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Global economy set to lose up to 18% of GDP if no action taken against climate change: Swiss Re Institute - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

Global economy set to lose up to 18% of GDP if no action taken against climate change: Swiss Re Institute

A lack of action in combatting climate change over the next 30 years could cause the global economy to shrink by some 18%.

StarHub 'not quite in green lane yet': RHB - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

StarHub 'not quite in green lane yet': RHB

RHB Group Research’s Singapore research team has kept its “neutral” recommendation on StarHub with an unchanged target price of $1.38, as it expects the telco’s earnings to remain “under pressure”.

STI up 0.26% on slowdown in economic contraction in 2020 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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STI up 0.26% on slowdown in economic contraction in 2020

The Straits Times Index was up 7.53 points or 0.26% to 2,851.34 as at 3.11pm on Jan 4, after the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said that Singapore’s GDP contraction slowed down to 3.8% y-o-y

Asean economy poised for recovery in 2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Asean economy poised for recovery in 2021

Before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in late 2019, global economic growth had already been on a downward trend, slowing from a peak of 3.8% in 2017 to 3.0% in 2019 – weighed down by rising

54th National Day

A new growth formula

The economy of Singapore is at a crossroads. GDP is no longer an adequate measurement of progress. Other yardsticks should be considered as well.

US Economy

Singapore says US understands its position on WTO privileges

(Aug 1): Singapore says it has an understanding with the US that the city state doesn’t take advantage of privileges that come with “developing country” status in the World Trade Organization.

Singapore economy

Escalating global trade protectionism tops wall of worry again: MAS survey of forecasters

SINGAPORE (June 12): Concerns about escalating global trade protectionism continue to dominate the list of potential downside risks, reflecting recent developments in US-China relations.

Singapore economy

Economic outlook for Singapore & region seen as rosy this year: ACCA

SINGAPORE (Feb 1): Economic confidence in Asia Pacific remained high relative to the past few years despite a dip in 4Q17 on the recent cooling of China’s economic activity, according to the Associ

DBS predicts Singapore's GDP to be revised higher

SINGAPORE (Aug 10): Singapore may revise its 2Q GDP higher to report a 2.8% on-year growth, compared with a 2.5% gain in preliminary estimates released last month.

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