Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Thursday, July 31, 2014   




The best to everyone
Allan Lam would have remained an engineer in Canada if he had never met his girlfriend, later wife, at Humber College.

Quality first
Engineering and insurance may seem worlds apart, but the career of Allan Lam, country president at ACE Life Insurance Hong Kong, is proof of how engineering expertise can be applied to the insurance industry.

Asset bubbles threaten to deflate global recovery: analysts
In a world still struggling to shake off the worst financial crisis for a generation, many economists are worrying that new asset bubbles are already threatening to derail the tepid global recovery.

Land of the rising debt
The macroeconomic problems of Japan are staggering. The country does not have any natural resources and following the Fukushima nuclear disaster foreign energy dependence has been on the rise.

Firm background in law
It was only by chance that El-Masri transformed herself from being a lawyer to a private banker.

Preserving wealth seen as key to sustaining growth
Successful entrepreneurs put their business before themselves, giving priority to building successful, sustainable and resilient businesses before filling their own pockets with wealth.

Forget me not
"More than once, I've wished my real life had a delete key" Harlan Coben, American novelist

Wealth partner
Serene El-Masri is thriving despite working in the male-dominated private banking industry and niche client group across three continents.

Fit for the job
Simon Flint studied engineering at of becoming a car designer. However, a summer job persuaded him to go into the fitness industry.

Tool offers safe sailing in stormy seas
Exchange-Traded Funds offer investors a passive but efficient way to capture growth in a particular market they have faith in.



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