Singapore is about to embark on a massive bond issuance program that will literally change the landscape. These new infrastructure bonds will be longer dated than traditional Singapore government bonds and will enable investors to lock in high quality paper for the long term.
SINGAPORE-dollar bond prices remain strong despite last week's S$365 million default by Nam Cheong, another offshore support vessel-focused group that has become insolvent.
Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund (SWF) GIC is set to acquire a 30 per cent interest in London-based financial news and data company Mergermarket Group. The purchase is said to deliver BC Partners a return of more than two times its original investment.
SINGAPORE'S BUDDING MARKET FOR SOCIAL AND SUSTAINABILITY BONDS TOOK ANOTHER STEP FORWARD ON THURSDAY WITH AN US$8 MILLION ISSUANCE OF 5.65 PER CENT FOUR-YEAR WOMEN'S LIVELIHOOD BONDS BY IMPACT INVESTMENT EXCHANGE (IIX) TO BE LISTED ON THE SINGAPORE EXCHANGE (SGX).
SINGAPORE - Singapore's banking and financial markets regulator has unveiled a grant to encourage companies to issue bonds in the Singapore dollar bond market that are credit rated.
Regulator to limit investment to 10% of bank’s capital funds
Retail clients to be able to transfer money using cell numbers
fundsupermart offering lets investors trade wholesale bonds in smaller lots
IN A move that could lower risks, fundsupermart is launching a new bond trading platform where investors can trade smaller amounts of bonds that are typically sold only to institutional investors
When most people imagine Singapore they think of efficiency, clean streets, low crime and a lack of corruption. The spectre of debt defaults has not encroached on that image until now, or until a year ago to be precise, when a Singapore dollar bond issued by Indonesian telecoms merchandiser Trikomsel missed a coupon payment.
PRIVATE banks will have to disclose all fees, charges and rebates in bond sales in a bid to be more transparent following outcries from investors who have lost money in recent defaults.