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Business Banking

OCBC Bank extends first SORA-based loan in energy sector to Sembcorp industries

20 Oct 2020

SORA-based loans have been gaining traction, with OCBC Bank extending close to S$1 billion of such loans to date.

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Business Banking

OCBC Virtual SME Campus born out of Singapore extended circuit breaker set to strengthen digital capabilities of more than 3,000 SMEs

05 Oct 2020

To date, over 5,000 employees from more than 2,500 SMEs have attended OCBC Virtual SME Campus since its launch in April 2020.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

First OCBC Cycle Virtual Ride fully taken up one month before close of registration

04 Sep 2020

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Human Resource

OCBC Bank's Data Certification Pathway is first data analytics and digital programme to obtain industry accreditation

24 Aug 2020

This gives OCBC Bank employees an industry-recognised certificate to become qualified data analysts, fully funded by the bank

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank provides first property green loan in South Korea to M&G Real Estate

21 Aug 2020

This transaction marks the first sustainable finance transaction in South Korea for the bank.

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Reported First Half 2020 Net Profit of S$1.43 billion

07 Aug 2020

Second quarter earnings rose 5% from the first quarter to S$730 million

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Business Banking

World's first sustainable sugar supply chain collaboration leads way for sustainable future in global trade

05 Aug 2020

OCBC Bank was a participant in this collaboration, providing a sustainability-linked trade facility to support the trade and shipment of 50,000 metric tonnes of sustainably sourced sugar, valued at almost US$16,000,000.

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Business Banking

Swire Properties secures HK$1 billion green loan from OCBC Bank

04 Aug 2020

Among the projects earmarked to benefit from this loan is Two Taikoo Place in Hong Kong

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Business Banking

M+S secures S$1.95 billion green loan for award-winning Marina One from DBS, OCBC Bank and UOB, the largest to date by a real estate company in Asia Pacific

27 Jul 2020

The proceeds of the green loan will be used to partially refinance the office and retail components of Marina One, which are valued at approximately S$5 billion.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle 2020 has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak and replaced by a virtual ride event in November

21 Jul 2020

OCBC Cycle 2020 has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak and replaced by a virtual ride event in November

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is first in Singapore to enable use of SingPass to access digital banking services

16 Jul 2020

OCBC Bank customers can login using their SingPass via the SingPass Mobile app to access digital banking services

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank launches Singapore's first SORA-based home loan

13 Jul 2020

OCBC Bank launches Singapore's first SORA-based home loan

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Appointments

OCBC Bank Appoints New Head of Global Treasury

09 Jul 2020

Industry veteran Kenneth Lai will take over from Mr Lam Kun Kin, who is retiring after more than three decades in the finance industry

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Business Banking

Keppel Infrastructure Trust and Keppel Energy secure Singapore's first sustainability-linked loan in the energy sector from DBS Bank and OCBC Bank

24 Jun 2020

S$700 million sustainability-linked loan is one of the largest in Singapore to date

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank launches healthcare app with partners to provide access to the largest panel of telehealth doctors

23 Jun 2020

As Singapore enters a safe re-opening phase, HealthPass by OCBC ups the ante in providing telehealth services through the largest panel of over 100 general practitioners and specialists at flat consultation fees to help stem the spread of COVID-19

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank sets new sustainable finance target of S$25 billion by 2025

22 Jun 2020

Massive fiscal stimulus to rebuild post COVID-19 offers green opportunities

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Business Banking

Soilbuild REIT secures maiden green loan

19 Jun 2020

The green loan was obtained from OCBC Bank and RHB Bank Berhad.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank to reopen all branches over next two weeks as Singapore enters Phase Two of 'Safe Reopening'

18 Jun 2020

OCBC Bank to reopen all branches over next two weeks as Singapore enters Phase Two of 'Safe Reopening'

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank partners CapitaLand on Singapore's first SORA-based loan

16 Jun 2020

The S$150 million three-year corporate loan from OCBC Bank to CapitaLand is a milestone in the industry's transition roadmap towards adopting Singapore Overnight Rate Average (SORA) as the new interest rate benchmark for the Singapore Dollar cash and derivatives markets.

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Human Resource

OCBC Group to Hire Over 3,000 to Support The Job Creation Drive in Singapore

15 Jun 2020

About 2,100 people to be hired for full-time roles across the Group, with more than 500 traineeship positions under the SGUnited Traineeships programme

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank to reopen three branches and one OCBC Premier Banking Centre today in Phase One of 'Safe Re-opening'

11 Jun 2020

The branches are in Bukit Batok and at Sun Plaza and White Sands; the dedicated OCBC Premier Banking Centre is at Parkway Parade

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Business Banking

Link REIT secures HK$1 billion sustainability-linked loan from OCBC Bank

11 Jun 2020

This is Link REIT's first sustainability-linked loan transaction in Hong Kong dollar

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Consumer Banking

Launched during circuit breaker, OCBC Bank's virtual wealth advisory service saw a 45% jump in sales

09 Jun 2020

What was previously seen as impossible before the Covid-19 outbreak became the norm when the end-to-end wealth advisory, which includes the Financial Needs Analysis process, went online

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

#OCBCCares Environment Fund 2020 finances development of dehydrated cleaning products to mitigate increase in plastic waste, as coronavirus outbreak spurs growing demand for cleaning products

03 Jun 2020

The Fund will stop calling for applications from this year. OCBC Bank will explore other strategic ways of deploying funding to mitigate climate change issues

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank surveys 1,000 Singaporeans to assess financial impact of COVID-19 on Singaporeans

01 Jun 2020

The OCBC Financial Impact Survey for COVID-19 points out gaps in financial planning and knowledge during a crisis

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Business Banking

Manulife US REIT secures US$100 million maiden green loan from OCBC Bank

20 May 2020

OCBC Bank acted as the sole lender and green loan advisor for this transaction

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Business Banking

GuocoLand secures S$730 million green loan for the development of new residential cum commercial development at Tan Quee Lan Street - the largest green loan of its kind to date

19 May 2020

OCBC Bank acted as the Sole Green Financing Advisor for this transaction.

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Insights

Will Covid-19 spark another trade war?

