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THERE remains too much private-equity (PE) money chasing too few deals in South-east Asia, and one consultancy has made an argument for PE funds to relook the ways in which they are sieving value...

TWO homegrown startups - both in the business of advertising and marketing - have been snagged by a Chinese and a South Korean company in what appears to be the first acquisitions announced this year...

SINGAPORE companies should focus on Asean economies such as Thailand and Indonesia that are most ready to gain from integration, and zoom in on sectors that tap the region's manufacturing and...

LATEST US DATA

THE cost of living excluding food and fuel rose at a faster pace than expected in April, indicating US inflation is inching towards the Federal Reserve's goal...

WITHIN hours of the Policy Board of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) deciding on Friday to maintain monetary easing at current levels, a terse report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged the...

WHILE negotiations for the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) have come to a close with the text of the Investment Protection Chapter (IPC) finalised, the pact is now expected to come into...

SATURDAY SOAPBOX

TWO seconds - that's all it took for Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam to deliver the sound bite of the month...

AFTER US$35 billion in market value was erased from three Hong Kong-listed companies over two days, investors are asking if the city's regulator should have done more to prevent the sudden sell-...

FOOD catering and facility management giant Sodexo opened its regional headquarters in Singapore on Friday, as part of its Asia-Pacific expansion plans. Located in Fusionopolis, the new office will...