AGRI-FOOD giant Olam International is reorganising its businesses into two new operating groups with plans to list them.

FOREIGN direct investment (FDI) flows into Singapore surged 42 per cent while the flows to its traditional rival Hong Kong were halved in 2019, when global FDI was flat against a backdrop of a...

BT EXCLUSIVE: DIGITAL BANKS

CHINA-BASED Zall Smart Commerce Group is bidding for a digital wholesale bank licence in Singapore, joining a growing list of Chinese contenders in the digital banking scene.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

WE refer to the commentary by Tay Peck Gek "Sembcorp's disclosure of China unit's troubles falls short" (BT, Jan 20, 2020).

BT INFOGRAPHICS

A NEW wave of digital banks is arriving on Asia's shores as regulators seek to transform the financial sector to become more diverse, innovative and competitive.

SINGAPORE has already seen some semblances of nativist tendencies, the Republic's deputy prime minister said, as he warned that the country cannot assume it is immune to divisive forces that have...

OPINION

THE traditional January game of economic forecasting for the year ahead hardly seems worth playing when the predictions have been the same for a decade. In 2020, it is even more likely than it has...

IMPROVING US-China trade tensions have eased uncertainty and the world economy may have hit bottom but a sharp slowdown in India is creating a drag worldwide, the International Monetary Fund (IMF...

BT EXCLUSIVE: DIGITAL BANK

WITH the imminent arrival of digital banks seeking a bigger share of the personal finance market, local banks have been rejuvenating their offerings to tap this so-called "under-banked" segment....

COMMENTARY

ON Friday night, Sembcorp Industries (SCI) disclosed that its China joint-venture company, Sembcorp Nanjing Suiwu (SNS), had been fined S$10 million last quarter for illegal discharge of waste...