06 May 2020

Trump threatens to impose tariffs on China as punishment for its role in virus' spread

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank places all individual secured and unsecured loans under its Singapore Covid-19 relief programme with S$4 billion approved to date

30 Apr 2020

OCBC Bank places all individual secured and unsecured loans under its Singapore Covid-19 relief programme with S$4 billion approved to date

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank and staff donate additional S$1,225,000 to provide targeted support to 1,000 needy Singaporean families and 55,800 migrant workers

28 Apr 2020

This fourth tranche of support will supplement government payouts to help needy families tide over till end of 2020; and augment existing support for migrant workers under isolation

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Insights

Emerge financially stronger from the Covid-19 crisis

24 Apr 2020

As we hunker down for a tough ride this period, now is as good a time as any to take stock of how we can emerge stronger from this whole situation.

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank expects to disburse s$1 billion in government-assisted loans to small businesses by 30 June 2020

20 Apr 2020

Fully utilising the MAS low-cost SGD Facility, this loan amount will exceed that of what OCBC Bank had lent to small businesses during the 2008-9 Global Financial Crisis

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Corporate News

OCBC Securities to temporarily close Investors Hub

17 Apr 2020

OCBC Securities will close its Investors Hub at OCBC Centre South from 20 April to 4 May 2020, in support of the stricter social distancing measures implemented to encourage more people to stay home and in order to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is first to enable peer-to-peer transfers on Google Pay™ in Singapore, which becomes the third country to offer this aside from the United States and India

14 Apr 2020

OCBC Bank customers can pay directly from their bank accounts to anyone registered to PayNow with the Google Pay app

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Insights

Is the stock market rally for real?

13 Apr 2020

The Covid-19 crisis will go down in history as one of the most severe and unpredictable events in modern times.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank to temporarily close 22 branches from 9 April 2020 to 4 May 2020

03 Apr 2020

All ATMs and digital banking solutions are available as normal and there will be ample cash in ATMs and branches that are open

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Insights

Why fiscal support could be the silver lining in a time of turmoil

25 Mar 2020

Market volatility has given rise to recession fears over the past few weeks in light of a rapidly changing COVID-19 pandemic situation. A lack of earnings clarity has created added uncertainty to Asian markets, but Ms Carmen Lee, Head of OCBC Investment Research, sees a silver lining in fiscal policy and stimulus from key countries in the second quarter of 2020.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is first in Southeast Asia to enable instant encashment of cash cheques at ATMs

12 Mar 2020

OCBC Bank's digital push at branches, now enhanced by next-generation ATMs, enables customers to perform close to 80 per cent of all frequently performed transactions without having to queue for a teller

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Business Banking

Mapletree Investments secures EUR 200 million sustainability-linked loan from OCBC Bank

09 Mar 2020

This is one of the largest sustainability-linked loans for a real estate developer and is also Mapletree Investments' inaugural sustainability-linked loan.

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Insights

Turmoil in Perspective

06 Mar 2020

Much has been written in the past week about the COVID-19 virus, but I wanted to take a step back from the recent market turmoil to provide a bit of perspective on the current market sell-down.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank enables instant car loan approvals

03 Mar 2020

Thanks to a digital process incorporating MyInfo and digital KYC, customers can now apply and get approval for car loans in under 60 seconds without any sharing of personal information with a third party

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank is first to leverage Singapore Customs' electronic Banker's Guarantee programme

02 Mar 2020

The electronic Banker's Guarantee was issued by OCBC Bank on behalf of vCargo Cloud, a leading Infocomm Technology solution and service provider.

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Full Year 2019 Net Profit Rose 8% to a Record S$4.87 billion

21 Feb 2020

Fourth quarter net profit rose 34% from a year ago and up 6% from the previous quarter. Proposed final dividend increased to 28 cents per share; 2019 full year dividend at 53 cents, 23% higher year-on-year.

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Insights

What investors should be looking at amid the coronavirus outbreak

19 Feb 2020

The coronavirus has affected key Asian equity indices and added pressure on the tourism, hospitality and retail sectors. The situation is still evolving but Ms Carmen Lee, Head of OCBC Investment Research, explains its impact for the first half of 2020.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

7,000 OCBC Bank employees send food favourites, including bird's nest supplements, bubble tea, and energy bars - as well as appreciation cards - to staff of Tan Tock Seng hospital

17 Feb 2020

20,000 bottles of bird's nest, 14,000 cups of bubble tea, more than 45,000 packets of drinks and snacks and 7,000 cards will be delivered over the next two weeks, to offer respite from the stressful work

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank introduces COVID-19 targeted support measures to all affected customers

13 Feb 2020

Corporate and retail customers across its core markets in the region will be offered tailored measures to tide over this difficult period.

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Insights

Why gold is an increasingly important investment asset

12 Feb 2020

During times of volatility, gold is an important investment asset in your portfolio to hedge against market uncertainties. OCBC Bank Economist Howie Lee explains what drive the price of gold up or down and shares his view on how gold prices are likely to pan out in 2020.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank donates RMB 1 million (S$200,000) to support communities in China affected by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak

05 Feb 2020

OCBC Bank is supporting the Singapore Government’s initiative to offer aid to communities in China that are affected by the nCoV outbreak.

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank Partners Shwe Taung Group on Myanmar's first green loan

05 Feb 2020

The US$44 million green loan will be used by Shwe Taung Group's subsidiary City Square Commercial Company Limited for the financing of Junction City Shopping Centre, an integrated retail and commercial development in Yangon's downtown.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC bank supports Singapore's first community shop that provides food that low-income households truly need

05 Feb 2020

Besides contribution of $300,000 to Food from the Heart; staff volunteers will help man the shop and offer data analytics expertise to understand consumption habits of 5,000 eligible households, to facilitate replenishment of high-demand and healthier food types

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Business Banking

ComfortDelGro becomes first land transport company to adopt green loans with an A$25 million facility from OCBC Bank

21 Jan 2020

Proceeds from the loan, which has been structured in accordance with the Green Loan Principles issued in 2018 by the Loan Market Association and Asia Pacific Loan Market Association, will be used to finance 50 hybrid buses.

