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

Increasing Number of TV Households and the Advent of Digitization to Spur Future Growth in India Pay TV Market: Ken Research

Increasing TV Penetration, Rising Household expenditure on Entertainment and the Drive for Digitization to Support Market Growth The Pay TV Market in India will continue to grow at a considerable pace in the next few years with the rise in demand for television subscriptions due to rising personal disposable income and the rising number of… Continue reading Increasing Number of TV Households and the Advent of Digitization to Spur Future Growth in India Pay TV Market: Ken Research