Singapore-Economy

By Cognitus Academy | These articles focus on Singapore's economic and financial developments.

TPP: What is it and why does it matter?

<b>US President Donald Trump made abandoning the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal a key part of his election campaign and on his first day in office, he has proved as good as his word.</b><p>But what was the TPP designed to do? And does it have any future without the US?<p>TPP in a nutshell<p>Twelve …

World Economy

Oil price trades near highest level since 2015

Oil traded near its highest level since 2015 on Wednesday, having risen above $67 a barrel during the previous session.<p>The sustained strength came …

Love Thy Neighbor: Apartment Owners Team Up to Cash In

In Singapore, owners band together to package all their units to sell—and land-hungry developers are willing to pay up<p>By<p>Dominique Fong<p>Dominique Fong<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@dominiquefong<p>dominique.fong@wsj.com<p>As 2018 gets under way, developers are coming up with new ways to feed what seems …

Real Estate

Singapore's Economy Grows Faster Than Estimated

Singapore’s economy finished 2017 on a solid footing, allowing more room for policy makers to consider raising taxes and tightening monetary policy …