Best fixed-rate mortgages: two, three, five and 10 years

Rates on two, five and 10-year fixed deals have fallen following a surge in late 2015, when Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, made comments suggesting that a rate rise was imminent. Now, they appear poised to head back up again. Wholesale ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Market May Inch Higher Again On Friday

( - The Singapore stock market has moved higher in back-to-back sessions, gathering almost 45 points or 1.5 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,135-point plateau, and the market may open slightly higher ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore to reveals new IP regime in 2017 budget

SINGAPORE: Singapore has announced a new intellectual property regime to encourage companies based in the country to exploit the income derived from their research and development activities. Corporate income derived from intellectual property will be ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore budget: Lack of 'goodies' to attract foreign investors

Singapore, a Southeast Asian city state whose early economic progress was closely tied to investments from foreign multinationals, presented a budget on Monday that has few incentives to draw more of such investors, one tax expert said. Speaking to CNBC's ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Bourse May Reverse Wednesday's Gains

( - The Singapore stock market on Wednesday halted the two-day losing streak in which it had given away more than a dozen points or 0.4 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,120-point plateau, although the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore readies leveraged ETFs to keep up with rivals

Preparations are underway for the first new listing of inverse ETFs. According to Bloomberg, Singapore Exchange Ltd. last week published a new web page about the products, described as “a form of passive collective investment schemes (like ETFs ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore property demand remains ‘very resilient’

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s property demand remains “very resilient,” supported by factors including low interest rates and a stable economy, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said. “Our economy is still growing, so I think demand is still ... ( read original story ...)

AIA, Manulife said to bid for SCB life insurance unit

Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is partnering with Singapore's Great Eastern Holdings Ltd on a non-binding offer, while Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li's FWD Group and, separately, Prudential have also bid, according to the people. Bidders for SCB ... ( read original story ...)

HSBC Singapore gets new CEO

HSBC has appointed Tony Cripps, chief executive of HSBC Australia, to lead its group in Singapore, with effect from April 3, 2017, the bank said on Wednesday. He succeeds Guy Harvey-Samuel, who will retire from HSBC after more than 38 years at the bank. ( read original story ...)