Saturday, August 11, 2012
Singapore's economy shrank in the second quarter as weakening global economic growth hurt demand for the city-state's exports, the Trade and Industry Ministry said Friday.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
A Thai company Tuesday raised the stakes in a battle for control of a Singapore brewer about to be taken over by Dutch giant Heineken by offering a higher price for the makers of Tiger Beer.
Singapore firms are more focused on growth opportunities in Asia than their Asian counterparts, according to a new survey.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Singapore is the world's second-most attractive market for merger and acquisition (M&A) deals, according to a new report. The report, part of an annual ranking carried out by the M&A Research Center at Cass Business School in collaboration with Ernst & Young, put the United States in first spot, Britain, third and Hong Kong, fourth.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Hefty new stamp duty and a slowing economy at home are deterring Chinese nationals from buying property in Singapore, according to new sales figures.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC on Tuesday said its long-term returns held steady in the year to March but it had changed its investment mix amid fears of greater volatility ahead.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Singapore's stock exchange will impose stricter admission rules for initial public offerings (IPOs) to woo bigger brand name companies to list on its bourse, it said Thursday.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Singapore has earmarked 1,000 hectares of land for the expansion of Changi Airport — a move which will almost double the airport's size in the coming decades.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The bad news from last week's slew of economic data is that regional economies are slowing down. Singapore, for example, performed worse than expected, with its economy shrinking 1.1 percent in the second quarter compared with the first quarter, as the escalating European debt crisis and faltering U.S. economy took its toll here.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Singapore's economy contracted 1.1 percent in the second quarter compared to the previous quarter, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said Friday.