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Will the IFCA become the new international center for wealth management?

Construction of the Independent Financial Centre of the Americas, a project that aims to rival the Dubai International Finance Centre and challenge the traditional Americas offshore centers, is due to begin in the Dominican Republic. Global wealth managers should watch this project closely, and look for the key elements and incentives that need to be present for the center to be a success.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Nov 2010
Expert View
Expert View

Wealth management IT spending to top $28 billion by 2012

The mass affluent market remains a growth opportunity for the banking sector as the asset base of typical investors grows. According to Datamonitor research, spending by financial services firms on front-to-back wealth management IT in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific will reach $28.5 billion by 2012 as they increase investment in the technology to cope with regulations and stay competitive.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Oct 2007
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wall Street: regulators fight bankers - and each other

New York's Eliot Spitzer has launched a campaign against conflicts of interest between analysts and investment bankers. Now the SEC has joined in - much to the aggravation of Mr Spitzer. But despite this turf war, banks certainly need to initiate change to avoid tarnishing their credibility and destroying client confidence.

Published By Datamonitor
08 May 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Wall Street: despised by Americans, according to Bloomberg

The recent Bloomberg National Poll reveals negative consumer sentiment towards the banking community is still present in the US, with over 50% of those surveyed expressing an unfavorable opinion about these institutions. However, Datamonitor's Financial Services Consumer Insight survey may bring some reassurance to industry players.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Mar 2010
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Expert View

UK Budget: state credit insurance scheme to stabilize SMEs

UK Chancellor Alistair Darling revealed plans in this week's Budget for a temporary scheme to use a maximum of GBP5 billion of state guarantees to ensure the provision of supply-chain insurance to companies. The scheme is expected to help SMEs weather the effects of the recession going forward, preventing further disruption of supply chains and cashflow and therefore aiding the economic recovery.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Apr 2009
CommentWire
CommentWire

UK 2010 election: financial focus

Research collected by Datamonitor shows that 85% of UK consumers believe that the recession was caused by the banking system's failings and that 83% feel that the government's lack of regulation was to blame. With the 2010 general election on the way, politicians are reacting to this public sentiment, and the resulting impact on the financial services industry is likely to be major.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Apr 2010
CommentWire
CommentWire

UBS: hurting a bit from the slowdown

Published By Datamonitor
15 May 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

UBS: hiring in Asia but training is essential for long-term growth

Swiss bank UBS has announced that it will employ over 2,000 new staff in Asia, taking its headcount back to pre-crisis levels. The move reflects the new-found health and confidence at the bank and is yet another show of international banks' commitment to the region. However, if UBS and others are to secure the talent they need for their long-term growth plans, they need to invest in training.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Jul 2010
CommentWire
CommentWire

UBS: expanding into Saudi Arabia

UBS is further extending its wealth management reach by setting up operations in Saudi Arabia. While instability in the kingdom may continue to be a problem, it remains an important wealth management market, and the complementary investment banking and asset management businesses envisioned by the group will provide a sound basis for building its wealth management operations in the region.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Jul 2008
CommentWire
CommentWire

UBS: ditching Warburg and PaineWebber

UBS, the world's biggest private bank, wants its identity to rival HSBC and Citigroup. It will ditch its well-known Warburg and PaineWebber brands - taking a $1 billion write-off on the discarded names. While the move should eventually pay off in attracting new business, the short-term upheaval may scare conservative private banking customers away.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Nov 2002

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