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CommentWire
CommentWire

Deutsche Bank: catch them if you can

Deutsche Bank [DB] is planning to raise an additional $1.5 billion in Japanese hedge fund assets over the next three years. In a break from past norms, it will work with Japanese banks and brokers to assist in selling its funds. Given the potential of the market, Deutsche Bank should be optimistic about catching up with rivals that have more established footprints in the region.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Sep 2004
CommentWire
CommentWire

UBS: Citigroup's woes could be wealth management opportunity

UBS' [UBS] results show a 37% increase in UBS Wealth Management's pre-tax profits for the first nine months of 2004, with record levels of invested assets and continued investment in expansion and recruitment. Having returned to the Japanese market during Citigroup's [C] recent regulatory troubles there, the wealth manager now has a significant opportunity that could propel it to greater heights.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Nov 2004
CommentWire
CommentWire

HSBC / Korea First Bank: foreign players will steady Korean ship

The last few years have been turbulent ones for South Korea's banking sector following a consumer spending boom turned sour. Yet the great interest evoked by Newbridge Capital's sale of its stake in KFB shows the market is turning a corner, with foreign players now keen to invest in the market. The presence of these players should ensure greater stability going forward.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Nov 2004
CommentWire
CommentWire

Japan Post: a lucrative opportunity - for a bank with the cash

Radical plans to privatize Japan Post from April 2007 were announced yesterday. The Japanese postal service is the world's largest financial institution with savings deposits of $2,095 billion and some 25,000 branches. Its likely privatization is a daunting prospect for local competitors.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Apr 2005
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Asia Pacific wealth: burgeoning market for philanthropic services

Published By Datamonitor
19 Jul 2006
Expert View
Expert View

Bank of Japan hoping to boost economy by encouraging investment in private businesses

Despite recent figures indicating that the Japanese economy is performing well, weak domestic consumption has left growth dependent upon unstable demand from Asian countries for high-tech and automotive goods. As a result, the Bank of Japan has announced plans to lend JPY3 trillion to commercial banks to invest in private businesses in a bid to stimulate the economy on a more long-term scale.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Jun 2010

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