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...

[WASHINGTON] US House Republicans delivered a first-step victory on Thursday to President Donald Trump by passing a landmark tax overhaul, but the debate now shifts to the Senate, where a narrower...

[LONDON] Sterling rose against the dollar on Thursday an initiative by European Central Bank President Donald Tusk on Brexit negotiations was taken as mildly positive, on a day when currencies mostly...

SINGAPORE FINTECH FESTIVAL

FUNDING for fintechs in Asean is surging, fuelled by the potential of the region's young and underbanked population...

SINGAPORE FINTECH FESTIVAL

TECHNOLOGY can both exacerbate and reduce various forms of inequality, which raises an urgent question of how fintech can be effectively wielded as a tool for financial inclusion.

TRADERS are lobbying Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd (HKEX) for changes to the cross-border stock links with mainland China ahead of the country's shares joining key MSCI Inc benchmarks...

CHINA'S financial sector faces bubble risks, a government official warned on Thursday and said a property tax may be on the cards as authorities extended their efforts to reduce a worrisome...