IN Asia, where most publicly listed firms are controlled by families, family businesses are a significant driver of economic growth.

CHARTPOINT

DBS Group's share price has come a long way since 2015. The bull runs strong for the largest bank in Singapore as it broke the 30.00 mark in March 2018, marking a new historical high.

TOPLINE

HEALTHCARE will always be in high demand. The problem is affordability, believes Teo Cher Koon, managing director of Singapore-listed motion control systems specialist ISDN.

STOCKS

THE Singapore bourse may extend last Friday's gains in the week ahead as it continues to be buoyed by hopes of a de-escalation in the trade war after the US and China struck a partial trade deal...

THE dollar dropped to a three-month low on Friday, as safe-haven buying eased and risk sentiment improved on optimism about US-China trade negotiations as well as increased chances for an orderly...

INSIDE INSIGHTS

FOR the five trading sessions spanning Oct 4 to 10, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 0.1 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.5 per cent...

A SINGAPORE-BASED private equity (PE) fund has become the first in the world to secure financing for PEs that is tied to sustainability improvement, reflecting the rising interest from the...

A RECORD volume of S$96 billion in long-term corporate debt was issued in Singapore last year, up 7.8 per cent from the previous year, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) noted in its...

RENAULT'S board voted on Friday to oust chief executive Thierry Bollore, as the French carmaker and Japanese partner Nissan seek a fresh start following the scandal-hit tenure of former alliance...

ASL Marine Holdings' independent auditor has raised a "material uncertainty" about the group's ability to continue as a going concern, the marine and investment holding company announced on Friday...