SINGAPORE'S one-month Swap Offer Rate (SOR) fell briefly below zero last Wednesday for the first time since 2011, raising the spectre that the Republic could be following in the footsteps of other...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

IF NEW Covid-19 cases continue to stay low, retail shops, consumer services, and venues such as sports facilities, stadiums, and swimming pools could reopen before the end of June, along with the...

RETAIL and food and beverage (F&B) players on Thursday breathed a sigh of relief on the possibility of an earlier end to what they feel is an increasingly untenable wait to reopen, although...

THE disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic could boost employers' willingness to consider unconventional employment formats - including taking advantage of the huge hiring incentive for...

CHINESE lawmakers approved a proposal for sweeping new national security legislation in Hong Kong, defying a threat by US President Donald Trump to respond strongly to a measure that democracy...

CHINA'S economy will grow this year and the government still has room to accommodate fiscal and monetary measures, said Premier Li Keqiang at a press conference in Beijing on Thursday.

THE number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits stayed above two million for a 10th straight week amid the deepest drop in GDP output since the 2007-09 Great Recession.

AFTER weeks of economic shutdowns, the outlook for a US rebound remains "highly uncertain" and businesses nationwide are gloomy about how quickly things can return to normal, the Federal Reserve...

PARTI Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia has sacked former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for sitting in the Opposition bench during the May 18 parliamentary sitting.

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will be developing "fairness metrics" in credit-risk scoring and customer marketing under the first phase of its "Veritas" initiative.

BREAKING NEWS

May 29, 2020 06:39 AM

France to reopen cafes, end domestic travel limit

[PARIS] France on Thursday announced the long-awaited nationwide reopening of bars, restaurants and cafes from June...

May 29, 2020 06:36 AM

Europe: Stocks rise for fourth day on healthcare bounce

[BENGALURU] European shares rose for a fourth straight session on Thursday, as optimism over businesses returning to...

May 29, 2020 06:34 AM

US: Stocks sag on China tensions as Europe rises on restarts

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks stumbled in late afternoon trading on Thursday on rising tensions between Washington...

May 29, 2020 06:32 AM

Oil rises as higher US refinery rates offsets surprise crude build

[NEW YORK] Oil futures rose about 2 per cent on Thursday as a steady improvement in US refining activity offset a...

May 28, 2020 11:50 PM

French court faults Goodyear over factory closure

[AMIENS, France] US tyre giant Goodyear has been found by a French court to have unfairly dismissed more than 800...