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ANOTHER day, another psychological support level for oil breached - as international crude Brent fell below US$60 a barrel to as low as US$59.02 for the first time in five years.

THE rouble plunged more than 11 per cent against the dollar on Tuesday in its steepest intraday fall since the Russian financial crisis in 1998 as confidence in the central bank evaporated after an...

MALAYSIA's current account could slip into a slight deficit as early as the current quarter, the Bank of America Merrill Lynch has warned, even as it faces the risks of missing both growth and...

ACTIVITY in China's industrial sector contracted in December for the first time in seven months, the latest in a string of weak economic indicators that will intensify calls for more stimulus...

HOUSING starts declined 1.6 per cent to a 1.03 million annualised rate in November for a third consecutive month, continuing a slow recovery in the housing market.

IN today's digitally connected world, Singapore exhibits an interesting dichotomy that is perhaps unique. At 85 per cent, the country has the world's highest level of smartphone penetration...

GUIDELINES were unveiled on Tuesday to help employers, especially those in small and medium firms, to be ready for the day when it's compulsory to spell out employment terms in writing to...

CROWDFUNDING, an alternative means of funding for startups and SMEs (small and medium enterprises), is slowly but steadily catching on in Singapore. On Tuesday, MoolahSense, a debt crowdfunding or...

UBER's law flouting could bring its joyride to a screeching halt. The taxi app company is covering its drivers' fines for illegally picking up passengers. ...

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