Singapore businesses far less upbeat compared with rest of Asean: survey

ASEAN businesses may be among the most bullish in the world, but Singapore companies are far less confident about their growth prospects in the coming year, striking a worrying note for Singapore'...

Jungle hikes and Shark Tank teach Asia's young heirs to stay rich

[SINGAPORE] At the bank-run summer schools for heirs of some of Asia's wealthiest families, visits to factories and shipyards are out; crash-courses in startups and impact investing are in.

Women entrepreneurs in Singapore battle to win equal slice of funding pie: HSBC

DESPITE tighter levels of liquidity and perceptions of gender bias in the pitch process, female entrepreneurs based in Singapore are achieving the same funding success as men, more than in most...

HSBC to cut up to 10,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive: FT

[MIAMI] HSBC has embarked on a cost-cutting drive that threatens up to 10,000 jobs, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing two people briefed on the matter.

HSBC to cut fees, offer rebates to boost struggling small Hong Kong firms

[HONG KONG] HSBC said on Wednesday it will offer rebates and fee reductions for small and medium-sized companies in Hong Kong, as the city’s economy struggles.

Singapore companies look to Asean to pick up slack from trade war: HSBC

THE United States-China trade conflict has dominated discourse for a year now, but Singapore businesses are not letting it get in the way of their future plans, even as the global growth outlook...

HSBC Singapore sets its sights on SME segment

HSBC Singapore is no longer taking the back seat when it comes to the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) banking segment here, with plans to raise its share in its target SME market from the...

Shareholder e-voting on agenda as Singapore trials blockchain-based system

INVESTORS who are unable to attend shareholder meetings may soon be able to do so when a game-changing electronic voting system goes live nationwide following a trial that is taking place now.

Singapore Q3 bond market stuns with quadrupling of issue value

THE Singapore dollar bond market made a remarkable recovery in Q3 following an abysmal show in the April-to-June quarter, when financial markets were whipsawed by trade-war fears and rate-hike...

Singapore mid-size firms trail global peers in focus on sustainable practices: HSBC report

SINGAPORE's mid-sized firms lag their global peers in adopting sustainable business policies and practices.

HSBC's online hub connects business clients

HSBC Bank has launched a digital networking platform so business clients can connect with each other and make deals.