Doha Bank to open Singapore branch

Doha Bank, one of Qatar's top banks, is expanding its operations overseas with plans to open a fully fledged banking operation in Singapore. Sheikh Abdul Rehman bin Mohammad bin Jabor Al Thani, managing director of Doha Bank, said the bank intends to enter ... ( read original story ...)

How to Analyze a Bank’s Profitability

The Foolish Bottom Line Bank stocks in Singapore have been on a roll in recent months. There are a mulitutude of factors that could have caused this. Tailwinds include the proposal of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Economic Community ... ( read original story ...)

Narrow Trading Range Expected For Singapore Shares

( - The Singapore stock market has finished lower in two straight sessions, falling more than 25 points or 0.8 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,330-point plateau, and the market may continue to spin ... ( read original story ...)

YouGov: Singapore Airlines ranks top for brand health

Four local brands – Singapore Airlines, The Straits Times, POSB Bank and DBS – have been ranked among the top 10 in YouGov BrandIndex’s inaugural global brand health rankings. The Index score, which evaluates overall brand health, is used for the ... ( read original story ...)

Cooper points Standard Chartered in the right direction

who had held senior positions including head of corporate and investment banking in Singapore, CEO of Korea and deputy chairman and CEO of the Middle East and North Africa business. Simon Cooper, CEO of Standard Chartered's corporate and institutional ... ( read original story ...)

Olam International : completes US$400.0 million debt refinancing

N.A., Singapore Branch and Standard Chartered Bank, as Mandated Lead Arrangers for the Facility. Jayant Parande, President & Global Head of Treasury & Investor Relations of Olam said: 'We are pleased to have secured this refinancing which extends our debt ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Shipping quarterly profit grows

Singapore-listed car carrier owner makes more and sets its sights on acquisition opportunities. Singapore Shipping Corp (SSC) has pushed up its profit in the first quarter and is keen on acquisition opportunities. The vehicle carrier owner booked net ... ( read original story ...)

What Is The Singapore Market Really Made Up Of?

You always hear people saying, “Donno what to buy? Then just buy the market lor”. But what exactly does buying the market mean? Do you even know what you are buying? Without appreciating the underlying, things might end up like this Dilbert joke on ... ( read original story ...)

Will These Countries be the Next Singapore?

Singapore’s economy is often used as a prime example of how business-friendly policies can jumpstart a country’s growth. Most of our readers are probably familiar with Singapore’s transformation from a malarial swamp to one of the richest nations on ... ( read original story ...)