Tag Archives: Singapore

What Puerto Rico Tells Us About Global Trade

10 Oct
Puerto Rico flag

Trade in tax often trumps trade in tasks. The United States compiles data about Puerto Rico’s trade with the world. The largest supplier of imports to Puerto Rico? Ireland. The second largest? Singapore. Tax trumps gravity, it seems. Incidentally, Switzerland jumped into third place in the 2016 league table, leaping past other exporters of chemicals and Puerto […]

Not Singapore or Mauritius: Paris is the new tax haven for FPIs

18 Apr
Portrait of Mona Lisa in Paris

Global financial giant Citi has drawn financial ministry officials’ attention that foreign funds and global banks are taking advantage of India’s treaty with France by using Paris as a base for investments in India to escape tax, reports the Economic Times. Foreign funds and global banks may be taking advantage of India’s treaty with France […]

Strengthening Singapore-Shanghai Collaboration in a Changing Financial World Order

14 Apr
Singapore-Shanghai Financial Forum - light reflection Singapore skyline

Singapore, 14 April 2017… The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Shanghai Municipal Financial Services Office (SFSO) held the 3rd Singapore-Shanghai Financial Forum (SSFF) in Singapore today.  The SSFF is an annual forum that brings together industry participants from Singapore and Shanghai to discuss pertinent market developments and explore financial collaboration opportunities. More than 200 […]

Singapore Wealth Industry 2017 Sizing the Market Opportunity

07 Apr
Singapore wealth industry

“Wealth in Singapore: Sizing the Market Opportunity 2017” analyzes the Singaporean wealth and retail savings and investments markets, with a focus on the HNW segment. The report is based on our proprietary datasets. Singapore is Asia’s pre-eminent offshore investment center, with 80% of the wealth invested in funds sourced from non-residents in 2015. However, the […]

World University Rankings

07 Mar
Harvard Dining Hall - World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 LONDON, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — QS name world‘s top universities for 46 subjects QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, have named the world’s best universities for the study of 46 subjects. The 7th QS World University Rankings by Subject sees Harvard University ranked as the leading institution […]

Dillon Gage Metals Opens Singapore Office

26 Jan
Helixbridge, Bridge, Lights, Night, Singapore - Dillon Gage Metals

Expanding its global footprint to serve the Asian market ADDISON, TX (January 26, 2017) – Dillon Gage Metals, an international precious metals wholesaler, announces the opening of a Singapore-based office to further their business interests in the buying, selling and trading of physical precious metals on a global stage. The newly formed entity will be […]

HNW Offshore Investment: Booking Center Preferences 2016

25 Jan
International Finance Centre, Hong Kong

OrbisResearch has added report on “HNW Offshore Investment:Booking Center Preferences 2016” Market.The report is split by product types, Size, Share, Applications DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES, January 24, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — 2015 was a weak year for the Global HNW Offshore Investment Market. However, there have been clear winners and losers as the dynamics of the […]

Appetite for infrastructure investment outpaces perceived investment opportunities

29 Jul
infrastructure investment

Global study finds an increasing preference for long-term investments and emerging market exposure over the next 3-5 years.  Key findings include: 65% of investors intend to increase their allocations to infrastructure over the next 3-5 years; The number of investors seeking emerging market infrastructure exposure is set to more than double over the next 3-5 […]

The case for offshore

15 Apr
The case for offshore

Eye-popping revelations in the Panama Papers have fanned concerns that the so-called “tax havens” lie at the centre of a giant web of criminal conduct. Some, including UK Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn, have demanded that these offshore centres be “shut down”, and so disconnected from the global grid. The uproar invites examination of […]

Fifty Shades of Tax Dodging

03 Nov
Fifty Shades of Tax Dodging

UK takes two-faced approach to tax, new report suggests 3 November 2015 – The UK government has a ‘Janus-faced’ approach to tax, a new report suggests today: promising an increasingly intolerant approach to evasion and avoidance while being an aggressive participant in global tax competition and tolerating the UK tax havens which facilitate financial crime […]