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OVER the course of what has been a largely unimpressive year for the local stock market, many second-line firms have at one time or the other been in the focus because they announced deals with large...

SEVEN years ago, a senior banker predicted that the Singapore Reit (real estate investment trust) market had reached saturation as many blue-chip real estate companies had already listed their Reits...

SIX years ago the Federal Reserve hit rock bottom. It had been cutting the federal funds rate, the interest rate it uses to steer the economy, more or less frantically in an unsuccessful attempt to...

ACCORDING to reports from Washington, Republican lawmakers, buoyed by their electoral successes in the mid-term elections, are considering using their power to control the purse strings - to...

THE 2014 UN climate summit begins in South America on Dec 1. It is a potentially crucial conference with the deadline for a new climate treaty fast approaching in 2015.

AS November draws to a close, there are two major events that could profoundly change the oil markets.

I REFER to the letter "Several factors shape the performance of directors" (BT, Nov 18). This was a reply to my earlier letter, "Are busy directors cutting corners or really supermen...

LOW retail participation in the stock market has been a source of concern lately, and a variety of proposals have been put up to remedy this. One fundamental area which has not been discussed much is...

JAPAN and US have pledged a total of US$4.5 billion to the United Nations' US$10 billion Green Climate Fund (GCF). If the 200 countries can give on average US$500 million each, the GCF will have...

AS Singapore continuously strives to maintain its position as one of the world's most enterprise-friendly countries, and entrepreneurship and startups remain a continued focus for the government...

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