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Appointments

OCBC Bank appoints top female banker to lead newly formed Global Wholesale Banking Division

08 Jan 2020

Both Ms Helen Wong and current Chief Operating Officer, Mr Ching Wei Hong, will be appointed Deputy Presidents

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle 2020 launches new competitive cycling category - the OCBC Cycle Speedway Women's Championship

07 Jan 2020

OCBC Cycle 2020 launches new competitive cycling category - the OCBC Cycle Speedway Women's Championship

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Business Banking

Hang Lung strengthens its commitment to sustainability with inaugural green loan from OCBC Bank

23 Dec 2019

The leading property developer headquartered in Hong Kong secured the HK$1 billion green loan facility from OCBC Hong Kong Branch.

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Appointments

OCBC Bank Appoints Two New Management Committee Members

19 Dec 2019

New head of consumer banking in Singapore and new CEO for the China business joins the 24-member committee

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank tops 2019 sustainable finance league tables

18 Dec 2019

OCBC Bank ranked first in Bloomberg's league table for green loans and renewable energy loans, and Debtwire's league table for green loans and sustainability-linked loans.

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Business Banking

Hoi Hup Realty secures first green loan in Southeast Asia's hospitality sector

09 Dec 2019

OCBC Bank is Green Loan Advisor for the loan which is used to part finance the acquisition of luxury hotel Andaz Singapore. It is also the first green loan for Hoi Hup Realty.

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank partners with Google to enable enhanced digital payments leveraging PayNow in Singapore

11 Nov 2019

OCBC Bank customers in Singapore will be the first to be able to download and use Google Pay to make peer-to-peer transactions in January 2020

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Reported Third Quarter 2019 Net Profit of S$1.17 billion

05 Nov 2019

OCBC Group Reported Third Quarter 2019 Net Profit of S$1.17 billion

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank enables start-ups to open a bank account immediately after incorporation

04 Nov 2019

This is made possible by an API between the bank and global information services provider Experian.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank named World's Best Consumer Bank by Global Finance

24 Oct 2019

OCBC Bank also won the 'Best Bank in Asia-Pacific' earlier this year

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Consumer Banking

Singtel's VIA Alliance welcomes OCBC Pay Anyone

21 Oct 2019

Singtel will expand its VIA mobile payment alliance to include OCBC Bank, the first Singapore bank to join the alliance and the second regionally, after Thailand's KASIKORNBANK.

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Insights

The impact of cheap credit on the global economy

16 Oct 2019

We may stave off this recession, but can we escape the next? Howie Lee, Economist at OCBC Bank, shares his views on how a prolonged low-interest rate environment potentially raises medium-term risks and what companies can do to create long term sustainable growth for themselves.

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Insights

Tat Hong's Towering Ambitions

08 Oct 2019

Tat Hong is a homegrown company that has contributed in a big way to the building of Singapore’s distinctive landscape. But its journey hasn't been limited to Singapore - its journey has extended overseas as well.

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Insights

Taking to the high seas

24 Sep 2019

Taking to the high seas

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank and staff contribute S$1 million to kickstart the OCBC-NTUC First Campus Bridging Programme, which will help to make pre-school education free for children from low-income families

23 Sep 2019

Supporting Singapore's national agenda to make pre-school education more accessible, the five-year programme will fund an average of two years of childcare fees for all eligible new enrolments at My First Skool and offer financial literacy workshops for these families

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Consumer Banking

In a first for Singapore, the OCBC Banking Assistant enables customers to use their voice to perform banking transactions and access services

10 Sep 2019

Leveraging artificial intelligence and through digital 'conversations' on the OCBC Mobile Banking app, customers can pay bills, check account transactions and track expenses, thanks to natural language processing and machine learning

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Insights

Championing a global education movement

03 Sep 2019

David Chiem, the founder of MindChamps, talks about how his vision to create the number 1 global brand in early childhood education is now taking shape.

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Insights

Going beyond sharp suits

03 Sep 2019

Benjamin Barker founder and CEO Nelson Yap continues to transform the home-grown menswear label into a global lifestyle brand by harnessing technology and embracing novel franchising models.

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Insights

Charting growth through choppy waters

03 Sep 2019

Being nimble and having a strong team at its helm has helped Transworld Group Singapore weather turbulent times and achieve success.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank targets annual card billings of s$1 billion in three years with a travel credit card featuring a flexible reward programme

25 Aug 2019

OCBC Bank has launched the new OCBC 90°N Mastercard Credit Card for the Singapore market, which is projected to achieve S$1 billion in annual card billings within three years

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Half Year 2019 Net Profit Rose 6% Year-on-Year to a Record S$2.45 billion

02 Aug 2019

Second quarter profit from banking operations up 7% from a year ago to a new high

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is first in Singapore to enable cash withdrawals at ATMs using QR codes

31 Jul 2019

OCBC Bank customers no longer need an ATM card and PIN to withdraw cash from 655 OCBC ATMs in Singapore - they can simply scan a QR code on the OCBC Pay Anyone app

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

NParks partners OCBC Bank to Create First-of-its-Kind High-Tech Arboretum in Southeast Asia

20 Jul 2019

OCBC Bank's contribution of S$4 million also includes the transformation of Singapore's first black and white bungalow into a knowledge centre for conservation

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank launches Singapore's first Financial Wellness Index

15 Jul 2019

Comprehensive survey of 2,000 working adults assesses how well people in Singapore fare across 10 pillars of financial wellness

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Human Resource

OCBC Bank co-designs Data Certification Pathway to grow pool of data scientists and data analysts in Singapore

09 Jul 2019

All 12 data modules will be available to all Singaporeans on the MySkillsFuture portal by the fourth quarter of the year

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank partners republic polytechnic on first PayNow initiative for an education institution

02 Jul 2019

Republic Polytechnic students can now pay their school fees with PayNow, making it the first educational institution to leverage this funds transfer service.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle 2019 is first recipient of new Eco Event certification after its waste reduction efforts pass strict tests

19 Jun 2019

Supporting Singapore’s drive to waste less, OCBC Bank put its signature OCBC Cycle 2019 event through a rigorous green audit process – and has become the first event here to earn the Singapore Environment Council’s Eco Event certification.

