Global Financial Crisis

Global Economy

How to keep central banks independent

SINGAPORE (July 22): The global financial crisis that erupted in 2008 transformed the role of central bankers and the scale and scope of their policy toolkit.

Global Economy

How to keep central banks independent

SINGAPORE (July 22): The global financial crisis that erupted in 2008 transformed the role of central bankers and the scale and scope of their policy toolkit.

Management & Corporate Governance

PwC to pay FDIC US$625.3 million for failure to uncover fraud: US judge

(July 3): A federal judge on Monday said PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP must pay US$625.3 million ($855.3 million) in damages to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) for failing to uncover fraud t

Global Markets

The Global Financial Crisis 10 years on: six charts that tell the story

(Sept 7): It is hard to believe but it is 10 years since the start of the global financial crisis.

Global Markets

Danger Down Under: Yields drop with iron to fuel recession talk

SYDNEY/TOKYO (June 2): Whether or not the land Down Under snaps its two-decade-long streak without a recession, a glance at the charts shows this past week has been a "septima horribilis" (to purlo

Carson Block

China Focus

Carson Block says he's certain China will face day of reckoning

(May 25): Carson Block said he will continue wagering against Hong Kong-listed companies on the view that a pullback in credit will send shock waves through the economy.

SGX added to portfolio amid widening positive sentiment

SINGAPORE (March 17): It has been a tough few years for local brokers.

Currencies

Currencies

In Asian currency-reserves checkup, two come out on top

BANGKOK (Nov 25): Less than a decade ago, the International Monetary Fund used to talk about Asian countries piling up too much in their currency-reserve stockpiles.

Singapore market getting bad to worse, says Credit Suisse

SINGAPORE (Sept 14): The Singapore market is going from bad to worse in terms of corporate profitability and economic growth according to a report by Credit Suisse published on Sept 9.

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