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Nervousness takes hold as election draws to a close; domestic demand continues to rise

SINGAPORE (May 20): The Tantallon India Fund closed down 1.89% in April weighed down by the rupee and another bout of risk-off as crude prices spiked on US President Donald Trump’s decision to furt

Singapore economy

Singapore General Election in 2019 'always possible', Lee says

SINGAPORE (Nov 7): Singaporeans could go to the ballot boxes sooner than expected. A general election next year is "always possible".

Singapore economy

Singapore's next leader to be chosen in 'not-too-distant future'

SINGAPORE (Sept 21): Singapore’s well-publicised succession plan has been in place for several years and a decision on the next prime minister isn’t too far away, according to Singapore Education M


Malaysia's PM expected to call election on Friday, minister says

KUALA LUMPUR (Apr 4): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is expected to announce the dissolution of parliament on Friday, a government minister said, paving way for what is expected to be the tou


Malaysians put investments on hold as general election draws nearer

Mar 20): As the deadline for the Malaysian general election draws closer, don’t expect the local stock market to get more interest from investors who have been sitting on the sidelines.

Global Economy

Malaysia faces higher rates, currency risks and an election battle

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 4): Malaysia faces higher interest rates, currency risks and a contentious election battle in 2018 that will test Prime Minister Najib Razak’s grip on power.

Broker's Calls

Vinamilk to drive over 40% of F&N's FY18 earnings: Phillip Capital

SINGAPORE (Nov 13): Phillip Capital has upgraded its call on Fraser and Neave (F&N) from “neutral” to “accumulate” with a higher target price of $2.83 from $2.52 previously.

Global Economy

Kiwis get twitchy as foreigners flock to New Zealand and don't leave

WELLINGTON (April 27): An unprecedented influx of immigrants is exacerbating a housing shortage and stretching infrastructure such as schools and hospitals, sparking heated political debate around

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