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Singapore NODX rebounded 20.9% in October

The strong growth easily smashed industry expectations.... read more

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Hong Kong, Korea ink deal to promote economic cooperation

The deal aims to promote trade between respective markets.... read more

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Singapore suspends trade relations with North Korea

The suspension took effect on November 8.... read more

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Daily Briefing: OCBC, Sembcorp Marine buy back their shares; Singapore's rail woes unlikely to throw off expats

And here's why Noble's falling stock is unlikely a bargain.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Wealth per adult rose to US$268,780 in mid-2017

Thanks to high savings and asset price increases.... read more

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Daily Briefing: New questions appear in Employment Pass application forms; The bulls and bears of bitcoin

And here's how to score the best savings account for you.... read more

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Singapore bucks slow productivity trend

It ranked eighth globally in terms of its productivity drivers.... read more

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Singapore bucks away from slow productivity trend

It ranked eighth globally in terms of its productivity drivers.... read more

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Singapore's wealth per adult is the ninth highest globally

It surpassed Hong Kong, which ranked ahead in 2000.... read more

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ASEAN needs US$3t in green investment from 2016 to 2030

Investment needs to grow 400% per year.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Developers required to study traffic impact for sites; The right timing to buy shares

And here are four Build-to-Order (BTO) sites launched in November.... read more

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Daily Briefing: How to spot good capex; Traders get lunch break back

And here are seven developments in Singapore's fintech sector.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Demand for HR professionals continue to rise; Sembcorp Marine buys back shares

And here's Standard Chartered Plc's latest investment.... read more

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Retail sales fell 4.2% in September

Total retail sales value dipped to $3.4b.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Menon says Singapore fintech is evolving; Liquidity key to avoiding bankruptcy

And here's how to choose between electric, hybrid, and petrol cars.... read more

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Daily Briefing: FHT, VIT lead REIT performance this week; Costs of playing sports in Singapore

And here are three things to review in an e-commerce business.... read more

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Singapore amongst top 20 destinations for investment migration

Overall, it scored 50 points out of 100 for its residence-by-investment programmes.... read more

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Singapore ranks third to last for best investment migration destinations

Overall, it scored 50 points out of 100 for its residence-by-investment programmes.... read more

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6 in 10 Singaporean firms plan to increase global investments

More than half of Singaporean business leaders have a positive global outlook.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Buyers from Mainland China bought most homes amongst foreign buyers in Q3

They bought 324 units or 25% of all sales in the quarter.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Residents with short leases urged to plan ahead; HDB and private flats' price gap shrinks

And here are the basics to coming up with a financial plan.... read more

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Daily Briefing: SGX, Sheng Siong post notable growth; Singapore launches online PR application

And here are eight estate planning tools you must know about.... read more

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Daily Briefing: iPhone X launch draws out long lines; Parc Botannia to sell units for $548,000 and above

And here are guidelines on how to review a company against its rivals.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Singapore raises penalties for share-trading case; CACHE, SGREIT have weakest REIT performance

And here are professions losing their shine as the definition of success changes.... read more

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More manufacturers positive about business in next six months

14% expect business improvement, whilst 9% do not.... read more

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Forget the past as Singapore escapes the economic trough in 2017

It can be difficult to let go of the past and look forward to the future.... read more

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Electronics PMI up to 53.6 in September

All indicators except employment went up.... read more

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Singapore PMI inched up to 52.0 in September

It's the highest since 2011.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Unemployment rate of post-secondary school finishers highest in June

It rose to 5.2% from 2016's 4.0%.... read more

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Philippine PMI inches up to 50.8 in September

It was the second weakest in recorded history.... read more

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Singapore is top country in SEA for marketplace expansion

It ranked sixth across the globe.... read more

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Daily Briefing: How credit scores actually affect loans; Vungle opens Singapore office

And here are three top companies giving out dividends this week.... read more

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Singapore's money supply grew 6.9% in August

There was a slowdown in net foreign position growth.... read more

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China industrial profits grow 21.6% in first eight months of 2017

Total profits reached US$738b.... read more

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Daily Briefing: First YOTEL opens in Singapore; New RTS to shorten travel between Malaysia and Singapore

And here's why you should invest if your portfolio is small.... read more

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Macau tourism may be bleak until October

Two typhoons drove visitor arrivals down by 0.6%.... read more

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Daily Briefing: APAC Realty IPO raises strong interest; Which is the top online grocer?

And here's three blue-chip stocks nearing their 52-month lows.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Net fund inflows for assets fall to $116b in 2016

Private market managers continue to bring in the bulk of net inflows.... read more

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Japan manufacturing PMI hits four-month high in September

It rose to 52.6.... read more

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Singapore dips on global economic competitiveness ranking

Singapore slipped to rank 3 with a score of 5.7.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Jervois Garden sold for $72m; Lazada slams Shopee on e-commerce claims

And here's why you should put some money into the CPF.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Unicorn SEA files IPO in NYSE; Why en bloc sales can be bad

And here's how to find companies with good intangible assets.... read more

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8 in 10 SMEs worry about global economy

34% are positive about local affairs.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Unemployment rate for people under 30 highest in June

Students aged 15-24 looked for vacation jobs.... read more

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Singapore's manufacturing output surged 19.1% in August

The electronics cluster's output rose 38.7%.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Resignation rate falls to 1.7% in Q2

There were larger declines for wholesale trade.... read more

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All-items inflation dipped 0.4% in August

Inflation for private road transport fell.... read more

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Daily Briefing: CEA sanctions property agent; Sun Rosier condo acquired for $271m

And here's why investors are letting a lot of time slip away.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Singaporeans eye overseas investments; Most resale flats no longer have COV

And Shell launches an accelerator program in Singapore.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Re-entry rate amongst retrenched workers hit 64.5% in Q2

But re-entrants from the 50-year old and above range dropped.... read more

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