ZEDRA hires from HSBC for new Singapore chief

Independent trust, corporate and fund services firm ZEDRA has hired Wendy Sim to lead the development of its Singapore office, which will additionally support markets in North and South Asia. Independent trust, corporate and fund services firm ZEDRA has ... ( read original story ...)

Stresses for Singaporean Energy Firms Deepening, OCBC CEO Says

OCBC was the first of Singapore’s three large banks to report quarterly profit. United Overseas Bank Ltd. is due to post its results on Friday, while earnings from DBS Group Holdings Ltd., Southeast Asia’s largest lender, are scheduled for Oct. 31. ( read original story ...)

OCBC posts 5% jump in Q3 profit, beating expectations

SINGAPORE: The Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) beat estimates with a 5 per cent rise in quarterly profit in the third quarter of the year, helped by gains from its insurance and wealth management units, according to its financial results released on ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s economy may not grow soon: MAS

SINGAPORE: The local economy “is not expected to pick up ... will be largely supported by domestic consumption which tends to be less import-intensive, it noted. In Asia, a similar story of domestic demand cushioning growth amid flagging exports is ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore to scale up halal food exports

SINGAPORE: Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has recently announced the start of a hub to get the country’s firms into the global halal food market, Straits Times reported. Speaking at a charity gala dinner held by the Singapore ... ( read original story ...)