Singapore banks

Jan 20, 2021 02:13 PM

HSBC, Maybank's insurance venture among bidders for AXA Singapore: sources

[SINGAPORE] HSBC Holdings and Malayan Banking's insurance venture are among shortlisted bidders for AXA's business...

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM

Fintechs' moves to acquire Indonesian banks will rev up competition: Fitch

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RECENT moves by tech firms to acquire small Indonesian banks will add more colour to Asean's financing landscape,...

Jan 19, 2021 01:12 PM

Fintechs' plans to buy Indonesian banks will raise competition: Fitch

RECENT moves by tech firms to acquire small Indonesian banks will add more colour to Asean's financing landscape,...

Jan 18, 2021 11:35 AM

UOB completes acquisition of Vietnam fund manager

UOB Asset Management (UOBAM) announced on Monday that it has completed the acquisition of VAM Vietnam Fund...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Banks, MAS urge switch to e-hongbao

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POPPING open a bright-red hongbao and pulling out crisp new bank notes has been a traditional Chinese New Year (CNY...

Jan 11, 2021 11:12 AM

Quick takes: OCBC in transition

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OCBC has appointed a seasoned hand in Greater China Helen Wong to be its new group chief executive officer from...

Jan 9, 2021 05:50 AM

OCBC first Singapore bank to get woman CEO; Helen Wong to take over from Samuel Tsien

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SINGAPORE'S second-largest bank has picked a seasoned hand in Greater China to lead the charge for the lender's next...

Jan 8, 2021 05:56 PM

OCBC appoints Helen Wong as new group CEO as Samuel Tsien retires

OCBC has appointed Helen Wong as its new group chief executive officer (CEO) from April 15.

Jan 8, 2021 12:33 PM

UOB prices capital securities referencing Sora

UOB announced on Friday that it has successfully priced capital securities with a reset coupon rate that references...

Jan 6, 2021 05:50 AM
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The long-awaited comeback of the Singapore banks

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IT'S safe to say that 2020 was an awful year for the Singapore banks. However, as we transit to a post-vaccine world...

Jan 5, 2021 05:50 AM
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Singapore banks to benefit from pickup in credit growth this year: CGS-CIMB

CGS-CIMB has reiterated its "overweight" call on Singapore's banking sector in anticipation of a pickup in business...