ESG investments show resilience in crisis

SUSTAINABILITY is becoming an increasingly desirable characteristic whether you invest in funds or in direct securities such as stocks and bonds.

StanChart commits US$1b to finance firms making in-demand items

STANDARD Chartered on Monday said it will set aside US$1 billion to finance companies that are providing goods and services to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak.

StanChart's new public portal offers real-time tracking of cross-border payments

STANDARD Chartered has launched a publicly accessible portal which allows cross-border payments to be traced real-time like how parcel deliveries are tracked.

'Sizeable' gap between Singapore wealth aspirations and reality: StanChart study

FOR Singapore's wealthy, it seems that too much may never be enough.

DBS mulls pitch for Bank Permata Indonesia

DBS Group Holdings is considering joining the race to acquire PT Bank Permata, the Indonesian lender in which Standard Chartered Plc holds a stake, according to people familiar with the matter....

Singapore in world's top 20 for trade growth potential: StanChart study

SINGAPORE continues to show substantial potential for trade growth, according to new research from Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart).

SAP Ariba, Standard Chartered to offer one-stop supply chain solutions

PROCUREMENT and supply chain solutions provider SAP Ariba announced on Wednesday that it is partnering Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) to bridge the gap between financing and the procure-to-...

Housing demand could still fuel 2019 growth in Singapore

THE local housing market could still support Singapore's growth in 2019, despite the curbs unveiled this year, bank analysts said this week.

PayNow Corporate seen as 'game-changer' in Singapore's cashless drive

PAYNOW Corporate - the e-payment service for businesses which will be launched on Monday - is said to be a game-changer in Singapore's push towards a unified e-payments system and cashless society...

New StanChart unit to invest in fintech and promote innovation

STANDARD Chartered (StanChart) has set up a new unit aimed at promoting innovation within the bank and investing in disruptive technologies, the bank announced on Wednesday.