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank launches postgraduate scholarship to deepen Artificial Intelligence talent pool

03 Jun 2019

This is the first such scholarship offered by a bank in Asia or any Singapore company

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank enables instant approval and use of key consumer banking products

15 May 2019

With the help of MyInfo and digital KYC, customers can now apply for - and then instantly make use of - credit cards, debit cards, personal loans, bank accounts and lines of credit via digital channels, including at branches and at roadshows

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle 2019 offers 6,800 participants a chance to bond with friends and family at annual cycling fiesta

12 May 2019

SINGAPORE, 12 May 2019 - Nearly 6,800 cyclists were out in full force at Nicoll Highway this morning for the 2019 OCBC Cycle's The Straits Times Ride and The Sportive Ride.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Nail-biting finish sees the Philippines emerge winners from largest-ever field at OCBC Cycle Speedway Southeast Asia Championship

11 May 2019

SINGAPORE, 11 May 2019 - The cycling team from the Philippines rode a near-perfect race as they beat the strongest field to date at the 2019 OCBC Cycle Speedway Southeast Asia (SEA) Championship on Saturday morning.

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Reported First Quarter 2019 Net Profit of S$1.23 billion

10 May 2019

Earnings rose by 11% year-on-year and 33% quarter-on-quarter

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Insights

Singapore property and REITs in 2019

17 Apr 2019

Property and real estate investment trusts, or REITs, are among the most popular investment asset classes in the market. Andy Wong, Senior Investment Analyst at OCBC Investment Research, shares his insights on how the two sectors will fare this year.

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Consumer Banking

Millennials in Singapore eschew power and fame for self-fulfillment and caring for the community: FRANK by OCBC survey

03 Apr 2019

Inaugural annual survey aims to track the psychographic data of Singaporeans aged 16 to 29 years old

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank leads industry in setting up of board committee on ethics and conduct

27 Mar 2019

The Ethics and Conduct Board Committee is the first such committee set up by a Singapore bank to build a strong, ethical culture, setting the tone from the top.

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Private Banking

Bank of Singapore continues to build Greater China bench strength with its latest appointment

25 Mar 2019

Mr Richard Hu brings more than 20 years of banking experience in the region to his role as a Market Head at Bank of Singapore.

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Full Year 2018 Net Profit Grew 11% to a Record S$4.49 billion

22 Feb 2019

OCBC Group Full Year 2018 Net Profit Grew 11% to a Record S$4.49 billion

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank rolls out digital 'soft' tokens to replace all hardware tokens for customers

18 Feb 2019

OCBC Bank has rolled out a digital security token - OCBC OneToken - on the OCBC Mobile Banking app for secure and convenient digital banking, replacing all hardware security tokens for customers.

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank launches new business to give a boost to serial entrepreneurs

28 Jan 2019

The launch follows a successful 12-month pilot which saw over S$100 million in new business loans to fund serial entrepreneurs and their businesses.

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Insights

The Singapore bond market in 2019

24 Jan 2019

The Singapore corporate bond market ended 2018 on a dour note, with negative sentiment leading to volatility, falling bond prices in the secondary market and a decline in issuance volumes. Nevertheless, OCBC Credit Research analyst Andrew Wong believes there are still more opportunities than pitfalls and shares his thoughts on how bond investors can generate favourable returns despite the uncertainty hovering over the market in 2019.

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Insights

Investment themes to watch in 2019

21 Jan 2019

Despite the sharp correction in global stock markets towards the end of 2018, OCBC Investment Research analysts believe that compelling investment themes continue to lie in plain sight. They share their views on ideas ranging from Singapore hospitality plays to the China property sector.

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Insights

The global economy in 2019

21 Jan 2019

The global economy in 2019

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Insights

The Singapore stock market in 2019

21 Jan 2019

See-sawing stock markets have left investors feeling queasy as they head into 2019. Carmen Lee, Head of OCBC Investment Research, shares her views on how the Singapore market will fare in the year ahead, as well as a recommended strategy for investors to build a portfolio that can withstand market volatility.

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank launches first-of-its-kind digital business dashboard for SME customers as spending on apps almost doubles to $9 million

14 Jan 2019

Saving SMEs time, the one-stop dashboard gives a holistic view of an SME's business, transforming data from some of the most popular digital apps like Facebook, PayPal, Mailchimp, Shopify and Quickbooks into actionable insights displayed via widgets.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle rolls out 11th edition with return of the OCBC Cycle Speedway Corporate Championship

11 Jan 2019

Reigning champion, Myanmar, to return with other Southeast Asian teams to compete in the Speedway SEA Championship.

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank is first bank in Singapore to offer free online will writing service

27 Dec 2018

Singapore, 27 Dec 2018 - OCBC Bank has rolled out a free online service to help Singapore citizens and residents aged 21 and above prepare their own wills within 10 minutes.

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank is the first bank in Singapore to roll out digital account opening service for MNCs

17 Dec 2018

This initiative enables the account opening process to be simpler and more convenient for MNCs and other large corporates.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is first in Singapore to institute an annual review process for financial life goals

19 Nov 2018

The review addresses a long-standing gap in financial planning today that results in many consumers not being able to reach their long-term financial goals because of missed opportunities

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank collaborates in a first-of-its-kind venture with leading chinese corporations Xiaomi and Hanhua

02 Nov 2018

The MOU allows all three partners to tap on each other's expertise and resources to promote an integrated financial services model in China

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Reported 12% Year-on-Year Increase in Third Quarter 2018 Net Profit to a Record S$1.25 billion

01 Nov 2018

OCBC Group Reported 12% Year-on-Year Increase in Third Quarter 2018 Net Profit to a Record S$1.25 billion

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Corporate News

OCBC launches brand promise to be Simply Spot On for customers

29 Oct 2018

OCBC launches brand promise to be Simply Spot On for customers

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank leverages MyInfo to extend digital account opening services to SMEs

03 Oct 2018

In June 2018, the bank became the first Singapore bank to use MyInfo to enable digital instant account opening when it was launched for the OCBC 360 Account.

