How SMEs can transform and go green for the future

Many SMEs still have misconceptions about going sustainable. Ng Li Lian, Head of Business Banking, HSBC, debunks these myths.

HSBC's dividend disappointment a sign of things to come

THIS past week, nine in 10 Singaporeans would have received a one-off payment of S$600 from the government, to help them cope with the economic fallout of Covid-19. Meanwhile, shareholders of HSBC...

What do recent SG Budgets mean for SMEs?

The Singapore Government has announced three Budgets since the outbreak of COVID-19. Li Lian Ng, Head of Business Banking HSBC Singapore, highlights the key points SMEs need to know.

Sibor dive triggers fresh battle in mortgage rate cuts

BANKS are revising their home loan offerings by increasing spreads in their floating rate packages while lowering their fixed rates as the Singapore inter-bank offered rate (Sibor) plunged in...

Poll shows morale falling among HSBC staff as strategic review looms

LONDON • A survey of HSBC Holdings' 237,000 staff has highlighted falling morale as employees brace themselves for job cuts in a strategic review due later this month.

HSBC kicks off new year with HK branches closed, vandalised amid protests

HSBC is being drawn into Hong Kong's political turmoil with protesters attacking some of its branches and graffiti daubed on the famous pair of lions that guard its city-centre headquarters.

Private banks' strong finish to 2019 sets base to push into new year

STRONG asset markets and portfolio management services, coupled with products that promise higher yields, have helped to boost net inflows for private banks in 2019, providing a strong base to...

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.