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International Business Times
Android Pay launched in Asia, Singapore will be first to experience the payment platform in Singapore. Android Pay for Singapore, according to Google's Blog, will work
Android Pay launched in Asia, Singapore will be first to experience the payment platform
International Business Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
in Singapore. Android Pay for Singapore, according to Google's Blog, will work with MasterCard and Visa cards from DBS, OCBC Bank, POSB, Standard Chartered Bank and UOB. More banks should lend support as time passes by. Unlike Samsung or Apple... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore first in Asia to get Android Paythe offering without the banks' support. At launch, Android Pay will work with
Singapore first in Asia to get Android Pay
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
the offering without the banks' support. At launch, Android Pay will work with MasterCard and Visa cards from DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, POSB, Standard Chartered Bank and UOB, and there is no limit as to how many cards can be added by the consumer,... Read more
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Mashable
Android Pay launches in Asia starting with Singaporeday here came with the backing of large banks, too. Android Pay will support Ma
Android Pay launches in Asia starting with Singapore
Mashable / Posted 12 hours ago
day here came with the backing of large banks, too. Android Pay will support MasterCard and Visa cards from DBS/POSB, OCBC Bank, Standard Chartered and UOB. MasterCard estimates this will cover some 30,000 contactless terminals... Read more
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Business Wire
CORRECTING and REPLACING International SOS Foundation Announces Winners of 2016 Duty of Care Awardsleadership, foresight and creativity in protecting the globally mobile workforc
CORRECTING and REPLACING International SOS Foundation Announces Winners of 2016 Duty of Care Awards
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
leadership, foresight and creativity in protecting the globally mobile workforce Alcoa, Dow Chemical Company, OCBC Bank, SAP SE and Thomson Reuters receive top awards The winners of the 2016 Duty of Care Awards were announced at a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipino teen Chezka Centeno rules 9-Ball tilt in TaipeiFILE – Chezka Centeno of the Philippines during the 28th SEA Games Women’s 9-Ba
Filipino teen Chezka Centeno rules 9-Ball tilt in Taipei
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
FILE – Chezka Centeno of the Philippines during the 28th SEA Games Women’s 9-Ball Pool held at the OCBC Arena Hall 4, Singapore Sports Hub. Filipino teen Chezka Centeno stunned decorated veteran Kelly Fisher of England, 11-8, to win the title in the... Read more
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Business Wire
International SOS Foundation Announces Winners of 2016 Duty of Care Awardstravel risk management. United World College of SE Asia and CBM were highly co
International SOS Foundation Announces Winners of 2016 Duty of Care Awards
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
travel risk management. United World College of SE Asia and CBM were highly commended. Thought Leadership Award Winner: OCBC Bank was celebrated for their unique approach to Operational Travel Risk Management to prevent exposure to physical... Read more
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The Star
Singapore May exports post surprise jump on gold, drugs shipmentsbut sustainable drivers of external demand are still lacking, said Selena Ling,
Singapore May exports post surprise jump on gold, drugs shipments
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
but sustainable drivers of external demand are still lacking, said Selena Ling, head of treasury research and strategy for OCBC Bank. “Full year, IE Singapore is looking for a contraction and so are we,” Ling said. Exports of non-electronic goods... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times Gearing up for Summer Dance 2016for hundreds of young people," said Oregon Coast Ballet Company Artistic Direct
News Times Gearing up for Summer Dance 2016
Newport News-Times / Posted 11 days ago
for hundreds of young people," said Oregon Coast Ballet Company Artistic Director Sian Zander as she prepares another OCBC student summer project. "Taking the classwork to the stage is an enormous asset to our student performers. Summer Dance... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pm(US$3.1 billion) in a deal to boost their firepower in high-tech services for s
Top foreign and local stories at 4pm
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
(US$3.1 billion) in a deal to boost their firepower in high-tech services for semiconductor makers. — Reuters Singapore OCBC’s private bank unit exploring China onshore presence: The private banking unit of Singapore’s second-biggest lender OCBC... Read more
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The Star
Singapore OCBC's private bank unit exploring China onshore presenceSINGAPORE: The private banking unit of Singapore's second-biggest lender OCBC i
Singapore OCBC's private bank unit exploring China onshore presence
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: The private banking unit of Singapore's second-biggest lender OCBC is exploring launching an onshore presence in China either with a domestic partner or on its own, its CEO told the Reuters Global Wealth Management Summit on... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil under pressure after downbeat U.S. oil data, Brexit worriesOpen Market Committee votes to leave interest rates unchanged at 0.5%,” said Ba
Oil under pressure after downbeat U.S. oil data, Brexit worries
Market Watch / Posted 12 days ago
