Indonesia’s Mandiri eyes S’pore private banking business

Indonesia's largest lender Bank Mandiri wants a piece of the lucrative private banking business in Singapore, particularly the accounts of wealthy Indonesian clients. Recent reforms in Indonesia, including a successful tax amnesty, have made ultra-rich ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore to pave the way for tech startup IPOs

Singapore is paving the way for promising technology companies in the country to go public through an agreement inked between the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Singapore Exchange (SGX), the largest bourse in Southeast Asia. By submitting ... ( read original story ...)

The Fintech World Series: Singapore

The ABS (the Association of Banks in Singapore) have strived to assist the fintech sector by providing a string of industry guidelines on this page, the attached PDFs included covering ‘Finance-as-a-Service: API PlayBook’, blockchain and its ... ( read original story ...)

The Singapore Stock Market For The Week: A Blue-Chip Recap

Over the past week, Singapore’s stock market benchmark, the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), climbed by 0.6% to close at 3,240 points. SATS, which provides institutional and airline food catering services as well as airport and cruise terminal services ... ( read original story ...)

Higher Open Called For Singapore Stock Market

( - The Singapore stock market has tracked higher in back-to-back sessions, gathering more than 30 points or 1 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,235-point plateau and it's looking at another firm lead for ... ( read original story ...)

SGX wants more tech startups to launch IPOs in Singapore

The local stock exchange inked a deal with Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to create a streamlined pathway for technology firms to leverage private and public capital markets in Singapore more efficiently for expansion. With the signing of the ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of Singapore to keep hiring in hunt for growth: Bahren

SINGAPORE — Bank of Singapore (BOS), which recently broke into the ranks of Asia’s top 10 private banks, intends to keep hiring more relationship managers and focus on serving a wealthier bracket of customers to keep expanding its assets under management. ( read original story ...)

Are Singapore Stocks Expensive Or Cheap Currently?

The logic follows that if a large number of net-net stocks can be found in Singapore’s market at a certain point in time, then stocks would likely be really cheap at that moment. Here’s a chart showing how the net-net stock count in Singapore has ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Shares May Turn Lower Again

( - The Singapore stock market on Wednesday snapped the three-day slide in which it had fallen lower in three straight trading days, slipping more than 30 points or 1 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,210-point plateau ... ( read original story ...)

Moody’s revises outlook for Singapore banks to stable

SINGAPORE — Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded its outlook to stable from negative for Singapore’s banking system, in a research report released yesterday. The change in outlook reflects improving growth conditions and stabilising commodity ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore, Indonesia stocks lead SE Asia markets

Singapore's shares edged up on Wednesday ... dragged by telecom stocks such as PLDT Inc and real estate stock Ayala Land. However, the index clocked a monthly gain of 2.3%. "The market has fallen prey to profit-taking in the absence of any market-scaling ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Market May Give Up Support At 3,200 Points

( - The Singapore stock market has fallen lower in three straight trading days, slipping more than 30 points or 1 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,205-point plateau, and it may extend its losses on ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore bourse partners with regulator to spur IPOs

SINGAPORE Singapore Exchange Ltd announced a partnership with the city-state's technology and media regulator, in a move that will facilitate accredited companies to list on the exchange and shore up the bourse's appeal as a listing destination. "Through ... ( read original story ...)

SGX partners with IMDA to spur IPOs

“Through this memorandum of intent (MOI), both parties aim to lower the access barriers for technology companies into the capital markets, catalyse more high-tech IPOs and increase Singapore’s attractiveness as a venue for capital raising,” SGX and ... ( read original story ...)