Wealth Management

Part 2: The malignancy of uncertainty

World Finance speaks with Kevin Gardiner author of Making Sense of Markets, who says fortune favours the brave, and economic imbalances are choking Greece

Author looks at austerity and lack of hopes for prosperity across the EU may squeeze Greece further Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Part 1: The malignancy of negativity

World Finance speaks with Kevin Gardiner author of Making Sense of Markets, who says the greatest enemy to markets is pessimism

The doom and gloom strangling global markets is stifling growth and further widespread pessimism is forcing investors to miss out on valuable opportunities. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

It’s easy to say ‘Save for the future': Brazil’s pension challenge

Brazil’s history of hyper-inflation has created a generation without long-term financial planning skills, says Alfredo Lalia

Brazil's pension system is one of the most generous in the world - and with its ageing population, increasingly overburdened. Alfredo Lalia, CEO of HSBC Insurance Brazil, explains why Brazilians can find it hard to plan for retirement, and the reforms cur...

It’s easy to say ‘Save for the future': Brazil’s pension challenge

Brazil’s history of hyper-inflation has created a generation without long-term financial planning skills, says Alfredo Lalia

Solving the problem of retirement in South Africa

People argue, ‘Why should I make provision for retirement, but before I get to retirement I might starve of hunger?’ says Sentinel Retirement Fund’s Eric Visser

AFP Capital addresses Chile’s ageing dilemma

With higher life expectancy rates facing the Chilean population, the current retirement system shows the challenges that lie ahead to bridge the gap between pensions and expectations

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

Collateral damage: China’s property market gets reality check

World Finance speaks with Patrick Chovanec, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management to find out how China’s property boom was a bubble waiting to burst

Foreign property investment: what does it mean for economies?

Concern that foreign investors are pricing local buyers out of the real estate markets in major cities is provoking debate. But that shouldn’t detract from the real problems

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

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