Sustainability

MAS announces US$2 bil programme to support green finance growth

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is setting up a US$2 billion ($2.7 billion) green investments programme (GIP) to invest in public market investment strategie

Tech

NetLink NBN Trust to support TPG's 5G trial network

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): Units in NetLink NBN Trust fell on Monday afternoon, after the trust announced during the mid-day break that it will be supporting TPG Telecom in its 5G trial network across Sin

Singapore Fintech Festival 2019

Singapore's next stage as a fintech hub

The Edge Singapore is honoured to be the official media partner of the Singapore FinTech Festival for the third consecutive year.

1MDB Watch

Judge to decide if 1MDB charges against Najib have merit

(Nov 11): A Malaysian court is set to decide if prosecutors have made a sufficient case against ex-premier Najib Razak in the trial involving a former unit of troubled state-owned investment firm 1

Fintech

Singapore considers extending fintech funding beyond 2020

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): Singapore’s central bank is poised to extend funding for financial-technology initiatives because the five-year round ending in March has yielded positive results, its top offic

Singapore trade

Long-debated Singapore-EU free-trade pact takes effect Nov 21

(Nov 10): A free-trade agreement between Singapore and the European Union that’s been almost a decade in the making will take effect Nov 21, the two sides announced Friday.

Commodities

ICBC Standard Bank plans to shut base metals, equities units

(Nov 10): ICBC Standard Bank, a venture between the biggest lenders in China and Africa, will close its base metals and equities businesses because of poor performance and difficult market conditio

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