IF WAGES have to be cut at all because company bottom lines have been hit by the virus outbreak, the National Wages Council (NWC) recommends that the cut be made in the Monthly Variable Component...


IN JUST a year, DBS has doubled its used-car loan market share as it muscled into a space traditionally dominated by lenders like Hong Leong Finance and Maybank.


SINGAPORE'S central bank brought out the big guns on Monday.

ANALYSTS are expecting the Singapore dollar to remain weak in the near term before it begins to strengthen towards the end of 2020, hopefully on the back of economic recovery.

THE Ministry of Health (MOH) announced 35 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore on Monday (March 30), including three new clusters.

MONETARY policy is important for Singapore to confront the Covid-19 pandemic, but the real firepower comes from the government's fiscal stimulus.


USER activity is climbing higher and higher for digital entertainment startups in South-east Asia as more people stay indoors due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Companies ranging from an e-sports firm...

SINGAPORE-based Vena Energy's maiden green bond issuance is a key milestone in Singapore's quest to become a global green finance hub, said industry observers.


THE labour movement has asked the Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) to help run the Sime Public Golf Course - an unexpected move that seems to have caused a stir among some members at the elite...


THREE weeks ago, I said in this column that I would be a buyer of Singapore bank stocks if they traded below their book values. When the buying opportunity that I defined presented itself recently...


Mar 31, 2020 06:18 AM

Trump says more than 1 million Americans have been tested for coronavirus

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said on Monday that more than 1 million Americans had been tested for...

Mar 31, 2020 06:12 AM

Credit Suisse weighs curbing bonuses at time of coronavirus: CEO

[ZURICH] Credit Suisse bank could restrain 2020 bonuses in a show of unity with victims of the coronavirus epidemic...

Mar 31, 2020 06:09 AM

Another plunge takes crude benchmarks to lowest levels since 2002

[NEW YORK] Global oil benchmark Brent crude plunged to its cheapest level in almost 18 years on Monday and US crude...

Mar 31, 2020 05:58 AM

US: Dow ends up 3.2% as stocks finish solidly higher

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks gained more than 3 per cent Monday as markets weighed a dire near-term economic...

Mar 31, 2020 05:54 AM

Europe: Shares reverse course to end higher on defensive plays

[BENGALURU] European stocks closed higher on Monday after last-minute gains, with buying focused largely on...