Tag Archives: Capital Markets

Global Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2013

PricewaterhouseCoopers pointed out in its Global Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey that the financial industry insiders expect Singapore to replace Switzerland to become the world’s biggest international asset management hub in two years. The report said the assets under management in Switzerland reach US$2 trillion currently, and Switzerland will remain the world’s biggest offshore …
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The Financial Development Report 2012

The World Economic Forum has just published “The Financial Development Report 2012.” The study ranks 62 of the world’s leading financial systems and capital markets, analyzing the drivers of financial system development in advanced and emerging economies to serve as a tool for countries to benchmark themselves and establish priorities for reform. The rankings are …
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Asia Capital Markets Monitor 2010

The Asia Development Bank (ADB) has published the “Asia Capital Markets Monitor 2010”, its annual assessment of the performance and outlook for the region’s equity, bond and currency markets. The report recommends that governments in emerging Asia should stay on guard and be ready to act if volatile capital inflows threaten to destabilize the region’s …
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Debt and Deleveraging; The Global Credit Bubble and its Economic Consequences

The recent bursting of the great global credit bubble not only led to the first worldwide recession since the 1930s but also left an enormous burden of debt that now weighs on the prospects for recovery. Today, government and business leaders are facing the twin questions of how to prevent similar crises in the future …
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The Financial Development Index 2009 Rankings

Spain has dropped from 12th to 15th in the rankings of the world’s leading financial systems and capital markets featured in the World Economic Forum Financial Development Report 2009. United Kingdom claimed the Index’s top spot from the US, which slipped to third position behind Australia. The report analyses the drivers of financial system development …
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Asian Capital Markets – ADB Report

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a new annual publication, Asia Capital Markets Monitor, which assesses the status and challenges for the region’s markets. The ACMM covers eleven economies of emerging Asia: the People’s Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; India; Indonesia; the Republic of Korea; Malaysia; the Philippines; Singapore; Taipei, China; Thailand, and …
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