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CHINA'S financial markets are fascinating to watch these days. Efforts by officials to decrease the nation's enormous debt pile without destabilising domestic markets are having profound...

IN his first speech as president of the United States, Donald Trump declared: "From this day forward, it is going to be only America first, America first."...

A TSUNAMI of change is coming to the regulations that govern corporate America, if President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress get their way.

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CHINA'S growth story is looking very positive, but this may not benefit investors. Policy measures to deter speculative activities and reduce financial system risk are starting to have an effect...

IN times of trouble, gold has long been a popular haven for investors expecting that more volatility will increase the value of the commodity. But lately, it's taking more than threats of war or...

WHAT may be shaping up as China's most concerted effort yet to bring its credit boom under control is spurring investors to gauge any contagion to broader financial markets, a-la 2015, when...

JOHN Paulson is one of the best-known names in the hedge fund industry. But these days, he is having more success in the political realm than he is managing his business.

COMMENTARY

WE have experienced a modest cyclical rebound in a world of sluggish growth. Opec's agreement to cut output for the first time since 2008 and Donald Trump's US election victory, with the...

COMMENTARY

PROPERTY market trends matter for the economy and stock market in Singapore. Given the high home ownership rate in Singapore, housing is the most important asset class for most people, with...

THE biggest risk that remains underpriced in markets today is the probability of a central bank mistake, rather than political risk, says Nicolas Faller, co-chief executive of asset management at...