Committee on the Future Economy (CFE)

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$1 bil innovation fund to drive growth in IP-strong companies

SINGAPORE (April 26): Innovators and companies in Singapore with strong Intellectual Property (IP) will soon benefit from a slew of new initiatives that will help them translate their idea

Singapore employers struggling to attract, retain top talent: survey

SINGAPORE (Feb 22): Employers in Singapore are struggling to attract and retain top talent, according to a Willis Towers Watson survey of more than 2,000 companies globally.

What Budget 2017 addressed, and what it didn’t, according to Maybank

SINGAPORE (Feb 22): Maybank Kim Eng maintains its 2017 gross domestic product (GDP) estimates at 2.5% following the release of the Singapore Budget 2017 on Monday , noting that this year’s Budget i

Budget 2017: Singapore aims to boost economic growth, support weak sectors

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday announced measures to support companies and sectors grappling with cyclical downturns and industry shifts in a bid to boost growth and

Singapore set for modest fiscal push in 2017 Budget as growth risks abound

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Singapore’s 2017 budget is set to deliver a modest fiscal push to an economy that’s facing a gloomy trade outlook just as it starts to rebound.

SGX consults public on possible introduction of dual-class share structure

SINGAPORE (Feb 16): The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has launched a public consultation on whether it should introduce dual class share (DCS) structure where certain shares have higher voting rights th

Singapore plans to ease VC rules to promote startup financing

SINGAPORE (Feb 15): Singapore is proposing to ease regulations for venture capital managers in a bid to promote financing for startup development.

Investing strategy

3 stocks to focus on now that the CFE report is out

SINGAPORE (Feb 10): CIMB Research is highlighting its most preferred stocks from various sectors which it thinks could benefit from the strategies set by the Singapore government for the long term,


Singapore charts path for growth as globalisation mood darkens

SINGAPORE (Feb 9): Singapore unveiled a set of strategies that reinforce its long-standing commitment to economic openness, as the trade-dependent nation seeks to drive growth in the next decade af

Investing strategy

What to expect of Singapore’s budget & economic strategy in 2017

SINGAPORE (Feb 6): DBS Group Research is expecting this year’s impending Committee on the Future Economy (CFE)  report to “map out the longer-term future of the economy”, while projecting Budget FY

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