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A file picture of the skyline of the central business district in Singapore. PHOTO: REUTERS
A file picture of the skyline of the central business district in Singapore. PHOTO: REUTERS

Singapore August consumer prices seen falling for 10th month: Reuters poll

Singapore's consumer price index in August is expected to have declined from a year earlier for the 10th straight month, a Reuters poll showed on Monday (Sept 21), weighed down by lower COE prices and falls in housing costs.

Shares of new STI members UOL, Sats and Yangzijiang up on debut

Three new firms that entered the Straits Times Index (STI) on Monday (Sept 21) have so far today bucked the market's downtrend to notch gains. The shares of the three new entrants UOL Group, Sats, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings were up.

Sydney property prices cracking as 'tsunami' of new homes hits

A home-building frenzy that is shoring up Australia's economy as the mining boom ends may also be what finally takes the steam out of one of the world's most expensive property markets.

Very few Singapore grads eager to join family business: Survey

If you are running a family business in Singapore, good luck trying to get your children to join you. A survey by Ernst & Young (EY), carried out with the University of St Gallen Centre for Family Business, found that only 3.8 per cent of Singapore students who are potential successors in family businesses would join the company five years after their studies.

China Beige Book survey boldly contends pessimism over economy 'divorced from facts'

China's economy isn't as weak as it may look, according to a private survey that says it's a myth that the nation's slowdown is intensifying.

UK, China to carry out study on London-Shanghai stock exchange connection

Britain and China have agreed to carry out a feasibility study for a stock exchange connect scheme between bourses in London and Shanghai, according to a document issued by the British Finance Ministry in Beijing on Monday (Sept 21).