US-China trade

Currencies

China strengthens Yuan to drive consumption

Beijing is allowing faster gains in the yuan as it seeks to cheapen imports and bolster weak consumer spending.

Singapore's bank lending drops for fifth month in July - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

Singapore's bank lending drops for fifth month in July

Yet another month has passed with Singapore’s bank lending rate declining as both business and consumer loans took a hit from the effects of the health-turned-economic crisis.

Budget 2019

Singapore plans cautious budget ahead of election

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will aim to strike a delicate balance in Monday’s budget: preaching fiscal prudence while doling out more social spending ahead of elec

US-China trade war

US-China trade truce to conclude with short-term resolutions at best: AmCham China

SINGAPORE (Feb 1): American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) says the best-case scenario emerging from the 90-day truce between US and China, which ends on March 1, would be a mutual agr

Emerging Markets

Emerging markets at mercy of trade & Fed after painful 2018

DUBAI/SINGAPORE (Dec 31): Until a trade dispute between the US and China is resolved, a single tweet on the matter will have the power to ignite rallies and sell-offs.

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