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SINGAPORE ECONOMY

A MANUFACTURING-led uptick in the final months of 2016 may have steadied Singapore's economic keel, but the trade-dependent economy is also realising that it is sailing into choppier political...

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

NON-OIL domestic exports (NODX) continued to grow for a third straight month in January, suggesting that a firm export recovery may finally have arrived.

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

THE stunning 39.8 per cent surge in manufacturing growth in the fourth quarter of 2016 is in sharp contrast to the 5 per cent decline in the third quarter, helped largely by a recovery in demand for...

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

SINGAPORE'S central bank is finding itself in a suitably comfortable position, and changes to its monetary policy approach seem unlikely for now. But should the Monetary Authority of Singapore (...

IN yet another sign that Singapore banks' oil and gas woes might have peaked, United Overseas Bank (UOB) has increased its lending to the sector by S$4.5 billion...

THERE are bets that the worst of bad debt provisions by Singapore banks to cover their exposure to the troubled oil and gas sector may be over, with DBS and UOB giving this assessment at their...

THE postponement of the next certificate of entitlement (COE) bidding exercise is giving the car industry the jitters.

NINE more companies, including the likes of OCBC Bank, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, SMRT Corporation and Raffles Medical, have joined the government's Sports Excellence Business Network, taking the...

SAMSUNG Group's Jay Y Lee was formally arrested on allegations of bribery, perjury and embezzlement, an extraordinary step that jeopardises the executive's ascent to the top role at the...

THE Singapore economy grew by 2.9 per cent year-on-year in the final quarter of 2016, lifted by strong performance of the manufacturing sector.