SOME of President-elect Donald Trump's most prominent Cabinet nominees - with their millions in assets and complex business arrangements - are moving unusually slowly through the government...

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THE US Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting this week was meant to be a non-event as markets had for several weeks already been expecting an interest rate hike. As it turned out, the Fed...

EMERGING markets present a "lukewarm" macroeconomic picture, but the region's debt remains an attractive investment proposition, says JC Sambor, BNP Paribas Investment Partners deputy...

SUDDEN jolts in the currency market may be becoming more frequent, with at least three flash crashes over the course of 14 months. But there is some hope in finding out their causes more quickly.

PFIZER stock was riding high in June 2015, up 128 per cent in five years, making it the second most valuable US drugmaker. Nine out of 10 Wall Street research analysts recommended that investors hold...

THINGS are getting choppy in New York's once-rocketing residential real estate market...

HOME prices are so expensive in Canada's priciest property market that the government is stepping in with loans to help first-time buyers rustle together a down payment...

IT'S a twofer. After years of negotiations and bickering, the New York City Council on Thursday approved plans to allow a developer to buy the air rights from a crumbling pier in Hudson River...

LONDON rents, which are among the highest in the world, have fallen this year for the first time since 2010 as landlords rushed into the rental market before a tax increase in April, a report...

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A FIRM week for the Straits Times Index (STI) ended on Friday with a mixed session that saw the index lose 2.73 points, a loss that limited the gain over the five days to 37 points or 1.3 per cent at...