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Analysts' 'buy' ratings jump to peak in Asia, Asian benchmark up 20% from four-year low last month

(Apr 29): Never mind the coronavirus-fueled volatility. With the slide in Asia stock prices, analysts have turned increasingly bullish on the shares.

Column

Looking back on 900 issues of The Edge Singapore

SINGAPORE (Sept 20): It wasn’t long after The Edge Singapore was launched that I began measuring time not in days or months but in terms of the publication’s issue numbers, a consequence o

In print this week

Budget 2019: Winners and losers

SINGAPORE (Feb 25): Singapore’s Budget 2019 speech, delivered by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Feb 18, hogged headlines for the better part of the week.

In print this week

SGX may benefit from surging derivatives trading activity amid market turmoil, tougher regulation

SINGAPORE (Feb 11): Global equity markets ended 2018 on a decidedly sour note.

In print this week

Asia's agricultural woes serve up food for thought

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): Last year, Singapore imported 1.45 billion eggs, 525,686 tonnes of vegetables and 182,822 tonnes of chicken. All of that comes from 180 other countries.

Global Markets

Here are the markets moving on reports that Trump will drop Nafta

MEXICO (April 27): Mexico’s peso, the Canadian dollar and shares of companies that rely on cross-border trade plunged on speculation the Trump administration was close to scrapping Nafta.

Global Markets

Japan’s annus volatilitis: negative rates, Brexit and then Trump

SYDNEY (Dec 19): For investors in Japan’s markets this year, it’s been a case of one shock after the next in a pattern that might have prepared them well for the era of Donald Trump and his reputat

Tokyo stocks

Global Markets

World’s biggest comeback breathes life into Japan’s equity bulls

TOKYO (Nov 21): The global stock market’s biggest comeback story of 2016 isn’t over yet.

Trading floor

Global Markets

Global stocks up, nervous markets wager on Clinton presidency

SINGAPORE (Nov 8): Asian stocks rose on Tuesday as world markets braced for the outcome of one of the most contentious US presidential elections in history, with most investors cautiously optimisti

Singapore’s August exports stay flat on weak overseas demand

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): Singapore's exports in August stalled as overseas demand remains anaemic, numbers from trade promotion agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore showed on Friday.

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