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Singapore equity capital proceeds down 62% to US$1b

Proceeds in the first half of 2016 amounted to US$2.8b.... read more

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Singapore economy to grow 2.7% in 2017

But growth will remain uneven across sectors.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Why SGX-listed firms are moving North; Experts urge private home sellers to be realistic

And is the Singapore job market as bleak as it feels?... read more

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Singapore ranks as fifth costliest city for expats

Hong Kong is the most expensive in Asia.... read more

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SMEs expect weak profitability for the next 6 months

But they are optimistic on sales turnover.... read more

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Chart of the Day: NODX growth sinks into the red in May

Growth was at -1.2% for the said month.... read more

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Why Singapore exports' rally is losing steam

The 1.2% slump is a clear sign of lethargy.... read more

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Is the manufacturing rally coming to an end?

DBS' Singapore economists are saying so.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Non-electronic exports extend slump by 9% in May

It dragged overall NODX.... read more

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Singapore NODX sink further by 1.2% in May

After the 0.8% decline in April.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Fewer workers face layoffs in Q1

Only 4,000 employees were made redundant.... read more

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Consumer prices expected to rise 0.9% this year

Whilst inflation is set to 1.5%.... read more

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Will exports still provide a boost to Singapore's economy?

Analysts have lowered their export growth forecast.... read more

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Singapore M&A activity drops 20.3% to US$22.4b

It's Singapore's slowest first half period for deal making activity since 2013.... read more

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Indonesia's GDP grew 5% in Q1

This is based on results from a retail sales survey.... read more

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Singapore's economic growth forecast raised to 2.5%

It will be led by the surge in manufacturing growth.... read more

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Singapore's offshore assets to rise 8% until 2021

It is keeping up with Switzerland in attracting foreign wealth.... read more

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Singapore's offshore assets to rise 8% until 2021

It is keeping up with Switzerland in attracting foreign wealth.... read more

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Almost 3 in 4 Singapore CEOs optimistic amidst global uncertainties

They were the most confident amongst ASEAN CEOs.... read more

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Singapore's total employment slumps by 6,800 in Q1

This the biggest drop since 2Q09.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Singapore offers a helping hand to China; Why SIA remains attractive for investors

And is it more expensive to own a car than use ride-hailing apps?... read more

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Daily Briefing: Brick-and-mortar retailers still eye setting up in Singapore; District 4 sees pickup in transactions

And check out these four charts about Singapore's economy.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Household spending to jump 44.7% in 2021

It will grow at an average rate of 8.3%.... read more

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Could Singapore's economy be on a downturn again?

The current quarter may be impacted by a low base on imports.... read more

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3 key areas affluent households will spend on

These will account for almost 40% of their spending by 2021.... read more

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Why Singapore consumers are tightening their purse strings

Consumer spending declined for two quarters in a row.... read more

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Singapore strengthens economic ties with Myanmar

A deal will open doors for Singapore firms to explore opportunities in Myanmar.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Money supply eases to a 7.8% growth in April

This is undermined by a softer gain in net foreign position.... read more

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Household spending to hit $206.8b in 2021

It will grow at an annual rate of 6.3% over the next five years.... read more

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Singapore trumps US in competitiveness ranking

It takes the third spot, below Hong Kong and Switzerland.... read more

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Singapore tops global ranking for online presence

It ranked sixth in A.T Kearney's Global Cities Index 2017 This year's A.T Kearney's Global Cities Index 2017 saw Singapore... read more

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Chart of the Day: Electronics boost overall manufacturing growth by 13.4%

Whilst biomed dragged output down by 5.3%.... read more

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Services sector grows in slow, uneven pace

Transport & storage improved the most with a 4.2% growth.... read more

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NWC proposes up to $60 pay hike for low-wage workers

Good news for those earning a basic wage of up to $1,200.... read more

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NODX growth forecast to hit 4-6% this year

This was due to a notable surge in 1Q17.... read more

 SBR27 days ago
Three main drivers of Chinese overseas expansion

Investments will grow in frequency, but with smaller average deal sizes.... read more

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Consumer spending in Malaysia to increase 5.8% in 2017

It will grow at an annual average of 5.3% between 2017-2021.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Check out which industry recorded the highest yield growth

The said industry reported an 8.8% growth in business receipts.... read more

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Consumer price index increases to 1.7%

Moderation was largely due to a larger decline in accommodation.... read more

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ASEAN countries' GDP growth rates to hit 3-8% over the next 5 years

Their CAGR will hit 5.1% from 2017 to 2021 collectively.... read more

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Singapore non-oil exports up 10% in Q1

A huge improvement from the previous quarter's 0.1% uptick.... read more

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Singapore flags concerns with China's monetary conditions

It could be a downside risk to its GDP growth.... read more

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Singapore economy eases to a 2.7% growth in Q1

It came from a strong 2.9% expansion in March.... read more

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Here's what could buoy consumer prices this year

This year's overall higher exports and commodity prices is one.... read more

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Singapore's robust headline indicators feared to be transitory

Headline prints are subject to higher concentration risks.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Singapore's Q1 GDP up 2.7%; Ex-trader fined over 1MDB saga

And here's what tenants need to know about renting a house in Singapore.... read more

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Singapore's robust headline indicators feared to be transitory

Headline prints are subject to higher concentration risks.... read more

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Core inflation could hit 1.7% this year

It will likely hover around 2% in 2H17 and 1Q18.... read more

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Here's what caused the slowdown in consumer prices

It has to do with the S&CC rebates.... read more

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Malaysia's GDP grows 5.6% in 1Q17

Thanks to private consumption's upside surprise.... read more

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