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      11 hours ago

      Markets Live: Thursday, 25th August, 2016

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:02 on 25 Aug 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce Elder...

    2. 16 hours ago

      Self-driving taxis hit the road in Singapore

      Singapore has claimed a head-start in the global race to deploy self-driving cars with the launch on Thursday of the...

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    1. Fast FT

      August 23, 2016

      Shaw Brothers presents... falling shoe sales

      Profits were down at Shaw Brothers Holdings in the first half, but not for the reasons one would associate with a name...

    2. August 22, 2016

      Singapore bourse and Baltic Exchange agree terms

      SGX has moved closer to clinching an acquisition of the Baltic Exchange, after agreeing terms with the UK bourse and...

    3. Fast FT

      August 22, 2016

      Singapore's SGX moves closer to Baltic Exchange takeover

      SGX has moved closer to clinching an acquisition of the Baltic Exchange, after agreeing terms with the UK bourse and...

    4. Fast FT

      August 22, 2016

      Hong Kong circuit breaker introduced without a hitch

      Hong Kong’s stock market passed a crucial test this morning as its newly introduced circuit breaker did not lead to the...

    5. Fast FT

      August 19, 2016

      HKEx to introduce 'circuit breaker' on Monday

      Take a good look at unbridled market volatility, Hong Kong, for it shall be tamed from Monday following the rollout of...

    6. Fast FT

      August 18, 2016

      Melbourne still the world's most liveable city: EIU

      Fancy coffee, AFL, sunshine…..and also things like stability, education and healthcare. Melbourne has retained its...

    7. August 16, 2016

      Slowing death rate hits Australian funeral home operator’s shares

      Australia’s slowing death rate has weighed on InvoCare, the Asia-Pacific region’s largest funeral home operator,...

    8. August 14, 2016

      Daughter of Lee Kuan Yew criticises ‘authoritarian’ government

      The daughter of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, has criticised the city state’s government as...

    9. Fast FT

      August 12, 2016

      Noble Group shares slide after 2Q loss

      Shares in Noble Group slid on Friday morning in Singapore in the wake of the company posting a $55m loss in the June...

    10. Fast FT

      August 11, 2016

      Noble Group falls to $55m second quarter loss

      Noble Group slumped to a $55m loss in the second quarter as it struggled to free up enough cash for trading, but the...

    11. Fast FT

      August 10, 2016

      Lloyds Bank backs CEO over personal expenses

      Lloyds Banking Group has said Antonio Horta-Osório did not breach its expenses policy on a recent business trip, after...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      August 9, 2016

      Speedy point

      Yu Mengyu (SIN) of Singapore plays against Kim Song I (PRK) of North Korea in the women’s table tennis quarter finals...

    13. August 8, 2016

      Singapore banks: too much excitement

      Tedium is not always bad. In a sector that has had a bit too much of the wrong sort of excitement in recent years, the...

    14. August 7, 2016

      Oil and gas downturn spells trouble for Singapore

      Singapore Inc is facing mounting concerns as the city-state’s long-successful oil and gas sector turns sour with the...

    15. FT Alphaville

      August 4, 2016

      Don't bring a bad app to a taxi fight

      The taxi wars have entered a new phase, with the focus turning to consolidation rather than competition. Uber has...

    16. August 3, 2016

      Noble seeks waiver over $3bn credit line covenant

      Commodity trader Noble Group has approached its lenders seeking to waive a condition tied to $3bn of credit facilities...

    17. August 3, 2016

      Millennium & Copthorne profits drop after terror attacks

      Millennium & Copthorne has become the latest hotelier to report difficulties in the wake of recent terror attacks, as...

    18. MBA blog

      August 3, 2016

      Look beyond the crowds to find the 'real' Singapore

      As an MBA graduate who has set foot on every continent, I have been able to meet people from countless different...

    19. Fast FT

      August 3, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Services PMIs, but OMG, Japan

      Sure there were renewed concerns about the European banking sector overnight, as well as lower oil prices, but it’s...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      August 2, 2016

      Being nosy

      US First Lady Michelle Obama touches the nose of US President Barack Obama before he welcomes Singapore Prime Minister...

    21. August 1, 2016

      Mahathir hits out at Singapore over 1MDB inaction

      Mahathir Mohamad has attacked Singapore’s handling of alleged money-laundering linked to Malaysian state investment...

    22. July 31, 2016

      Movers & shakers: August 1

      ● Carrie McCabe has joined Paamco as a managing director. Ms McCabe has moved to the California-based fund of hedge...

    23. beyondbrics

      July 29, 2016

      Southeast Asia emerges as consumer powerhouse

      Kevin Martin, HSBC Don’t underestimate the Asean consumer. Yes, there are only about half as many of them as there are...

    24. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Sony to transfer battery business to Apple supplier

      Sony has sold its battery business to Murata Manufacturing, an electronics components company and Apple supplier. The...

    25. July 27, 2016

      Singapore wealth fund’s performance falls to three-year low

      Low interest rates, high asset valuation and political instability were expected to bring down returns for the...

    26. July 25, 2016

      Singapore vows more ‘intrusive’ bank probes after 1MDB scandal

      Singapore’s regulator has vowed more “intrusive” inspections of banks over money-laundering after admitting that the...

    27. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Singapore plans to hold monetary policy steady in 2016

      Singapore’s central bank will not loosen monetary policy further this year unless there is a “marked deterioration” in...

    28. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Hong Kong (re)introduces closing auction mechanism

      A big welcome to the Hong Kong closing auction, launching today. This would seem a very small step for other markets...

    29. July 22, 2016

      Why Singapore’s kids are so good at maths

      Sie Yu Chuah smiles when asked how his parents would react to a low test score. “My parents are not that strict but...

    30. July 21, 2016

      Singapore finds lapses in 3 banks in 1MDB probe

      Singapore’s regulator has pledged to take “firm regulatory actions” against UBS, Standard Chartered and DBS Bank for...

    31. July 21, 2016

      Renminbi drops to sixth in international payment ranking

      The renminbi slipped in the global league tables for cross-border payments in the first half of 2016, as concern over...

    32. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      UBS, StanChart, DBS face actions by MAS

      Singapore’s regulator will take “firm regulatory actions” against UBS, Standard Chartered and DBS bank for serious...

    33. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Temasek proposes buyout of Singapore rail operator

      Singapore’s state investment fund Temasek has proposed a buyout of SMRT, Singapore’s biggest public transit operator by...

    34. July 19, 2016

      Bad weather drives Wilmar International losses

      Tough times in the agribusiness sector continue, with Wilmar International, the leading palm oil trader, warning that...

    35. FT Alphaville

      July 19, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - China slowdown story has moved into a new phase as government props up ailing private sector? -...

    36. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Hardware, software failure behind SGX disruption

      The longest disruption to trading in the history of Singapore’s stock exchange was caused by a combined hardware and...

    37. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      SGX CEO apologises for trading disruption

      SGX’s chief executive apologised on Friday for the longest trading disruption in the exchange’s history, which he said...

    38. Fast FT

      July 14, 2016

      Singapore exchange to remain closed today

      Singapore’s stock exchange will not resume trading in equities today after discovering a fault in which duplicate trade...

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