Banking & Private Wealth Management Blog


ANZ Not Getting Out Of Wealth, Mulling Business Models - CEO

ustralia and New Zealand Banking Group, which has sold off its Asian wealth businesses as part of a restructuring, is not …

Banks Aren't Offering What Clients Want

More robo-advisers are entering the market as digitization spreads. This is the most fundamental change that has affected …

Apple Bank here we come

Guys, it's happening.

Did you miss the news? You probably did, because the announcement was tucked in between demos of the …

UBS' Private Banking Guru Departs

UBS is losing the high-profile quirky executive it entrusted with seeing off digital rivals for wealthy clients, finews.com …

Credit Suisse "Had It Coming", Says International Tax Expert Over Allegations

An international tax lawyer has blasted Credit Suisse for allegedly helping cover tax evaders' tracks.

It was recentlyreported …

Citizens Not Confident Enough To Take Financial Advice From Robots - Survey

The notion that robo-advisors are poised to throw humans out of work is premature and savers are as keen as ever to explore …

Vanguard to Seize Wealth Management Industry with its Digital Platform

Robo-advisers have been around for over a decade, and throughout that time we've been hearing that they are a threat to established …

ING’s Yolt money app beta launches in UK

With an intended jolt and volt of energy, Yolt, a new money platform backed by ING, has launched its open beta for iOS and …

Apple squares up to rivals with Pay Cash feature

Apple has unveiled Pay Cash as it looks to fight it out with PayPal, Square and Venmo in the overcrowded peer-to-peer (P2P) …

Australia Post taps i2c for digital payments push

Australia Post is partnering with processor i2c to “expand and modernise” its digital payments offerings, reports Paybefore (…

Where top European banks are investing in fintech – CB Insights

European banks are placing strategic bets in areas ranging from wealth management, lending, payments, regulatory technology, …

Google’s wider search for payments

Google has a new plan to become a bigger player in payments. The search engine and web marketing giant says it’s enabling …

Industry Giants Wrap Up Blockchain Pilot Project

A Hong Kong regulator, Deloitte and a raft of banks have developed a proof-of-concept that uses blockchain technology to streamline …

UK Online Lender Wins FCA Clearance; Sets Sights On Australia

UK-headquartered online lender Ablrate has won full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority, triggering expansion …

Advisors Should Develop Their Own Platforms, Face Up To Industry Shift - SEI

Wealth advisors unhappy with using clunky retail platforms that cannot be tailored to their needs are being urged to develop …

Lombard Odier sees a high growth potential in Oman market

Founded in 1796, Geneva, Switzerland-based Lombard Odier is a leading global wealth and asset manager, focused on providing …

Credit Suisse taken by surprise in five-nation tax probe

Credit Suisse Group AG and its home country of Switzerland were surprised by a tax evasion and money laundering investigation …

Maybank Islamic unveils Islamic Private Wealth Solution

Maybank Islamic Bhd has launched a new account for its Islamic private wealth clientele, allowing this high net worth (HNW) …

Bank Muscat Private wins 3 prestigious global awards

Bank Muscat Private Banking, the sultanate’s premier end-to-end wealth management solutions provider to high net worth clients, …

Westpac loses Singapore private wealth chief

Vikram Nimkar, the Singapore-based head of premium and private wealth international (Asia, Europe and America) at Westpac, …


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