OCBC

A Harris win will be good for markets: OCBC  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US politics

A Harris win will be good for markets: OCBC

“This is the constant seen so far in 2024; nothing should be taken for granted.”
US June CPI data sets the stage for a September Fed rate cut: OCBC - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US Economy

US June CPI data sets the stage for a September Fed rate cut: OCBC

Following the latest CPI data, markets are now expecting two Fed rate cuts this year, with the first possibly in September.

Broker's Calls

Bloomberg Intelligence: credit card operations to remain Singapore banks’ strength in the second half

UOB could see the biggest y-o-y growth in credit cards' contribution to total fee income in 2024 locally, says Bloomberg's Kwok.
As Great Eastern's free float falls below 10%, it may need to restore free float  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

M&A

As Great Eastern's free float falls below 10%, it may need to restore free float

Two conditions are required for GEH to be delisted: a fair and reasonable offer, and 75% of acceptances.
OCBC Securities launches Singapore’s first AI stock-picker tool - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Investing 101

OCBC Securities launches Singapore’s first AI stock-picker tool

Singapore’s first AI-powered stock-picker tool aims to triple the number of active Singapore young investors.
Bank of Singapore’s Hong Kong CEO outlines ‘ambitious’ 2026 AUM target - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

Bank of Singapore’s Hong Kong CEO outlines ‘ambitious’ 2026 AUM target

BOS in Hong Kong plans to grow AUM by 50% by 2026 compared to end-2023 figures. Chan himself calls this an “ambitious” plan.
A reset, reboot and revalue from MSCI's 'killer blow' - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Markets

A reset, reboot and revalue from MSCI's 'killer blow'

Many SGX companies have undergone structural transformation and the results are showing up in their share prices

Bonds and treasuries

Transition bonds: In the shadows of sustainable finance

Transition bonds can help in the uphill battle to achieve net zero by 2060

Insider moves

OCBC and UOB in active buybacks; largest shareholder of Oceanus raises stake

The two banks are actively buying back shares even as their share prices are around record levels
Chinese firms with ‘China+N’ strategy looking into prospects in Malaysia, Indonesia: OCBC China CEO - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Asean

Chinese firms with ‘China+N’ strategy looking into prospects in Malaysia, Indonesia: OCBC China CEO

Many Chinese firms are considering the suitability of expanding into Malaysia and Indonesia, and not just Vietnam and Thailand.
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