Banking & Finance

Insurers brace for impact of new risk-based capital rules

INSURERS here are bracing themselves for choppy waters ahead as proposed enhancements to the existing risk-based capital framework (RBC 1) imply substantially higher capital requirements, forcing them to relook their product offerings and investment...

Government & Economy

HEALTHCARE costs in September rose at the slowest pace in close to three years, due to enhanced medical subsidies including the Pioneer Generation Package. While this helped to push last month's headline and core inflation readings lower than...

Real Estate

A RAMP-UP in supply of industrial space and anti-speculation measures have dented prices and rents in the third quarter, with the softness most pronounced in the factory space segment. And property consultants expect further downward pressure on factory...

Banking & Finance

A MAJOR stumbling block to Malaysia's ambitious multi-billion dollar bank merger between CIMB Group, RHB Capital and Malaysia Building Society Bhd may have been cleared, owing to high-level talks between the leaders of Malaysia and Abu Dhabi. ...

Banking & Finance

LLOYDS Banking Group Plc, Britain's largest mortgage provider, is due to announce about 9,000 job cuts next week as its customers shift to online services from physical branches, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday...

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SIA: Battling headwinds

As the group faces challenges in the form of stiff competition in the premium space, overcapacity in the regional markets, uncertainties in the global economy and weaker yields, here's how...
 
 

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