Singapore economy

Cloudy with a chance of recession

SINGAPORE (July 22): Consecutive releases of depressing economic data have dampened sentiment and raised the spectre of Singapore’s falling into a recession.

Markets

SGX mulls tweaks to auction routines after Jardine's January plunge

SINGAPORE (July 22): The Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is considering measures to enhance the auction routines of the local stock market.

Markets

More central banks brace for slowdown with rate cuts; order book for Keppel offshore unit picks up momentum

SINGAPORE (July 22): More central banks brace for slowdown with rate cuts; order book for Keppel offshore unit picks up momentuThere are further signs that economies are slowing down as the trade w

Tong's Portfolio

Adobe is another example that the future favours the subscription model

(July 22): US stocks continue to outperform the rest of the world this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Standard & Poor’s 500 and Nasdaq Composite all hit fresh record highs this month.

Companies in the news

CapitaLand’s divestments under spotlight after Ascendas-Singbridge acquisition

SINGAPORE (July 22): CapitaLand has announced total divestments of some $3.46 billion this year, exceeding its annual target of at least $3 billion.

Yield watch

Attracted by fees, foreign sponsors continue to list, boosting SGX's position as global REIT hub

SINGAPORE (July 22): In the last half year, the largest IPOs on the Singapore market have been three real estate investment trusts with US assets.

Investing idea

Postal service player DPDHL bucks sunset trend as it takes on the world

SINGAPORE (July 22): German 10-year bund yields have spent much of July at -0.24% to -0.26%.

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