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  1. A trader looks on as a screen displays the U.S. Federal Reserve interest rates announcement on the

    Commentary: These ultra-low interest rates are hurting the economy

    In today’s low-interest-rate environment, a further decline in rates will most probably slow the economy by reducing productivity growth, say ...
  2. Singapore Skyline CBD ArtScience Museum

    Commentary: After the Fed’s rate cut, the impact on Singapore and growth

    The fact that the impact might be limited speaks volumes about Singapore's waning reliance on the US, says NUS Business School’s Sumit Agarwal.
  3. Expectations are low for US-China trade talks which are due to resume in Shanghai

    Commentary: Why this US-China trade war is harder to resolve

    When viewed in the broader context of the past decade, US-China trade tensions turn out to be a symptom rather than a cause of the world’s ...
  4. A two-day summit of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will start Saturday in Bangkok,

    Commentary: In the eye of a trade war storm but China still takes the long view

    Chinese officials are not about to bet on the 2020 US presidential election in formulating their strategic response to the trade conflict, says ...
  5. Asian equities surged this week on optimism the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates at the end

    Commentary: These low interest rates around the world are here to stay

    The trend towards lower real interest rates has lasted for decades and is as likely to continue as to reverse, says the Financial Times' Robin ...
  6. Logos of ConocoPhillips are seen in its booth at Gastech, the world's biggest expo for the gas

    ConocoPhillips profit misses on lower crude prices, higher spending

    Independent oil and gas producer ConocoPhillips reported an 11.6per cent drop in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as fears of slowing global economy ...
  7. What slowing growth means for the man in the street

    Commentary: What slowing growth means for the man in the street

    OCBC Bank’s Selena Ling answers your frequently asked questions over news on the outlook for the Singapore economy.
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    Commentary: Singapore trade, disrupted, (not) business as usual

    A troubling and potent mix of factors have reshaped the global trade landscape and created greater headwinds for Singapore businesses, says SMU’s ...
  9. WTO arbitration

    Commentary: The end of the WTO? Why China dropped a dispute against the US, EU

    This one case might well be remembered as the last case; ending the WTO and the rules-based multilateral trading system, say SMU’s Henry Gao and ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: An attendent cleans the carpet next to U.S. and Chinese national flags in Beijing

    Commentary: Few options for China in next phase of Trump’s trade war

    China’s prospects for coping with financial sanctions, which the Trump administration is more likely to use, are bleak, says Yu Yongding.