Financial Services

DBS opens new sustainability grant programme for SMEs

Businesses’ proposals must cover reducing waste or sustainable supply chains.

DBS opens new sustainability grant programme for SMEs

Businesses’ proposals must cover reducing waste or sustainable supply chains.

SG, Australia ink agreement to deepen FinTech collaboration

The agreement sets out a framework for 4 collaboration areas.

Banks to see improved profitability by end 2022: Moody’s

Experts forecast the average return of assets of local banks to increase to about 1%.

MAS transfers S$75b excess Official Foreign Reserves to government

This brings the stock OFR to around 95% of Singapore’s GDP.  

Four in five Singaporean Gen Z have tried to go fully cashless: Visa

And 6 in 10 SG consumers tried to go cashless in bills payment.

The arm’s length standard must continue to underpin commodity transfer pricing

Recent tax case judgments in commodity-producing countries shine a spotlight on the important commodity transfer pricing challenges that have...

Hatten Edge signs agreement for 550 new crypto mining rigs

The partner will deliver a pilot batch of 50 sets by end-April.

SG and China firms strengthen digital carbon trading bond

MGVX and Greenland Financial Technology take the first step towards an international network.

How Sophia helps women get invested in finance

Women only get 3% of the world's capital funding. 

DBS vs OCBC: Who will win big from Fed hikes?

UOB Kay Hian said there will be a total of seven hikes in 2022.

Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust revision a win for unitholders: OCBC

The change is the most viable for conservative holders, says OCBC Investment Research.

SFA forms buy now, pay later working group to develop framework

The working group is calling out to organisations offering BNPL services to join their ranks.

MAS issues 10-yr prohibition order versus DBS' ex-manager for wealth planning

The charges were based on convictions involving fraud and forgery.

HDB raises $1b through its first green bond

The proceeds will be used to finance the board’s green building projects. 

SG banks exposure to Europe, Russia 'minimal': UOB Kay Hian

The direction for the share prices of banks will depend on the progress of peace talks.