Activist investor Quarz urges Metro Holdings to return cash to shareholders

Activist investor Quarz urges Metro Holdings to return cash to shareholders

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) – Activist investor Quarz Capital Management Ltd has turned its sights on Singapore, calling on retailer and real-estate developer Metro Holdings to return excess cash to investors. Metro’s net cash holdings of S$393 million is high...

This is what banks in Singapore really pay their accounting and finance staff

This is what banks in Singapore really pay their accounting and finance staff

If you’re a banking sector accountant in Singapore searching for a new job or looking for a promotion, it’s useful to know what sort of salary you should be aiming for. We’ve reviewed recent base pay surveys from several recruitment agencies in Singapore across six...

Singapore updates tax accounting guidelines

Singapore updates tax accounting guidelines

Regulators have updated guidelines regarding a little-known area of tax accounting that has become a political hot potato in recent years. Transfer pricing, as the process is called, refers to the price paid by one unit of a company to another for goods, services,...

Accountancy gathering in Singapore tackles key challenges facing the sector

Accountancy gathering in Singapore tackles key challenges facing the sector

SINGAPORE – Technological disruption and new impetus for regionalisation with the establishment of the Asean Economic community (AEC) is set to increase the pressure on accountants to improve their skill sets and networks. This was one key theme at the...

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