[LONDON] British finance minister Rishi Sunak will on Friday address a gap in its support for businesses trying to survive the seismic economic hit from the coronavirus outbreak, by allowing...

[HONG KONG] JPMorgan Chase & Co is leading discussions to put together a rescue package for cash-strapped WeWork that may come together as soon as next week, the Financial Times reported.

PROCUREMENT and supply chain solutions provider SAP Ariba announced on Wednesday that it is partnering Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) to bridge the gap between financing and the procure-to-...

According to Linkflow Capital, up to 34% of SMEs gained access to financing in 2018, a marked improvement from 2017's survey data which suggested that only 19% of SMEs were qualified for business...

VIETNAM’S small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can now access up to 500 million dong (S$29,220) in funds online, under a new cross-border partnership to improve access to SME financing.

COMMENTARY

ALL major Singapore banks recently announced that they will stop financing new coal-fired power plants. This is significant in aligning Singapore as a financial hub with the position of many...

WHILE South-east Asia remains one of the last places where coal power can attract international financing, one maverick tycoon thinks the region will no longer tolerate burning the dirtiest fuel...

[BEIJING] Chinese officials pledged to improve funding arrangements for projects along its Belt and Road infrastructure network, in response to criticism that the initiative saddles developing...

THE BOTTOM LINE

LAST week, China played host to 53 African countries and unveiled its latest triennial aid plan for the continent: US$60 billion, the same as in 2015, but with some differences.