HOCK LOCK SIEW

SHAREHOLDERS of banks would be cheered by the stronger dividend payout from all three Singapore banks this year, with two of the three also issuing special dividends following greater clarity from...

THE three Singapore banks will usher in the Lunar New Year amid a likely shift in sentiment - not just as risk from the offshore-and-marine (O&M) segment is fading, but also amid an improved...

BANKS' EARNINGS

MORE funds may be circling the offshore and marine (O&M) sector to hunt for some upside, but there is pause among some industry players in engaging these investors in the restructuring process of...

DBS will end financing of projects linked to "dirty coal" by year-end, but is resisting pressure from environmental groups to cut existing lending to build coal-fired plants. ...

DBS will end financing of projects that burn low-grade coal, or what is known as "dirty coal", by the end of the year, its chief executive Piyush Gupta said on Thursday...

AMID Singapore's push to attract more fintech firms and spur innovation, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has moved to make it easier for customers to skip a physical trip to bank...

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has expanded the forms of digital identity that banks and other financial firms can use to identify and accept new customers, it said in a media statement on...

[SINGAPORE] The worst may be over for Singapore's three biggest banks...

OCBC Investment Research has upped its rating on UOB to a "buy" from "hold", and boosted its fair value estimate to S$30.10 from S$25.36, saying that Asian banks are buoyed by a...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

WHEN Aretha Franklin belts out "chain, chain, chain, chain of fools" in her classic song Chain of Fools, some listeners heard it as "change change change, change is good". With...