What's Next: March 18, 2017

G-20 draft statement out today

A Group of 20 draft communique is to be published today, as finance leaders of top economies search for a compromise on how to summarise their joint stance on global trade and open markets. G-20 governments are struggling to present a united front on protectionism after the new administration of United States President Donald Trump began considering imposing a border tax that would make imports more expensive.


Buddy walk to mark Down Syndrome Day

A buddy walk down Orchard Road and a mini-carnival is being held today to mark World Down Syndrome Day, which falls on March 21.

Organised by the Down Sydrome Association (Singapore), the event includes performances by persons with Down syndrome. Health Minister Gan Kim Yong will be attending.


Forum on gems in small, mid-cap stocks

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is organising a forum today about looking out for hidden gems and value in small and mid-cap stocks.

SGX market strategist Geoff Howie and CIMB Private Bank economist Song Seng Wun will be among the speakers at the event held at Joyden Hall.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 18, 2017, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe