Rock of Ages

Family-wealth advisor Rockefeller & Co. was hit by both the financial crisis and the death of its CEO. Not only did it survive, it thrived.


Bank-bashing London 'at risk of losing out’ to New York

London risks being eclipsed by New York as the capital is hit by “banker bashing” and badly thought-out property tax rises, according to the man behind One Hyde Park, the UK’s most expensive residential development.


Private banks set to benefit from Qatar wealth management

Wealth transfer to the next generation provides private banks with opportunities to “deepen relationships” with their clients and “fulfil the social promise as engines of economic prosperity”, says a top Standard Chartered executiv


The Exchange Bridge to the East by Justin Urquhart Stewart

Earlier this year I was writing about the mutter from the gutter concerning the possible linking up of the London Stock Exchange and the Singapore Stock Exchange, and now it seems mercurially as though something is about to happen.


Bad advice more popular than ever

“A BOOK advising married women to have affairs has sparked renewed interest in really bad advice. Experts say Catherine Hakim’s The New Rules of Marriage, which claims that having affairs makes relationships stronger, shows a demand for self-h


Bernanke sets out his stall

Schroders’ Chief Economist, Keith Wade, comments on yesterday’s decision by the Federal Reserve to launch a third round of Quantitative Easing


Bonfire of the regulations by George Bull

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced cuts to health and safety regulations which will affect thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom. While tax legislation does not fall within Mr Cable’s Cabinet remit, we asked our clients what t


How to invest in fine art

The FSA’s ban on advising Ucis products means those interested in art have to look further for expertise