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David Mann, Global Chief Economist of Standard Chartered shares why he is more optimistic about global growth in 2019 than consensus, and who the potential winners from the US-China trade war might be.

Eric Robertsen, Global Head, FX, Rates and Credit Research, discusses the outlook for USD and Emerging Market Assets in 2019, and why he is more constructive on Asia assets.

Singapore

David Mann, Global Chief Economist of Standard Chartered shares why he is more optimistic about global growth in 2019 than consensus, and who the potential winners from the US-China trade war might be.

Eric Robertsen, Global Head, FX, Rates and Credit Research, discusses the outlook for USD and Emerging Market Assets in 2019, and why he is more constructive on Asia assets.

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Singapore

Patrick Lee, CEO of Standard Chartered Singapore, shares how the bank helps clients stay ahead of changing markets.

Omar Slim, Senior Portfolio Manager of Pinebridge Investments, thinks that finding liquidity in a very volatile market will be an important challenge for his company in 2019.

Singapore

Patrick Lee, CEO of Standard Chartered Singapore, shares how the bank helps clients stay ahead of changing markets.

Omar Slim, Senior Portfolio Manager of Pinebridge Investments, thinks that finding liquidity in a very volatile market will be an important challenge for his company in 2019.

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As the US-China trade tension rises, corporates are closely assessing how the new tariffs will affect their businesses and investment…

20 Dec 2018

Re-imagining the future of B2B payments

In recent years, retail customers have got their demands for a simple and seamless digital experience answered. From purchase to…

13 Dec 2018

The Dollar and Sense of Women’s Wealth

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10 Dec 2018

Fact or Fallacy – Realisation of behaviour biases can help investors avoid pitfalls

Over the last four decades, the Wealth Management industry has been maturing in its efforts to protect client interests.  Across…

10 Dec 2018

Securing the social licence to operate

Asia has achieved remarkable growth and prosperity over the past decades. It is not without costs though. Part of the…

7 Dec 2018

Unlocking growth in ASEAN’s digital economy

In just decades, digital advancement has enabled technology to shift from being a business enabler to being THE business. As…

22 Nov 2018

Collaboration key to going global

Internationalisation has been a focus of Singapore and local enterprises for decades. In fact, Singapore companies engaged in overseas business…

21 Nov 2018

ASEAN and India: fundamentals shield region from chaos

Emerging markets are back in the spotlight as their financial systems deal with the convergence of several negative global events.

10 Oct 2018

We can make globalisation work

The private sector can and must play a proactive role in contributing to sustainable economic growth

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CASH MANAGEMENT 

 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EXPANSION

MANAGE FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTEREST RATE RISK

ESTABLISH OFFICES & FACTORIES OVERSEAS

CAPITAL RAISING

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES

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Your banking partner for ASEAN

Standard Chartered is the only international bank operating in all 10 ASEAN countries. With a footprint of more than 60 countries across the globe, we have been supporting clients in ASEAN and South Asia, for over 150 years.

With our extensive global network, in-depth local market knowledge and wide-ranging suite of products, we are well-positioned to support your business growth and cross-border financing needs.

Our products and solutions

TO MAXIMISE GROWTH POTENTIAL, YOU REQUIRE ADEQUATE FUNDING AT THE RIGHT TIME

  • We have a long history as a lender in our footprint markets.
  • Whether it is to set up a new manufacturing facility overseas, or to fund cross-border transactions, we are able to finance your growth opportunity
  • Our Trade Finance solutions can provide funding across documentary or open account transactions
  • Whether you are a supplier or a buyer, your cash flow is affected by your trading partners’ ability to raise funds. We ensure your supply chains have access to steady financing.

