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EVEN as five million Swiss nationals head to the polls on Nov 30 to vote on a proposal that would force the central bank to increase its gold reserves, an economist has likened gold to "shiny...

HIGHER inflation took a bite out of resident workers' income growth, reducing it to under one per cent in real terms this year - even as the labour market has stayed tight...

KEPPEL Corporation chairman Lee Boon Yang was bestowed the Belgian national award of Commander of the Order of the Crown on Thursday in recognition of his contributions to economic cooperation and...

SINGAPORE banks are still fattening up their foreign-currency loan books, in line with the country's clear position as a treasury centre for Asian and international companies, data from the...

SWISS firm Nestle, one of the world's largest food companies, was dealt a major blow in its bid to protect the two and four-finger Kit Kat bar shapes here by the Singapore High Court following a...

THE Singapore branch of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) has been reprimanded by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for breaching Section 23B(3) of the Financial Advisers...

OFFSHORE and marine (O&M) companies listed in Singapore were dragged down by plummeting oil prices on Friday, as Opec's decision not to cut production sent Brent crude crashing 5 per cent...

THE crude oil price has fallen to a four-year low. That should be a good thing, apparently, for the world as it is supposed to help catalyse economic growth. There are, however, strong arguments to...

JAPANESE economic data released on Friday offered a mixed picture of how the world's third-largest economy is faring in the wake of its slide into recession in the third quarter of this year,...

THE downfall of a leading marine fuel supplier that prompted sellers to tighten credit terms in Singapore is skewing the post- OW Bunker jostle for market share towards cash-rich trading companies...

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