ON Jan 9, Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) announced it would take a risk-based approach to the quarterly reporting requirement for SGX primary-listed companies, also referred to as...

INSIDE INSIGHTS

FOR the five trading sessions spanning Feb 7 to 13, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 0.4 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.7 per...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping led a chorus of voices in Beijing expressing optimism about the Chinese economy this year, but market economists are not so confident with numerous banks cutting their...

[COPENHAGEN] Danish jewellery maker Pandora , which is struggling to revive its brand amid sluggish sales, said on Tuesday it had seen an improvement in the fourth quarter but that it would not...

THE BOTTOM LINE

LAST week, I enjoyed a city break in Istanbul with my teenaged daughter. It was made even better by the fact that we were upgraded to a 1,000-euro (S$1,515) room for only 250 euros - in large part...

[NEW YORK] Population growth in the United States crept along at its slowest pace in decades in 2019, stymied by a sharp decline in the number of new immigrants, fewer births and the graying of...

THAILAND is set to end 2019 at the weakest pace of growth in five years and little to cheer about next year, as South-east Asia's second-largest economy faces headwinds from global trade tensions...

PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte's government has given up on its goal to expand the economy by as much as 8 per cent in the medium term due to rising uncertainties, including the US-Sino...

THE chimney stacks churn out a constant grey smoke, and the air reeks of burning coal.

OPINION

ABHIJIT Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two of this year's recipients of the Nobel Memorial Prize in economic sciences, are the latest among leading economists to remind us that gross domestic product...