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Sovereign wealth funds

Temasek looks to expand US deals regardless of trade war

(Nov 20): Temasek Holdings will continue to increase its allocation of funds to the US despite escalating trade tensions, the Singapore state investor’s head of Americas John Vaske said.

Singapore economy

Singapore shifts focus to regional trade amid trade war uncertainties

(June 28): Singapore will focus on regional trade and digital economic agreements to counter the impact of the US-China trade war that’s weighing on the nation’s growth prospects and prompting some

US-China trade war

Is Trump's trade war with China a civilisational conflict?

SINGAPORE (May 20): Late last month, at a security forum in Washington, DC, Kiron Skinner, director of policy planning for the US Department of State, described today’s US-China conflict as “a figh

China Focus

Sunpower's Guo discusses China’s future and top-down approach

SINGAPORE (April 22): As China’s economic growth slows to 6% this year, it is worth noting that the size of its economy, at US$13.6 trillion ($18.4 trillion), is second only to the US, although GDP

Global Economy

Trump sees no Xi summit by tariff date, stoking trade worry

WASHINGTON (Feb 8): President Donald Trump said he won’t meet Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline to avert higher US tariffs on Chinese goods, intensifying fears the two won’t st

Global Markets

3 factors to sustain markets in near term as global growth slows

SINGAPORE (Dec 11): Fitch Solutions has revised its global growth forecast for 2019 downwards by 0.1 percentage point to 3% to accentuate its view that global growth will slow over the coming years


Heeton-KSH-Oxley-SLB JV delays Nov launch of Gaobeidian project amid trade war

SINGAPORE (Oct 21): Heeton Holdings, KSH Holdings, Oxley Holdings and SLB Development have delayed the November launch of its Gaobeidian project in China.

US-China trade war

US spares China from yuan-manipulator label amid trade war

WASHINGTON (Oct 18): The Treasury Department stopped short of declaring China a currency manipulator in its semi-annual report on foreign-exchange rates, averting an escalation of a trade war while


Hi-P International warns of lower y-o-y profit & revenue for 3Q18

SINGAPORE (Oct 15): Industrial mould manufacturing company Hi-P International is expecting lower y-o-y revenue and profit in 3Q18, contrary to management guidance issued in its 2Q18 results announc

US-China trade war

Asian EMs better off than global peers, Singapore's Menon says

SINGAPORE (Sept 13): Emerging markets in Asia are in a stronger position than peers elsewhere because of solid economic growth prospects, low inflation and strong reserve buffers, said Singapore’s