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Beware of SMS linking UOB customers to phishing website: Police - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-16 channelnewsasia
SINGAPORE: Several victims have been tricked into providing their personal information and credit card details on phishing websites after responding to SMSes that were purportedly sent by United Overseas Bank, the police said in a news release on Tuesday (Jan 16). (5-0)

Philippine, Thai shares set fresh records, Vietnam falls

2018-01-16 themalaymailonline
The Philippine index rises to an all-time high of 8,946.01 and is on track for a third straight winning session. — Reuters pic SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Philippine and Thai shares climbed to all-time highs today, while most other South-east Asian stock markets trod water in line with broader Asia as caution set in after the previous session's record-setting gains. (19-0)

BSP allows foreign banks to put up 5 sub-branches

2018-01-15 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has allowed foreign banks setting up shop in the Philippines to establish five branch-lite units or sub-branches nationwide. (5-0)

South-east Asia stocks rise, Thai shares hit record high

2018-01-12 themalaymailonline
Thai shares rose as much as 0.7 per cent to hit a record high, with gains led by energy and financial stocks. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, Jan 12 — South-east Asian stock markets rose toiday, tracking gains in Asian equities and Wall Street, as strong Chinese trade data, higher oil prices and indications of a strong US corporate earnings season lifted sentiment. (11-0)

These Are the Taxes Singapore Could Hike in Next Month's Budget - Bloomberg

2018-01-12 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (5-0)

Ringgit can go higher against US dollar, other currencies, UOB says

2018-01-08 themalaymailonline
According to United Overseas Bank the ringgit is still undervalued and has the potential to gain further on the US dollar. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 – The United Overseas Bank (UOB) believes that the ringgit is still undervalued and has the potential to gain further on the US dollar and other currencies. (5-0)

Economists: Spotlight on Chinese projects may see widespread use of renminbi here

2018-01-03 themalaymailonline
CIMB Investment Bank economic research head Michelle Chia said it is likely that businesses in Malaysia would want to integrate the usage of renminbi. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 — The ramping up of Chinese investments here in the next few years may prompt a widespread use of China’s currency renminbi in Malaysia, economists have predicted. (5-0)

Euro underpinned by upbeat economic outlook; dollar nurses losses

2018-01-03 thehindubusinessline
The euro traded within sight of its highest level in three years on Wednesday, underpinned by optimism about the euro zone's economic outlook. The euro held steady at $1.2055, after rising as high as $1.2081 on Tuesday. That brought it close to the $1.2092 peak set in September, the euro's highest level since early 2015. (5-0)

What Lies Ahead For Singapore ETFs?

2018-01-02 zacks
Singapore’s economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter as the manufacturing sector contracted. This is because manufacturing contributes to more than 20% of the city-state’s GDP. (20-0)

Singapore November factory output below forecast, may temper Q4 GDP

2017-12-26 in.reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s industrial production in November rose less than expected from a year earlier, underscoring expectations for a moderation in the city-state’s economic growth in the fourth quarter. (5-0)

What Lies Ahead for Malaysia ETFs?

2017-12-22 zacks
Malaysia’s consumer price index increased 3.4% year over year in November compared with 3.4% in October. The inflation reading was in line with expectations, per a Reuters poll. On a year-over-year basis, core inflation, which excludes prices of volatile items such as fresh food and energy, increased 2.2% in November. (24-0)

Peso strengthens further on profit taking ahead of holidays

2017-12-21 bworldonline
THE PESO continued its rally against the dollar on Thursday as market players took profits ahead of the holiday season. (5-0)

Indonesia stocks hits record high on financials as Malaysia extends fall

2017-12-19 themalaymailonline
Malaysian shares fell as much as 0.7 per cent with financial and consumer discretionary stocks declining the most. — Reuters picBENGALURU, Dec 19 — Indonesian shares hit a record high on Tuesday with financials and consumer goods driving the gains, while Malaysian stocks were headed for a third straight session of decline. (22-0)

South-east Asia stocks fall, Philippines down more than 1pc

2017-12-15 themalaymailonline
Indonesian shares retreat from a record closing high in the previous session, weighed down by financials and telecom stocks. — File pic SINGAPORE, Dec 15 — South-east Asian stock markets fell today, tracking Asian shares and Wall Street which slipped overnight on concerns over potential roadblocks to US, tax reform, with the Philippine index down more than 1 per cent on profit-taking. (13-0)

South-east Asian stocks mostly up after Fed meet, KL leads gains

2017-12-14 themalaymailonline
Malaysian shares lead the gains in South-east Asia, with a 0.9 per cent jump to an over eight-week high, buoyed by financials. — File picSINGAPORE, Dec 14 — Most South-east Asian stock markets rose today, after the US Federal Reserve's comments tempered prospects for future tightening, while Singapore fell sharply after four sessions of gains. (25-0)

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