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Singapore's bank lending continues growth streak for third month in January 2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Singapore's bank lending continues growth streak for third month in January 2021

Singapore kicked off 2021 with an increase in its bank lending for the third consecutive month in January following higher loans to businesses.

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HSBC Singapore CEO tapped to run Saudi British Bank

HSBC Holdings Plc will be naming a new head for its Singapore business after Tony Cripps was picked to run Saudi British Bank (SABB).

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HSBC considers moving top executives to Asia as it bets its future in the region

HSBC Holdings Plc is considering relocating a handful of senior executives from London to Hong Kong or Singapore as Europe’s largest lender bets its future on Asia.

DBS Bank raises sustainable finance target to $50 bil by 2024 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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DBS Bank raises sustainable finance target to $50 bil by 2024

DBS Bank has raised its sustainable finance target to $50 billion by 2024 in a bid to help customers incorporate sustainable business practices into their overall business strategy.

Singapore's bank lending continued to grow for second month in December 2020 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Singapore's bank lending continued to grow for second month in December 2020

Singapore ended 2020 with an increase in its bank lending for the second consecutive month in December, thanks to the continued growth in housing loans.

Credit costs likely peaked, asset quality stabilises, dividends to normalise for Asean banks  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Credit costs likely peaked, asset quality stabilises, dividends to normalise for Asean banks

On Jan 14, JP Morgan upgraded United Overseas Bank (UOB) and Thai Military Bank (TMB); and retained an overweight on DBS Group Holdings. Here’s why.

‘Stable Outlook’ more common for Asia Pacific banks; Singapore a standout  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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'Stable Outlook' more common for Asia Pacific banks; Singapore a standout

On Jan 27, Fitch Ratings had a sombre message for investors of banks.

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Sea Limited and Gojek target Indonesia's 83 million who lack access to banks

Sea Ltd. and Gojek are snapping up Indonesian lenders, betting they can make headway into one of the world’s largest unbanked markets.

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HSBC grooms top bankers to steer its expansion into China

As HSBC Holdings Plc pins its future on China, Europe’s largest bank is grooming a set of well-connected bankers to navigate its fraught relationship with Beijing in the long run.

UOB prices Singapore's first capital securities with reset coupon rate that references SORA Overnight Indexed Swap rate - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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UOB prices Singapore's first capital securities with reset coupon rate that references SORA Overnight Indexed Swap rate

UOB announced on Jan 8 that it has successfully priced Singapore’s first capital securities with a reset coupon rate that references the Singapore Overnight Rate Average Overnight Indexed Swap (SOR

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