China Focus

China's imagination deficit

Without a more imaginative approach to economic stewardship, China could remain stuck
Fed keeps rates steady while Powell says March cut unlikely - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US Economy

Fed keeps rates steady while Powell says March cut unlikely

The S&P 500 fell 1.6%, the most since September

China Focus

Xi vows to strengthen economic recovery after 'tough' year

Beijing is expected to target a growth goal of around 5% again in 2024

US Economy

Fed pivots to rate cuts as inflation heads toward 2% goal

Policymakers are now turning their focus to when to cut rates

Global Economy

Global trade to drop 5% this year amid geopolitical headwinds

A US$2 trillion, or 8%, slump in merchandise trade is the main reason

Oil & Gas

How OPEC+ saw its hold on global oil markets fray despite extra production cuts

'The market seems little convinced about the petro-nations'

US Economy

A victory lap for the transitory inflation team

Let us hope the economics profession absorbs the right lessons

Singapore economy

Singapore in 2024: Stepping into uncharted waters

Next year will probably be one that will put Singapore to the test

US Economy

El-Erian says Fed risks losing control of messaging on US rates

The Fed needs to recover its credibility on forward guidance with the markets

US Economy

Powell brushes off rate-cut bets as Fed moves carefully

'It would be premature to conclude with confidence that we have achieved a sufficiently restrictive stance'