SGX is speaking with potential SPAC sponsors and seeing "a robust pipeline" of potential listings, its CEO Loh Boon Chye told CNBC in an exclusive interview.
The new fund, to be set up with state investment firm Temasek, will help "promising high-growth" companies raise capital through public listings in Singapore.
Dubai’s new attraction, Ain Dubai, will be able to carry 1,750 people at a time when it opens on Oct. 21.
Robert Daly of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States says most of the countries in Southeast Asia have China as their primary trading partner and they benefit from the economic relationship. However, he adds that they are also "deeply suspicious" of Beijing's political motives and increased influence in the region.
Simon Tay of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs says the key part of the visits by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Southeast Asia shows the region remains relevant and its future "looks solid."
Data centers are a modern public utility, according to Barclays, and they need to become more sustainable.
Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said Singapore wants to limit deaths and avoid overwhelming its hospitals, so it's not opening up the economy further for now.
Shares of the Singapore banking trio DBS, OCBC and UOB have beaten the benchmark Straits Times Index so far this year.
Regulation is an important step in helping protect investors, says cryptocurrency exchange Gemini's Jeremy Ng. He adds that regulation is good for the crytpo ecosystem.
Christine Li of Knight Frank says the real estate consultancy forecasts a 7% to 9% increase in Singapore's residential property prices for 2021, and this momentum will likely continue in 2022.
Standard Chartered has agreed a joint venture deal to launch a digital-only bank in Singapore with the country's National Trades Union Congress (NTUC).
Singapore's stock exchange began allowing SPACs to list Friday, a move which it hopes will draw more firms to raise funds amid a stagnant IPO market.
Mohamed Nasser Ismail of the Singapore Exchange discusses how its special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) framework will focus on the quality of sponsors, aligning the interest of different stakeholders, and ensuring investors have access to resources to make key decisions throughout the lifecycle of the SPACs.
Citi Commercial Bank has set up a China desk in Singapore dedicated to helping mid-sized Chinese firms expand into the city state and Southeast Asia.
Kevin Tan, CEO of Philippine conglomerate Alliance Global, talks about the performance of his company's property and liquor subsidiaries during the global pandemic.
These groups were selected because they are at higher risk of severe illness as a result of catching Covid-19.
Terence Zou of ride-hailing firm Ryde says as Covid restrictions in Singapore get lifted and the economy starts reopening, there is an uptick of demand and prices, which means more jobs for its drivers at slightly higher fares.
K Shanmugam, Singapore's minister for home affairs and law, discusses the importance of the Singapore Convention on Mediation — a United Nations international trade dispute treaty — which came into force a year ago. He says there's potential for more collaboration on mediation with some of the world's major economies.
Oi Yee Choo, chief commercial officer of capital markets platform ADDX says the Monetary Authority of Singapore has always worked closely with regulators in China to attract investments.
Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said the Taliban is now in charge and has to take responsibility for the people in Afghanistan.