digital bank


MAS to delay results of digital banking licenses bid till end of the year

SINGAPORE (Apr 9): The keenly fought for digital banking licenses will only be given by end of the year instead of the middle of the year, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore.


Sea, another Temasek-linked company, joins digital bank licence bid

SINGAPORE (Jan 7): Sea Limited, which started as an online gaming company, is going solo in its bid for a digital full bank licence here in Singapore, targeting millennials and SMEs.


Ron Sim, Far East, SBF and Temasek unit Heliconia set sights on SME market with digital bank license bid

SINGAPORE (Jan 5): A consortium of big local names including a Temasek-linked entity Heliconia, developer giant Far East Organization and Ron Sim-chaired V3 Group has announced that a bid for one o

Disruption and Digitalisation

Razer Fintech leads consortium including Sheng Siong's Lim brothers, FWD in bid for digital full bank licence

SINGAPORE (Jan 2): A consortium spearheaded by Razer Fintech, the financial technology arm of gaming hardware manufacturer Razer, has submitted its application for a digital full bank licence in Si

Global Markets


Singapore (Oct 7): “Officially Tuas is designed to handle 65 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), but I am sure PSA can squeeze a little more out of it if we work hard.”


UOB's digital bank sees high acquisition cost as total expenses head up

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): IT-related expenses, among other things, have contributed to higher total expenses incurred by United Overseas Bank (UOB) in the 2Q19 and 1H19 ended June 30.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

UOB launches Engagement Lab to meet banking needs of Asean's booming digital generation

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): United Overseas Bank (UOB) today launched its pan-regional Engagement Lab (eLab), which enables it to personalise the way it converses and serves its Digital Bank customers.

Broker's Calls

UOB to see strong profit momentum to continue: DBS

SINGAPORE (Aug 6): DBS is upgrading its call on United Overseas Bank (UOB) to “buy” from “hold” previously with an increased target price of $31.70.

Broker's Calls

UOB's robust 2Q results and new digital bank keeps it at 'buy'

SINGAPORE (Aug 3): RHB is maintaining its “buy” call on United Overseas Bank (UOB) with a target price of $33.30.

Neal Cross, chief innovation officer at DBS Bank

Engaged entrepreneur

From practising kung fu to saving orangutans and driving innovation at DBS Bank, Neal Cross is charting an unconventional path as chief innovation officer.

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