Getting Asia’s banks on the path towards sustainabilityThu, December 16, 2021 Asia Australia Europe Global Singapore  East & Partners ,Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ,Investment ,Research ,Sustainable FinanceThe Business Times
In the more advanced markets, private banks are adopting more ESG factors in their investment decision-making as more enterprises are adopting ESG principles.
Digital transformation remains core agenda in Asia PacificWed, September 22, 2021 Asia Singapore  DBS Group ,Digital Banking ,e-Banking ,FinTech ,Technology ,Treasury
2021 survey expanded to include views of more than 1,000 SMEs to garner deeper insights on digitalisation trends and challenges
Investigation: Asian SMEs suffered losses as high as 70,000 USD due to increased FX FluctuationsWed, September 30, 2020 Asia Singapore  East & Partners ,Financial Results ,Foreign Exchange ,SME
The research results of Oriental Partners, a financial institution research company, pointed out that 64% of the interviewed companies admitted that they suffered at least one foreign exchange loss from mid-February to mid-August this year, indicating that this is a common problem. The amount of loss ranges from US$1,000 to US$71,400, which means that the average amount of each loss is about US$11,500.
Oil trading troubles could jack up borrowing costsWed, June 24, 2020 Asia Singapore  Debt ,Interest Rates ,Legal ,Structured & Project Finance ,Sustainable Finance ,Trade Finance
THE collapse in oil prices and the Covid-19 outbreak are exposing questionable practices in the Singapore oil trading industry that could exact a heavy toll on borrowing costs as banks get burnt.
Asian investors identify path to future growthFri, May 29, 2020 Asia China Hong Kong Singapore Vietnam  Investment ,Risk Management
Investors across key markets in Asia – including China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Vietnam – are increasingly turning to international finance centres (IFCs) for the protection and risk mitigation of their assets, according to research commissioned by BVI Finance.
Asian Investors Identify Path to Future Growth Through Use of IFCs Like BVIThu, May 28, 2020 Asia China Hong Kong Singapore Vietnam  Investment ,Risk Management
Investors across key markets in Asia – including China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Vietnam – are increasingly turning to international finance centres (IFCs) like the British Virgin Islands for the protection and risk mitigation of their assets, according to research commissioned by BVI Finance.
3 in 10 CFOs, treasurers in Asia-Pacific leading digital transformation: DBS poll
THREE in 10 (29.5 per cent) chief financial officers (CFOs) and corporate treasurers in Asia-Pacific (APAC) said it is their responsibility to push the digital strategy agenda at their companies.