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Stocks in Asia advance on trade deal optimism

(Dec 5): Stocks in Asia opened higher Thursday after a report the US and China are getting closer to a deal that would avoid tariffs due to kick in later this month.

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UBS Asset Management bullish on emerging market equities, debt

SINGAPORE (Dec 2): The United States’ economic outperformance will wane, the dollar will probably weaken and growth next year can be expected from emerging markets, UBS Asset Management said on Mon

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Analysts not surprised by Fed's rate cut

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): On Oct 30, the US Federal Reserve announced its third interest rate cut this year, a move that was not unexpected.

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Briefs

SINGAPORE (Oct 28): “Closing the gaps requires both jobseekers and employers to be more open and flexible.”Singapore’s Manpower Minister Josephine Teo, on t

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Market observers aren't panicking just yet despite increasing risks to global economy, says DBS

SINGAPORE (Oct 21): Despite a deteriorating global economic outlook, market observers are not panicking yet owing to the possibility that growth could still find support from several drivers.

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Briefs

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): “We have certainly received a lot of questions regarding the freedom to move money.” Clifford Ng, managing partner at Zhong Lun

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Opportunities for fixed income assets amid robust US economy, says Nikko AM

SINGAPORE (Oct 10): Despite the unresolved US-China trade conflict and declining global growth, Andre Severino says the US economy is still robust and will likely remain so for longer.

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Briefs

Singapore (Oct 7): “Officially Tuas is designed to handle 65 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), but I am sure PSA can squeeze a little more out of it if we work hard.”

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Investor confidence ticks up in September but still too early to get excited, says State Street

SINGAPORE (Sept 26): Investor confidence has edged up in September, according to the Investor Confidence Index (ICI) released Thursday by State Street Global Markets.

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Betting on Hong Kong remaining a key financial centre

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): On Sept 4, as I watched my shares in Hongkong Land Holdings bounce strongly, it occurred to me that I could be accused of being invested in the people of the f

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