What's Next: November 21, 2016

Apec summit ends today

The meeting of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum in Peru draws to a close today, with leaders expected to gather for the traditional group photo. US President Barack Obama, who attended the summit as part of his last stop on his last foreign tour, is also expected to hold a press conference at its conclusion.

Book signing by Schooling

Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling will be holding a public book-signing session at the Singapore Press Holdings News Centre today, where he will sign two books published by Straits Times Press for the first 50 buyers in the queue. The two volumes, titled Schooling Joseph and From Kid To King, are written by current and former Straits Times sports journalists.

All ears for Fed comments

United States Federal Reserve vice-chairman Stanley Fischer will discuss monetary policy, inflation rates and the economic outlook at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York today. His comments will likely be analysed for clues on the Fed's plans with regard to interest rates, as speculation mounts that the central bank will be raising rates as soon as next month.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 21, 2016, with the headline 'What's Next'. Subscribe