Forget Thomas Piketty: Buy Credit Suisse 16/10/2014 With 577 pages of text and another 108 pages of notes, “contents in detail”, lists of tables and illustrations, and indexes Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” is a doorstop of a book. It is also deeply flawed. According to a number of critics, including the Financial Times’ Chris Giles and Ferdinando Giugliano (see The Financial Times, 24 May 2014), both its main conclusions and the data sources that underpin them have many shortcomings.
Typical UHNW philanthropist donates $25 million - research 08/10/2014 The typical ultrahigh net worth (UHNW) philanthropist – defined as those with assets of $30 million and above – donates $25 million over the course of his or her lifetime, according to a study released by Wealth-X and Arton.
Waverton gives Japanese Monetary Statement prediction 06/10/2014 On Wednesday 8th October 2014, Japan is to publish its monetary statement. Commenting ahead of its release, Mark Smith, portfolio manager at London-based Waverton Investment Management, announces his predictions regarding Japan’s domestic buying potential.