MORNING MINUTES: What will make headlines, Sept 30, 2015

MAS will announce data for bank lending to the private sector for the month of August.
MAS will announce data for bank lending to the private sector for the month of August. PHOTO: ST FILE

Good morning! Morning Minutes is a round-up of stories that will break on Sept 30 and which we think you'd be interested in.

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MAS to announce data for August for bank lending to the private sector

The Monetary Authority of Singapore will announce data for bank lending to the private sector for the month of August. Loan figures, which reflect growth, had increased to S$610.4 million in July from S$606.8 million of the previous month, with loans to both businesses and consumers rising. It is forecast to go up to S$613.9 million in Aug 2015. 

ACCA's annual debate explores corporate finance

The ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) annual debate explores the changing frontiers of corporate finance. - JACQUELINE WOO

Singapore Human Capital Summit 2015 to open


Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say will discuss in a dialogue the future of Singapore's economy and workforce at the Singapore Human Capital Summit 2015. PHOTO: ST FILE

The Singapore Human Capital Summit 2015 opens today with the theme, "People Strategies for Asia: Transforming Growth". The two-day summit, organised by Singapore's Manpower Ministry and the Human Capital Leadership Institute, will discuss, among other things, the critical role that talent and people strategies play in driving business growth. Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say will discuss in a dialogue the future of Singapore's economy and workforce, as well as human resource transformation in the country. - Olivia Ho

Talk for investors on risk management


The Investment Association of Singapore is hosting a talk today themed Liquidity Risk Management For Collective Investment Schemes. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

The Investment Association of Singapore is hosting a lunchtime talk today for its members themed Liquidity Risk Management For Collective Investment Schemes. The talk is timely after the Monetary Authority of Singapore last week unveiled tweaks to regulatory safeguards to protect investors in non-conventional products in the same way as in capital market products like shares.