What's Next: June 28, 2016

Cameron set to face pressure at EU talks

European Union (EU) leaders will start a two-day summit today for post-Brexit discussions.

In what promises to be one of the most bitter summits in the EU's history, British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to come under intense pressure to immediately trigger the two-year exit process.


Relive history at WW II command centre

The Battlebox, a former British underground command centre in Fort Canning Hill, will be officially launched today. It is where the decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese was made by Lieutenant-General A.E. Percival and his officers on Feb 15, 1942. The primary theme of the exhibitions and tours is military strategy and tactics, which will help visitors understand how the Japanese were able to capture the island in just 70 days.


All eyes on US economic data

Data on the United States economy will be a key focus for markets today.

New and final readings for the US gross domestic product, inflation and home sales will be out today.

Weak figures could deal another body blow to market sentiment after the Brexit vote last week.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 28, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe