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THE last time a dollar bought as many rupiah as it does now, Indonesian dictator Suharto had just been ousted and the government was paying 70 per cent to borrow money for a month after an...

MERGERS and acquisitions may be back in fashion in the corporate sphere, but the titans of private equity apparently didn't get the memo...

GLOBAL mutual funds were net buyers of Singapore stocks in the three months to Dec 10. Based on trades in the top five stocks, there were about S$1.75 billion worth of buys, compared to sells of S$...

IF you're convinced the plummet in yields on US government bonds is an aberration, it may be because you haven't been in the business long enough. With the longest-dated Treasuries now...

TRADING in two of the biggest exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that buy US government debt shows investors are backing away from bets on inflation picking up at the fastest pace this year.

GLOBAL mutual funds were net buyers of Singapore stocks in the three months to Dec 3. Based on the top five transacted stocks, net buys totalled S$1.77 billion, compared to net sells of S$684 million...

IF there were any remaining doubts that "making money is art," as Andy Warhol famously pronounced in his 1975 book, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol, they were surely vanquished on Nov 12. His...

INNOVATION has been accelerating since the invention of the steam engine, and the pace is increasing. Consider the telephone: it took 56 years for Alexander Graham Bell's invention to reach half...

LOSSES in emerging market distressed debt have mounted to the worst since the global financial crisis led by Indonesian coal miner PT Bumi Resources and ZAO Russian Standard Bank.

GLOBAL mutual funds were net buyers of Singapore stocks in the three months to Nov 26. Based on volume of the top five stocks overall, net buys totalled S$2 billion, compared to net sells of S$776.3...

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