IN A forested patch of Garrison, New York, on the Hudson River, a giant robotic arm looms over a platform. Later this month, the platform will start to rotate while the arm pumps out a gooey...

CHINA'S hidden capital flight surged to a record high in the first half of this year, suggesting that residents wanting to move money abroad are using unrecorded transactions to evade tight...

FASHION is notoriously fickle. But hemlines have nothing on wine.

BREXIT CHAOS

HE IS the bane of bankers, a bearded, teetotalling socialist often derided in the British press and in Parliament for his efforts to suppress dissent inside the Labour Party and his radical plans...

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the European Union (EU) that he will not delay Brexit beyond Oct 31, underlining that his latest proposals are a last chance to reach a deal.

HONG KONG pro-democracy protesters arrested for defying a new face-mask ban appeared in court on Monday, following a weekend of unrest during which bloody clashes with police and widespread...

THE European Central Bank (ECB) began its official transition to a new benchmark short-term interest rate on Wednesday, as global regulators move away from tainted Libor gauges.

EUROZONE bond yields inched up on Wednesday after another speech from outgoing European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi calling for fiscal stimulus to boost the region's sluggish economy.

A CONSORTIUM led by Asian private equity group RRJ Capital has proposed buying PLUS Malaysia Bhd, the country's biggest expressway toll firm, for RM3 billion (S$991.3 million), a document seen by...

SOME Asian currencies inched higher on Wednesday as decade-low US manufacturing activity data kept the dollar subdued, while South Korea's won weakened after North Korea fired a ballistic missile...