Thomas Kupfer: «Singapore Taps Swiss Banking’s History»

Switzerland served as a model for Singapore in the past, but the two have now shifted into a more balanced relationship – especially in the finance industry, Swiss ambassador Thomas Kupfer writes in an exclusive essay for finews.first. finews.first is a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Probes Goldman Sachs Executives Over 1MDB

Singapore authorities are probing the dealings of Goldman Sachs with the Malaysian state investment fund commonly known as 1MDB, according to a media report. The bank raised some $6 billion for the fund, meant for development projects. Investigators at ... ( read original story ...)

What Could Cause Market Volatility in the Coming Months?

As most of us know, interest rates and stock market valuations should be inversely related, meaning as interest rates rise, stocks, in theory, should depreciate. In Singapore, interest rates have also risen in the past few years, starting from just 0.25% ... ( read original story ...)

DBS launches largest banking API developer platform

DBS Bank has launched the world’s largest banking application ... It revealed that there are 155 APIs at launch for Singapore across over 20 categories such as rewards, real-time payments, PayLah! and fund transfers. “More categories will be added ... ( read original story ...)