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Investment sales soar 86.8% YoY to $26.1b in Q4 2021

This is on the back of major commercial deals.

Investment sales soar 86.8% YoY to $26.1b in Q4 2021

This is on the back of major commercial deals.

Around 7 in 10 homebuyers affected by property cooling measures

More investors might turn to commercial properties rather than luxury properties.

'Who run the world': SG is the top SEA country with women CEOs

Southeast Asia has 17.1% of board seats held by women.

84% of employers consider salary hikes in 2022: Hays

However, data showed people are expecting higher than what employers can give.

Rethinking supply chain strategies? Tap into Singapore

Companies can take advantage of the SG+ twinning model, a study said.

3 in 4 young Singaporeans feel under-compensated

This sentiment is shared by older employees, as well.

Singapore banks’ asset quality to be hit by prolonged Ukraine invasion

Risks related to Russian energy exposure remain the biggest issue for global markets.

Bad working conditions? Only 5 in 10 will stay with their employers in 2022

SG’s employee retention rate was the lowest in APAC at 53%.

Which industries paid higher salaries in 2021?

Almost 50% of SG jobs show pay growth, JobStreet reported.

How will the 2022 budget benefit Singapore's position as Asia's carbon trading hub?

The $45/ton CO2e carbon tax rate will be above the current global median.

What do the Big Four have to say about the Singapore Budget 2022?

Businesses were urged to plan ahead as GST rate hike gets delayed.

Singapore Budget 2022: GST hike delayed, carbon tax raised

Singapore's national budget will be delivered by Finance Minister Lawrence Wong today. 

Property sale market's price index jumps 5.07% QoQ in Q1

HDB flats increased faster in their price index compared to other property types.

CBD Grade A rents lead charge in office market

The 0.5% QoQ increase in Q4 2021 reflected the market's resilience.

Unemployed? Here are the sectors with the highest job vacancies

Overall demand for jobs rose by 93% in January 2022, based on job portal Indeed.

The three best companies to invest in this 2022: RHB

RHB used five criteria, including ESG score, in selecting the companies.

LEGAL BRIEFING: Will the energy bill dim out competition in SG’s electricity generation market?

Under the bill, the Singapore regulator will be allowed to be a market player.