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Anshuman Daga

Singapore's would-be leader tests electability in unsafe seat

7:52am IST

SINGAPORE For all the predictability of elections in Singapore, one result will be keenly watched when the city-state votes on Friday as finance minister Heng Swee Keat must win an unsafe seat to show people he has what it takes to be a future leader.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Banks to tighten lending practices for Singapore commodity sector -sources

03 Jul 2020

SINGAPORE, July 2 Commodity trade financiers in Singapore are teaming up to improve lending practices and transparency after a spate of defaults, four sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Exclusive: Banks to tighten lending practices for Singapore commodity sector - sources

02 Jul 2020

SINGAPORE Commodity trade financiers in Singapore are teaming up to improve lending practices and transparency after a spate of defaults, four sources with knowledge of the matter said.

EXCLUSIVE-Banks in Singapore in talks to tighten lending practices for troubled commodity sector

02 Jul 2020

SINGAPORE, July 2 Commodity trade financiers in Singapore are teaming up to strengthen lending practices and improve transparency in the sector following a spate of defaults at trading firms, four sources with knowledge of the matter said.

EXCLUSIVE-Banks in Singapore in talks to bolster lending practices for troubled commodity sector

02 Jul 2020

SINGAPORE, July 2 Commodity trade financiers in Singapore are teaming up to strengthen lending practices and improve transparency in the sector following a spate of defaults at trading firms, four sources with knowledge of the matter said.

BOC Aviation cancels 30 Boeing 737 MAX but backs grounded jet

30 Jun 2020

Aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation said on Tuesday it had cancelled an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX planes although its chief executive remained confident in the jet which has been grounded for more than a year.

Domestic consolidation to drive Asia M&A revival during coronavirus fallout

30 Jun 2020

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Domestic consolidation will likely drive the recovery of dealmaking in the Asia-Pacific region, bankers said, after the novel coronavirus outbreak sent the value of mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2020 to a seven-year low.

Singapore's Grab puts partnership with troubled Wirecard on hold

24 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE Southeast Asian ride-hailing and payments company Grab said it had put a partnership with scandal-hit Wirecard on hold, days after the German payments firm disclosed a $2.1 billion financial hole that threatens its future.

RPT-Oil trader Hin Leong has no future as an independent company-PwC

24 Jun 2020

* Hin Leong "grossly overstated" assets value by at least $3 bln

Oil trader Hin Leong has no future as an independent company - PwC

23 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore's Hin Leong Trading (Pte) Ltd has no future as an independent company after it "grossly overstated" the value of its assets by at least $3 billion, according to a preliminary report prepared by a court-appointed supervisor.

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