Economy

5 Nov 18
Singapore has already witnessed a slash in business investments amidst the looming trade wars.
4 Nov 18
Chongqing and Singapore will work together to apply FinTech solutions to make STC hassle free, safe and cost efficient for stakeholders.
4 Nov 18
It holds the shortest time to start a business at 0.5 days.
2 Nov 18
Bond issuance by Chinese issuers in Singapore almost doubled in 2017 to reach $18b.
2 Nov 18
Singapore can improve by making property registration and electricity application easier.
31 Oct 18
Real estate services and the machinery & systems manufacturing segment will bear the brunt, according to government agencies.
31 Oct 18
Singapore is home to two in five, or 39%, of ASEAN fintechs according to UOB.
30 Oct 18
It ranked first in the profit pillar which looks into the business environment and economic performance of cities.
30 Oct 18
Banking is another vulnerable target.
30 Oct 18
A new cohort of Chinese entrepreneurs in Shenzhen will challenge US’s Silicon Valley tech hub.
29 Oct 18
Grab accounted for the largest deal in the region with a $2b raise.
26 Oct 18
However, unemployment rates inched up slightly from 2% to 2.1%.
26 Oct 18
All clusters contracted except for transport engineering and precision engineering clusters.
25 Oct 18
78% of AUM was sourced from outside in Singapore in 2017.
23 Oct 18
Spending on personal care is projected to shrink 1.2% annually over 2018 and 2022.
23 Oct 18
Prices of services grew, but they were not enough to offset the moderation in retail prices.
23 Oct 18
'Infrastructure Asia' will help connect supply and demand for infra projects.
22 Oct 18
It can open up the scheme for non-permanent residents as well.
22 Oct 18
It also topped the list of cities with the highest financial services-related employment.
22 Oct 18
And a UK-based fintech firm eyes to link up with new instant payment schemes in Singapore and Hong Kong.
21 Oct 18
Its total wealth comes to US$114.56t.
19 Oct 18
It could be hit by the escalating US-China trade wars paired with US Fed hikes.
19 Oct 18
It topped rankings in employee life satisfaction globally and startup environment in Asia.
18 Oct 18
It hit $390,280, thanks to high savings and asset price increases.
18 Oct 18
Declining shipments to the US and China are to blame.
17 Oct 18
NODX to Thailand skyrocketed from a growth rate of 7.5% in August to 46.8% in September.
17 Oct 18
The United States beat Singapore by 2.1 points.
17 Oct 18
It was fueled by the growth in the non-electronic segment.
16 Oct 18
It is lower than the historical average of 3.41%.
15 Oct 18
It aims to shun inconvenient rules which plague investment funds.
15 Oct 18
It will be backed by the sequential rise in SIBOR and the FFR hikes.
14 Oct 18
The sector could dampen injuries brought by the rising trade tensions to manufacturing.
12 Oct 18
The Lion City will not hesitate to impose action against firms with cross-border tax evasion.
12 Oct 18
The central bank wants to ensure medium-term price stability.
12 Oct 18
Manufacturing’s growth slowed down by 6.1ppt to 4.5%.
11 Oct 18
The city-state's investment deals in Indonesia hit $11.61b in 2017.
11 Oct 18
Singaporeans can expect 13.9 years of education by age 18.
11 Oct 18
But two in four could not afford a home in the city-state.