THE BOTTOMLINE

FOR months now, commentators and economists have been warily eyeing the US economy and asking what will cause the next recession. Risky corporate debt seemed to be building up in the system, but with...

EDITORIAL

SINGAPORE may have handed over the baton of Asean chairmanship to Thailand this year, but that does not mean that attention to the region should wane.

EACH year, I write to the companies in which BlackRock invests on behalf of clients, the majority of whom have decades-long horizons and are planning for retirement. As a fiduciary to these clients,...

COMMENTARY

THERESA May's government won on Wednesday a vote of no-confidence in Parliament after her monumental Brexit withdrawal bill loss on Tuesday. The UK prime minister therefore remains in office but...

COMMENTARY

AMID all the Brexit excitement in London, no one seems to have noticed that Switzerland is as much embroiled in a row with the European Union as the UK is.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

SINGAPORE'S drive to increase the participation of women on the boards of listed companies has been extended to cover organisations in the people and public sector. This is a welcome step...

OPINION

AFTER sending rival Uber Technologies Inc packing from Singapore and other South-east Asian markets, homegrown ride-hailing firm Grab has set itself a stiffer target. It wants to be a regional super-...

WITH apologies to the American nerdy hit comedy, there will be no more "Big Bang Theories" in India in the coming months because the prime minister, Narendra Modi, will not do anything...

THE BOTTOMLINE

THE other day, I issued a warning about the Chinese economy. It is, I wrote, "emerging as a danger spot in a world economy that really, really doesn't need this right now". ...

EDITORIAL

IN today's era of disruption, where there is an explosion in automation, the takeoff of artificial intelligence, and rapid advances in fields such as nanotechnology, how can a small open economy...