Better Life Breakthroughs

As a Private Bank committed to serving generations of clients globally, we seek to deliver insights which matter for your future.

Business before wealth: Understanding high net worth business owners in Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Better Life Breakthroughs

As a Private Bank committed to serving generations of clients globally, we seek to deliver insights which matter for your future. Standard Chartered Private Bank is partnering with the Economist Intelligence Unit on a series of 4 reports entitled “Better Life Breakthroughs”. The aim of the series is to examine innovations that have the capacity to create new experiences and potentially improve society in general - from advances in computing, financial technology, medicine and healthcare through to artificial intelligence.

The first in this series, Innovation in Investment, explores how innovation and advances in technology are opening up new avenues of investment opportunities for high net worth investors. It draws on in-depth interviews with experts in the fintech as well as sustainable investment fields.

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Important Information

The “Innovation in Investment” report (the "document") is being distributed for general information only and it does not constitute an offer, recommendation, solicitation to enter into any transaction or adopt any hedging, trading or investment strategy, in relation to any securities or other financial instruments. The document is for general evaluation only, it does not take into account the specific investment objectives, financial situation, particular needs of any particular person or class of persons and it has not been prepared for any particular person or class of persons. The document has not and will not be registered as a prospectus in any jurisdiction and it is not authorised by any regulatory authority under any regulations..

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October 2nd 2014

The Shellshock (or Bash Bug) vulnerability has recently been discovered by IT security researchers. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain control over an affected machine, access confidential information and perform unauthorised activities. The Bank has carried out investigations and found no vulnerability in our systems. We will continue to monitor our systems and the external environment to take necessary action if a threat is detected