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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 Finance spoke to Michael Schweitzer from HSBC to find out where in the world it’s hardest to retire, and what can be done. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Chile’s domestic consumption will fuel future growth, says BCI

BCI Asset Management’s Rene Peragallo on Chile’s position in Latin America

The mutual fund industry in Chile now represents approximately 20 percent of its GDP, illustrating the country's potential for investment. But is this growth set to continue in the coming 12 months? Rene Peragallo, Head of Institutional Equity Funds with ...

Fund managers of alternative assets held $7.4tn in combined assets under management at the end of 2015, up from the $6.9tn recorded the year previous, according to a recent report

Alternative assets industry hits record of $7.4trn

Fund managers of alternative assets held $7.4tn in combined assets under management at the end of 2015, up from the $6.9tn recorded the year previous, according to a recent report

The Alternative assets investment class continues to grow, according to a recent report by the industry’s leading source of data and intelligence, Preqin. The 2016 Global Alternatives Report found that the levels of alternative assets, including priv...

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

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

China attempts to curb offshore insurance purchases

In a bid to stem the country’s enormous capital flight, the Chinese Government is attempting to restrict offshore insurance payments, primarily through the use of its …

Myanmar insurance is a huge opportunity for foreign investors – IKBZ

Myanmar Thilawa – Myanmar’s first special economic zone – signals a new chapter for foreign investment in Myanmar, says IKBZ Insurance’s Nyo Myint

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

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

World Finance spoke to Thierry Afschrift, founder of Afschrift Law Firm and university professor, about how tax lawyers can respond to a changing European environment

The changing face of European taxation

World Finance spoke to Thierry Afschrift, founder of Afschrift Law Firm and university professor, about how tax lawyers can respond to a changing European environment

Dispelling offshore myths

Although the British Virgin Islands is often seen as an offshore tax haven, a closer look shows such opinions may be overstated

The maximum wage deserves maximum attention

The idea of a maximum wage seldom gets a mention in mainstream policy discussion, but it should