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Growing with the flow

With Singapore as its base, OCBC is banking on the region's investment, capital, wealth and people flows to drive its growth
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 05:50
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'We will definitely be a strong regional bank, and not just a bank but a financial services group with a bank, an insurance company, an asset management company and a wealth management business.' - Samuel Tsien, OCBC's group chief executive officer

LONG before mobile banking became a buzzword in the digital age, OCBC had pioneered its own form of providing financial services on the move. Back in the 1950s, the bank had sent out its staff in vehicles to serve customers in the outlying areas of Singapore. Singaporeans across the island were