Singapore economy

Covid-19 Resilience Budget

A bigger war chest to fight Covid-19

Singapore government pumps in $48.4 bil more to save jobs, support companies and stabilise the economy


The big shorts in the Covid-19 crisis

SINGAPORE (Mar 27): Michael Lewis’s book The Big Short features a hedge fund manager called Michael Burry who profits from the 2008 crisis.

Investing strategy

DBS CIO urges investors to stay the course; focus on 5G, infrastructure trends

SINGAPORE (Mar 26): In what has been one of the fastest sell-downs in history, the Covid-19 outbreak has single-handedly driven global equities to bear territories in the span of just a few trading

Singapore economy

Singapore's economy plunges in early sign of pain in Asia

(Mar 26): Singapore’s economy contracted the most in a decade in the first quarter, a bellwether for the rest of Asia as the fast-spreading coronavirus continues to shut down vast parts of the worl


Coronavirus may hit Singapore REITs harder than the financial crisis

SINGAPORE (Mar 25): The coronavirus outbreak may hit Singapore real estate investment trusts harder than the global financial crisis did, according to Jefferies Financial Group Inc.

Singapore economy

Singapore bankruptcies started surging even before coronavirus hit

SINGAPORE (Mar 24): Singapore is bracing for a further jump in bankruptcies after cases surged to the highest in years even before the coronavirus pandemic hit.

Singapore economy

MAS likely to ease monetary policy as Singapore edges towards first full-year recession since 2001: Morgan Stanley

SINGAPORE (Mar 24): As the global economy tips closer to a recession amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore is not likely to be spared. 

Banking & finance

50 years of moving, and expanding

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): While all the brokerages crowd in close proximity at the high-density, high-rise Raffles Place area, UOB Kay Hian has been located off Scotts Road, within its own building just


A Covid-19 prescription for governments

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): The Covid-19 outbreak serves as a stark reminder that the trajectory of the global economy can swing drastically and with little warning.


Covid-19 crisis: What are we missing?

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): The Covid-19 crisis has continued to deteriorate. As a result, governments are rolling out massive stimulus policies at a stunning pace.

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