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EDITORIAL

MANY in the local market are still against Singapore Exchange's (SGX) recent minimum trading price (MTP) initiative which requires all mainboard-listed companies to ensure their shares do not...

IF YOU are a veteran editor of an American newspaper, you will have to admit that sometimes when stocks take a dive or when wildfires rage in California during the summer, you toy with the idea of...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IGNORE pundits who attempt to predict gyrating markets. Some, such as The Guardian's economics writer, are claiming that the plunge could be a signal for another 1929-type Great Crash; others on...

VIOLENT swings in oil prices are destabilising economies and financial markets worldwide. When the oil price halved last year from US$110 to US$55 a barrel, the cause was obvious: Saudi Arabia's...

COMMENTARY

THE recent gyrations in global stock markets underline growing fears of a substantial slowdown in the Chinese economy, now the second largest in the world. And the consequences of these concerns...

IT HAS become so widely accepted that financial technology (fintech) startups are bold, nippy, innovative predators, and the big financial institutions are their lumbering, sclerotic - and probably...