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New appointments

SGX appoints Herry Cho as new head of sustainability and sustainable finance

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has appointed Herry Cho as its new head of sustainability and sustainable finance on Jan 13.

Covid-19

Remote work solutions 'mission-critical', says Broadridge's APAC CEO

Covid-19 has forced companies to evolve with the times, particularly for the finance industry.

Covid-19

Asia-Pacific worst-hit as Covid-19 decimates the travel industry

SINGAPORE (May 29): Covid-19 has turned the travel industry upside down and the Asia-Pacific is first in the firing line.

Global Economy

IMF launches World Trade Uncertainty index; Asia-Pacific among regions feeling the heat most

(Sept 10): The newly minted World Trade Uncertainty (WTU) index has detected a significant rise in global trade uncertainty after remaining at stable low levels for about 20 years.

Global Economy

Global investor risk appetite wanes amid supply chain disruption, Brexit uncertainties: State Street

SINGAPORE (Aug 1): Investors across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific are showing a waning appetite for risk, according to State Street Corporation’s Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for July.

Company in the news

Lendlease announces US$1 billion data centre partnership

SINGAPORE (July 1): Sydney-based leading international property and infrastructure group, Lendlease has announced a partnership to invest in data centres across the

M&A

Singapore M&A continues growth despite dwindling 1Q regional activity: Mergermarket

SINGAPORE (April 3): Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Asia-Pacific excluding Japan nosedived over 1Q19 with just 666 deals amounting to US$119.9 billion ($162.3 billion), amid economic

How Asia Pacific's top private banks fared in 2016, according to Private Banker

SINGAPORE (Oct 13): Total assets under management (AUM) of high net worth (HNW) clients under Asia Pacific’s top 20 institutions have hit a high of US$1.53 trillion ($2.1 trillion) up 4.5% from US$

Singapore economy

Singapore retains position as No. 1 expat destination for third year running: HSBC

SINGAPORE (Sept 27): For the third year in a row, Singapore has topped HSBC’s Expat Explorer report as the best destination in the world to live, work, and raise a family abroad – ahead of Norway a

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