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Singapore's economy is expected to grow 2.7 per cent in 2017, buoyed by improved growth dynamics and ongoing recovery in global trade, said the latest report by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) released on Thursday.

Singapore economy expected to grow 2.7% in 2017: ICAEW report

Singapore's economy is expected to grow 2.7 per cent in 2017, buoyed by improved growth dynamics and ongoing recovery in global trade, said the latest report by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) released on Thursday.


S'pore companies raise 62 per cent less equity capital in H1: Thomson Reuters

Equity-based fund raising by Singapore-domiciled companies in the first half of 2017 is on track for a 62 per cent slowdown from a year ago, with just US$1 billion raised so far, according to data from Thomson Reuters.

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Ministerial committees often set up to overcome challenges in governance: DPM Tharman

Ministerial committees in Singapore - such as the one set up to mull over the future of Lee Kuan Yew's former residence - are often convened to overcome challenges in governance, and contribute to Singapore's success, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam.


Advisory panel set up to look into family-friendly transport system

Families, who own cars currently because of the need to ferry children or elderly parents, will not need to do so any more in the future.


Strong demand drives further expansion at Maxwell Chambers

The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) on Thursday announced that 65 per cent of the new office space at 28 Maxwell Road has already been taken up even before refurbishment works begin.


SIA, Eurowings launch codeshare operations

Singapore Airlines' (SIA) new codeshare agreement with Eurowings takes effect from Thursday, giving SIA passengers access to certain routes in Europe.


Tiny Island Productions ventures into China animation market

Homegrown animation company Tiny Island Productions will be penetrating into the hard-to-enter China market space and achieving a major milestone for Singapore's animation industry.


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Singapore stocks finish mixed

 

The Straits Times Index on Thursday rebounded from Wednesday's 28-point loss by 13.78 points to 3,215.55, led mainly by the banks, property counters, Jardine Matheson and Hongkong Land.

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