Switzerland voted the best place for expat life 08:01 GMT Switzerland has been voted the best place to live by expats looking for a well-balanced, high-quality lifestyle, according to the seventh Expat Explorer survey commissioned by HSBC Expat.
Asia-Pacific leads world in wealth growth, creating opportunities for industry development 08:01 GMT Asia-Pacificís Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWI) grew their wealth at twice the rate of their peers in the rest of the world in 2013, according to the Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014. With an overall growth last year of 20 percent versus the global average of 10 percent, the increase mirrors that seen in the five years prior, from 2008-2013, which records an average annual growth rate of 17 percent compared to 8 percent.
Vestra Wealth boosts pre-tax profits by 31.5 percent 21/10/2014 London-based Vestra Wealth LLP reported pre-tax profits of £8.820,103 for the year to April 30, a £2,128,862 or 31.50 percent increase on the previous year, according to its latest filings at Companies House.
GAM boosts AUM in third quarter 21/10/2014 GAM has reported assets under management of CHF 75.6 billion in its investment management business for the third quarter ended 30 September 2014. This represents an increase of 8 percent from year-end 2013 and of 3 percent from 30 June 2014, the firm said in its interim management statement.