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EMERGENCY measures failed for a second time this week to reverse a rout in the rouble, narrowing Russian President Vladimir Putin's options in confronting the country's deepest financial...

BRENT crude oil fell below US$59 a barrel on Wednesday, near 5 1/2-year lows, as major oil producers signalled that they would maintain output despite a supply glut and faltering demand in Russia and...

PREMIUMS for the last certificate of entitlement (COE) bidding exercise of the year were largely flat for passenger cars but a significant 13 per cent lower for commercial vehicles.

PUBLIC transport fares will not be increased by more than 2.8 per cent next year, said Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew.

SINGAPORE exports recovered in November - but only just - on a weak base a year ago. In fact, non-oil domestic exports (NODX) to some of the Republic's key markets suffered double-digit drops...

CONSUMERS have become only marginally more optimistic about Singapore's economic conditions and their financial positions, according to the latest ANZ-Roy Morgan Singapore Consumer Confidence...

INVESTMENT sales of property - big-ticket transactions of at least S$10 million - so far this quarter are at their lowest quarterly level since the global crisis.

Will the rouble rout set off a major currency crisis to rival the shocks of the late 1990s?

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