DBS and OCBC tie up with tech giant Google

DBS and OCBC Bank are tying up with tech giant Google.

Putting their heads together to think green

WHEN most 11-year-olds were out having fun on Fridays and their holidays, Jeanieve Lim from Mee Toh School was thinking of ways to help the environment.

OCBC to enter digital banking fray with Keppel, Vertex-backed Validus

SINGAPORE'S second-largest bank OCBC is understood to be in firm talks with Keppel Corporation, peer-to-peer lender Validus Capital, and venture-capital fund Vertex Ventures to form a digital-bank...

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.

OCBC seeks more green loans to maintain lead in South-east Asia

[SINGAPORE] Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp aims to expand its lending to environmentally-friendly projects after this year building the biggest exposure to green loans among its Southeast Asian...

Brick-and-mortar bid for Bank Permata by DBS 'conflicts' with digital focus: Citi

A REPORTED move by DBS to throw in a bid for Indonesia's Bank Permata, as OCBC is reportedly set to do, "conflicts" with Singapore banks' strategy of building out digital banking to capture...

Key for institutions to engage startups early

MANY institutions now have dedicated units that address the needs of startups. Institutions recognise that the startup market is huge, with over 60,000 new businesses incorporated each year.

Costlier cheques, e-payment fee waiver to further wean SMEs off cheques

SINGAPORE firms are switching from cheques to e-payments, but the pace is just not fast enough.

DBS, CapitaLand among 9 Singapore firms in Forbes Asia’s Best Over A Billion list

NINE companies from Singapore have made it to Forbes Asia’s inaugural Best Over A Billion list which spotlights 200 top-performing listed companies across Asia-Pacific with revenues of US$1...

OCBC in sweet spot as SMEs go regional and digital

OCBC sees itself sitting in a sweet spot when it comes to cash management and other transaction banking services, with the bank holding a large chunk of primary bank accounts that capture the...

DBS downgrades full-year Singapore growth forecast to 0.7%, OCBC lowers it to 0-1%

IN the wake of disappointing second-quarter flash data, economists have trimmed their full-year growth predictions for Singapore in 2019.