Targeting the over-50s with Life Insurance: Ken Research

The UK’s over-50s population is growing, which means the customer segment is a growing opportunity for insurance providers. Those over 50 are often treated and targeted as one segment, but the market is highly diverse, and a “one size fits all” strategy should be avoided. Individual lifestyles differ due to a number of factors such… Continue reading Targeting the over-50s with Life Insurance: Ken Research

UK Cyber Insurance 2017: Ken Research

“UK Cyber Insurance 2017” discusses the growing need for cyber insurance and highlights product uptake among UK businesses. It explores how cyber insurance fits within a commercial insurance portfolio and examines the products offered by key market players. It demonstrates how the insurance sector can help improve understanding of cyber insurance, and how insurers and… Continue reading UK Cyber Insurance 2017: Ken Research

Online Consumer Payments: Sizing the Opportunity: Ken Research

Online Consumer Payments: Sizing the Opportunity Summary This report examines the online consumer payments market in 28 global markets, considering the overall market size and its development, as well as the importance of mobile devices as opposed to desktop and laptop computers. The report also breaks down the online market by the type of goods… Continue reading Online Consumer Payments: Sizing the Opportunity: Ken Research

Mass Affluents: Channel Use in Singapore: KenResearch.com

Singaporean mass affluents tend to be older, and thus are slightly more conservative when it comes to digital advancement in banking. They are also more loyal than their retail counterparts. This consumer segment is very comfortable with the online channel and providers will need to maintain a user-friendly platform to meet the banking needs of… Continue reading Mass Affluents: Channel Use in Singapore: KenResearch.com

Wealth in Hong Kong: Sizing the Market Opportunity 2017: Ken Research

Almost 60% of the Hong Kong adult population is considered affluent, comparable to markets in the developed West like Switzerland, while wealth growth rates still resemble those found in emerging markets. Growth going forward will be moderated by weaker economic performance in China, but with the wealthiest individuals’ (those holding more than $10m in liquid… Continue reading Wealth in Hong Kong: Sizing the Market Opportunity 2017: Ken Research

Wealth in Singapore: Sizing the Market Opportunity: Ken Research

Singapore is one of the world’s pre-eminent offshore investment centers, with 81% of the wealth invested in funds sourced from non-residents. However, the onshore market is a major source of assets under management (AUM) in its own right, with 1.0 million affluent individuals despite the city state’s small population. As a regional trading hub Singapore’s… Continue reading Wealth in Singapore: Sizing the Market Opportunity: Ken Research

HNW Offshore Investment: Booking Center Preferences 2016

2015 was a weak year for the global offshore market. However, there have been clear winners and losers as the dynamics of the offshore markets continue to shift. The recent focus of most Western governments on tackling offshore tax evasion has affected certain traditional offshore centers more heavily, while the so-called mid-shores that combine on-and… Continue reading HNW Offshore Investment: Booking Center Preferences 2016

Open API Banking: Defining the Potential and Opportunities; Strategies for a World of Open Banking

Regulatory and technological developments are pushing banks in Europe and the UK to open up access to their systems and data via the use of application programming interfaces (APIs). If banks embrace the concept, they will be able to become one-stop shops for the best products on the market, crowdsource the development of new services,… Continue reading Open API Banking: Defining the Potential and Opportunities; Strategies for a World of Open Banking

Discretionary Asset Management: HNW Demand And Drivers

Globally over half of HNW investment portfolios are placed in discretionary mandates. However, the uptake of these services differs by country. While wealth managers in developed economies such as the UK and the US can attract investors to discretionary services relatively easily thanks to their established reputations, players in emerging markets have a longer way… Continue reading Discretionary Asset Management: HNW Demand And Drivers

2017: TRENDS TO WATCH IN GLOBAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT

The wealth management industry has been undergoing transformation since the financial crisis, and 2017 will be another year marked with changes to business models and the way providers interact with clients. Many trends observed in 2016 will continue over the next 12 months, with regulation and its costs affecting the financial performance of competitors, and… Continue reading 2017: TRENDS TO WATCH IN GLOBAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT