IN almost all but the smallest businesses, middle managers play a crucial - yet often under appreciated - role in shaping a firm's performance. Middle managers are the essential link for turning...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE record of economists, including those at the Federal Reserve, over the past half century has been discouraging. The two greatest blunders are well-known: policies that fed double-digit inflation...

THE start of the year seems to be an appropriate time to reflect on the geopolitical events in 2018 that are likely to impact the world economy and that global investors should be watching. Since...

COMMENTARY

THE recent call for public consultation on the quarterly reporting framework by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) has reignited the ongoing debate about quarterly versus semi-annual reporting. Besides...

DURING the 2011-2012 euro crisis, the currency area became mired in a "doom loop", in which weak banks in financially distressed countries rationed credit, causing a recession that...

OPINION

IN just decades, digital advancement has enabled technology to shift from being a business enabler to being THE business.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

TWO of the biggest drivers for CapitaLand in the future will be its ability to continue its asset recycling programme and asset-light expansion.

COMMENTARY

APPLE needs to do better. For all the talk of cleaning up its supply chain, too many stories keep popping up about poor working conditions and excessive overtime.

EDITORIAL

ONLY a few months ago, pundits were warning that we were heading towards new wars in the Korean Peninsula and the Middle East that may evolve into global confrontations and include the use of nuclear...

SINCE independence, Singapore has stood out in the Asia-Pacific for attracting foreign direct investments (FDI) through its free, open and diversified economy.