Gauri Bhatia is in charge of developing, editing and writing feature and news articles for the website. She works with contributors and freelancers to create original content for the Asian home page and coordinates newsroom contributions. Gauri is also in charge of special reports. Her last assignment was as editor on the Asian editing desk at Platts. She was previously an assistant editor with the Edge newspaper and copy editor with Dow Jones in Singapore.
The CEO of Southeast Asia’s largest lender DBS expects dollar funding shortages to continue into 2012 but he said Asian banks were well equipped to deal with the situation.
Asia will continue to be at the forefront of wealth creation, minting millionaires at a faster pace than any other region in the world, despite the recent market volatility, according to a number of experts in private wealth.
Singapore’s role as the wealth management center of Asia has been strengthened by the growing number of millionaires in the region, but it’s also being challenged by a shrinking pool of workers needed by the sector.
The demographic advantage might lie with India, but quantity has compromised quality with the majority of its much-hyped pool of young workers largely unemployable, say experts.