In the decade succeeding the financial crisis, one of the biggest developments in the world of wealth management has been the rise of the family office. But what is a family office, and how has their proliferation already begun to change how ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNW) manage their assets?
Recently, Iran has been experiencing increased tensions with the United States and its allies over the rollback of the Iran nuclear deal. These hostilities will affect decision-making matrices for all of the important players in the world of finance and banking.
New residential and commercial building developments are going up at impressive rates across the country, transforming the face of UK towns and cities. Beyond just boosting local economies and attractiveness of these areas, increased construction efforts are also working feverishly to support the growing demand for affordable and accessible housing.
Facebook has decided to launch a digital currency named Libra. It has given various details about the currency via its currency whitepaper. The deployment of Libra will have serious implications by bringing new individuals into the financial net all over the world.
India and Pakistan have preferred to sit on opposing sides since their births as nations. Unfortunately, this acrimony continues whenever these two nuclear-armed nations meet in regional organizations. This lack of ability to limit tensions to bilateral forums has paralyzed the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation).
Electric power production has been at the core of recent industrial revolutions. With the onset of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions, this role will become only more central as even decision-making becomes electrified. The rise of renewable energy is of central importance.
The world saw its first regional central bank with the formation of the European Central Bank (ECB). Regional central banks…
Renewable energy (RE) is the answer to a number of questions, including those regarding battling climate change as well as ensuring geopolitical energy security. However, the answer to promoting fast RE growth rests on ensuring that RE has no shortage of private-sector financing.
Terrorism financing has been a serious concern for the global financial community because of its potential for inviting fines and…
Housing has underpinned the growth of human civilization. With the rise of capitalism, housing costs have become an important part…