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EVEN as worries over France's general elections faded in the early part of the week, there was a ready replacement to keep the market occupied - the Trump administration's tax plans. So far...

IN Q1 2017, Sembcorp Marine had new orders of S$75 million. New order enquiries relating to non-drilling solutions have increased over the past two months.

DESPITE numerous geopolitical threats (eurozone elections, tensions between the United States and China, and North Korea), worries about the demise of the so-called "Trump trade", and...

BLAME dividend payments, weddings in India, or simply plain profit-taking. Developing-nation currencies could be in for a rough month in May, if history is any guide.

CALL it the seven-year itch.

THIS is the fifth instalment of our retirement series. In my previous writings, I shared how I used our proprietary tool "RetireWell" to give our client, David (aged 59), a reliable income...

PRIVATE home prices in Hong Kong, one of the least affordable places in the world, hit a record high for the fifth month in a row in March, extending their year-long surge, according to government...

CANADIAN alternative lender Home Capital Group Inc said on Thursday the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (Hoopp) agreed to provide a US$2 billion credit line to its unit Home Trust. Home Capital...

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THE ebb and flow of geopolitical events dictated the direction of this week's trading. With one eye firmly cocked in the direction of North Korea where there is a stand-off brewing with the US,...

EXCLUDING one-off loss of S$4 million from the disposal of shares of the Bombay Stock Exchange, Q3 FY06/17 Patmi (profit after tax and minority interests) would have decreased 2 per cent yoy (year on...