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Scientists expect Covid-19 vaccine in January if not within the year

(May 4): Researchers continue to debate how fast a coronavirus vaccine may be available as states and nations look for a fast track to recovery from the pandemic’s economic toll, with January or ev


Boris Johnson's next Brexit steps: Get it done, then define it

(Dec 13): Boris Johnson’s election victory will allow him to get Brexit done. He now has to decide what it means in practice.


Boris Johnson eyes election after Parliament forces Brexit delay

(Oct 23): Boris Johnson looked set to try for an election, after Parliament blocked his plan to rush the Brexit deal into law.


Boris Johnson wins race to be next British prime minister

(July 23): Boris Johnson, the public face of the Brexit campaign, won the contest to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, taking over a country in crisis and a government on the brink of


Pound rallies as May gets new Brexit deal for parliament vote

SINGAPORE. (Mar 12): The pound advanced for a second day as the UK government said it had secured changes to its divorce deal from the European Union and planned to hold a vote in parliament.


Ascendas REIT posts 0.7% higher 3Q DPU of 3.998 cents; secures $181.2 mil BTS project from Grab

SINGAPORE (Jan 30): The manager of Ascendas REIT (A-REIT) reported a 3Q19 distribution per unit (DPU) of 3.998 cents, growing 0.7% from 3.97 cents a year ago after taking into account an enlarged n


UK would vote against Brexit in second referendum, study says

(Sept 5): British voters are more skeptical about Brexit than they’ve ever been and would probably vote against leaving the European Union if the government called a second referendum, according to


4 bumps the UK will have to face now that May has triggered Article 50

SINGAPORE (March 29): Even with the official commencement of the Brexit process – as finalised by Prime Minister Theresa May’s signature on the letter to trigger Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treat


Britain heads into unknown as May signs Brexit trigger

LONDON (March 29): The UK will start the clock on two years of negotiations to withdraw from the European Union on Wednesday, a divorce that will redefine the country’s relationship with its larges

Broker's Calls

More near-term volatility lies ahead for GL Limited

SINGAPORE (Jan 25): CIMB continues to rate GL Limited at “hold” with a lower target price of 84 cents from 86 cents previously, after the hospitality and leisure group holding company last week pos

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