DBS opens up digital exchange for accredited wealth investors to trade crypto

SINGAPORE – DBS Bank on Friday announced the roll-out of self-directed crypto trading on DBS digibank, enabling the bank’s wealth clients who are accredited investors to trade cryptocurrencies on the DBS Digital Exchange (DDEx) at their convenience. For a start, some 100,000 DBS Treasures wealth clients in Singapore will be able to trade four cryptocurrencies […]

China Vanke’s unit seeks up to $1.1b in Hong Kong IPO with Temasek among investors

HONG KONG – Onewo, the property management unit of real estate developer China Vanke, is planning to raise as much as about HK$6.2 billion (S$1.1 billion) through a Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO). The firm is offering about 116.7 million shares at HK$47.1 to HK$52.7 each, according to an exchange filing. The share sale […]

MAS regulation should not be seen as safety net for retail crypto investors

SINGAPORE – The recent crypto market turmoil which claimed US$2 trillion (S$2.8 trillion) in market value and drove investors into panic-selling mode has since forced some crypto firms to halt withdrawals and seek protection from the Singapore courts. Retail investors are now crying foul against these firms for suspending their crypto assets, with some calling […]

ShareInvestor’s 15th INVESTFair Goes Physical Again and Attracts Strong Response from Investors, Sponsors and Exhibitors

SINGAPORE, Aug 17, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – ShareInvestor Pte Ltd (“SI” or “the Group”), a leading regional media and technology company focused on equity market data, investor relations (IR), and investor education, announced today that its premier annual event INVESTFair has attracted a strong response from the investing community. The event’s “Era […]

Crypto says institutions are back, though retail investors have cold feet

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) – An old adage is making the rounds once again in the crypto sphere: Institutional investors are back. BlackRock’s partnership with Coinbase Global to make it easier for institutional investors to manage and trade Bitcoin was followed by another announcement that the asset manager is offering its first-ever investment product directly in […]

Retail investors’ muted response to S’pore’s 1st sovereign green bond expected given long tenor: Analysts

SINGAPORE – The muted response from retail investors to Singapore’s inaugural sovereign green bond was expected given the product’s 50-year tenor, analysts said. The lengthy period before the bond matures seems daunting to many individuals but is seen as being more appropriate to institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies that have long-term […]

Fractional shares and real-time chats with experts: Trading app makes investing easier for beginners

New investors face many challenges when starting their journey. As a beginner, navigating the financial world can feel like being lost in the jungle without a trail to follow.   However, that has not deterred beginner investors from getting their feet wet. According to a report by Singapore Exchange previously, retail investor participation has grown significantly […]