PEOPLE are losing faith in the future, believing that their children will be worse off than they are today. They are asking whether new technology is the road to a better future for all or only for...

EDITORIAL

FOR a while in 2016, it seemed that emerging markets (EMs) may yet shake off the malaise that has afflicted them over the past three to four years. Valuations were relatively attractive and the cycle...

TAX "reform", starting with taxes on business, seems to be on everyone's agenda, and it may be a place where the incoming Trump administration and its Democratic critics find common...

SINCE Theresa May became Britain's prime minister, she has spoken about the changes that are needed not only to adapt to Brexit, but to deal with the problems to which the referendum outcome...

THE mass appeal for a sport can often be gauged by politicians associating themselves with it. Political leaders, especially today, often use the great leveller of competitive sports to connect with...

WHAT do Amazon, Tesla, Genentech, Huawei, Alliance Data Systems and Spirit Aero Systems have in common? They are now Fortune 500 companies (or on the fringe), but were hardly noticed when they...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

AHEAD of the Year of the Rooster, some analysts have urged investors to wake up to the promise that resurgent oil prices may augur for listed counters in the oil and gas-driven sectors.

COMMENTARY

IF 2016 hasn't been your favourite year, you're in good company. The year that brought us Zika and the loss of David Bowie and Prince on the one hand, and some major political changes on...

EDITORIAL

THE Malaysian currency, ailed by capital flight amid the prospect of rising US interest rates and hit further by sentiment-eroding domestic politics, has begun the new year on the same note of...

INTERNATIONAL debt crises have been increasing both in frequency and intensity in recent decades - from the Latin American debt crisis of 1982 to the Asian financial crisis of 1997 and the global...