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Frasers Property secures novel A$500m green loan for two Singapore properties

1 day 18 hours ago

FRASERS Property Limited has secured a A$750 million (S$715.2 million) term loan, comprising a A$500 million green loan tranche and a A$250 million five-year tranche, the real estate developer said on Wednesday morning. The A$500 million tranche is Singapore’s first green loan with a pricing structure linked to the BCA Green Mark, said the company.

Ng Ren Jye

2019 has been good - but can it last?

1 day 21 hours ago

ASSET markets rebounded strongly in the first half of 2019, following a poor 2018. Global equities led the way, rising more than 10 per cent, but bonds (particularly riskier bonds) also performed well. Oil has rallied and gold recently broke out into a six-year high.

Steve Brice

Singapore's virtual banks offer homegrown AI a chance to shine

2 days 21 hours ago

SENIOR Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), is right to hail new virtual bank licences expected to be granted later this year as the next chapter in Singapore's banking liberalisation journey. He also has good reason to be confident in the ability of local banks to compete with future digital upstarts.

Dong Shou

Singapore's virtual banks offer homegrown AI a chance to shine

2 days 21 hours ago

SENIOR Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), is right to hail new virtual bank licences expected to be granted later this year as the next chapter in Singapore's banking liberalisation journey. He also has good reason to be confident in the ability of local banks to compete with future digital upstarts.

Dong Shou
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