Singapore October bank lending up 1.4%: MAS

SINGAPORE - Total bank lending in October climbed 1.4 per cent from September, on the back of higher loans to financial institutions. Total domestic banking unit loans amounted to S$649.56 billion last month, up from S$640.68 billion in September ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Chili Crabs Reign as Jumbo Wins Restaurant IPO Battle

The debate over Singapore’s favorite crab dish may be settled -- at least on the trading floor. Shares of restaurant chain No Signboard Holdings Ltd., known in the city-state for its signature white pepper crab dish, jumped 11 percent on its debut ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Property Prices Vulnerable to Rising Supply

The rising supply of homes and slowing population growth may undermine the recent recovery in Singapore residential property prices, the country’s central bank said. Future development projects could potentially add 20,000 private housing units over the ... ( read original story ...)

How To Choose The Right Credit Card in Singapore

Singapore houses a unique and wide array of spenders ... will earn you cashback and rewards on your daily shopping at several merchants. For instance, Citibank has the Citibank SMRT card which promises up to 5% savings on groceries. Shopping could be ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore shares open 0.2% down on Thursday

SINGAPORE - Local stocks opened 0.2 per cent lower on Thursday (Nov 30), with the Straits Times Index losing 5.76 points to 3,433.23 as at 9.03am. The STI fell as a selloff in technology shares from Apple to dragged down major US indices overnight. ( read original story ...)

Nine things you must do now to land a VP job in Asian banking

These bankers in Singapore and Kong Kong clinched quick promotions to VP level. Here’s how you could too. It’s arguably never been a better time to work at vice president ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore October bank lending rises 1.4 percent m/m

SINGAPORE, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Singapore’s total bank lending in October rose 1.4 percent from September on the back of increased lending to financial institutions, central bank data showed on Thursday. Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s import and export price indices up in October

Import prices rose 3.2%, whilst export prices grew 1.1%. Singapore's import price index rose 3.2% YoY, whilst its export price index went up 1.1% YoY in October, the Singapore Department of Statistics (SingStat) revealed. For imports, oil and non-oil ... ( read original story ...)

Virtual Reality Makes Real Splash at Singapore ATF

Underlining the growing importance of virtual reality, Singapore minister Chee Hong Tat announced the first two VR titles that are part of a partnership with Discovery Networks Asia Pacific. The pair, “Abandoned,” by Hiverlab and Burning Bush Films ... ( read original story ...)

Bye Bye Boring Singapore

For all its riches, the one thing Singapore lacks is honest-to-goodness risk-taking. Back in 2002, as the city-state was emerging from its worst recession since 1964, the government was getting impatient over the economy's disproportionate reliance on ... ( read original story ...)