Open Market Committee votes to leave interest rates unchanged at 0.5%,” said Barnabas Gan, an economist at Singapore bank OCBC. Some analysts say that while keeping interest rates flat may provide some support to commodities prices, the dovish... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Cash descends on Southeast Asia where stock rally proves durableincome from overseas, is close to being implemented. The reprieve is expected t
Cash descends on Southeast Asia where stock rally proves durable
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
income from overseas, is close to being implemented. The reprieve is expected to be a boon for real-estate developers and OCBC Sekuritas sees it also supporting consumer stocks. “What has been driving confidence on Indonesia among investors is... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil prices hover below $50 as U.S. stockpiles come into focusbut we believe the supply and demand side of the oil market remains the main dr
Oil prices hover below $50 as U.S. stockpiles come into focus
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
but we believe the supply and demand side of the oil market remains the main driver,” said Barnabas Gan, an economist at OCBC. Oil prices retreated overnight after data provider Genscape Inc. tipped a 525,000-barrel increase in U.S. crude... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Interest rate hike poser for the US Fedas high as US52.51 per barrel in the morning trading session on June 7, in whic
Interest rate hike poser for the US Fed
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
as high as US52.51 per barrel in the morning trading session on June 7, in which both prices represented this year’s peak. OCBC Bank’s economist Barnabas Gan in a report earlier this year said, “We continue to stay bullish on oil prices, especially... Read more
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The Borneo Post
LPPSA announces maiden RM25 bln sukuk, bond programmessaid LPPSA has also appointed three other banks as joint lead-managers, namely
LPPSA announces maiden RM25 bln sukuk, bond programmes
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
said LPPSA has also appointed three other banks as joint lead-managers, namely Affin Hwang Investment Bank, Bank Islam and OCBC Bank. “The response from the banking sector and financial institutions to the launch of the bonds and sukuk shows our... Read more
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Mashable
Samsung Pay starts Southeast Asia rollout with SingaporeJune 16, Samsung Pay will be available here on American Express cards, and for
Samsung Pay starts Southeast Asia rollout with Singapore
Mashable / Posted 18 days ago
June 16, Samsung Pay will be available here on American Express cards, and for customers at Citibank, DBS and POSB, OCBC and Standard Chartered. Samsung will hit a broad user base from the get go. This rollout is later than Apple Pay's in... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Samsung Pay slated to go live in Singapore next weekusers will be able to add their credit card of choice to their virtual wallet;
Samsung Pay slated to go live in Singapore next week
Asian Correspondent / Posted 18 days ago
users will be able to add their credit card of choice to their virtual wallet; either MasterCard, Visa, Citibank, DBS/POSB, OCBC Bank or Standard Chartered. The virtual wallet allows payment for goods at 40 merchants, including supermarkets,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore first in SE Asia to launch Samsung Paythe launch on Friday that payment networks such as MasterCard and Visa, as well
Singapore first in SE Asia to launch Samsung Pay
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
the launch on Friday that payment networks such as MasterCard and Visa, as well as major banks such as Citibank, DBS/POSB, OCBC Bank and Standard Chartered are in the service, with American Express joining soon, TODAY reported. Samsung said the... Read more
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The Star
Irwan launches RM25b programe for public home financingnamely AmInvestment Bank Bhd, CIMB Investment Bank, Maybank Investment Bank and
Irwan launches RM25b programe for public home financing
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
namely AmInvestment Bank Bhd, CIMB Investment Bank, Maybank Investment Bank and RHB Investment Bank. LPPSA has also appointed three other banks as joint lead-managers, namely Affin Hwang Investment Bank, Bank Islam and OCBC B... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Samsung Pay launches in Singapore Jun 16and new payment terminals, said Samsung. At launch, payment networks MasterCar
Samsung Pay launches in Singapore Jun 16
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
and new payment terminals, said Samsung. At launch, payment networks MasterCard and Visa, and major banks such as DBS, OCBC, Standard Chartered and Citibank, will be be part of the service. American Express is expected to be accepted at a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairsThe French art fraud office, OCBC, began investigating the two antiques dealers
Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
The French art fraud office, OCBC, began investigating the two antiques dealers, Bill Pallot, a chair specialist, and Laurent Kraemer, owner of the Kraemer gallery – one of Paris’ oldest – in 2012. They started the probe after receiving letters of... Read more
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Market Watch
Crude oil prices extend gains above $50margins. There is a real risk that rising profitability may encourage more pro
Crude oil prices extend gains above $50
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
margins. There is a real risk that rising profitability may encourage more production, says Barnabas Gan, economist at OCBC Bank, cautioning that the oil price slump over the past few months had after all been triggered by a flood of oil... Read more
