Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Credit rating agency Moody's on Monday downgraded the outlook of Singapore's three main banks to "negative" from "stable" amid rising property prices and mounting household debt in the city-state.
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Singapore's economy grew at its fastest pace in nearly two years in the second quarter as manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and electronics rebounded.
Friday, May 24, 2013
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.065 to close at NT$30.025 as foreign institutional investors shifted to the sell side of the local market, which lifted demand for the greenback, dealers said.
Singapore's trade-sensitive economy slowed in the first quarter on sluggish demand for its exports, the government said Thursday, warning that risks remained despite improved global conditions.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Banks in Singapore are urgently scrutinizing their account holders as an imminent deadline on stricter tax evasion measures forces them to decide whether to send some of their wealthiest clients packing.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Singapore's trade-driven economy shrank in the first quarter as demand for exports remained weak, but a robust construction sector cushioned the decline, preliminary government estimates showed Friday.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Sales of digital cameras that enable users to immediately post pictures on the Web have risen sharply in Asia despite stiff competition from smartphones, an industry survey showed Thursday.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Inflation in Singapore jumped to an eight-month high last month, caused mainly by a spike in certificate of entitlement (COE) prices.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A real estate investment and asset management firm based in Singapore is setting up shop in the Philippines to pursue investment opportunities in the local real estate sector.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
As the United States and Europe fret over their huge government debts, a different kind of debt worry is surfacing in Asia. Analysts are flagging the rise of lending levels in the region, such as bank loans and corporate bonds, as a growing concern.