Losing Streak May End For Singapore Bourse

(RTTNews.com) - The Singapore stock market has moved lower in two straight sessions, dropping almost 30 points or 1 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,110-point plateau although the market may snap its slide on Tuesday. ( read original story ...)

India’s Revised Tax Treaty With Singapore Takes Effect

"The Third Protocol amending the existing Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Singapore and the Republic of India entered into force on February 27, 2017," a statement issued by Ministry of Finance of Singapore said. It further stated that ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore defence ministry reports cyber breach

Singapore's defence ministry said Tuesday that hackers had stolen the personal details of hundreds of staff and soldiers in what appeared to be a "targeted" cyber attack on its computer systems. Officials said hackers had not collected any classified data ... ( read original story ...)

Will Singapore be next in Trump’s trade crosshairs?

And what does this mean for Singapore? To try to figure this out, we looked at two factors in international trade: the trade balance and currency appreciation/depreciation. Countries posting a trade surplus with the U.S. Redressing the balance of trade is ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Jan bank lending slows for the first time 4 months

SINGAPORE Feb 28 Singapore's total bank lending in January slowed for the first time in four months, due to a fall in general commerce, central bank data showed on Tuesday. Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the city-state amounted to S$617.1 ... ( read original story ...)

Finance firms eyeing bigger slice of the SME pie

Singapore's three listed finance firms are poised to reap benefits from regulatory changes that will boost their customer reach and capacity to lend. Already, Hong Leong Finance, Sing Investments & Finance and Singapura Finance have enjoyed hefty run-ups ... ( read original story ...)