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Finance Asia
Loans week June 3-9through joint mandated lead arrangers Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, DBS, Mitsub
Loans week June 3-9
Finance Asia / Posted 19 days ago
through joint mandated lead arrangers Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, DBS, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Mizuho Bank, OCBC, Shinsei Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank. Syndication saw Norinchukin Bank join as... Read more
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WA Today
Commodity bulls ride highin June is zero and the probability for a July rate hike has been lowered signi
Commodity bulls ride high
WA Today / Posted 21 days ago
in June is zero and the probability for a July rate hike has been lowered significantly," said Barnabas Gan, economist at OCBC Bank in Singapore. Commodity prices have also gained on speculation that supply disruptions and production cuts are... Read more
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Canberra Times
Commodity bulls ride highin June is zero and the probability for a July rate hike has been lowered signi
Commodity bulls ride high
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
in June is zero and the probability for a July rate hike has been lowered significantly," said Barnabas Gan, economist at OCBC Bank in Singapore. Commodity prices have also gained on speculation that supply disruptions and production cuts are... Read more
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Market Watch
Brent crude taps $50 as hopes rise for more OPEC cohesionthis trend is likely to accelerate.” However, many industry observers aren’t s
Brent crude taps $50 as hopes rise for more OPEC cohesion
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
this trend is likely to accelerate.” However, many industry observers aren’t so optimistic. “Fifty is the new norm,” said OCBC economist Barnabas Gan, saying many shale producers whose production costs on average vary from $30 to $50 a barrel are... Read more
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The Star
Banks' NIMs to contract further by 5% to 10%we still expect NIMs to compress this year, but by just five bps points on aver
Banks' NIMs to contract further by 5% to 10%
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
we still expect NIMs to compress this year, but by just five bps points on average versus a 12 bps contraction in 2015.” OCBC Bank (M) Bhd country chief risk officer Jeroen Thijs said NIMs had worsened but there would not be significant... Read more
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Finance Asia
Loans week May 27-June 2billion facility through joint bookrunners and mandated lead arrangers DBS, Fir
Loans week May 27-June 2
Finance Asia / Posted 25 days ago
billion facility through joint bookrunners and mandated lead arrangers DBS, First Gulf Bank, ING Bank, Maybank, Natixis, OCBC and Rabobank. Syndication saw ABN AMRO Bank, Arab Petroleum Investments Corp, CTBC Bank, Credit Agricole CIB, Emirates... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore approves first loan application using IP collateralwas supported by DBS Bank, one of the scheme's three participating financial in
Singapore approves first loan application using IP collateral
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
was supported by DBS Bank, one of the scheme's three participating financial institutions. The other two are UOB and OCBC. While using tangible assets such as machinery and inventory to apply for loan financing is a common practice for... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Singapore: Government launches SME and start-up-friendly loan of up to $218,000to help viable SMEs meet their cash flow needs, as well as stay on track with t
Singapore: Government launches SME and start-up-friendly loan of up to $218,000
Asian Correspondent / Posted 26 days ago
to help viable SMEs meet their cash flow needs, as well as stay on track with their individual journeys. Other start-up-friendly loans include offers from OCBC Bank, DBS Bank and UOB, whilst some companies turn to crowdfunding sites to gain capi... Read more
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The Star
Bursa highlights for Wed, June 1application to the Finance Ministry to waive the stamp duty for the debt restru
Bursa highlights for Wed, June 1
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
application to the Finance Ministry to waive the stamp duty for the debt restructuring agreement with creditors (RHB Bank, OCBC Bank, Bank Muamalat, CIMB Bank, Maybank, Hong Leong Bank, AmBank, etc) has been rejected. The management currently seeks... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Tycoon seeks to buy out Karambunai sharessame conclusion it arrived at for Chen's takeover offers for Karambunai and Pet
Tycoon seeks to buy out Karambunai shares
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 27 days ago
same conclusion it arrived at for Chen's takeover offers for Karambunai and Petaling Tin. Abrar Settlement Agreement DBS/OCBC RM300 Million SBLC Facility agreement signing ceremony and press conference.Karambunai Corp Bhd CEO & President Tan Sri... Read more
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Investopedia
Singapore GDP Accelerates in Q1 on Manufacturingprivate economists had projected economic growth of 1.6% year-over-year in the
Singapore GDP Accelerates in Q1 on Manufacturing
Investopedia / Posted 1 months ago
private economists had projected economic growth of 1.6% year-over-year in the first quarter. Selena Ling, an economist at OCBC Bank in Singapore, told Reuters, "The picture hasn't changed very much with the revision of the Q1 numbers." He added,... Read more

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