Bleak exports haunt S-E Asian nations, including Malaysia

SINGAPORE: The prospects for South-East Asia’s exports – which have powered growth for decades – are looking bleak. There are some winners but Malaysia is among the losers. With global growth under pressure and the US threatening to turn more ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Q4 GDP beats forecasts as manufacturing rebounds

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's economy posted surprisingly strong growth in the fourth quarter, although the outlook is clouded by worries over a slowdown in China and uncertainty over rising global trade protectionism under the incoming Trump ... ( read original story ...)

Pact with Singapore will plug tax evasion

SINGAPORE: It is heartening that India and Singapore have amended a double-tax avoidance agreement that will allow the Indian tax authorities to impose capital gains tax on investments routed through the island nation. This third in the line agreement ... ( read original story ...)

India, Indonesia Key Areas of Focus for DBS in 2017

DBS' wealth management business has quadrupled over the past six years and now accounts for to 13 to 14 percent of group revenue. "Over the next five years, we think it could get up to 20 percent," he said in a report on Singapore banks' prospects during ... ( read original story ...)

MIT Signs with OCBC Bank in Singapore

MIT secures contract with Major Bank in Singapore for its TRAC system MIT successfully acquired yet another new major customer when it signed a contract with OCBC Bank, on May 10th 2016 to support the bank’s Commodity Trade Finance business with its TRAC ... ( read original story ...)

Forecast: Singapore economy will likely dodge recession

Head of treasury research and strategy at OCBC Bank, Ms Selena Ling The committee is charged with finding strategies to keep the Republic's economy competitive and identify areas of growth. Although most analysts see the Monetary Authority of Singapore ... ( read original story ...)