PENNY STOCKS SAGA

HENRY Tjoa was Phillip Securities' star remisier with S$2.3 million generated in commission income in 2013. But the self-employed broker was hit by the penny stock crash in October that year when...

BT EXCLUSIVE

UOB Kay Hian, the largest securities brokerage in Singapore, has emerged as a keen suitor for the 150-odd remisiers and retail equity trading representatives at DBS Vickers, the broking arm of...

EDITORIAL

THE announcement by DBS Bank in February that it will be transferring its retail stockbroking trading arm to the main bank by end-2019 sparked off a spirited response from some members of the...

BT EXCLUSIVE

WITH commissions for equity trades facing further cuts and interest in foreign equity markets on the rise, not only must stock brokers and remisiers move up the value chain, brokerages too must...

MAYBANK Kim Eng Securities is planning to convert some of its fixed-desk remisiers to mobile operators.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

LAST month, DBS Bank unveiled plans to transfer its retail equity trading under its brokerage arm, DBS Vickers, to the bank by year end, triggering a public outpour of support for its remisiers,...

BARELY a day after The Business Times (BT) reported that DBS would transfer its retail equity trading under DBS Vickers to the bank by year-end, four leading brokerages in Singapore jumped into...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I REFER to the article DBS to merge retail equities trading into bank by year-end (BT, Feb 21). For those who are gloating over the plight of remisiers - from super earners in the heydays to...

DBS, Southeast Asia's largest bank by market value, will transfer its retail equity trading under DBS Vickers to the bank by the end of the year, leaving the securities and derivatives arm to...

BT EXCLUSIVE

DBS BANK is revamping its retail stock-brokerage operations and exploring alternative models to its current broking arm DBS Vickers - with a view to providing customers with more holistic services...