In Focus

16 Feb 18
ICOs raised US$550m, overtaking the US$300m raised by VCs.
14 Feb 18
DBS, OCBC, and UOB made a whopping $11.9b in 2017.
13 Feb 18
Consumers are expected to spend $30.8b on recreation in 2018-2022.
12 Feb 18
The unexpected 4.1% increase is significantly higher than initial forecasts of just 1.1%.
11 Feb 18
However, the surge will be stunted come 2019 to just 5%.
8 Feb 18
Thanks to Singapore's improved economic situation.
7 Feb 18
Expect more growth in the office and residential market.
5 Feb 18
A 1% point increase in GST could lift CPI inflation by around 67bps.
4 Feb 18
It came behind Hong Kong and topped major categories except for one.
1 Feb 18
Revenue per room has fallen by 11.2% in just five years.
31 Jan 18
123 deals lured in a whopping $47.25b.
30 Jan 18
Genting Hong Kong has also announced that it would be exiting the exchange in April.
29 Jan 18
Marina Bay Sands' rolling chip volume fell by 16.5%, implying softer gaming volumes.
28 Jan 18
Within one year, data yields fell from US$5.7/GB to US$4.8/GB.
25 Jan 18
Average price of an HDB flat is still under three times the median household income.
25 Jan 18
Expansion of tech and real estate firms lifted demand to 50% in 2017.
23 Jan 18
Thanks to oil prices higher than US$60/bbl and lower project costs.
22 Jan 18
It also now takes 4.8 years to buy a home, compared to 7.3 years in 2010.
21 Jan 18
The number of jobseekers also fell by 37%, mainly due to the Christmas holiday.
18 Jan 18
Rents are expected to grow by 9-10% in 2018.
18 Jan 18
Banks are now required to set aside a minimum loss allowance of 1% on exposures, and excess will be recorded as capital.
17 Jan 18
It dropped to eighth place in Asian cities' rankings.
16 Jan 18
No thanks to the looming cut in COE quotas this 2018.
15 Jan 18
About 70% of Frasers Tower is already pre-committed even before completion.
14 Jan 18
"Overly optimistic" bids are appreciating prices by 10-40%.
11 Jan 18
71% have operations in at least one ASEAN country.
10 Jan 18
Better GDP and economic conditions drove demand for office space.
9 Jan 18
Its ability to simplify transactions may remove the need for brokers.
8 Jan 18
The North-South Corridor could be a key project.
8 Jan 18
EY says in its Singapore Budget 2018 wishlist that this will protect its tax revenue base neutrality.
20 Dec 17
2017 was the worst year for delistings, with 29 of them outpacing 17 initial public offerings.
19 Dec 17
Flexibility, freedom, and financial control are amongst cited reasons.
19 Dec 17
On average, acquisitions are funded by 33% debt, 47% equity, and 20% cash on hand.
17 Dec 17
The vacancy rate surpassed 8.4%, the historical average, amidst increasing supply.
14 Dec 17
This follows a 12% price decline for the last four years.
13 Dec 17
The $16.1b acquisition of Global Logistic Properties led the growth.
12 Dec 17
It dropped five ranks from the 20 most expensive locations for expats.
11 Dec 17
MAS said Singapore's debt situation has improved.
10 Dec 17
20 projects have already been sold, surpassing numbers in both 2015 and 2016.