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Global Economy

More than half of CEOs see global growth slowing this year

(Jan 21): The proportion of chief executive officers expecting global growth to slow in the coming year has risen 10-fold since 2018, according to a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Global Economy

Downside risks seen in 5 major economies this year and next: SMU survey

(Sept 11): How will the five largest economies in the world perform over the next few years?

Singapore economy

Singapore economy shows some signs of hope as trade war drags on

SINGAPORE (Sept 10): It may not be all doom and gloom for Singapore’s economy.

State of the City

Soul-searching in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): The Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Singapore Master Plan (both the 2014 and the Draft 2019 iterations) is a well-thought-out, comprehensive, and sensible plan to ensure Singapo

State of the City

Soul-searching in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): The Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Singapore Master Plan (both the 2014 and the Draft 2019 iterations) is a well-thought-out, comprehensive, and sensible plan to ensure Singapo

US Economy

Fed's Powell says US outlook 'remarkably positive'

BOSTON (Oct 3): US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday hailed a “remarkably positive outlook” for the US economy that he feels is on the verge of a “historically rare” era of ultra-lo

Singapore economy

“I’m most worried about a trade war," says Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan

(Aug 22): Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan called on the US and China to avoid a trade war while urging nations to stop trying to protect obsolete jobs.

Global Economy

Yellen keeps a gradual rate-hike outlook as inflation puzzles the Fed

WASHINGTON (July 13): Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the US economy should continue to expand over the next few years, allowing the central bank to keep raising interest rates, while also

Global Economy

Fed raises rates, maintains forecast for one more hike

WASHINGTON (June 15): Federal Reserve officials forged ahead with an interest-rate increase and additional plans to tighten monetary policy despite growing concerns over weak inflation.

Broker's Calls

No turnaround in sight for SPH, says UOB Kay Hian

SINGAPORE (April 13): UOB Kay Hian continues to rate Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) at “sell” with an unchanged fair value estimate of $3.29, following the release of the group’s 2Q17 results.

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