- Record profits for global banking as China dominates list of top banks
Jun 29th, 2014
30 June 2014: Global banking profits have reached an all-time high, with China dominating the post financial crisis banking sector, according to The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking.
Chinese banks ICBC and China Construction Bank top the world ranking, with two more Chinese banks in the top ten. Chinese banks now account for a third of total world banking profits, outstripping the USA (20% of profits) and contributing to the largest ever annual profits for the global banking sector of $920 billion – 23% higher than the previous year.Continue reading: Record profits for global banking as China dominates list of top banks
- Financial Times announces top 300 US registered investment adviser (RIA) firms of 2014
Jun 26th, 2014
NEW YORK: 26 June 2014: Today the Financial Times launches its inaugural Financial Times 300 list, recognising the top registered investment adviser (RIA) firms across the US. The FT 300 was developed in collaboration with Money-Media, a subsidiary of the FT that provides specialised content on asset management and corporate governance. The FT and Money-Media collaborated similarly on the FT 400, an annual listing of top broker-dealer advisers in the US.
The FT 300 firms hail from 38 states and Washington, DC. The “average” adviser firm on the list has been in existence for 24 years and manages $2.8 billion.Continue reading: Financial Times announces top 300 US registered investment adviser (RIA) firms of 2014
- Financial Times lists winners of inaugural Innovative Lawyers Awards in Asia-Pacific
Jun 18th, 2014
The FT Innovative Lawyers Programme is based on a rigorous research process that includes expert analysis, market surveys and hundreds of interviews with legal professionals. The awards cover legal professionals and departments across Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea.
“Our congratulations to all of the 2014 winners and nominees from this year’s FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards,” said Robert Gogel, CEO of Integreon. “Innovation has long-been a focus of Integreon as we seek to delight our law firm and corporate clients by transforming how legal services are delivered. Our partnership with the FT and RSG aligns well with our focus on innovation by encouraging innovative practices among our colleagues, partners and others across the global legal community.”Continue reading: Financial Times lists winners of inaugural Innovative Lawyers Awards in Asia-Pacific
- FT and IFC announce winners of 2014 Transformational Business Awards
Jun 13th, 2014
13 June 2014: The Financial Times and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announces the winners of the inaugural FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards, with Bima, the Swedish mobile microinsurance provider, taking the Award for Excellence in Transformational Business.
The FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards, an expansion of the FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards, highlighted innovative, commercially viable, and replicable products and services that can create long-term, transformative solutions to development needs in areas such as infrastructure, energy, food and water, affordable housing and health. The awards also recognised the use of technology to empower the poor, initiatives to reverse environmental and social degradation, and efforts to promote gender diversity. The programme attracted 237 entries from 214 institutions in 61 countries.Continue reading: FT and IFC announce winners of 2014 Transformational Business Awards
- Financial Times hosts ‘Lunch with the FT’ at Art Basel Hong Kong
May 21st, 2014
The panelists were:Continue reading: Financial Times hosts ‘Lunch with the FT’ at Art Basel Hong Kong