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Top 50 insurance firms revealed a 17.22% increase in assets

Digital dominance and healthtech helped them mitigate losses, Singapore Business Review found.
20 hours ago

Top 50 insurance firms revealed a 17.22% increase in assets

Digital dominance and healthtech helped them mitigate losses, Singapore Business Review found.
20 hours ago

56% of S'poreans did not receive ‘strong support’ from employers during the pandemic

Globally, the percentage of workers who had the same sentiment was lower at 51%.
1 day ago

85% of Singaporeans are eyeing to shift jobs in the next 6-12 months

Some cited flexible working conditions for leaving current employers.
2 days ago

Port of Singapore hits record high container throughput of 37.5 million TEUs

This makes Singapore the top leading maritime city in the world, according to DNV.
4 days ago

CBD Grade A office demand up more than 8x in 2021

This is according to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest Market Beat research report.

Economy to grow by 4.1%: Standard Chartered

The retail, real estate, and admin support sectors are expected to recover.

Real estate investments climb 5.3% YoY to $25.8b in 2021

The collective sale market gained momentum in Q4, Knight Frank says.

Manufacturing PMI to remain expansionary in H1 despite COVID threats—RHB

The manufacturing PMI inched up by 0.1 to 50.7 in December 2021.

Singapore’s 5.9% Q4 GDP a sign of optimism for 2022: UOB

Maybank and OCBC also echoed this outlook for the upcoming year.

STI bounces back 14% as economy expands in 2021

2021 STI leaders were Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, DBS Group Holdings, and Hongkong Land.

GDP up 5.9% YoY in Q4

Overall, GDP increased 7.2% in 2021.

Singapore up two ranks to become 12th most expensive location globally

The majority of the locations on the list are Asian cities. 

Financial Insights: Late bloomer SG IPO market surpasses 2020 performance

Singapore firms scramble to go public in the last month of the year.

Singapore’s affluent population to grow 3.4% to 1.32 million in 2022

This will be driven by the recovery in equities and mutual funds.