Banking & Private Wealth Management Blog

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, …

Wealth Management Movers in Asia

A summary of the most recent hires in Asia's wealth management hubs of Singapore and Hong Kong by major banks and financial …

Change At Top Of DBS's Digital Bank

Singapore-headquartered DBS has announced high-level changes to its digital banking operations.

The lender's regional head …

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) …

Private Bank Hurt By 1MDB Scandal Says It Is On Road To Recovery

A private bank that was last year kicked out of Singapore amid probes into a scandal-hit investment fund said it has “rigorously” …

Hong Kong watchdog fines DBS Vickers for regulatory breaches


The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has reprimanded DBS Vickers and fined it HKD2 million (USD258,000) …

Private Bank Appoints Executive Director For Investment Advisory Role

A senior figure in Asia’s private banking world has taken up a Hong Kong-based role for Standard Chartered, having previously …

Avaloq maps out Asian growth path


Avaloq is undergoing a big transformation – from being only a software company to its role as a software and managed banking …

Another Bank Goes After Growing Thai Wealth


Malaysia's CIMB is the latest bank to tap into the large, but underserved, seam of wealth in Thailand. Who will be next to …

UK Private Bank Targets Expats With New Offering


Weatherbys Private Bank is widening its service offering to include a dedicated focus on the needs of individuals who live …

Private Equity House Buys More Than Third Of Avaloq


New York-headquartered private equity house Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy a 35 per cent stake in Switzerland-based banking …

JP Morgan Names New CEO For Private Bank In Asia


There is a new Asia chief executive at JP Morgan Private Bank.

Kam Shing Kwang takes up the role, replacing Andrew Cohen to …

What’s missing from CBA’s blockchain puzzle


Few companies are forging ahead with the great blockchain experiment as enthusiastically as Commonwealth Bank, despite there …

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