TRENDS (Published Date :9/8/2017)

Commentary

By Paul Mackintosh
Category :Asia,Global,U.S.A.
US economist Paul Krugman wrote that “Midas’ true sin was his failure to understand monetary economics. What the gods were really telling him is that gold is just a metal”

M&A

By Nazneen Halim
Category :Asia,Malaysia
In early June, the Malaysian market was abuzz with news of a proposed merger between AMMB Holdings, the parent company of AmBank, and RHB Banking Group (RHB). The deal would have created the largest fund manager, by AUM, in the country, AmBank’s Group Chief Executive Officer Sulaiman Tahir said at the time

Corporate Identity

By Liz Mak
Category :Asia,Australia,China,Hong Kong,Japan,Korea,Singapore,Global
The integration process for the mega-merger between Scotland’s Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management has kicked off after the deal officially closed on August 14

Strategy

By Liz Mak
Category :Asia,Hong Kong,Global,Europe
Value Partners told markets again on August 21 that its acquisition talks with a potential investor is still on the table
Poll
outlook for 2017
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