Money

New way for companies to pay their suppliers, vendors

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has released an online payment option for firms that will help them raise productivity and manage costs.

CIMB launches current account for SMEs

CIMB Bank Singapore yesterday rolled out a new current account for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them meet operational needs.

A leg up for SMEs in the financing stakes

The only issue that seemed to concern the stock market over a recent freeing up of rules regulating finance firms is the possibility that the...

Finance firms eyeing bigger slice of the SME pie

Singapore's three listed finance firms are poised to reap benefits from regulatory changes that will boost their customer reach and capacity to lend.

New co-investment fund to help businesses go overseas

UP to S$600 million in government capital will be co-invested with Singapore-based enterprises in a new International Partnership Fund (IPF) to help them scale up and internationalise.

Changing the game for SME and startup financing

The own-goals of the Trump administration continue to provide grist for the journalistic mill. The latest snafus include the sudden resignation this week of President Donald Trump's National...

Faster, cheaper access to Singapore market soon for VC funds

VENTURE Capital (VC) funds looking to set up shop here can soon get approval in a matter of weeks and without capital requirements, as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) proposed on Wednesday...

MAS relaxes rules on finance companies to help SMEs, start-ups obtain funds

SINGAPORE - The Monetary Authority of Singapore is relaxing some of its rules on finance companies from this year onwards, to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start...

Leveraging change in financial services landscape for SMEs

THE inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in November last year was significant on multiple fronts, and small and medium enterprises (SMEs)...

Well-capitalised companies outlast tough times

THERE are several business considerations that keep entrepreneurs up at night. Customer service, product quality, talent retention, and competition are but a few of them. But the most critical aspect...