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BTExplains: Banks in Singapore rejig physical space for 10 years and a pandemic

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): BTExplains: Banks in Singapore rejig physical space for 10 years and a pandemic DBS is reportedly expected to shed office space in Singapore, joining other banks in rethinking their physical real estate given the impact from Covid-19. What are the implications for both the banking industry, and office rental? The [...]

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StanChart offers new tool to project impact of job loss, property buys on household finances

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): StanChart offers new tool to project impact of job loss, property buys on household finances STANDARD Chartered (StanChart) has tied up with Singapore-based fintech BetterTradeOff to launch a free online financial planning tool.

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StanChart nabs UBS veteran Raymond Ang as global private and priority banking head

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): StanChart nabs UBS veteran Raymond Ang as global private and priority banking head STANDARD Chartered has named UBS veteran Raymond Ang as its new global head of private and priority banking, subject to regulatory approval.

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As rates rise, what should consumers watch for in their mortgages?

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): As rates rise, what should consumers watch for in their mortgages? SINGAPORE'S property market rebounded strongly after a slow first half of the year in 2020, with home prices hitting new highs into the first quarter of this year. This is despite Covid-19 casting a shadow over the broader economy.

By | April 11th, 2021|Banking & Finance, business news, News|Comments Off on As rates rise, what should consumers watch for in their mortgages?

Banks to speed up shrinking and shifting of CBD space amid hybrid work

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): Banks to speed up shrinking and shifting of CBD space amid hybrid work BANKS have scaled back their physical footprints in prime office areas over the last decade, as they reviewed and consolidated their operations. But the pandemic is likely to push some to make more cuts.

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UOB sustainability bond ratings among the highest assigned to banks globally: Moody’s and Fitch

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): UOB sustainability bond ratings among the highest assigned to banks globally: Moody's and Fitch UOB's sustainability bond ratings will likely not see any upward pressure, given they are among the highest assigned to banks globally, Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings said on Thursday.

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UOB’s finance head Eric Lim named chief sustainability officer

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): UOB's finance head Eric Lim named chief sustainability officer UOB has appointed Eric Lim as its first chief sustainability officer (CSO) to lead a dedicated corporate sustainability office focused on achieving the bank's green goals.

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Singapore bank chiefs see opportunities arising from China, geopolitics

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): Singapore bank chiefs see opportunities arising from China, geopolitics THE current global geopolitical situation will enhance Asean as a destination for supply chain financing - an opportunity that banks here should seize, said Wee Ee Cheong, the new chairman of the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) on Thursday.

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DBS enhances digital investment advisory tool for retail investors

Singapore Business Times (banking-finance news): DBS enhances digital investment advisory tool for retail investors DBS has rolled out an enhanced version of its digital investment advisory tool that provides retail investors with more specific product recommendations based on their risk profiles.

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