MOUNTING concerns over asset quality are likely to take centre stage at the upcoming quarterly results of Singapore's banking trio as companies brace for a prolonged crisis.
In today's paper
SINGAPORE companies have welcomed news of the official "green lane" arrangements confirmed on Saturday for business travel between Singapore and Malaysia.
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THIS past week, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) dealt a blow to investors by calling on the local banks to cap their dividends.
ANALYSTS have reset their dividend estimates for Singapore banks in the upcoming second-quarter results, while also projecting for sharp dips in share prices in the near term, after the regulator...
ASEAN BUSINESS: NEWS ANALYSIS
INDONESIA is developing an industrial park set along the northern coast of central Java amid rice fields, which the government of President Joko Widodo hopes will grow into a major destination for...
IT WOULD have been the quintessential business success story. Founded in Munich in 1999, this small payment processor for online gambling and pornography sites grew so massive that, by 2018, it...
Chu hai or "going to sea" is the ethos that China's tech giants have embraced with overseas expansion in the past decade. But the waters are getting rougher in India and the United States.
HELD in the midst of a "crisis of a generation", the 2020 general election saw a flight from the status quo, rather than a flight to safety. The change in voting preferences point to a...
GRAND wedding dinners are still a no-no, under safe-management rules for Singapore's gradual reopening amid the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.
CLIENTS of some labour supply firms which do not pass on the savings from Budget wage subsidies can look into backing out of contracts, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and Ministry of...
THE palm oil industry is grappling with an issue that predates the virus pandemic: A labour shortage. To cope, companies are investing in new technologies that will allow them to reduce their...