Singapore April bank lending rises 7.0 pct y/y

SINGAPORE May 31 Total bank lending in Singapore in April rose 7.0 percent from a year earlier, helped by increases in loans to financial institutions as well as housing and bridging loans, central bank data showed on Wednesday. Loans and advances by ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Market May Give Up Support At 3,200 Points

( - The Singapore stock market has fallen lower in three straight trading days, slipping more than 30 points or 1 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,205-point plateau, and it may extend its losses on ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore bourse partners with regulator to spur IPOs

SINGAPORE Singapore Exchange Ltd announced a partnership with the city-state's technology and media regulator, in a move that will facilitate accredited companies to list on the exchange and shore up the bourse's appeal as a listing destination. "Through ... ( read original story ...)

SGX partners with IMDA to spur IPOs

“Through this memorandum of intent (MOI), both parties aim to lower the access barriers for technology companies into the capital markets, catalyse more high-tech IPOs and increase Singapore’s attractiveness as a venue for capital raising,” SGX and ... ( read original story ...)

Sanli seeks to raise $9.7m through IPO

At 22.5 cents a share, and with a post-IPO share capital of 268.7 million ... Hock Heng founded the company in 2006 with his colleagues from Dayen Environmental, a Singapore-listed water and waste treatment company now known as Moya Holdings Asia. ( read original story ...)

Singapore ranked most ‘digitally competitive’ in the world

SINGAPORE — The Republic is the most “digitally competitive” place in the world, based on an inaugural report measuring an economy’s ability to adopt and explore digital technologies leading to transformation in government practices, business ... ( read original story ...)

OCBC, DBS tout QR code payments in push for cashless society

SINGAPORE: OCBC Bank on Tuesday (May 30) announced it has included QR code payments as part of its OCBC Pay Anyone app, which allows consumers to use this cashless mode of payment at more than 1,000 merchants from Jun 1. The participating merchants range ... ( read original story ...)

OCBC Bank launches cashless QR code payments with mobile app

SINGAPORE - OCBC Bank has launched its first stand-alone mobile payments app which makes QR code cashless payments available at close to 2,500 Nets terminals, the company said Tuesday. The new stand-alone OCBC Pay Anyone app brings together all OCBC Pay ... ( read original story ...)