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Tough times for Russian wealth managers

Geopolitical uncertainty following Russia's ongoing involvement in Ukraine is motivating HNW individuals to offshore their wealth. While this is bad news for the local market, it puts wealth managers with an international reach at an advantage.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Sep 2014
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Wearables beat mobile on convenience

Mobile payments have yet to take off and the next big thing for NFC is already right around the corner.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Sep 2014
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Can Julius Baer snag another?

Reports that Julius Baer is interested in Coutts' international arm could mean a quick sale, but another major acquisition on the heels of recent ones would be a challenge not to be taken lightly.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Sep 2014
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Favelados: the new faces of Brazil's economy

Brazil's booming economy has earned it the name of Latin America's economic powerhouse. While the expansion of the middle class was apparent in some areas of the country, its effects on favela (shantytown) inhabitants, or "favelados," remained unnoticed until recently. Although associated with violence and drug trafficking, Brazilian favelas have turned into a pool of opportunities for brands.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Sep 2014
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Santander uses mobile innovation to attract students

Santander has raised the bar in the competitive UK student account market with the launch of a mobile app for students that has built-in personal financial management functionality.

Published By Datamonitor
24 Sep 2014
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PLA Innovation of the Week: fragranced milk from Japan, for consumers that hate the smell of milk

Milk is a nutritional powerhouse, but many consumers will not drink it because they just do not like the smell of milk. That problem is overcome in a clever new way with Meiji New Style Milk fragranced milk, which has the subtle aroma of apple or peach, without the taste of either. New in Japan, it is the Datamonitor Consumer Product Launch Analytics innovation of the week.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Sep 2014
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Education the only way to grow D&O

The UK D&O sector remains stagnant as insurers struggle to increase penetration at the smaller end of the market. Educating businesses about the importance of D&O cover seems the only way forward, making more effective methods of doing this vital.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Sep 2014
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Apple's Sun Tzu moment with UnionPay

Apple has carefully planned its foray into the mobile payments arena. The tech giant's deal with China UnionPay shows that in the battle to win the mobile payments race, relationships are just as important as technology or first-mover advantage.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Sep 2014
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Scottish energy industry survives major scare

The uncertainty and risk surrounding Scottish independence damaged renewable energy in the country, as projects faltered while funding was in doubt. The no vote should put the industry back on track.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Sep 2014
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Alipay poised for global acceptance

The strength of the Chinese e-commerce market is pushing e-tailers around the world to accept Alipay, which will eat into the market share of established online payments players.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Sep 2014

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