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Trump to make speech on illegal immigration
The Straits Times Concert 2016
This 45-minute performance, starting at 12.30pm, will be held today (Sept 1) at the Victoria Concert Hall. Led by SSO associate conductor Jason Lai, the concert will feature pieces inspired by the works of famous English playwright William Shakespeare, including two different takes on the romantic tragedy, Romeo And Juliet. The performance is part of a free community concert series sponsored by Singapore Press Holdings, called SPH Gift of Music.
Key macroeconomic indicators out today
Leading macroeconomic leading indicators from the euro zone, the United States and China, relating to national factory activity in August last month, are scheduled to be released today (Sept 1). In particular, economists will be looking at the US Institute for Supply Management index, which expanded at a slower pace in July, for signals as to whether the US economy is sufficiently robust to warrant a rate hike this month. in September.