The rise of Asia's super rich
ASIA Pacific's super rich are growing in terms of numbers and worth, far outpacing the rate of increase in the rest of the world.
At this rate,the region is poised to become the world's largest wealth market by as early as 2014, according to a recent wealth report as Japan's economy recovers.
Last year, the number of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) increased 9.4 per cent to a record 3.68 million and wealth shot up 12.2 per cent to US$12 trillion.
These were some of the findings in the Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2013 by RBC Wealth Management and partner Capgemini released Wednesday.