Singapore factory output sees weakest growth in 11 months as electronics production falls

SINGAPORE – The growth in Singapore’s manufacturing output slowed further in August, as production in the key electronics sector shrank for a second month in a row. Weakness in the electronics cluster, which represents 40 per cent of Singapore’s industrial output, may drag the overall performance of the export-driven economy as rising inflation and interest […]

Is it worth paying more to live above a mall?

SINGAPORE – Integrated developments are highly sought after by investors and people who want more than just a home. These properties are specially curated by top developers who have diverse expertise in building residential and commercial projects. Integrated developments feature a dynamic composition of residential homes, a large shopping mall beneath the development, an array […]

Ethereum completes long-awaited energy-saving ‘Merge’ upgrade

SINGAPORE – Crypto’s most important commercial highway, Ethereum, just got repaved. The blockchain network has completed the crypto world’s biggest and most ambitious software upgrade to date, according to its co-founder Vitalik Buterin in a Twitter post on Thursday. Called the Merge, it replaced power-hungry computers that were used to order transactions on the network […]

China’s economic recovery wobbles as drought and global slowdown add to risks

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – China’s economy continued to recover in August but warning signs are flashing across a number of fronts as weaker global demand and a crippling drought exacerbated by a record heatwave add new risks to growth prospects. That is the outlook based on Bloomberg’s aggregate index of eight early indicators for this month. The […]

Fight inflation and prepare for golden years: How to make your money work harder for you

Most Singaporeans are worried about the state of the global economy and inflation. Out of some 200 respondents surveyed by online trading platform moomoo recently, more than two-thirds voiced their concern at rising prices and economic uncertainty. The survey was conducted via the app and all of the respondents were Singaporeans. Their concerns are not […]