Global Economy

Global Economy

Trump signals more uncertainty with 'what’s up here'; economists trim Singapore GDP forecast

SINGAPORE (June 17): US President Donald Trump is not letting up on his threats to hit China with a new set of tariffs as talks between the two economic giants show scant signs of progress.

Global Economy

Singapore continues rise to become 12th most expensive location in the world for expats

SINGAPORE (June 13): Singapore is now the 12th most expensive location in the world for expatriates, according to the latest cost of living survey published by ECA International.

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Briefs

SINGAPORE (June 10): “A lot doesn’t depend on the retail shareholder; it depends on us to be able to ensure that what we put in front of us is in line with the objectives of the retail shar

Global Economy

US Fed hints at rate cut; multi-front trade tensions escalate

SINGAPORE (June 10): As trade disputes between the US and its trading partners worsen, there are widespread expectations in the market that the US Federal Reserve could cut interest rates.

Global Economy

Tweets, tariffs damage market sentiment; tread cautiously, says Phillip Futures analyst

SINGAPORE (June 10): The outlook for 2H2019 is downbeat, as analysts see slowing growth — as a result of US protectionism — and shifting supply chains affecting markets.

Global Economy

Local CEOs still confident on organisation's growth prospects but lower expectations on revenue growth

SINGAPORE (June 6): Amid heightened geopolitical risks, such as the ongoing US-China trade war, 92% of CEOs in Singapore are still confident about the growth prospects of their companies, according

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Markets shrug off exit of UK’s May in June; Hong Leong Asia to privatise cement unit

(June 3): June 7 will mark the end of Theresa May’s tenure as British Prime Minister, after a three-year leadership fraught with bad mistakes, resignations, controversy and widely panned policies.

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China's responses have an impact on all investors

SINGAPORE (Jun 3): During the 19th century, China was a punching bag for Western powers.

Global Economy

Investor confidence in May sees improvement on US and European fronts

SINGAPORE (May 30): Investor confidence increased in May, according to State Street Global Exchange’s State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI).

Global Economy

Singapore overtakes US as world's most competitive economy this year

SINGAPORE (May 29): Singapore has reclaimed its position as the world’s most competitive economy for the first time since 2010, according to the International Institute for Management Development's

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