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MANUFACTURERS in Singapore are looking less optimistic about their prospects in their next six months, a government survey has found.

THE number of redundancies in Singapore went up in the third quarter of 2014 to 3,400, a sign of the ongoing effects of business restructuring.

WITH the inflow of foreign workers easing to the pace that the government wants, the policy focus is now shifting to raising the quality of these workers - starting with the construction sector.

SLIDING Singapore home prices - especially those of high-end residences - are piling on more bad loans onto local banks' non-performing loan (NPL) books...

THE US Federal Reserve's quantitative easing programme is officially dead, but its ghost will continue to haunt the US stock market - at least until the Fed's next move becomes clear...

NEWS that the US Federal Reserve has ended its unprecedented asset purchase programme barely caused a ripple in the Singapore market on Thursday, with prices staying flat most of the day.

THE ECONOMY in the US expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, capping its strongest six months in more than a decade, as gains in government spending and a shrinking trade deficit made up...

THE Federal Reserve doesn't have a whole lot to show for its experiment in quantitative easing. Three rounds of bond purchases worth nearly US$4 trillion over six years ended with Wednesday...

AS competition hots up across the region, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) industry are launching the MICE2020 roadmap to maintain...

BERJAYA Corp is considering selling shares in a unit in Singapore and seeking joint ventures in casinos in North Asia as the Malaysian conglomerate expands outside its home market. Listing its...

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