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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 18:30

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Singapore's household wealth grew 2.9 per cent in 2016 to reach US$1.1 trillion and this upward trajectory is expected to continue in the next few years, says a global wealth report.

Singapore's household wealth rises 2.9% in 2016 to S$1.1 trillion

Singapore's household wealth grew 2.9 per cent in 2016 to reach US$1.1 trillion and this upward trajectory is expected to continue in the next few years, says a global wealth report.


Singapore tops two new city indices measuring connectedness

Singapore has come out on top in two new city indices that are part of the Global Connectedness Index (GCI) released on Tuesday.

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BlackRock 2017 outlook: Optimistic on Asian stocks, debt default risks to stay low

Despite market volatility in the region after the US elections, asset management giant BlackRock on Tuesday struck an optimistic outlook for the coming year.


OCBC launches new current account targeted at startups

OCBC Bank launched on Tuesday a new current account targeted at startups. The Business Growth Account incorporates two key factors startups consider when choosing a banking account.


SPH, mm2, RINGS.TV collaborate to develop live streaming platform

One of South-east Asia's largest newspaper companies has tied up with a film production company and an online service provider to develop and manage a live and on-demand video application and related services in Singapore.


Singapore financial services sector faces greater competition from overseas for talent

Singapore's banks and financial services companies are facing increasing competition from foreign markets in their efforts to recruit candidates with the skills they require, shows a survey.


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Singapore shares close just 5.5 points up

Wall Street's all-time high on Monday made for a firm opening here on Tuesday. But the reversal, when it came, was perhaps not a surprise given that observers are now convinced that the new US anti-trade administration will not be good for Asia.

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