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Environmental enthusiasts with viable green initiatives can once more apply for the #OCBCCARES Fund for the Environment

17 Sep 2018

Following successful implementation of six projects totalling S$87,000 in 2017, the Fund aims to attract more applications that tackle a greater diversity of green issues in 2018.

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank brings audit to the digital age by harnessing Artificial Intelligence

11 Sep 2018

OCBC Bank brings audit to the digital age by harnessing Artificial Intelligence

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank partners ASME to accelerate SMEs' digital adoption with the launch of SMECEN, an integrated suite of accounting, human resource and compliance solutions

10 Sep 2018

OCBC Bank partners ASME to accelerate SMEs' digital adoption with the launch of SMECEN, an integrated suite of accounting, human resource and compliance solutions

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is first bank in Southeast Asia to launch robo-investment service

23 Aug 2018

OCBC RoboInvest - an automated, algorithm-based digital investment service - rolls out to young and tech-savvy retail investors following a successful pilot run last year

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Business Banking

2 in 3 SMEs say that they will go cashless by 2023

10 Aug 2018

The adoption of PayNow by businesses is integral to this e-payments push and strong registration rates have already been recorded.

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Corporate News

OCBC Group second quarter 2018 net profit up 16% year-on-year to a record S$1.21 billion

06 Aug 2018

Half year net profit grew 22% to a new high of S$2.32 billion

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank introduces first holistic, private sector-initiated programme to tackle dementia among vulnerable seniors

04 Aug 2018

Combining a fun exercise regime and a compelling incentive system, the OCBC Glowing Years Programme succeeds in motivating seniors to improve their motor and cognitive skills, to reduce dementia risk

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank raises the bar for retail banking wealth advisors with first-of-its-kind certification programme using private banking standards

31 Jul 2018

The OCBC-WMI Wealth Advisory Programme is the most comprehensive and structured wealth management programme by a consumer bank in Singapore that equips wealth advisors with private banking competencies

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank and CPF Board's PayNow collaboration off to a strong start

30 Jul 2018

Since its launch in March 2018, the first government-to-consumer use of PayNow, enabled by OCBC Bank, has seen close to 4,000 withdrawals by CPF members aged 55 and above.

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Appointments

OCBC Bank strengthens management team with new appointment

24 Jul 2018

OCBC Bank strengthens management team with new appointment

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank to reduce teller jobs by half within two years with strong digital push at branches

23 Jul 2018

Bank tellers will be converted to digital ambassadors and service executives or take on other advisory roles as a result of OCBC-designed ATMs and digital kiosks being installed at 35 OCBC Bank branches by 2020

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank make first e-commerce foray with online platform for mums

18 Jul 2018

Focusing on the end-to-end needs of mums-to-be and young mums, mumstruly.com already offers over 600 listings of goods and services, with more to come

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank partners Wilmar on largest sustainability-linked bilateral loan by a Singapore bank

08 Jun 2018

The US$200 million facility pegs interest rates to sustainability KPIs, giving a fillip to Singapore's responsible and sustainable finance movement.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank and StarHub deepen 'We Economy' strategic partnership and announce Singapore's first multi-industry coalition loyalty programme

07 Jun 2018

OCBC Bank and StarHub are jointly developing Singapore's first loyalty alliance

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is first Singapore bank to let you immediately open and use a new bank account digitally

05 Jun 2018

Singaporeans and PRs can now open a new OCBC 360 Account instantly, without having to visit a branch, by leveraging national data repository MyInfo and OCBC Bank's real-time digital know-your-customer process (e-KYC)

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank launches financial advisory and lifestyle programme to address the less discussed 'retirement risk zone' for seniors

28 May 2018

Most often overlooked by financial institutions, the retirement risk zone is the most critical period leading into and after retirement

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Human Resource

OCBC Bank launches the largest workforce digital transformation programme for 29,000 employees

08 May 2018

The $20 million three-year programme, the OCBC Future Smart Programme, adopts a structured approach with 4 qualification levels and a 7-pillar curriculum.

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Corporate News

OCBC Group first quarter 2018 net profit up 29% to S$1.11 billion

07 May 2018

Return on equity higher at 11.8% compared to 9.6% a year ago

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Partnership with bicycle-sharing firm Mobike encouraged one in five of the 6,500 participants to cycle rent-free at OCBC Cycle 2018

06 May 2018

The Singapore Civil Defence Force stormed to victory at the inaugural OCBC Cycle Corporate Chase

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Unheralded Myanmar shocks the competition at the 2018 OCBC Cycle Speedway Southeast Asia Championship

05 May 2018

Local cycling powerhouse Specialized Roval Mavericks retakes OCBC Cycle Speedway Club Championship crown

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

2017 Southeast Asia (SEA) Games gold medalist Calvin Sim, and bronze medalist Mohamed Elyas, join Team Singapore in battle for this year's OCBC Cycle Speedway Southeast Asia Championship crown

04 May 2018

Eight Southeast Asian teams to battle it out at 2018 OCBC Cycle Speedway SEA Championship; two new clubs on board for OCBC Cycle Speedway Club Championship

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Appointments

OCBC Bank announces appointment of new OCBC Securities Managing Director

23 Apr 2018

Mr Dennis Hong succeeds Mr Raymond Chee at the bank's brokerage subsidiary

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is first in Singapore to roll out AI-powered voice banking services in collaboration with Google

18 Apr 2018

Just say, "Ok Google, talk to OCBC", to access OCBC Bank's services through the Google Assistant via Google Home devices or on smartphones

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is first in Singapore to enable instant digital card issuance and provisioning on Apple Pay via OCBC Mobile Banking app

16 Apr 2018

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank deepens alliance with Bank of Shanghai to capture rising Belt and Road opportunities

02 Apr 2018

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank's Purpose-built Regional Data Centre is the First by a Singapore Bank

19 Mar 2018

S$240-million state-of-the-art facility boasts top security, high resiliency and energy efficiency to meet OCBC Group's business needs for the next 30 years

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is the first bank in Singapore to launch its own artificial intelligence unit

