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  1. Correction

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In January 8's Society story on the Asia Art Archive's December 5 fund-raiser, it was suggested HK$3.8 million was raised. The correct amount is HK$8.3 million. ...

  2. In the commercial heart of the city

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... help. The artists to be featured at the November 29 Asia Art Archive auction at the China Club will be a different breed. All the works will have been donated by those financially successful ... Auction and fund-raising are reaching fever pitch, writes Joyce Hor-Chung Lau For decades, most Hong Kong art auctions looked more or less the same: they were commercial events held ...

  3. Art is beating stocks, but it demands patience

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... and transaction costs, which can run as high as 20 per cent per sale. 'Looking at art as an investment is very risky,' Clare Hsu, executive director of the Asia Art Archive, said. 'Very few ... Michael Taylor Art has risen dramatically in value over time in the past. An Andy Warhol Orange Marilyn selling for US$2,400 in the 1960s could fetch US$17 million now. Should investors ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Vacheron Constantin expands production to meet Asia demand

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... to increase manufacturing capacity at its plant in Geneva to meet demand spurred by growing affluence in Asia, according to the company's chief. In an interview with the South China Morning Post ... and increase production capacity at home [Geneva] from 20,000 [timepieces] a year to 30,000 by 2015," Torres said. He added that the demand from customers in Asia had swiftly expanded on the back ...

  5. More super-rich in E Asia than US

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com The distribution of the world's super-rich is shifting, with the number of people in East Asia owning at least US$100 million in assets surpassing North America for the first time. There were 18,000 of these so-called 'centa-millionaires' in Southeast Asia, China and Japan last year, against 17,000 in North America and 14,000 in western ...

  6. Rivals hammer out who's top dog in Asia

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... for us. We have better quality in our sales and we provide better service.' Mr Yeh, a contemporary art expert and specialist in educating VIP clients in Asia about how to collect and bid ... want to be.' He said it was focusing on selling 'quality' Southeast Asian contemporary art to western clientele. Last month, it held its inaugural sale of Contemporary Art Asia ...

  7. Rich investors eye art, wine and even stamps

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Art for art's sake, or as a means of diversifying an investment portfolio is on the rise across Asia if recent auctions are anything to go by. Wine, stamps, contemporary and traditional Chinese works of art and other collectibles are fetching record prices, often paid by Asian buyers. Symon Tilberis, head of professional client services at UBS Wealth Management, says ...

  8. Emerging markets get their day in sun

    Posted Oct 04th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Reports by Peta Tomlinson ASPECIAL THEMED area has been set aside at Interstoff Asia Autumn in recognition of South Korea's emergence as a leading manufacturer of cutting-edge ... fabrics, but advancements over the past decade have made it one of Asia's most innovative producers. At the fair, buyers can witness South Korea's advancement in a wide range of trendy ...

  9. Banks clamour to manage Asia's riches

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis With the levels of wealth across Asia dramatically increasing, boutique-style private banks and the private banking arms of global banking institutions are competing ... their services are more relevant than ever. They say they offer a wider range of services- from hedge funds to art advice. There is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to wealth management, says ...

  10. Fine art of making money

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Private Banking (SGPB) partners with 1858 Limited in providing independent and impartial art advisory services to the bank's clients. Olivier Gougeon, regional CEO of SGPB (Asia Pacific), ... Chris Davis Every year, hundreds of millions of dollars are spent by wealthy individuals on works of art. However, experts say that when it comes to the art market, it is essential ...




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