As the pandemic spread across the globe in the first half of the year and countries imposed tight border controls, travel demand evaporated.

The pandemic made for a rough first half worldwide, with second-quarter growth hit by lockdowns and containment measures - including in Singapore, where ''circuit-breaker'' measures were in place...

Keeping a “Singaporean core” in the workforce has returned to the spotlight, with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) urging financial institutions to continue identifying Singaporeans with...

What is the shape of recovery from the Covid-19 recession? The range of possibilities is unusually wide because so much hinges on what happens with public health and the timing of recovery. So...

A V-, U-, W- or L-shaped recession/recovery is an informal shorthand description of the economic cycle heard often these days.

Crises can bring out the best in us. Even as the coronavirus pandemic has battered businesses locally, some Singaporean companies have been able to produce smart solutions to practical problems,...

ACTIVIST investor Quarz Capital Management has resurfaced, having built a substantial stake in Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (Sabana Reit) and arguing that the...

The yellow metal – a traditional safe-haven play − has hurtled past the all-time high on a pandemic-led perfect storm. At US$1,958.43 an ounce struck on Tuesday, gold prices have eclipsed...

The crisis of our generation has dealt an extraordinary economic shock across the world, with economies contracting by an annualised 25 to 40 per cent in a single quarter.

In this crisis election, more voters chose a side, resulting in a record low percentage of rejected votes in the July 10 General Election, said observers.