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Singapore beats Hong Kong in health efficiency

Singapore overtook Hong Kong to top a ranking of the most-efficient health-care systems, as the government boosts spending on medical services to support an aging population. The Southeast Asian nation was rated first among 51 countries, according to an annual ranking compiled by Bloomberg that tracks factors including life expectancy, the cost of health care as a percentage of gross domestic...

Zurich Insurance Group - Corporate moves

Belinda Tan has been appointed head, local financial advisers and banks, life business wef Sept 15 Work experience: Regional sales manager, Friends Provident Int’l

Senoko Energy - Corporate moves

Paul Maguire has been appointed president/CEO/board member wef Oct 1 Work experience: CEO, Simply Energy; finance director, GDF SUEZ Australian Energy

Senoko Energy - Corporate moves

Paul Maguire has been appointed president/CEO/board member wef Oct 1 Work experience: CEO, Simply Energy; finance director, GDF SUEZ Australian Energy

Senoko Energy - Corporate moves

Paul Maguire has been appointed president/CEO/board member wef Oct 1 Work experience: CEO, Simply Energy; finance director, GDF SUEZ Australian Energy

NexAssure Solutions - Corporate moves

UOB beats its drums over China business

Sep 18: SGX, Raffles Education, Xpress

Xpress partners UPS, S.F. Express to provide logistics services

Raffles Education acquires Swiss properties for $40 million to start hospitality school

AUD/USD Performance Charts as at 12:00p.m. Singapore time, 18/09/2014

Singapore Exchange sets minimum trading prices for stocks

Singapore and Australia in deal to boost derivatives transparency

SGX, MAS to implement 20 cents minimum trading price for Mainboard stocks

OSIM’s business not hurt by China slowdown, says CIMB

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Lim Yin Foong: Investors spooked by possibility of Scottish independence

Lim Yin Foong: Investors spooked by possibility of Scottish independence

Lately, the Tans have been keeping a close eye on the pound sterling’s performance against the Singapore dollar. With their son about to start his undergraduate studies in the UK next month, they were quite pleased to get more sterling for their dollar when the British currency fell to a 10-month...

Weekend Comment Sep 12: Tai Sin Electric: Broker buzz

AS A FAMILY-RUN business that manufactures and sells electric cables and switchboards to the building and industrial sectors, Tai Sin Electric rarely, if ever, makes waves in the stock market. The company’s filings to the stock exchange tend to be the bare-minimum notifications of annual shareholders’...

Joan Ng: Struggling airlines need a better product

On a recent weekend in August, I took an AirAsia flight from Penang back to Singapore. The experience left me wondering whether ailing airlines such as Tiger Airways Holdings and Malaysian Airline System are missing the big picture. In recent months, the two companies have hogged the headlines as...

Manu Bhaskaran: What’s the new normal for Asia?

AS WE APPROACH the sixth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, which triggered the recent global financial crisis, the US economy is shifting gears to higher growth while US monetary policy is set to normalise. However, given the legacy of the global crisis and other changes since the crisis,...

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index typhoon flag

THE CHINA BEARS are never satisfied. They will find darkness in every silver lining. The current Chinese Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) figures show a retreat from last month. This is taken by the bears as evidence that the Chinese economy is collapsing, the shadow banking crisis has returned and the...

Weekend Comment Sep 5: Visitor arrivals continue to fall

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index’s bearish flag pattern

Weekend Comment Aug 29: Hospitality trusts to get a boost from higher 2H tourist arrivals, says CIMB

Manu Bhaskaran: Rising deflationary risks for Singapore?

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index pattern breakout

Weekend Comment Aug 22: Searching for yield among Singapore REITs

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index momentum stalls

Weekend Comment Aug 15: In Ebola's shadow

Manu Bhaskaran: Complacency on US interest rates may reverse abruptly as recovery broadens

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index momentum consolidation