South-east Asia

Retailers help heat up IPO activity in South-east Asia

RETAIL has been one of the hottest sectors among recent South-east Asian initial public offerings, as investors look to cash in on consumers' increasing spending power in the region.

Singapore in world's top 20 for trade growth potential: StanChart study

SINGAPORE continues to show substantial potential for trade growth, according to new research from Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart).

Uber races towards IPO with South-east Asian deal

[SINGAPORE] Uber is revving up for an initial public offering by exiting another cut-throat market. On Monday, the US ride-hailing giant said it would hand its South-east Asian arm to Grab, a US$6...

S-E Asia a 'homogeneous' region for startup investing

CONTRARY to market perception, South-east Asia (SEA) is not a tricky startup investment destination comprised of highly fragmented countries and an under-developed venture ecosystem.

Going regional: Singapore businesses seize opportunities in South-east Asia

As Singapore goes through economic restructuring, a key strategy for growth is for its people and businesses to deepen links with the region....

Vietnam a viable market for overseas expansion: IE S'pore

THE strong numbers are proof that Vietnam remains one of the key South-east Asian markets for Singapore companies big and small.