards in the not-so-distant future

Europe’s real estate industry goes from strength to strength

New market circumstances forced a rethink for companies and investors involved in European real estate. Those quick to adapt are likely to reap the rewards in the not-so-distant future

The real estate investment industry in Europe is booming. In recent years, it has seen record levels of cash being ploughed into the market, much of it emanating from Asian investors looking to secure core assets in some of the regions most admired cities...

Notz Stucki: diversification is the key to success

Investment in managed futures has increased substantially in recent years. World Finance spoke to Paolo Faraone, CEO of Notz Stucki Europe, and Manel Sarabia, Head of the Quantitative Department at CM Capital Markets, to ask why

The commodity trading advisor (CTA) sector has in recent months posted a string of impressive returns, with falling oil prices playing into the hands of those utilising the strategy and hoping to capitalise on budding investment opportunities. By identify...

HSBC retirement report: onus now on individuals to prepare

World Finance speaks to Michael Schweitzer, Global Head of Sales and Distribution at HSBC to discuss what its latest report means for pensioners

Now is the time for Nordic pension innovation, says Nordea Liv

Norway’s leading pensions provider, Nordea Liv, is not resting on its laurels, but forging ahead with a swathe of innovative new products

Will copying the Dutch pension system help the UK?

Pension reforms in Britain aim to copy a 70-year-old system that works well in the Netherlands. But will its implementation prove as successful today?

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

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

Finanz Konzept: masters of the EU asset management market

Even in spite of the global financial crisis, investors like Finanz Konzept have been able to successfully navigate the European asset management market

Emerging markets key to high returns, says Argo

Argo – the alternative asset management firm – has been investing in emerging market distressed securities for over ten years, with great results

Sarasohn-Kahn: We don’t believe in healthcare for everyone

Obamacare was implemented in 2010 and is now in full swing, but is it the success the US president says or a black hole for money?

As China booms, do you need renminbi insurance?

BOC Life Assurance’s Terry Lo updates World Finance on the Hong Kong insurance market

Etiqa leads the Malaysian insurance market

The insurance sector in Malaysia is growing fast, though the opportunities will only come to those with an understanding of the local market

New market circumstances forced a rethink for companies and investors involved in European real estate. Those quick to adapt are likely to reap the rewards in the not-so-distant future

Europe’s real estate industry goes from strength to strength

New market circumstances forced a rethink for companies and investors involved in European real estate. Those quick to adapt are likely to reap the rewards in the not-so-distant future

CapitaLand expands its focus on integrated developments in Asia

Against the backdrop of urbanisation, one of Asia’s largest real estate companies has shown how it pays to seize endless opportunities for integrated developments

Bribery plagues Hong Kong’s real estate market

Bribery has exposed Hong Kong’s precarious real estate market. The government needs to ensure it levels the playing field in an increasingly pricey market

Amid mounting pressure last year, the US launched a supposed crackdown on tax inversion. But it might not have been as far-reaching as was made out, and with good reason

America’s crackdown on tax avoidance: will it work?

Amid mounting pressure last year, the US launched a supposed crackdown on tax inversion. But it might not have been as far-reaching as was made out, and with good reason

Intercorp: Multi-jurisdictional legislation pays off

The tax management profession in Brazil is thriving, and one firm that has risen above the rest in this sphere is Intercorp Group

PwC Sweden on the OECD’s tax action plan

World Finance speaks to PwC Sweden about whether the OECD’s 15-point tax action plan will reduce tax avoidance