Singapore bank lending edges up in February

SINGAPORE - Bank lending in Singapore rose slightly in February from the previous month, reversing January's dip, according to preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Thursday (March 29). Loans through the domestic banking unit - which ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore February bank lending rises 0.1 percent from month ago

SINGAPORE, March 29 (Reuters) - Singapore’s total bank lending in February rose 0.1 percent from the month earlier, on the back of increased loans to businesses, central bank data showed on Thursday. Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Stock Market May Extend Losses

The Singapore stock market turned decidedly lower again on Wednesday, one session after it had snapped the four-day losing streak in which it had tumbled more than 100 points or 2.9 percent. The Straits Times index now rests just above the 3,380-point ... ( read original story ...)

Here’s How Singapore Banks’ Stocks Performed In FY2017

Singapore banks are often touted as some of the safest and best banks in the world, coming in at 11th (DBS), 13th (OCBC) and 14th (UOB) in the World’s Top 50 Safest Banks by Global Finance. In Singapore, they comprise close to 42% of the benchmark ... ( read original story ...)

DBS to launch second edition of Hack2Hire in India

Post success of its’ first DBS Hack2Hire last year, DBS, Singapore’s largest bank and a leading bank in Asia, today announced the second edition of this novel recruiting programme in India. DBS Hack2Hire 2018 aims to hire over 100 of the brightest tech ... ( read original story ...)

Apple Watch Series 3 With LTE to Expand to Thailand on April 5

With the addition of Thailand, Apple Watch Series 3 models with LTE connectivity will be available in more than a dozen countries and territories, including the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore ... ( read original story ...)

Are Singaporeans Unhappy Because of Property?

Singapore’s GDP grew 3.5 percent in 2017 ... I think the older generation, who are now mainly retired, were a more content bunch. When we don’t own property, we desire a HDB flat subsidised by the government. While we are paying off the mortgage ... ( read original story ...)

DBS looks for new tech talent through Hack2Hire programme

In an all-out effort to identify and hire the best emerging technology talent in Singapore, DBS announced today that it plans to hire up to 100 of the brightest tech sparks through its Hack2Hire programme. This will double the number of technology talent ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore expected to tighten monetary policy in April

SINGAPORE (March 27): Singapore's central bank is expected to tighten monetary policy in April for the first time in six years, with economic growth solid and the labour market showing signs of improvement, a Reuters poll of economists found. Nine of 15 ... ( read original story ...)

Cybercriminals now cryptojacking mobile phones

SINGAPORE - Beware! Your mobile phone might actually be helping cybercriminals mine for cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, even if you were diligent enough not to download suspicious, malware-laden apps. Cybersecurity experts are warning against the rising ... ( read original story ...)

Will GrabFood devour Singapore’s food delivery companies?

In an interview with Singapore Business Review ... “First, Grab's chances of success of becoming Southeast Asia's de-facto mobile platform has improved significantly with the Uber deal, which means investors may be spooked about backing a lesser competitor. ( read original story ...)