Wealth Management

Illiquid assets are ‘the way to go’, says Futura Investment Management

World Finance speaks to Alberto Matta, from Futura Investment Management, about the best opportunities for investors

Adequate risk and return investments have proved illusive following the global financial crisis, where governments have implemented quantitative easing and, as a result, low interest rates to boost economic recovery. World Finance speaks to Alberto Matta ...

The GCC nations are growing together as a collective, and investment companies like KAMCO are well placed to take advantage of and accelerate that growth

KAMCO accelerates GCC region’s economic growth

The GCC nations are growing together as a collective, and investment companies like KAMCO are well placed to take advantage of and accelerate that growth

Last year was a positive year for Kuwait, which, along with most major equity markets in the region, managed to build on the previous year’s positive performance, coming off the back of a particularly tough 2011. Investor confidence in capital market...

Marc Faber has built a career on anticipating the rise and fall of stock markets. Frequently pessimistic, his outlook for the coming years should give upbeat central bankers pause for thought

Marc Faber’s financial predictions are the ones we fear, but need to hear

Marc Faber has built a career on anticipating the rise and fall of stock markets. Frequently pessimistic, his outlook for the coming years should give upbeat central bankers pause for thought

Predicting the highs and lows of the global economy is how fortunes are made and reputations secured, but few people have accurately forecasted major economic shifts with much consistency. However, one man has been doing just that for over three decades....

Years of unfulfilled pension promises have created a $1trn funding gap that is only now beginning to close

Pension funding gaps cause turmoil throughout America

Years of unfulfilled pension promises have created a $1trn funding gap that is only now beginning to close

Alfredo Lalia on the Brazilian private pension industry | HSBC Insurance Brasil | Video

World Finance interviews Alfredo Lalia, CEO of HSBC Insurance Brasil, on the growth of the Brazilian private pension industry

FCA pension report leaves insurance market reeling | Video

World Finance interviews Tom McPhail, Head of Pensions Research at Hargreaves Lansdown, about the impact of the FCA pension report on the insurance market

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

Adapt or die: Finles’ savvy approach to investment management

Finles Capital Management are experts when it comes to providing successful opportunities for investors globally

Lloyd’s of London built a reputation as the place to insure practically anything, but a scandal in the 1980s severely damaged its reputation. Now may be the time for investors to give it a second chance

Never dull at Lloyd’s of London: 1688 to present

Lloyd’s of London built a reputation as the place to insure practically anything, but a scandal in the 1980s severely damaged its reputation. Now may be the time for investors to give it a second chance

Yilmaz Yildiz on the Turkish insurance sector | Zurich Sigorta | Video

World Finance talks to Yilmaz Yildiz, CEO of Zurich Sigorta, about how Turkey’s economic growth and demographics have impacted on its insurance sector

Choy Chung-Foo on Renminbi insurance | BOC Group Life Assurance | Video

World Finance interviews Choy Chung-Foo, CEO of BOC Group Life Assurance, on the internationalisation of the Renminbi currency

Rio de Janeiro is getting a face lift, courtesy of investors attracted to the city by the World Cup and Olympic Games. Rita Lobo finds out that not all urban redevelopment is welcomed by the local population

Olympics catalyst for Rio redevelopment

Rio de Janeiro is getting a face lift, courtesy of investors attracted to the city by the World Cup and Olympic Games. Rita Lobo finds out that not all urban redevelopment is welcomed by the local population

Why German real estate is a hot investment market

The German real estate market is thriving in spite of difficult economic conditions

Arthur Lang on Asia’s real estate market | CapitaLand | Video

World Finance interviews Arthur Lang, Group CFO of CapitaLand, on Asia’s burgeoning real estate market and potential future investments

CFOs are the new knowledge executives, says KPMG leader

Don Mailliard, North American Leader for Financial Management at KPMG, discusses the changing role of CFOs, and how they can help create ‘intelligent enterprises’

Spanish royals accused of fraud and corruption

A case of money laundering and tax fraud against Princess Cristina of Spain has sparked a heated debate of preferential treatment in a country already inflamed by austerity

Caterpillar questioned by US Senate over $2.4bn unpaid taxes

Deal between Caterpillar and Swiss tax authorities allowed company to pay four percent rates, committee hears