EDITORIAL

THE Singapore Exchange's (SGX) recent suggestion to fast-track well-behaved companies' corporate action applications is a positive sign that its newly restructured regulation arm is aiming...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE next big European struggle between Germany and Britain hinges on money. This is the key to a prime question hanging over British negotiations to leave the European Union: the amount of help that...

FINANCIAL technology, or fintech, is forcing a change in many of Singapore's traditional sectors. From financial services to consumer retail and investment, digital disruption is transforming a...

JAPAN'S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised to "do a Mrs May" by calling a snap general election in a bid to bolster his hold on power at a crucial political moment in much the same...

HILLARY Rodham Clinton has put forward a further volume of her memoirs, titled What Happened. The woman who was destined to become the first female president of the United States remains true to her...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

IT was certainly good news for the Singapore market when Keppel Capital, the asset management arm of Keppel Corporation, confirmed that it was working with American real estate investment firm KBS...

STRAIT TALK

AS anybody who reads this column regularly will know, your correspondent was awaiting the onset of the London International Shipping Week (LISW) with some trepidation.

THERE is a revolution brewing in finance departments. Activist investors are pressuring companies on costs just as digital disruption and mounting complexity take their toll. These forces are causing...

EDITORIAL

THE "Great Taper" is about to begin, it seems, as key central bank policymakers meet this week to decide on how far and how fast they should slim their bloated balance sheets by reducing...

THE BOTTOM LINE

LAST week, China's official People's Daily published an essay by Foreign Minister Wang Yi praising China's achievements in human rights ever since Xi Jinping assumed power in 2012...