14 Mar 2018

With an initial investment of $10M over three years, OCBC Bank adopts an 'AI-first' strategy in developing digital capabilities

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Appointments

Bank of Singapore appoints veteran banker as Hong Kong branch Chief Executive

12 Mar 2018

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Private Banking

Bank of Singapore hires veteran banker to drive European strategic growth

09 Mar 2018

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Tackling Singapore's Solid Waste Problem is Key Concern Among Applicants of the #OCBCCares Fund of the Environment

06 Mar 2018

OCBC Bank will provide full funding for six ground-up proposals costing $87,000, addressing environmental sustainability issues that can deliver meaningful and long-term benefits for Singapore

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is First in Singapore to Launch Voice-Powered Conversational Banking

23 Feb 2018

OCBC Bank's retail customers can now ask Siri to check their bank balances, credit card overview and make e-payments

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Full Year 2017 Net Profit Rose 19% to S$4.15 Billion

14 Feb 2018

OCBC Group Full Year 2017 Net Profit Rose 19% to S$4.15 Billion

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle 2018 Partners Mobike to Offer 2,000 Rental-Free Bikes for Participants

22 Jan 2018

This year's event promises greater fun riding on 23km and 42km of closed roads in Singapore, with a new corporate competitive category, bigger discounts and more benefits with new partnerships

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank Increases Support for Small and Emerging Businesses with New Loan Scheme

15 Jan 2018

Revolving short term loan closes the gap in cash flow financing with a flexible repayment and re-drawing structure

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank Launches One-Stop Advisory Service for Property Purchase

04 Jan 2018

The OCBC OneAdvisor Home service brings together all the information and advice a home buyer needs under one roof

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank Deploys Two 'Robots' - Bob and Zac - to Automate And Speed Up Processes

22 Nov 2017

Experimentation with 'robotics process automation' had been ongoing since 2015

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

More than 6,500 Participants Rode in Singapore's Largest Cycling Event

19 Nov 2017

More than 6,500 Participants Rode in Singapore's Largest Cycling Event

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Underdogs Win the Day at the OCBC Cycle Speedway Championships 2017

18 Nov 2017

Underdogs Win the Day at the OCBC Cycle Speedway Championships 2017

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Cycling Powerhouse & 2017 SEA Games Silver Medalist Thailand, & New-Comers Laos, Debut at the OCBC Cycle Speedway SEA Championship 2017

17 Nov 2017

Eight teams from Southeast Asia will battle it out while 15 local clubs - the highest showing of clubs since the inaugural race - will vie for top honors at the OCBC Cycle Speedway Championships

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is the First in Singapore to Distribute Health Insurance via Mobile and Internet Banking

09 Nov 2017

Eligible customers can now buy Early Cancer Care via OCBC Bank's mobile and Internet banking platforms in a few clicks, without the need to fill in any physical forms

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is the First Singapore Bank to Tap Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Combat Financial Crime

07 Nov 2017

The use of these technologies will significantly increase the bank's operational efficiency and accuracy in the detection of suspicious transactions

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is first to launch face ID facial recognition for customers to access consumer and business banking apps

06 Nov 2017

Launched with the Apple iPhone X, OCBC OneLook is the first service in Singapore to use Face ID facial recognition technology to enable payments or the viewing of bank account, credit card and investment information

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank Tells the 85-Year Story of its People and Ethos with the Launch of "Wind behind the Sails"

31 Oct 2017

The book regales readers with never-been-told stories of OCBC Bank's experiences, giving insights into not just the bank's triumphs but also its setbacks, missteps and the lessons it learnt

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Reported Third Quarter 2017 Net Profit of S$1.06 billion

26 Oct 2017

OCBC Group Reported Third Quarter 2017 Net Profit of S$1.06 billion

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank and Starhub Spearhead Building of Singapore-Centric 'We Economy'

09 Oct 2017

OCBC Bank and Starhub Spearhead Building of Singapore-Centric 'We Economy'

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank Leads the Charge in Asia in Using Voice Recognition Technology for Business Banking Mobile Solutions

04 Oct 2017

OCBC Bank Leads the Charge in Asia in Using Voice Recognition Technology for Business Banking Mobile Solutions

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank, HSBC and MUFG, together with the Infocomm Media Development Authority, complete proof-of-concept on ASEAN's first industry Know Your Customer blockchain

03 Oct 2017

If adopted, the Know Your Customer (KYC) blockchain can improve the experience of on-boarding customers and reduce inefficiencies and costs associated with KYC and compliance

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Wealth Management

OCBC Bank is First Bank in Singapore to Launch Transactional API for Giro Set-Up

18 Sep 2017

By November 2017, OCBC customers will be the first in Singapore to benefit from the instant set-up of GIRO facility for income tax and property tax via IRAS' myTax Portal

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank Launches Mobile Keyboard to Enable Cashless Payments Directly from any Mobile App

28 Aug 2017

The 'OCBC Keyboard' allows customers to make e-payments to any bank account in Singapore without exiting their current mobile app

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank and Bank of Ningbo Deepen Partnership with a 10-Year Strategic Cooperation Agreement

22 Aug 2017

Under the agreement, both banks will leverage mutual strengths, networks and platforms to grow their businesses and serve customers in the Greater Bay Area and Southeast Asia

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank's Mighty Savers Programme Turns 10 with Financial Literacy Tour for 3,000 Children from 27 Pre-Schools

11 Aug 2017

OCBC Bank's Mighty Savers Programme Turns 10 with Financial Literacy Tour for 3,000 Children from 27 Pre-Schools

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Reported Second Quarter 2017 Net Profit of S$1.08 Billion

27 Jul 2017

OCBC Group Reported Second Quarter 2017 Net Profit of S$1.08 Billion

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank Pilots Artificial Intelligence Solutions with Two Fintechs to Fight Money Laundering

19 Jul 2017

Anti-money laundering transaction monitoring tools being explored could increase analysts' productivity by 100 per cent

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank Makes PayNow Even More Seamless by Enabling Account-to-Account QR Code Funds Transfers

18 Jul 2017

OCBC Pay Anyone App enables customers to send and ask for money using QR codes, so parties do not even need to share mobile or NRIC numbers

