Billion-dollar club averages 23% total returns year to date

SINGAPORE now has 105 stocks with market capitalisation above S$1 billion, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) said on Wednesday.

Billionaire stocks on SGX averages 23.1% total returns in 2017

SINGAPORE now has 105 stocks with market capitalisation above S$1 billion, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) said on Wednesday.

Citi Private Bank names four bankers to new roles

CITI Private Bank has appointed four senior bankers to newly created leadership roles following the retirement of Asia-Pacific chief executive officer Bassam Salem in October.

Citi Private Bank appoints four bankers to newly-created senior roles

CITI Private Bank has appointed four senior bankers to newly-created leadership roles following the retirement of Asia Pacific chief executive officer Bassam Salem in October.

Dow passes 24,000, giving positive lead to Singapore

THE Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 24,000 for the first time on Thursday; the Standard & Poor's 500 Index also hit a fresh record, as a United States tax-reform plan moved closer to passage...

S'pore total market cap rises in November

A SURGE of interest in banking stocks and a few initial public offerings have helped drive market value in Singapore further past the trillion-dollar mark over the past month.

Robotics enables DBS to free up 25,000 man hours of menial work

ROBOTICS is helping to cut through the menial work involved in fighting financial crime at DBS Bank, which has collaborated with IBM in robotic process automation (RPA).

UOB fights change with skills upgrade for 900 customer-facing staff

A NEW Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) rolled out at United Overseas Bank (UOB) is a good signal that the financial services sector is serious about upgrading staff skills in the face of change, Second Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo said on Monday.

Parcel Santa gets delivery into condo residents' hands 24/7

JIM Huang was working in the last-mile delivery business when Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam inspired him to quit his job and start his own venture.

UOB to upskill 900 staff in professional conversional programme

A NEW Professional Conversion Programme rolled out at United Overseas Bank (UOB) on Monday is a good signal that the financial services sector is serious about upgrading staff skills in the face of change, Second Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo said on Monday.

Bank of China and Lianhe Zaobao launch co-branded credit card

THE Singapore branch of Bank of China and Lianhe Zaobao, the Chinese flagship newspaper of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), have launched a co-branded credit and debit card.

Raising private investments in S-EA infrastructure key, says World Bank

SOUTH-EAST ASIA has drawn increasing levels of investments into infrastructure development in recent years, but more still can be done to boost it, a World Bank official said on Thursday.

Singapore and Abu Dhabi sign deal to boost supervision of cross-border banking

SINGAPORE and Abu Dhabi are joining hands to strengthen the supervision of cross-border operations of banking institutions, regulators from both countries said on Thursday.

Region should work more closely together on infrastructure development: President Halimah

COUNTRIES in the region should work even more closely together for their mutual benefit, in areas such as infrastructure development, Singapore President Halimah Yacob said on Thursday.

Retail therapy at a click? You'll likely have to pay GST soon

GOODS and services tax (GST) could soon be levied on e-commerce purchases, as the government looks to diversify its tax base and capture value from this fast-growing sector, tax specialists have said.

Few rich Asian families have wealth transfer plans: RBC

FEW wealthy Asian families, especially those in Singapore, have a proper wealth transfer plan in place, and this is tied to concerns that the next generation might not have the right values to manage the wealth well, a new survey has found.

Singapore ranks No 13 in world talent competitiveness

A SLIGHT improvement in factors such as the cost of living and remuneration helped make Singapore a more competitive place for talent this year, while the reverse caused Hong Kong to become less attractive, according to Swiss business school IMD.

DBS's digital strategy pays off in consumer, SME business

THE consumer and small and medium enterprise (SME) banking business in Singapore and Hong Kong is DBS Group's "jewel in the crown" that could contribute half of the bank's income in five years, chief executive Piyush Gupta said yesterday. ...
SINGAPORE FINTECH FESTIVAL

New hub in CBD for fintech innovation to spur startup scene

IN A move to spur more experimentation and collaboration in the local fintech scene, a new fintech innovation hub is being set up in the heart of the Central Business District.

PayNow to rope in businesses; S'pore plans for payment links abroad

SINGAPORE'S local and overseas payment systems are getting a big boost with a rollout of initiatives to beef up the Republic's cashless efforts, and plans for payment linkages with neighbouring countries...

Businesses to join PayNow next year; fintech sandbox applications to be expedited

FROM next year, the PayNow system can be used for more than just splitting a lunch bill with a friend - it can also be used to pay merchants.

Singapore Fintech Fest launches with more than 25,000 participants from over 100 countries

THE second Singapore Fintech Festival began on Monday, hosting more than 25,000 participants from over 100 countries.

OCBC's tech team evolves into division dealing with banking's future

IT started out as a side project for a group of enthusiasts who wanted to try their hands at building an app, but a mere five years on, the group operations and technology division at OCBC Bank has become a key growth driver for the lender.

Insurers, agents must upgrade with digital changes: Tharman

INSURANCE firms can and must do more with digital technology, while insurance agents must upgrade their skills to stay ahead of technological change, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said yesterday.

Insurers must do more with digital technology: Tharman

INSURANCE firms can and must take advantage of digital technology, and there is significant room for them to do more in this space, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Tuesday.