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SBI Cards raises SGD 544 mn from investors like Singapore government, MAS ahead of IPO

State Bank of India (SBI) Cards and Payment Services has raised SGD 544 million (INR 2,769 crore) from investors, including the Singapore...

Corporate

India world’s fifth largest economy in 2019, overtaking the UK and France: Report

According to an independent United States-based think tank report, India emerged as the world's fifth largest economy, overtaking the United...

Global

DBS reports record SGD 6.39 billion profits for 2019

DBS fourth-quarter earnings increased 14 per cent to SGD 1.51 billion.

Singapore

Singapore-based Zilingo makes three top appointments

Zilingo is a technology platform that powers the fashion supply chain and was founded in 2015 by Ankiti Bose and Dhruv Kapoor.

SMEs

Budget 2020: FM clarifies only NRIs' India income to be taxed

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced in her Union Budget speech that NRIs who don't pay taxes in a foreign country will now...

Global

Pine Labs becomes first Indian unicorn of 2020 with Mastercard deal

Pine Labs, a point-of-sale and merchant commerce solution provider incorporated in Singapore, has become the first unicorn of 2020 from...

Corporate

IMF lowers Indian growth estimate for 2019, also cuts global growth rate

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday lowered the growth estimate for India to 4.8 per cent for 2019, a cut of 1.3 per cent in...

Global

DBS launches QR-based payment solution for businesses

Paying suppliers and vendors with cash could soon be a thing of the past for Singapore’s 28,000 coffee shops, hawker centres and...

Singapore

Bezos: Will export Indian goods worth USD 10 billion by 2025

Kicking off a two-day summit in New Delhi, Amazon Inc founder Jeff Bezos on Wednesday said his company will use its global footprint to...

Corporate

OYO lays off over 1,000 workers in ‘right-sizing’ drive

Indian hospitality unicorn OYO announced plans to downsize over 1,000 people in India and 600 in China as part of its restructuring and...

Corporate

India curbs palm oil imports from Malaysia over their PM’s anti-CAA stance

Economic and diplomatic ties between India and Malaysia ties are likely to take a hit with New Delhi deciding to put curbs on palm oil...

Global

RuPay offering cashback offers on international transactions

In line with the push to globalise domestic e-payment services, the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) said on Thursday that it...

Corporate

LGBT-focused streaming service softening conservatism in Asia

GagaOOLala, an LGBT-themed streaming service, has launched more than 1,000 feature films, shorts, web series, and documentaries, now...

Entertainment

Singapore-based Vertex Growth Fund leads Series E funding in Indian company Licious

The funds raised will reportedly be used towards expanding Licious’ presence across the country.

Corporate

Zilingo acquires Sri Lanka-based nCinga Innovation in SGD 15.5 million deal

Singapore-headquartered Zilingo has acquired Sri Lanka-based software company nCinga Innovations in a landmark SGD 15.5 million cash and...

SMEs

Maybank Kim Eng cuts 5 per cent of Singapore manpower

Maybank Kim Eng has reduced 5 per cent of its manpower in Singapore amid stiff competition from fintech firms, according to news reports.

Corporate

Airtel stakeholder Bharti Telecom seeking nod for Singtel investment: Sources

Bharti Airtel promoter Bharti Telecom has sought the Indian government’s permission to allow an SGD 937.03 million (INR 4,900 crore)...

Corporate

Singapore ranks third, India 73rd in UN e-commerce ranking index 2019

Singapore came in third while India ranked 73rd out of 152 countries in a United Nations (UN) business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce index...

Global

Tookitaki appoints Subhas Samanta as V-P of Research & Engineering

Singapore-based financial regulator startup Tookitaki has hired Subhas Samanta, ex-Director of LinkedIn, as their new Vice-President of...

Corporate

Dyson's new global HQ is at the historic St James Power Station in Singapore

British technology company Dyson will be shifting its global headquarters to Singapore in 2021, the company said on Thursday, November 28.

Corporate

Singapore startup Tookitaki announces SGD 26.2 mn Series A funding round

Singapore-based anti-money-laundering startup Tookitaki announced on Monday that it has raised an additional USD 11.7 million in funding...

Corporate

Office-sharing firm WeWork lays off 2,400 employees worldwide

The layoff affects roughly a fifth of WeWork's workforce, as the company struggles to reorganise amid mounting losses.

Corporate

EU-Singapore free trade agreement kicks off

Companies based in Singapore will get to enjoy greater market access into the EU.

Corporate

DBS adopts AI-powered screening technology to enhance compliance

As financial criminals grew increasingly sophisticated, DBS Bank has implemented an artificial intelligence (AI) powered solution to fend...

Corporate
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