SINGAPORE , July 31 (Reuters) - United Overseas Bank , Singapore 's third-biggest bank, doubled its bad debt charges in the second quarter, saying a group of investors was struggling to service high-end property loans in the city state.
SINGAPORE /LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Chinese gold jewellery demand fell for the first time in eight years in the second quarter and could drop as much as 20 percent in the full year, a leading precious metals consultancy said.
SINGAPORE , July 31 (Reuters) - Part of a Kurdish oil cargo has been offloaded from a Greek-managed tanker into another tanker in the South China Sea, but mystery surrounds the identity of the buyer and where the two tankers are headed.
(US$ = T$29.95) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)
SINGAPORE , July 31 (Reuters) - Singapore Exchange Ltd said on Thursday its net profit fell 12 percent in the fiscal fourth quarter as a result of its struggling securities business, but said it expects share trading volumes to recover.
SINGAPORE , July 31 (Reuters) - United Overseas Bank Ltd , the smallest of Singapore 's three banks, posted a 3.2 percent rise in quarterly profit and beat market estimates, boosted by an increase in...
SINGAPORE , July 31 (IFR) - Spreads on Asian credits generally tightened 2bp-3bp today after yields on US Treasuries rose overnight.
SINGAPORE , July 31 (Reuters) - Singapore risks tarnishing its business-friendly reputation by implementing new labour laws that require companies to prioritise hiring locals over foreigners for...
BANGKOK, July 31 (Reuters) - Singapore stocks scaled a new 14-month high on Thursday with active buying in index heavyweights while property shares such as Ayala Land outperformed in the Philippines...
SINGAPORE , July 31 (Reuters) - Total bank lending in Singapore was barely changed in June from May as loans to building and construction grew while lending to general commerce and manufacturing fell, central bank data showed on Thursday.