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Banking Crisis - 4 December 2020

The Short Seller As An Endangered Species - Should We Worry?

The author of this article claims that short-sellers resemble sharks as an endangered species. (People sometimes use the term "shark" about financial players for less flattering reasons.) He says that the declin...

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Philanthropy - 3 December 2020

UBS Backs Ex-Premiership Footballer's Kidney Research Fund

As a corporate backer, the banking group is adding its weight to Andy Cole's First XI - a club of 11 businesses backing the former footballer's fund. Cole's fund is helping to fund kidney research following his ...

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Company Profiles - 3 December 2020

BIL Suisse Targets International Growth

The private bank, now majority-owned by a Beijing-based group but still with strong ties to Luxembourg, is building out its Swiss and wider international operations. We talk to the CEO of BIL Suisse. ...

Comment and Analysis

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M and A - 13 November 2020

Asia's Singlife Sees Big Wealth Management Market Potential

In September, Singapore's Singlife said that it intended to merge with Aviva Singapore, and this created an opportunity for this news service to talk to the firm about the role of life insurance in the wealth ma...