PRESIDENT Donald Trump's promised rollback of banking regulation is well underway, with vacancies at the top of key agencies and new legislation in the works...

[BEIJING] China Citic Bank Corp and search engine giant Baidu Inc launched on Saturday a direct banking joint venture, dubbed AiBank, to capitalise on China's rapidly growing fintech sector...

NOT all Singapore banks are keen to venture into corporate venture capital (CVC), even as regional banks have woken up to the idea, with several having launched CVC funds in the last two years to...

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...

[NEW YORK] - About a third of the customers queuing at La Maison du Bitcoin's teller windows in Paris aren't speculating on the value of the cryptocurrency. They're sending digital...

THE number of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals announced worldwide is set for a fourth consecutive year of growth in 2017, and could grow by around 2 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter...

ASIA-PACIFIC nations at the United Nations (UN) climate talks in Bonn, Germany, agreed on the need to develop a clear regional action agenda, and will receive support from UN bodies, according to...

[HONG KONG] China stunned the finance world last week when it unveiled plans to allow foreign control of its financial institutions. Few bankers thought their long-held dream of better access to the...

[TOKYO] The dollar steadied on Friday after coming off the week's lows against its peers as earlier risk aversion in global financial markets receded, pushing up US yields...

DBS Group Holdings expects income from its consumer and SME (small and medium enterprise) business in Singapore and Hong Kong to grow at a double-digit pace, and to potentially contribute 50 per cent...