South Korea

February NODX up by 4.2% on surge in non-monetary gold and PCs - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

February NODX up by 4.2% on surge in non-monetary gold and PCs

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) for the month of February saw a 4.2% y-o-y increase, following the 12.7% expansion in January.

OIL & GAS

Beijing’s coldest spell since 1966 is spurring energy prices

A cold blast across China that’s brought temperatures in Beijing to the lowest since 1966 is wreaking havoc on energy markets, creating record power demand and sending coal and gas prices soaring.

Global Economy

Briefs

Quoteworthy: "It’s not a matter of yes or no — it’s a matter of how much I can get." –— Paul Schulte of equity research firm Schulte Research, referring to appetite among investors

Holiday cheer for China and South Korea despite gloomy Asian aviation sector  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Aviation & Engineering

Holiday cheer for China and South Korea despite gloomy Asian aviation sector

The aviation industry in China and South Korea have proved a rare bright spot in Asia’s beleaguered aviation industry, as long holidays saw a rebound in domestic air travel.

Analysts in favour of Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust's Seoul acquisition - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Analysts in favour of Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust's Seoul acquisition

DBS Group Research, OCBC Investment Research, and CGS-CIMB have rated Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (MNACT) “buy” or “add” following MNACT’s acquisition announcement on September 25.

Singapore's trade levels look up amid 'better than expected' NODX in Aug 2020 : CGS- CIMB - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore's trade levels look up amid 'better than expected' NODX in Aug 2020 : CGS- CIMB

With a growth of 7.7% year-on-year in August, Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) has come in better than expectations, say CGS-CIMB Research analysts Michelle Chia and Lim Yee Ping who had

iX Biopharma secures Israel patent for WaferiX - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

iX Biopharma secures Israel patent for WaferiX

iX Biopharma has been granted a patent in Israel for its WaferiX drug delivery technology.

Recovery in electronics exports pushes Singapore's NODX up by 7.7% in August - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Recovery in electronics exports pushes Singapore's NODX up by 7.7% in August

Things are looking up for Singapore’s trade sector, with non-oil domestic exports (NODX) expanding in August 2020 for the third consecutive month.

Covid-19

'Fast lane' for essential travel launched between Singapore and South Korea to operate from Sept 4

Travellers from Singapore and South Korea who need to travel between the two countries will soon be able to do so under a fast lane agreement launched on September 4. 

Emerging Markets

Can China save EMs again?

Much like the previous recession in 2008, China has emerged from the economic headwinds in pole position for recovery.

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