[HONG KONG] Standard Chartered is targetting growing its private banking assets by 50 per cent to about US$100 billion in three to five years and hire dozens of bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore...

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SINGAPORE has become the go-to market in Asia for European banks needing to beef up their capital to comply with regulatory requirements.

STANDARD Chartered plc (StanChart) unveiled plans for an up to US$1 billion share buyback, its first such in at least 20 years as quarterly profit rose 10 per cent, signalling progress in its...

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SINGAPORE banks' foreign exchange (FX) volumes are gaining at a blistering pace as global flows pour into the region, attracted by its strong economic fundamentals.

INDUSTRIAL and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Singapore Branch has issued its first green bond, a mega US$2.2 billion deal in three currencies.

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ASEAN'S mid-sized corporates have done well, riding on the region's strong economic growth, and are now poised for their next stage of expansion.

ACCORDING to a Standard Chartered Bank report on Asean corporates, their growth will continue despite global economic uncertainty due to the region's burgeoning middle class and young population....

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THE Singapore dollar bond market rally is showing no sign of fatigue as investors' risk aversion remains high....

[HONG KONG] Standard Chartered PLC chief executive Bill Winters said fears over a slowdown in China's economic growth and the impact of the Sino-US trade tensions are "receding a bit...

THE see-sawing of the British pound as the fate of Brexit vacillates has been exasperating for both money changers and those in need of the physical currency.