A Temasek-led consortium has made an offer on Friday to buy all of the shares in commodity trading firm Olam from its minority shareholders. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar has more.» Read More
After settling lingering issues over beef and cheese quotas, the EU and Canada inked a trade deal integrating two of the world's biggest economies.
Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management at REYL Asset Management, says Singapore Q3 Advance GDP number is just a guidance, and he wasn't surprised by MAS' hawkish stance.
An aging population presents a number of challenges for economies. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes a look at how Singapore addresses that problem by retaining older workers.
Groups protested the government shutdown, taking down barricades around the World War Two memorial before marching to the gates of the White House.
As CNBC kicks off a new show called "The Edge" that looks at investment potential from tech innovation, Martin Soong looks at Singapore's urban transportation improvements in this excerpt.
Live from the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) conference in Singapore, Anthony Scaramucci, Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital explains why he likes Singapore and why he does not expect a taper anytime soon.
Eric Boullier, Team Principle of the Lotus F1 Team discusses future plans for the Lotus team.
*Big western Libya oilfield ramps up production. LONDON, Sept 18- Brent crude rose above $108 a barrel on Wednesday after crude oil stockpiles in top consumer the United States sank to the lowest level since March 2012.
*Big western Libya oilfield ramps up production. LONDON, Sept 18- Brent crude slipped below $108 a barrel on Wednesday as Libyan production began to recover and ahead of a Federal Reserve decision on bond purchases.
MUMBAI, Sept 18- New Indian central bank chief Raghuram Rajan makes his first monetary policy statement on Friday with expectations he may scale back some of the emergency measures that have helped the rupee bounce from a record low.
TOKYO, Sept 18- Fish-fin shaped structures, fine dining and entertainment galore: that's what some of the world's biggest casino operators are offering punters in Japan if they are allowed into one of the last great untapped gaming markets.
SINGAPORE, Sept 18- China plans to invest 2 trillion yuan to improve its broadband infrastructure by 2020 with the aim of taking the nearly entire population online, a vice minister said on Wednesday.
*Gold falls for third consecutive session. LONDON, Sept 18- Gold fell for the third consecutive session on Wednesday to a six-week low, as markets paused for the U.S. Gold is usually seen as a hedge against inflation, but latest data showed this remains muted in main Western markets.
LONDON, Sept 18- The U.S. dollar held near a four-week trough against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday as investors bet that any move by the Federal Reserve to roll back stimulus will be modest. Indeed, since a disappointing U.S. non-farm payrolls report on Sept. 6, markets have scaled back expectations on the size of any pullback in stimulus.
*Gold down for 3rd session, falls over 1 pct. *Next support only near $1,270- $1,280- traders. SINGAPORE, Sept 18- Gold extended losses into a third session on Wednesday, falling over 1 percent to trade below $1,300 an ounce, with investors expecting the U.S.
*Big western Libya oilfield ramps up production. SINGAPORE, Sept 18- Brent crude oil prices slipped below $108 a barrel on Wednesday as Libya resumed output and as the start of diplomatic talks to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons eased worries that crude supply from the Middle East would be at risk.
Christine Ip, UOB's Hong Kong CEO talks about the bank's expansion plans and Hong Kong's role in bridging China and Southeast Asia.
Markets have long been pricing in the prospect of Fed tapering but as CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports, smaller businesses in Singapore have been preparing for the big event through their own means.
Petra Blazkova, Head of Research, Singapore & S.E. Asia at CBRE says tourism spending is helping boost Singapore's retail market
The words 'social' and 'entrepreneurship' seldom go hand-in-hand, but Vivian Liew, Founding Director at PhilanthropyWorks Asia discusses how businesses can still embody social consciousness.