developing markets

Disruption and Digitalisation

DBS bets on 'poisoned chalice' of India banking for profits

(Mar 6): DBS Group Holdings aims to bolster loans to Indian consumers and small businesses as part of a plan to reduce its reliance on Singapore.

Singapore could be the first to close the gender pay gap. Here’s how

SINGAPORE (April 6): According to Accenture’s research conducted in 2016, the average woman in Singapore draws US$100 ($140) in salary for every US$130 earned by a man, US$40 lower than the global average of US$140.

Global Markets

Surfing trendsetters can make an economic splash

SYDNEY (MARCH 21): The discovery of a new surf spot allows a lucky board rider to commune with nature unfettered. Yet the inevitable influx of surfing hordes can also spur a burst of economic growth, according to new research.