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THE Federal Reserve is likely to raise rates in December amid the mixed data on economic growth and wage inflation, a senior analyst at Fidelity Worldwide Investment said at a briefing on Wednesday.

BUSINESS receipts for the services industry in Singapore rose 3.3 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015, with all but the recreation & personal services segment experiencing turnover...

[SEOUL] Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that China's economic slowdown should not worry markets as there was no risk of a hard landing, and emphasised that a move to raise US...

[HANOI] Vietnam's central bank stands ready to help stabilise the dollar/dong exchange rate and will keep the 2-per cent band movement for the rest of the year, a deputy governor said...

[SHANGHAI] China's top economic planner said on Wednesday that it would ease restrictions on corporate bond issues to encourage "high-quality" companies to issue more bonds to support...

[SHANGHAI] Chinese industrial sector profits posted their first annual rise since last September, National Bureau of Statistics data showed on Wednesday, in a sign margin pressure on firms may be...

[SEOUL] The outstanding amount of total credit and loans owed by South Korean households as of the end of March each grew by the fastest annual pace in more than three years, central bank data showed...

FROM next year, students will have more opportunities to enrol in art and music talent development programmes at the secondary level, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Wednesday.

[WASHINGTON] Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said policy makers will consider global growth as they begin to raise interest rates, and that they could increase borrowing costs more...

[BERLIN] Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should not squander the sacrifices that his compatriots have made so far with its painful reforms, the head of the European Stability Mechanism Klaus...

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