Saturday , September 22 2018


OCBC to buy Barclays’ Asia wealth division for $320mn

SINGAPORE / Reuters Barclays has agreed to sell its wealth and investment management business in Hong Kong and Singapore to Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC), as the British lender continues its drive to reduce risk and simplify. OCBC, Singapore’s second-biggest lender, said on Thursday it had agreed to pay $320 million ...

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UAE joins global think-tank to boost education sector

OUR CORRESPONDENT Microsoft has announced that the UAE will be the founding member of a global initiative called ‘Leading Countries of the World in Transforming Education’, a programme that will bring together trend-setting education ministries and high-level leaders from around the world, to collaborate on the future of learning. UAE ...

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