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank Launches First Private Sector-Led Fund for Environmental Conservation Projects

10 Jul 2017

The #OCBCCares Fund for the Environment will fully fund ground-up projects that deliver meaningful and long-term benefits for society

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle 2017 Introduces First-of-its-kind Corporate Race Category for Companies to Compete in the National Stadium

07 Jul 2017

Cyclists can also look forward to the introduction of the Loyal Cyclist Discount on registration fees to reward past participants, themes to spice up the community rides and a uniquely-designed collectible medal

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank Partners NParks to Lead First-of-Its-Kind Habitat Enhancement Programme for Coney Island Park

29 Jun 2017

Collectively, OCBC Bank management and staff are the single largest donor to commit funding of S$250,000 and volunteer efforts to enhance habitat at Coney Island Park by planting over 50 species of native coastal plants, including rare and endangered plants

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Human Resource

OCBC Bank Introduces First Artificial Intelligence-Powered HR Mobile App

05 Jun 2017

Employees in Singapore to benefit from comprehensive HR mobile app with a first-of-its kind system-integrated chatbot that instantly delivers answers customised according to employees' profiles

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank Launches Cashless QR Code Payments with its First Standalone Mobile Payments App

30 May 2017

The popular OCBC Pay Anyone e-payment services - which includes a new QR code cashless payment service - are consolidated into a standalone mobile app for our customers' convenience

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Wealth Management

OCBC Bank Expands Wealth Management Franchise with the Launch of Onshore Private Banking in Indonesia

22 May 2017

OCBC NISP Private Banking sets out to capture the wealth management needs of 48,000 high net worth individuals with total wealth of US$161 billion

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Private Banking

OCBC Bank to Acquire National Australia Bank's Private Wealth Business in Singapore and Hong Kong

11 May 2017

The business provides an immediate boost to OCBC Bank's mortgage and deposit books across both its core markets and broadens its customer base

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Corporate News

OCBC Group First Quarter 2017 Net Profit of S$973 Million

09 May 2017

First quarter earnings climbed 14% year-on-year and 23% from the previous quarter

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Human Resource

OCBC Bank Launches Banking Internship Programme That Goes Beyond Banking to Nurture Future Entrepreneurs

17 Apr 2017

OCBC FRANKpreneurship helps students develop an enterprising mindset and equips them with the skills to be successful entrepreneurs, while immersing them in a banking environment

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank Signs Partnership Agreements with Bank of Shanghai and SIIC Trade Group

12 Apr 2017

The alliances build on OCBC's ongoing efforts to capture the opportunities arising from the increasing connectivity between China and Southeast Asia

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank and UOB Customers Now Enjoy Unlimited Fee-Free Cash Withdrawals on Both Banks' Shared ATM Network

07 Apr 2017

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank Launches First Artificial Intelligence-Powered Home & Renovation Loan Specialist

05 Apr 2017

Without redirecting consumers, the chatbot - equipped with a TDSR calculator - can accurately answer commonly-asked questions regarding home loans or other general queries about home and renovation loans

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is the First Bank in Southeast Asia to Pilot Robo-Advisory Service

07 Mar 2017

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Expands CSR Programme with S$600,000 in Annual Funding and a New Name

02 Mar 2017

#OCBCCares widens corporate social responsibility focus beyond vulnerable children and education to include the elderly, special needs persons and environmental sustainability; over 3,000 people and 2,500 families to be helped in the first year

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Private Banking

Banks of Singapore's Branch in Dubai International Financial Centre Officially Opened

19 Feb 2017

Opening of the branch in Dubai International Financial Centre deepens Bank of Singapore's presence in the Middle East

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Full Year 2016 Net Profit at S$3.47 Billion

14 Feb 2017

Full Year earnings declined 11% mainly from increased allowances and lower contributions from insurance

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank Closes Largest M&A Deal Advised by an Asian Bank Over the Past Year in Indonesia

08 Feb 2017

OCBC Sekuritas, OCBC Bank's Indonesian subsidiary, was exclusive financial adviser for the sale of a stake in Indonesia's longest toll road for over S$270 million

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Private Banking

Bank of Singapore to Enable Its Clients to Book Their Assets in Switzerland with Vontobel

06 Feb 2017

Agreement allows Bank of Singapore clients to place their assets in Vontobel's booking centre in Zurich and have access to the Swiss wealth manager's extensive range of European financial products and services.

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank's Chongqing Business Boosted by Chongqing Connectivity Initiative

13 Jan 2017

Loans growth at Chongqing branch tripled year-on-year in November 2016 as a result of increased business activity

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Private Banking

Bank of Singapore completes acquisition of Barclays' wealth and investment business in Singapore & Hong Kong

28 Nov 2016

Its platform now enhanced in scale and scope, Bank of Singapore - with AUM of more than US$75 billion and close to 400 bankers - is poised to seize even more opportunities in Asia

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank's new account for start-ups has lowest initial deposit and low minimum monthly balance

22 Nov 2016

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Corporate News

Bank of Singapore receives regulatory approval to open a branch in Dubai International Financial Centre

22 Nov 2016

Bank of Singapore receives regulatory approval to open a branch in Dubai International Financial Centre

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is first bank in SEA to use blockchain technology for cross-border payment services

14 Nov 2016

Successful local and cross-border funds transfer pilot test between OCBC Bank Singapore and its subsidiaries - leveraging blockchain technology - is poised to ignite a reinvention of financial services

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Awards

OCBC is first Singapore bank to win top honours at 2016 Global Performance Excellence Awards

08 Nov 2016

OCBC Bank's retail banking business is recognised for its business excellence at the only internationally-recognised awards event of its kind

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is the first in Asia Pacific to enable secure payments via Apple's Siri and iMessage

28 Oct 2016

OCBC Pay Anyone e-payment service integrates with Siri and iMessage to enable peer-to-peer payments powered by voice and messaging technology

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Corporate News

OCBC Group reported third quarter 2016 net profit of S$943 million

27 Oct 2016

OCBC Group reported third quarter 2016 net profit of S$943 million

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle 2016 draws in local and regional cycling communities

