SGX searches for its roar

With a new chief executive installed and faced with a decline in IPOs compared to other regional markets, the Singapore exchange is getting its act together.

SGX searches for its roar

The Singapore Stock Exchange, Southeast Asia’s biggest, is entering a new and uncertain chapter as it welcomes Loh Boon Chye as its new chief executive.

For Loh, a veteran with more than two decades of experience in the financial industry, the chapter’s synopsis is very clear winning back business.

According to a consultancy PwC, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange processed 122 IPOs in 2014 compared to Singapore’s 27. Thailand even...

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