GENERAL Motors Co on Wednesday forecast flat profits for 2020 and reported a better than expected fourth quarter result as it kicked off a new effort to win over investors stampeding into shares...

DESPITE contributing two-thirds of total global growth as the world's main growth engine, Asia is starting to sputter due to the impact of major economic, political and social developments...

MACROECONOMICS surveillance organisation Asean+3 Macroeconomics Research Office (AMRO) has upgraded its growth forecast for Asia, just a month after its previous prediction, thanks to the signing...

CYBERSECURITY, fintech and the future of energy are the three "unstoppable" trends of 2020, according to a Citibank analyst posting a bullish investment outlook on these sectors, amid rising cyber...

THE South-east Asian startup party is far from over, but venture capital firms expect that the music may hit a note of caution, as investors emphasise business fundamentals over pure hype.

THE global trade wars may not be over, but US Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said the economy may have weathered the worst of it as risks begin to ease and businesses adjust to a new trade...

PARLIAMENT

THREE sectors in the services industry helped Singapore escape recession in 2019, and while the government has a cautiously optimistic outlook, uncertainties remain in the global economy, Minister...

ASIAN economies may have made gains from the US-China trade war at the expense of China, but the gains are less than what China has lost, resulting in a negative-sum outcome for the whole of Asia...

EUROPEAN car sales jumped in September, but the surge had more to do with the year-ago comparison than any respite from longer-term woes in the industry.

[MADRID] The outlook for the euro-area economy has taken another hit, with confidence in industry dropping to its lowest in six years in a sign that the impact of uncertainty from trade tensions...