People move around the business district in Singapore on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Singapore slashed its full-year economic growth forecast on Tuesday as global conditions were seen worsening and data confirmed the slowest growth rate in a decade amid mounting fears of recession in the city-state.
Singapore eased monetary policy for the first time in over three years on Monday as the US-China trade war bites, while the export-reliant economy narrowly avoided recession in the third quarter.
An advertisement featuring an actor of Chinese origin with his skin darkened to portray different races has sparked anger in multi-ethnic Singapore, prompting an apology from the country's state-owned broadcaster.
Confirmation of a new Brexit deal sent sterling to a five-month high on Thursday and hoisted European stocks to a year-and-a-half peak, before familiar doubts about British parliamentary support for the agreement hauled them back.
Emirates NBD Bank on Thursday announced that it proposes to raise Dhs6.45 billion via a rights share offering to strengthen its capital base and support the future growth of the business.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), Adani Group, BASF SE and Borealis AG have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to engage in a joint feasibility study to further evaluate a collaboration