Xero's cloud accounting platform helps SMEs track their finances - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Positioning for the recovery

Xero's cloud accounting platform helps SMEs track their finances

Cash flow problems are the number one reason why SMEs fail. Having true visibility over cash flow data is hugely advantageous for businesses trying to determine their financial health.

Banks expand digital solutions for businesses and consumers - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Banks expand digital solutions for businesses and consumers

OCBC and start-up SOCASH have announced a partnership to provide the bank’s customers with additional cash withdrawal points, as well as to serve as the cash management and distribution solution to

First ETF under VCC structure launched - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


First ETF under VCC structure launched

CSOP Asset Management, an offshore asset manager set up by a regulated asset management company in China launched the CSOP Investment VCC - ICBC CSOP FTSE Chinese Government Bond Index ETF on Sept


Will banks suspend dividends?

(Apr 9): Bank dividends came into focus last week after major UK lenders, including HSBC, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland, caved in to regulatory pressure and agreed to halt dividends and buyba

Yield watch

The dividend poser

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): The deputy governor of the Bank of England, Sam Woods, has written to some banking bosses, asking them to suspend dividend payments, according to the BBC.

Company in the news

HSBC to slash 15% of workforce, take US$7.3 bil of charges in revamp

(Feb 18): HSBC Holdings is set to slash about 15% of its workforce, and is taking US$7.3 billion ($10.1 billion) of charges in its latest attempt to revive its fortunes since the global financial c

Special Event

HSBC targets Singapore's wealthy with new lifestyle proposition

SINGAPORE (Dec 20): Growing wealth is no longer the sole focus of Singapore’s new rich.

Careers & Training

Expats, these are the best countries to live and work in — and to boost your salary

(Oct 11): Moving abroad boosts the average worker’s income by US$21,000 ($29,000), with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the US and Hong Kong.

Grab bags $500 million in debt facilities

SINGAPORE (June 18): Grab has secured a $500 million five-year asset-backed syndicated facility which the ride-hailing firm intends to grow its Singapore vehicle fleet with.  

Investing strategy

6 Asian equity picks for 2018: HSBC

SINGAPORE (Dec 8): HSBC is expecting the relatively robust cement demand recovery in Indonesia to continue into 2018, with the country’s utilisation set to rise even with sub-optimal property deman