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Singapore ranked top globally for female CEO representation: Credit Suisse report

SINGAPORE (Oct 11): Singapore has topped the CEO gender diversity chart globally, according to the latest report from the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI).

The report found that Singapore has the most number of female CEOs, alongside Italy. Both countries topped the list with 15% female CEO representation.

Singapore is ranked fourth globally in terms of female CFO representation, at 28%. The city state is also sixth globally in terms of female representation in management positions.

Wealth in Singapore grew 7.4% to $1.8 tril: Credit Suisse

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): In the 12 months to mid-2018, wealth in Singapore grew strongly at 7.4% to around US$1.3 trillion ($1.8 trillion), according to Credit Suisse Research Institute’s (CSRI) Global Wealth Report.

CSRI expects wealth in Singapore to grow at 4.6% per annum over the next five years to reach about US$1.6 trillion in 2023.

Why Asian family businesses continue to dominate markets

SINGAPORE (Sept 12): The financial performance of Asia’s family-owned businesses is far superior to their peers in terms of growth and profitability, finds a recent report published by the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI).

According to the Credit Suisse Family 1000 in 2018 report, family-owned businesses outperformed broader equity markets across every region and sector on a long-term basis, be it in terms of revenue growth or EBITDA margins, or cash flow returns and gearing.

Shape of world's future lies in the non-Western states

SINGAPORE (Jan 25): The fate of the world lies heavily in what happens in the 85% of the world's population that lives outside of North America and Europe, particularly Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

These are the words of Afshin Molavi, Senior Fellow at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, who in Credit Suisse Research Institute’s 2018 Davis special report, The Future of Politics, discusses how rapid urbanisation, growing middle classes and unprecedented connectivity is shaping and reshaping this “85 World”.

Singapore's household wealth grew 3.4% to US$1.2 tril

SINGAPORE (Nov 14): According to the Credit Suisse Research Institute’s 2017 Global Wealth Report, Singapore’s household wealth increased by 3.4% to US$1.2 trillion ($1.6 trillion) and is expected to increase by 2.3% per annum over the next five years to reach US$1.3 trillion in 2022.

Personal wealth per adult grew strongly in Singapore up to 2012. Since then, it has risen slowly in domestic currency units, and declined a little in terms of US dollars.

Singapore family-owned firms deliver greatest share price returns in Asia Pacific ex-Japan: Credit Suisse

SINGAPORE (Oct 26): Singapore family-owned companies delivered the greatest relative returns in share price of 7% compared to non-family-owned companies in Asia Pacific ex-Japan, and higher than the regional average of 3%, says a Credit Suisse research.

The republic's family-owned companies also generated strongest sales growth of 16% relative to non-family-owned businesses last year, according to the third edition of “The CS Family 1000” by Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI).

OCBC, Great Eastern say still in talks with ‘several parties’ regarding UE & WBL stakes

SINGAPORE (June 1): Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) and its insurance arm, Great Eastern Holdings (GEH), say they have received proposals from “several parties” regarding their combined stakes in United Engineers (UEL) and WBL Corporation.

(See also: United Engineers owners said to pick Pua's Perennial for final talks)

As Singapore’s rich continue to grow, so does the global wealth gap

SINGAPORE (Nov 23): Adverse currency movements have caused wealth to decline in every region except Asia Pacific (APAC) – the only instance which bucks the trend of limited growth in global wealth since 2013, according to the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) in its seventh annual Global Wealth Report.

Total global wealth in 2016 edged upwards by 1.4% or some US$256 trillion ($364.3 trillion), which is in line with the rate of world adult population growth.

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