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      BAML departure fuels talk of SGX switch

      Loh Boon Chye, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Singapore-based top banker in Southeast Asia, has resigned after saying he...

    2. March 2, 2015

      Noble chairman increases his stake

      The chairman and founder of Noble Group has increased his shareholding in the commodity trader as it attempts to deal with...

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    1. February 27, 2015

      UK urged to be ‘premier partner’ in Arctic

      A feeble approach to promoting Britain’s interests in the Arctic means that the UK risks being outmanoeuvred by other...

    2. February 26, 2015

      Noble blames Iceberg Research attack on disgruntled ex-employee

      Noble Group believes a “disgruntled” ex-employee is behind the unknown research group that has accused the commodities...

    3. February 25, 2015

      The legacy of its founder looms over Singapore

      With the possible exception of Fidel Castro’s Cuba, there are few nations that so closely reflect one man’s legacy as...

    4. February 25, 2015

      Hong Kong and Singapore plot divergent fiscal paths

      Hong Kong and Singapore have revealed differing plans for how to combat rising prices, ageing populations and slowing global...

    5. February 23, 2015

      Singapore to raise tax on rich to fund welfare

      Singapore will raise taxes on its wealthiest residents as it looks to fund a sharp rise in healthcare spending and provide...

    6. February 22, 2015

      ‘Code Red’ makes Singaporean bank DBS ‘too big to ignore’

      Almost five years since Su Shan Tan first joined Singapore’s DBS as head of wealth management, the market is at last taking...

    7. February 21, 2015

      Lee Kuan Yew in intensive care

      Lee Kuan Yew, founding father of modern Singapore, is in intensive care on mechanical ventilation in hospital, after the...

    8. February 20, 2015

      Cause for optimism about global health

      Given the clouds of pessimism sweeping across the world, it is a good time to ask a simple question: is global health...

    9. February 17, 2015

      Kintetsu pays $1.2bn for APL Logistics

      Kintetsu World Express has agreed to pay $1.2bn to buy the logistics business of Neptune Orient Lines, the Singapore-based...

    10. February 13, 2015

      The tax havens hidden in plain sight

      It was a week of lurid revelations that exposed thousands of HSBC account holders who had relied on the much-vaunted secrecy...

    11. February 11, 2015

      Singapore decides against swaps trading switch

      Singapore has decided against forcing more swaps trading on to regulated electronic trading platforms, putting it at odds...

    12. February 11, 2015

      SGX names new head of China business

      SGX, the Singapore exchange, has appointed a new head of its China business and is set to open an office in Shanghai,...

    13. February 9, 2015

      Asian cities attract more overseas money than Switzerland

      Clampdowns on bank secrecy in Europe and a proliferation of billionaires in Asia helped Hong Kong and Singapore attract more...

    14. February 8, 2015

      Movers & shakers: February 9

      Shankar Athreya has moved from Singapore, where he was global head of strategy and business development at Olam...

    15. beyondbrics

      February 6, 2015

      Manila's new casino seeks business from Macau, Singapore

      By Gavin Bowring and Felipe Salvosa The City of Dreams Manila, an integrated gaming and entertainment resort that cost $1bn...

    16. beyondbrics

      February 6, 2015

      Is the $1tn China carry trade imploding?

      China is not short of economic headaches. Overborrowed and overbuilt, its parlous state prompted the World Bank last month...

    17. February 5, 2015

      Singapore’s GIC raises stake in Nielsen

      GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has raised its stake in Nielsen, the US-based consumer research company, giving it a...

    18. February 2, 2015

      Casino projects founder after Sri Lanka poll

      Australian billionaire James Packer has finally walked away from controversial plans to open his first casino in Sri Lanka,...

    19. February 1, 2015

      Capitalism has broken free of the shackles of democracy

      To whom will monuments be built a century from now? Among them, perhaps, will be Lee Kuan Yew. He will be remembered not...

    20. January 30, 2015

      Island retreats just outside the city

      Can there be a more perfect antidote to city life than a quick escape to an island retreat? Singapore, the third...

    21. January 30, 2015

      Investors fear loss of millions in Brazilian property scheme

      Nerys Pearce’s life changed forever when an illegally parked car backed out in front of her motorbike in London in 2008. The...

    22. January 29, 2015

      Asian central bankers take the low road

      Many Asian central bankers have spent their careers battling inflation. Now, with disinflation stalking the globe — not...

    23. FT Alphaville

      January 28, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up for the email here. Apple sold 74.5m iPhones to report the largest profit in history in the three months to...

    24. January 28, 2015

      Singapore loosens monetary policy

      Plunging oil prices and muted domestic economic activity prompted Singapore to loosen monetary policy, catching the market...

    25. January 27, 2015

      Small-time traders drive Southeast Asia futures volumes

      High in a building in central Kuala Lumpur, not far from the twin Petronas Towers that dominate the Malaysian capital’s...

    26. January 23, 2015

      The art market: the ‘Earlier Mona Lisa’ on view in Singapore

      While the final figures are not yet in, it looks as if 2014 was a banner year for the auction market. Christie’s has...

    27. January 23, 2015

      US considers delay to OTC swap rules

      The US is studying whether to give banks more time to adhere to rules that would require them to set aside margin for swaps...

    28. January 22, 2015

      Goldman makes first foray into big data in Asia

      Goldman Sachs has made its first foray into big data in Asia by investing the lion’s share of a $56m round of funding for...

    29. January 21, 2015

      Derivatives drive growth at Singapore exchange

      SGX, the Singapore exchange, underscored how its business is being largely driven by derivatives with its second-quarter...

    30. MBA blog

      January 20, 2015

      Happy holidays

      The holidays are always a great time with the trials of the semester done and the tribulations of exams and projects all...

    31. January 20, 2015

      Deutsche Börse takes step nearer Singapore clearing house

      Efforts by Deutsche Börse to establish a physical beachhead in Asia took a step forward on Tuesday when Singapore approved...

    32. January 19, 2015

      Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore — review

      Concertos for two cellists are about as rare as horn soloists in Asia, yet both turned up last Friday with the Singapore...

    33. January 18, 2015

      Women in Business — Margaret Cording

      Margaret Cording is professor of strategy at IMD business school in Switzerland. She is also regional director of the...

    34. January 11, 2015

      RBS in talks over retreat from Asia operations

      Royal Bank of Scotland is discussing a potential retreat from Asia as the state-controlled bank accelerates its strategy of...

    35. January 8, 2015

      RRJ Capital plans to raise record $4bn for new Asia fund

      RRJ Capital is aiming to raise more than $4bn for a new fund in a record capital-raising by an Asian private equity group,...

    36. January 7, 2015

      Southeast Asia derivatives trading hit record high

      Derivatives volumes on the three biggest exchanges in Southeast Asia hit record highs in 2014 in a sign that the region's...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 5, 2015

      Malaysia trims mega-project near Singapore, report says

      By Gavin Bowring and Hafiz Noor Shams Malaysia has informed a leading Chinese real estate company of a decision to slash the...

    38. January 5, 2015

      LeVel 33, Singapore

      Where: Central business district, Singapore WiFi: Yes Open: Core hours 11.30am - midnight Plug sockets: Yes Price of an...

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