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Investing with an eye towards recovery

Direct action by global central banks and governments around the world to breathe life back into distressed markets provided a lift to financial markets last week, with Wall Street's main indexes...

Investing around the known unknown of the coronavirus

The World Health Organisation has declared the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak a global emergency.

Investing time to grow a start-up

Business director Ezline Lee moved back to full-time work as she saw huge potential in the new artificial intelligence-driven world.

Investors focusing on Singapore flash Q4, full-year GDP data

As 2019 comes to a close, market activity is likely to remain tepid with traders still making their return from their holiday break.

Short-term thinking is poisoning American business

In 2007, Mr James Rogers did the unthinkable. As chief executive of Duke Energy, one of the largest coal-powered utilities in the United States, he lobbied for the passage of aggressive cap-and-...

World may be days away from best asset returns in a decade

LONDON • Unless a once-in-a-decade reversal hits, investors are about to book once-in-a-decade returns.

Details of 'phase one' trade deal remain in focus

A shorter week awaits traders in most markets with the Christmas break on Wednesday. China and Japan are the notable exceptions.

Bankers see more large Asia IPOs in 2020

HONG KONG • As the Asia-Pacific wraps up its best quarter for new listings in almost a decade, the region's investment bankers are preparing for a busy start to next year.

Regional markets expected to build on recent gains

With both the US and China confirming terms of a Phase One trade deal, investors can take heart that the bitter relationship between the two economic powerhouses may have finally changed.

Christmas comes early for markets as key risks get taken out on Friday the 13th

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - It started last Friday, with a blowout US jobs report that beat all expectations. Then in quick succession late Thursday investors got news that the guns will be holstered in...

China to buy US$50 billion in US farm products in return for tariff concessions: US sources

President Donald Trump signed off on a so-called phase-one trade deal with China, averting the Dec 15 introduction of a new wave of US tariffs on about US$160 billion (S$216 billion) of consumer...