02 Oct 2016

OCBC Cycle 2016 draws in local and regional cycling communities

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Malaysia cruises to victory at OCBC Cycle Speedway Southeast Asia Championship 2016

01 Oct 2016

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

Team Singapore vying for top spot against reigning champion team

30 Sep 2016

The Best Local Cycling Club to be named for the first time as OCBC Cycle Speedway Club Championship concludes the inaugural annual points system

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Appointments

OCBC Bank appoints new head of Global Corporate Banking

26 Sep 2016

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Appointments

Bank of Singapore expands Philippines team with hire of two seasoned bankers

23 Aug 2016

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank to pilot new fintech solutions developed by start-ups in its inaugural accelerator programme

04 Aug 2016

Three of the eight start-ups completed successful proof-of-concepts for new solutions in wealth management and virtual customer assistance, and will pilot test their innovations with OCBC Bank

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Human Resource

New holistic OCBC programme helps employees to be future-ready in a knowledge-based society

02 Aug 2016

Expansion of FutureReady initiative will allow those aged 50 and up who need support, to get ahead by embracing digital & fintech learning, financial & career planning, fitness and more

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Reported Second Quarter 2016 Net Profit of S$885 million

28 Jul 2016

OCBC Group Reported Second Quarter 2016 Net Profit of S$885 million

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank unveils free wifi via 700+ hotspots on Orchard road, at the Sports Hub and at branches

20 Jul 2016

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Corporate News

OCBC Bank merges two banking subsidiaries in China to become OCBC Wing Hang China

18 Jul 2016

The establishment of OCBC Wing Hang China empowers OCBC Bank to effectively drive its Greater China strategy across the key markets of China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank observes big rise in number of queries from customers and general public related to phone scams impersonating the bank

18 Jul 2016

Individuals advised to vigilantly assess whether calls claiming to be from OCBC Bank are legitimate - this can be done through several ways

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Corporate News

Bank of Singapore partners Wealth Management Institute and Nanyang Technological University to launch an advanced diploma in private banking programme

24 May 2016

Bank of Singapore partners Wealth Management Institute and Nanyang Technological University to launch an advanced diploma in private banking programme

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank is first in Singapore to use voice recognition technology to enhance customer experience

20 May 2016

Voice biometrics was launched in September 2015 to authenticate banking transactions, followed by speech recognition technology in April 2016 for quicker access to banking services

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is the first bank in SEA to launch open API platform

17 May 2016

In line with Singapore's Smart Nation vision, OCBC Bank's API platform - Connect2OCBC - will allow any software developer to easily integrate OCBC Bank products and services into their applications to benefit their end-users

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Corporate News

Bank of Singapore adds to product solutions bench strength with strategic hires

11 May 2016

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Corporate News

OCBC Group First Quarter 2016 Net Profit of S$856 million

29 Apr 2016

OCBC Group First Quarter 2016 Net Profit of SS856 million

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Business Banking

OCBC Bank first to launch biometric authentication for a business banking mobile app

25 Apr 2016

Corporate customers can access business account balances and view transactions at the touch of a finger on mobile phones anytime, anywhere

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Consumer Banking

Instant fingerprint access on mobile apps extended to more OCBC Group financial services and customers

18 Apr 2016

New OCBC Securities mobile trading app is first in Singapore to allow portfolio access via fingerprint authentication; OneTouch technology cost under S$100,000 to develop and is now also used with OCBC Bank's mobile banking app for Android phones

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Cycle 2016 launches with more experiences and activities for participants

15 Apr 2016

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Corporate News

Bank of Singapore to acquire Barclays Bank PLC's wealth and investment management business in Singapore and Hong Kong

07 Apr 2016

The acquisition broadens OCBC Bank's wealth management franchise across its core markets and strengthens Bank of Singapore's position as Asia's Global Private Bank

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank to deepen its support for MINDS to help its beneficiaries develop vocational skills and employability

01 Apr 2016

OCBC Bank is first bank to commit to a pilot project to purchase bottled water that is packed and labelled by MINDS beneficiaries as a social enterprise

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Consumer Banking

"Bank on your wrist" with the latest OCBC Bank app for Apple Watch

29 Mar 2016

Leveraging wearable technology, the app provides customers with a range of banking services on their Apple Watch, including access to bank accounts, cards and investment balances, recent transactions, and the location of the nearest OCBC branch or ATM

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Human Resource

OCBC Bank to provide S$500 top-up to 800 employees' SkillsFuture Credit

28 Mar 2016

Under the OCBC FutureReady Programme launched today, about 800 non-executives will each receive a S$500 cash top-up to match the government's S$500 SkillsFuture Credit

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Consumer Banking

OCBC Bank customers can now withdraw cash at 7-Eleven stores islandwide

18 Mar 2016

OCBC Bank's partnership with 7-Eleven will enable two million OCBC Bank customers to make cash withdrawals at 7-Eleven stores islandwide, expanding our cash withdrawal service to more than 2,000 locations

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank is the first Singapore Bank to launch an integrated wealth management app

15 Mar 2016

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Corporate News

OCBC Group Full Year 2015 Net Profit at S$3.90 billion

17 Feb 2016

OCBC Group Full Year 2015 Net Profit at S$3.90 billion

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FinTech & Innovation

Lion-Bank of Singapore Asian Income Fund raises US$126 million in the initial offer period amidst extreme market volatility

03 Feb 2016

Lion-Bank of Singapore Asian Income Fund raises US$126 million in the initial offer period amidst extreme market volatility

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FinTech & Innovation

OCBC Bank sets up new FinTech and Innovation unit - The Open Vault at OCBC - to strategically harness open innovation for meaningful financial solutions

01 Feb 2016

New Fintech unit to be the 'nerve centre' for OCBC Bank's innovations, driving collaborations with the Fintech ecosystem, 'sandboxing' new ideas with real customer data, and commercialising winning prototypes

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CSR, Events & Sponsorships

OCBC Bank and Yu Neng Primary School co-created financial literacy app benefits close to 2,000 children in three months

30 Jan 2016

OCBC Bank will continue to engage schools and encourage children to play the OCBC Mighty Savers® financial literacy game to learn core money management concepts

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