September 19, 2019




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Iran’s Rouhani comes out swinging against the US

"Instead of creating a positive atmosphere, the American diplomats are trying to exert maximum sland..

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Trump orders new Iran sanctions after Saudi attack

SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the strike on Saudi oil facilities..


Singapore clings on to third place in FX trading race, survey finds

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 – 5:50 AM Singapore THE recent carry trade activities linked to the Hong Kong do..

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After the Saudi oil attacks, all options are risky

But, amid a flurry of mixed signals, the answers are not so straightforward.The drumbeat to hold Ira..

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Israelis return to polls to decide Netanyahu’s fate

Just as in April, this election pits the longtime leader of Israel against the one-time leader of th..


Getting to grips with Singapore’s tax profile

Singapore SINGAPORE is among the Asia-Pacific jurisdictions that saw an increase in tax revenues in..


Can running EU economy be an Italian job?

Paolo Gentiloni, a polished Italian aristocrat with some of the European Commissions strongest polit..

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election plans in limbo as Israeli exit polls show tight contest

Just after polling stations closed across Israel, the country's three main TV stations flashed ..


HSBC hires Philip Lee as S-EA vice-chairman for global banking franchise

Singapore HSBC on Monday said it has appointed banking veteran Philip Lee as vice-chairman, South-e..


DBS aims to double Thai wealth business by 2023

Wed, Sep 18, 2019 – 2:33 PM DBS Bank on Wednesday said that DBS Private Bank and brokerage DBS Vick..