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OCBC Bank

Logo OCBC BankOCBC Bank (Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Ltd) is the longest established Singapore bank and one of the world's most highly-rated banks. OCBC Bank and its subsidiaries offer a broad array of specialist financial and wealth management services, ranging from consumer, corporate, investment, private and transaction banking to treasury, insurance, asset management and stockbroking services. Market cap: SGD 32 billion (as of May 5, 2011).

OCBC Bank is the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets (as of December 31, 2013). The Bank has an extensive network of over 450 branches and representative offices in 17 countries and territories including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong SAR, Brunei, Japan, Australia, UK and USA.

OCBC formed with the amalgamation of three Chinese banks in Singapore (Oversea-Chinese Bank, Ho Hong Bank and Chinese Commercial Bank).

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Headquarter Singapore, Singapore
Key People Dr Cheong Choong Kong (Chairman), Mr Samuel N. Tsien (CEO)
Company Type Public (SGX: O39)
Website www.ocbc.com
Head Office 65 Chulia Street, OCBC Centre, Singapore 049513
Phone +65 6530 2931
Fax +65 6532 6001
SWIFT (BIC) OCBCSGSG
Founded 1912
ID: 1319. Updated: 15.05.2014

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Press Releases
15.05.2014 OCBC Bank is first bank in Singapore to let customers transfer money to any bank account using Facebook. With OCBC Pay Anyone, OCBC Bank customers can also transfer money to any bank account using only mobile numbers or email addresses. More
11.05.2012 OCBC Group reported a record quarterly net profit of S$ 832 million (US$ 665 million) for the first quarter of 2012, up 32% from a year ago and 40% from the previous quarter.
Financial News
 China Overtakes the USA as the World’s Largest ATM Market

04.04.2014 Chinese Financial News, an authoritative media of financial industry in China, released the report of Chinese ATM Market Overview 2013. Source: GRG Banking Equipment

 The Global Islamic Microfinance Forum Ready to Set New Standards

16.09.2013 The Forum will determine the Standards and strategic policies for Sustainable Islamic Microfinance Development. Source: AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics

 New Chairman for Mediterranean Bank Network (MBN)

17.05.2013 Mr. Hassan El Basri has been elected as chairman of the Mediterranean Bank Network (MBN). Source: Mediterranean Bank Network

 Islamic banking assets to surpass $1.8 trillion globally in 2013

05.02.2013 Global Islamic banking assets are forecast to cross $1.8 trillion in 2013 up from $1.3 trillion in 2011, Ernst & Young said in its World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report 2013. Source: zawya.com

 No more queues in front of ATMs

23.01.2013 Reduced transaction duration is an important issue for customer satisfaction and for efficient use of Banking channels, especially at ATMs. Every measure taken to fasten cash withdrawals, most widespread used ATM transaction, is beneficial to both customers and banks.

 Swiss bank Wegelin & Co. to close after US tax evasion fine

04.01.2013 Switzerland's oldest bank is to close permanently after pleading guilty in a New York court to helping Americans evade their taxes. Wegelin & Co., which was established in 1741, has also agreed to pay $57.8 million in fines to US authorities. Source: BBC

 Banks seen shrinking for good as lay-offs near 160,000

16.11.2012 Major banks have announced some 160,000 job cuts since early last year and with more lay-offs to come as the industry restructures, many will leave the shrinking sector for good as redundancies outpace new hires by roughly two-to-one. Source: Reuters

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