International Finance

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Finance Wealth Management

Investors finally paying more attention to GCC

So far, energy rich Middle Eastern countries have built a reputation as a source of funds Joel Kukemelk February 11, 2015: As a Europe-based GCC equity fund manager, we are well-aware of the international investors’ views, questions, hopes and doubts when it comes to investing in the Arabian peninsula. So far, global investors have overlooked...
Islamic Banking

Singapore to host 4th World Islamic Banking Conference –Asia Summit

International Finance Desk
SINGAPORE will host the fourth edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference: Asia Summit (WIBC Asia), which will bring together more than 480 Islamic finance players and thought leaders under one roof. More than 480 leaders are expected to participate in the World Islamic Banking conference to be held in Singapore from the 3rd to...
Fintech

Efficiency: the Power of Energy Thrift

Demand-side energy efficiency is highly cost-effective and has the potential to be a main driver for enhancing energy security in Asia and the Pacific. Asia is on track to becoming the world’s largest energy-consuming region by 2025. This means that the region will increasingly be exposed to energy security and climate change risks unless measures...
Fintech

Singapore Airlines orders ‘stretched’ Dream-liners

SIA has placed an order to secure the first of 30 of the next generation Boeing 787’s, the 787-10X. Singapore Airlines(SIA) has ordered the first stretched version of 787 Dreamliner, giving a ‘shot in the arm’ to Boeing’s plans to offer a 320 seat jet on crowded Asian routes. The stretched dreamliner was among the...
Islamic Banking

Singapore to host 4th World Islamic Banking Conference –Asia Summit

SINGAPORE will host the fourth edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference: Asia Summit (WIBC Asia), which will bring together more than 480 Islamic finance players and thought leaders under one roof. More than 480 leaders are expected to participate in the World Islamic Banking conference to be held in Singapore from the 3rd to...
Economy

Singapore Wealth Manager in ‘Eye of Storm’ after E-mail leak by ICIJ

The e-mail leak has landed David Chong, founder chairman of Portcullis Trustnet in troubled waters. 3rd June 2013 The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) comprising of a group of investigative journalists have accused Singapore based Wealth Manager, David Chong the chairman of Portcullis Trustnet, of divulging the details of offshore companies and trusts held...