Canara Bank Sells 13.45% Stake In Can Fin Homes

State-run lender Canara Bank Ltd has sold a 13.45 per cent stake in Housing finance arm Can Fin Homes Ltd to Singapore-based Caladium Investment Pvt Ltd for Rs 754 crore, it said on Friday. The divestment is seen as a part of the monetization process of ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore keeps in place Fukushima food import curbs

TOKYO: Singapore is keeping in place curbs on food imports from Fukushima, which six years ago on Saturday (March 11) was hit by an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said. This is despite ... ( read original story ...)

HSBC mulls former Prudential chief Mark Tucker for chairman

Europe's largest bank HSBC Holdings is planning to appoint former Prudential head Mark Tucker as chairman in the first stage of its management overhaul, according to reports. The bank is reportedly lining Mr Tucker up as Douglas Flint's replacement in ... ( read original story ...)

Water Price Hike Sparks Rare Public Protest in Singapore

SINGAPORE — More than 100 people gathered in Singapore's Speakers' Corner on Saturday for a rare protest against a government plan to hike water prices that has stirred discontent over sluggish economic growth and rising unemployment in the city-state. ( read original story ...)

SCB deepens push into fintech with fund outlay

SCB, through its fintech subsidiary Digital Ventures, announced this week a “significant investment” in Dymon Asia Ventures, the fintech-focused venture capital arm of Dymon Asia Capital. Singapore-based Dymon Asia was ranked by Bloomberg as the 10th ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore does not import chicken and eggs from Kelantan: AVA

SINGAPORE — Poultry and poultry products that Singapore imports from Malaysia are safe for consumption, the authorities here assured the public, following news of a bird flu outbreak in the Malaysian state of Kelantan. Existing measures will be stepped ... ( read original story ...)