outlook

Market strategists see slow economic recovery amid prolonged Covid-19 lockdowns

AS GLOBAL authorities deliberate between reopening economies and protecting the population through confinement measures, recovery will be slower than expected. But there are still several bright...

Citibank analyst flags 'unstoppable' trends of 2020

CYBERSECURITY, fintech and the future of energy are the three "unstoppable" trends of 2020, according to a Citibank analyst posting a bullish investment outlook on these sectors, amid rising cyber...

No more 'burn, baby, burn': VCs expect more caution in 2020

THE South-east Asian startup party is far from over, but venture capital firms expect that the music may hit a note of caution, as investors emphasise business fundamentals over pure hype.

Diversification helped Singapore avoid recession in 2019: Chan

THREE sectors in the services industry helped Singapore escape recession in 2019, and while the government has a cautiously optimistic outlook, uncertainties remain in the global economy, Minister...