STRAIT TALK

CONFIDENCE in the shipping industry rose in late 2019 to its highest level for 18 months, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from London-based shipping adviser and accountant BDO...

OUTLOOK 2020

VIETNAM'S economic growth momentum will continue in 2020 on the back of strong macroeconomic forecast, a growing middle class, rapid adoption of cutting edge technologies, and a surging...

OUTLOOK 2020

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson's convincing electoral win has set a path forward for British businesses in the short term. At a minimum, there is now some certainty that the UK will leave...

OUTLOOK 2020: COMMENTARY

ALMOST exactly a year ago, as global markets were crumbling, US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell reminded us all how potent a force central banks can be.

OUTLOOK 2020

LICENCES for Singapore's planned 5G wireless networks are hailed by observers as a game-changing catalyst, amid a consumer mobile market battered by a price war.

OUTLOOK 2020

THE clarity that comes with 20/20 vision can be a curse as well as a blessing. The year 2019 could be the ultimate case of a Wall Street phenomenon known as "buy the rumour, sell the news".

OUTLOOK 2020

THE coming year is expected to bring a modest economic recovery for Singapore, with trade tensions between the United States and China posing the main risk, say economists.

OPINION

MICHAEL Bloomberg's selection as the Democratic candidate for the US presidential elections in 2020 will be the moment that international business breathes a sigh of relief.

OUTLOOK 2020

SINGAPORE'S private housing market is poised for modest price growth next year, amid a resilient leasing market. However, developers are expected to continue being challenged by the significant...

OUTLOOK 2020

MERGER and acquisition (M&A) activity picked up at a fierce pace in 2019 as Reits raced to merge while a bumper crop of small and mid-cap firms got swept into the privatisation wave.