In interview with Channel NewsAsia, US Trade Representative Michael Froman says that the China-backed RCEP doesn't contradict the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) fell 1.19 per cent, or 33.84 points, to 2,809.55 in early Tuesday (Aug 25) trade.
TODAY reports: The Malaysian currency has been hit by the deepening commodity price slump as worries about China’s economy dent global risk appetite.
Observers say traditional financial institutions are increasingly seeking to work with the relatively nascent technology industry, and MAS is taking new measures to help drive the ecosystem.
The benchmark Straits Times Index on Monday (Aug 24) fell 127.62 to end at the day-low of 2,843.39, its biggest one-day drop since 2008.
The consumer price index in June came in at -0.4 per cent in July mainly due to the decline in Certificate of Entitlement (COE) premiums for cars.
The Singapore dollar traded as high as 3.0037 ringgit on Monday morning, according to Bloomberg data.
TODAY reports: Companies and business associations have been gearing up for the Government's plan to legislate a higher re-employment age of 67 by 2017.
TODAY reports: Property developers in Singapore are introducing features such a boxing ring or a mobile app for their developments to win back buyers after home sales - weakened by multiple rounds of cooling measures - dropped to a six-year low last year.
The 259-unit property will be part of the mixed-use Europark Tower development comprising a 100,000 sqm lifestyle shopping mall, designer offices and luxury residential apartments.