SINGAPORE ECONOMY

SINGAPORE has narrowed its official full-year growth forecast for 2019 to 0.5 to 1 per cent, reflecting the authorities' optimism following a better-than-expected third-quarter economic...

HOW the mighty have fallen. As WeWorks' spectacular failure and investor Masayoshi Son's somewhat regretful admission of "a problem with my own judgement" show, it's not easy being the cool kid on...

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

AS NON-OIL domestic exports (NODX) tumbled for a fourth straight quarter in July-September, the government has further trimmed its 2019 growth forecast for the NODX to -10.0 to -9.5 per cent from...

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

SINGAPORE firms' research and development (R&D) investments are bearing fruit in productivity gains, according to a group of Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) economists.

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

A RECENT slump in the growth of business entities here was due in part to weakness by information technology (IT) startups and wholesale trade businesses, a new report indicated.

CAROUSELL'S merger with rival 701Search may have brought it tantalisingly close to a US$1 billion valuation - or unicorn status - but the startup is more focused on how the deal will grow its...

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INDONESIA'S central bank left its key interest rate unchanged while pumping more liquidity into the financial system to stimulate South-east Asia's largest economy.

ORGANISED by The Business Times and The Straits Times, ChildAid 2019 raised S$2.12 million for its two charities, The Business Times Budding Artists Fund and The Straits Times School Pocket Money...

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is seeking to regulate derivatives of payment tokens such as Bitcoin and Ether by allowing trade only on the four approved exchanges in Singapore.