SPECIALISED PROFESSIONALS TO ADVISE YOU ON SPECIALISED FINANCING SOLUTIONS

  • The team has a strong track record of advising corporate clients, government agencies and financial sponsors both domestically and globally
  • In particular, we have significant experience in complex cross-border transactions
  • Professional and dedicated teams to support your financing needs

Financial Markets

  • Foreign Exchange
  • Rates
  • Capital Markets
  • Loan Syndication

Transaction Banking

  • Cash Management
  • Trade Finance

Corporate Finance

  • M&A Advisory
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Project Finance
  • Structured Finance
  • Leveraged & Structured Solutions
EASY COLLECTIONSENHANCED LIQUIDITYEFFICIENT PAYMENTS
  • Multiple Electronic collections methods across channels
  • Virtual Accounts supporting multi currency
  • Various Collection Points
  • Solutions for trapped liquidity
  • Increased visibility to optimise your processes and improve strategic decision making
  • Yield enhancement
  • Specialised Treasury Solutions
  • Full suite of unique local 
payment solutions
  • Dedicated workflows for time 
critical payables
  • Virtual Accounts solutions available to help reconcile payables
  • Integrated FX payments for seamless workflow
DOCUMENTARY TRADEOPEN ACCOUNTSUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE
  • Letter of credit issuance, advising, negotiation, discounting, and confirmation services
  • Import and export documentary collections including discounting of avalised bills (subject to avalising jurisdiction).
  • Financial Institution trade loans
  • One-stop guarantee programme for BGs/SBLCs issued within our network for faster turn around for issuance
  • Import and export invoice financing
    • Receivables services
    • Pre-shipment finance
  • Borrowing-based trade loans
  • Financing the suppliers and distributors based on client’s credit standing
  • Enables more favourable purchase terms from suppliers
  • Easier access to financing for the suppliers and distributors
  • Unlocks cash from clients receivables and distributors with extended credit terms

Count on our full suite of financial market solutions for your complete hedging, investment and funding needs

RATES AND FXSTRUCTURINGRESEARCH
  • The Bank continues to break new ground in our markets, delivering products including:
    • FX forwards, non-deliverable forwards, options, index products and e-commerce
    • Broad Interest Rate product suite
  • Our structuring teams work with clients on their hedging, investment and funding requirements
  • Dedicated resources provide full coverage to onshore sales and facilitate deal discussions with client
  • A team of economists cover macro and FX trends across our markets
  • Dedicated rate strategists provide market updates and trade ideas
  • Credit team produces ad-hoc analysis of major Commercial Banking names

KEY DIFFERENTIATORS

  • Provide access to over 100 emerging market and G10 currencies
  • Pioneer in interest rate and cross currency swaps in Asia, Africa and the Middle East
  • Broad range of credit products to assist clients in managing credit risk exposures or in enhancing investment yields
  • Industry specialists and dedicated on the ground teams across our footprint markets

Manage your transactions and accounts anywhere, anytime through our single sign-on, multi-lingual, global platform

Straight2Bank

FEATURES
REPORTING
Powerful management information system (MIS) delivered in near real-time via agreed channel and at required frequency
ROUND-THE-CLOCK CHANNEL AVAILABILITY
Accessible 24/7 across the globe
FLEXIBLE WORKFLOWS
Approval process, authorisation matrix and payee information maintenance
GLOBAL VIEW
In more than 60 markets
MOBILE ACCESS
For transactions on the go
BENEFITS
SIMPLIFIED PROCESSING
Single uploads across methods, currencies and countries
ROBUST SECURITY
Two-factor authentication, encrypted communication and comprehensive audit trail
CHANNEL INTEROPERABILITY
View and authorise transactions received via web, host-to-host and SWIFT via a single window
LOCAL LANGUAGE SUPPORT
Support for traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese & Thai. Facility to maintain details in local language
FULL VISIBILITY
File/transaction notifications via email alerts

Awards and accolades

Country Awards Award Details
Indonesia The Asset Triple A Awards 2018 Best Domestic Custodian
Malaysia Asiamoney country awards 2018 Best International Bank in Malaysia
Singapore The Asset Triple A Awards 2018 Best Renminbi Bank in Singapore
Vietnam Asiamoney country awards 2018 Best International Bank in Vietnam
The Asset Triple A Awards 2018 Best Domestic Custodian

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