Global Economy

Global Economy

Singaporeans growing wealthier, says Credit Suisse report

SINGAPORE (Oct 22): Singapore’s total household wealth grew by 4% to US$1.4 trillion ($1.9 trillion) in the 12 months up to mid-2019, a new report has revealed.

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Briefs

SINGAPORE (Oct 21): “Where there is a will, there is a #deal — we have one!”Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, following th

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Can synchronised stagnation be stopped?

SINGAPORE (Oct 21): The global economic slowdown is turning into a synchronised stagnation, with some major economies growing only weakly and others barely at all — or even contracting slightly.

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We are one mistake away from a global recession

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): Here is the silver lining to slowing world growth: We are a long way from 2009, when the global economy contracted.

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6 reasons why the world economy could slide into first recession since 2009

(Oct 13): The global economy is wobbling and whether it topples over is the big question in financial markets, executive suites and the corridors of power.

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Why we need more economists

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): In a recent commentary in The New York Times, Binyamin Appelbaum placed the blame for increasing inequality in the US squarely at the feet of economists.

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The crisis of central bank governance

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): The relationship between monetary authorities and governments differs in important ways between the US and the eurozone.

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Using option prices to predict stock returns: The role of price pressure on the stock market

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): The concept and use of financial options have existed for centuries.

Global Economy

A third of the world's consumers are suddenly nervous to spend

MUMBAI/BEIJING (Oct 9): Down the street from Mumbai’s grand colonial-era Royal Opera House, Deepak Gurnaney sits in his small electronics shop in front of rows of flat screen TVs flashing Hindi-soa

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Singapore ousts US for top spot in competiveness rankings

(Oct 3): The US dropped from the top spot in the World Economic Forum’s annual competitiveness report, losing out to Singapore.

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