THE scaling back of Saudi Aramco's initial public offering - despite nearly every major investment bank being involved - raises awkward questions about the effectiveness of mammoth syndicates of advisers and IPO book-runners. More appears to be less.
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MORE than half the complaints filed with the Financial Industry Disputes Resolution Centre (FIDReC) for the financial year ended June 30 were against banks and finance companies.
STEEPENING pressures will persist on the Singapore Government Securities (SGS) bonds' yield curve in the coming weeks, according to DBS and OCBC analysts.
HOMEBUYERS are being enticed by cheaper home loans as interest rates slide in line with softer economic conditions.
THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is seeking to regulate derivatives of payment tokens such as Bitcoin and Ether by allowing trade only on the four approved exchanges in Singapore.
THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is seeking to allow derivatives of payment tokens such as Bitcoin and Ether to be traded on approved exchanges in Singapore, it said in a consultation paper on Wednesday.
STANDARD Chartered is riding on the millennial wave for savings and investments, with the launch of its first product targeted at this segment of young customers on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE Government Securities (SGS) bonds with tenors above 10 years have been under profit-taking pressure in the past few weeks, according to DBS Group Research on Wednesday.
THE Housing and Development Board (HDB) will issue a S$700 million, five-year bond at par value, as part of the public housing authority's S$32 billion multicurrency medium-term note programme.
DIVIDEND plays are currently the flavour of the month as market volatility and increasingly weak business conditions weigh on Singapore growth stocks.
CHRISTINE LAGARDE has taken the helm of the European Central Bank (ECB) at a time of rising scepticism over the power of monetary policy. Critics say that the central bank has no tools left to bring inflation back to its target of close to, but below, 2 per cent. The ECB is now a helpless bystander, they claim, as the power to foster a recovery sits squarely with elected governments.
DBS Bank said it has become the first bank in Singapore and South-east Asia to adopt a globally recognised framework for financial institutions to determine, assess and manage environmental and social risk in projects.
MAINBOARD-LISTED Tiong Seng Holdings has secured S$125 million worth of green loan and environmental performance-linked facilities from OCBC Bank and DBS Bank respectively.
THERE are bubbling risks on the horizon for the three Singapore banks, which just capped their results session for the third quarter that was driven mainly by stronger non-interest income from the wealth management business as well as fees.
OCBC Bank and Temasek Polytechnic are launching a cyber certification pathway to train up to 200 of the bank's employees to become cyber risk analysts and cybersecurity specialists in the next three years.
ROBO-ADVISER StashAway has rolled out a cash management portfolio that gives all investors access to Singapore-focused money-market funds.
GOOGLE already has a valuable stash of your digital data. Now it wants your cash, too.
LOCAL vehicle leasing giant Goldbell Group announced on Friday the launch of its private debt investment platform Goldbell Evolution Network (GEN) which seeks to offer returns of as much as 12 per cent.
CITI Investment Research sees a "positive" impact on shares of OCBC after Singapore's second-largest bank reportedly ended its run to make an offer for Bank Permata.
LOCAL vehicle leasing giant Goldbell Group announced the launch of its private debt investment platform Goldbell Evolution Network (GEN) on Friday which seeks to offer yields of between 5-12 per cent returns.