HSBC Holdings' Asia-Pacific insurance unit has received regulatory approval to divest its 49 per cent stake in the Malaysian life insurance joint venture to Hong Kong-based FWD Group, owned by...

GLOBAL lenders including Citi-group and HSBC are stepping up efforts to sell day-to-day banking services to Asia's fast-growing new technology firms, amid growing competition for more...

[HONG KONG] HSBC Holdings' Asia Pacific insurance unit has received regulatory approval to divest its 49 per cent stake in the Malaysian life insurance joint venture to Hong Kong-based FWD Group...

IT's been a tough year for bond houses as choppy markets shrank investors' appetite for risk but DBS Bank has not let up in its bid to become the go-to bank for Asian fixed income, an arena...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

AS 2018 draws to a close, the local bond market isn't doing too badly, all things considered. ...

OUTLOOK 2019

FIXED income bankers may not be popping much champagne this Christmas given 2018's depressed volumes, but they can still toast some of the year's highlights such as Temasek's first...

THE London Stock Exchange (LSE) may be the sixth-largest stock exchange in the world and the second in Europe (following Euronext), but it faces huge uncertainties following the Brexit decision from...

BT EXCLUSIVE

THE fight for fixed deposits is heating up as financial institutions are dangling higher rates to lock in funds before interest rates rise further, with alternative instruments also offering...

OPINION

IMAGINE you turn on a tap in Singapore and hot water comes out in an apartment block in New York. It sounds impossible, and yet something similar happens every day in the global payments system.

BANKERS here are hopeful that more foreign issuers will be making a beeline for the local debt market, in light of some major deals recently.