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The Wealth Report 2013: Examining High Net Worth Individuals from around the world
Creating wealth, it seems, is hardwired into us as a species. The total number of HNWIs around the world is increasing once more, despite the global economy still suffering from the aftershocks of the credit crunch and the ensuing financial crisis. much of this wealth creation is taking place in the world’s new economic powerhouses, but london and new york are still considered the most important cities for the super-rich — at least for now…
Emerging Market Insights – Jorge Mariscal – UBS Wealth Management
Jorge Mariscal, UBS’ Wealth Management’s Regional Chief Investment Officer for Emerging Markets, explains the reasons why it is interesting to invest in these markets now, than it used to be. The main reason for this is that historically emerging markets may have been associated with instability and lack of certainty regarding development. However today many emerging economies are actually less volatile than developed ones, enjoying lower levels of debt, moderate inflation and better fiscal accounts.
Investors based in developed economies tend to underweight emerging markets is because of a more general human tendency to invest in what is familiar. This instinct, however, to favour the familiar over the unknown can lead investors to miss out on growth opportunities elsewhere, and to overvalue domestic assets over international ones.
Davos 2013 – (Bloomberg) No Growth, Easy Money — The New Normal?
No Growth, Easy Money — The New Normal?
How do investors and policy-makers navigate in a world of loose monetary policy and low economic growth?
This session was developed in partnership with Bloomberg Television.
• Ray Dalio, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Bridgewater Associates, USA
• Anshu Jain, Co-Chairman of the Management Board and the Group Executive Committee, Deutsche Bank, Germany; Co-Chair of the Governors for Financial Services Industry for 2013
• Jin Liqun, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, China Investment Corporation (CIC), People’s Republic of China
• Pierre Moscovici, Minister of Economy and Finance of France
• Brian T. Moynihan, Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America, USA
• Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy
• Francine Lacqua, Editor-at-Large and Presenter, Bloomberg Television, United Kingdom
The American Family Financial Crisis
Some pretty alarming statistics of the American family’s financial reality. Let’s all change this with one step at a time and make sure that you have a process for making smart financial decisions in your life. It’s time to take charge of our finances and reverse this trend.
Grant Thornton 2012 Global Private Equity Report
The report provides insight into private equity general partners‘ expectations for numerous aspects of the fundraising and investment cycle.
Harish HV — Partner, Corporate Finance, Grant Thornton in India said, “Private equity in emerging markets is challenging because of the governance risks and the absence of deep capital and M&A markets to enable exits. An understanding of the local situation is key to success in these markets.”