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NERVOUS markets are pushing prices of Singapore government debt and statutory board bonds up, although on thin trade.

NERVY MARKETS

THE financial counsellor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of a risk of global financial market instability erupting, unless policy makers take sufficiently strong actions to avert...

JAPANESE shares continued their sickening plunge on Wednesday, falling by a further 2.3 per cent after the previous days' 5.4 per cent drop and prompting analysts to suggest that stock market...

TIGHTENING financial conditions driven by falling stock prices, uncertainty over China and a global reassessment of credit risk could throw the US economy off track from an otherwise solid course,...

SINGAPORE'S life insurance industry expanded 9 per cent year-on-year in Q4 2015 to S$832.2 million in terms of total weighted new business premiums, which is a metric the industry uses to...

PREMIUMS of the standard Class B1 Integrated Shield Plans (IPs) to be rolled out in the first half of the year will be the only differentiation among the five IP insurers and, hopefully, not be...

THE chiefs of some of Singapore's largest employers are among the nine members of the new Constitutional Commission set up to review certain aspects of the Elected Presidency system...

SINGAPORE should examine its tax structure for ways to make its economy more competitive - such as by giving incentives for research and development (R&D) and by tweaking its approach to the...

SINGAPORE has room to improve when it comes to its relatively elevated rates of software piracy. But the country's intellectual property (IP) environment still scores well overall due to factors...

YOUNG Asian chief executives are reporting a resurgence of confidence, a surprising find given the current slowdown in China and the decline in stock and oil prices globally.