08.10.2012 [4-traders] - By MartinVaughan and William Boston. Germany's government is seeking to strengthen its tax treaty with Singapore to help it ensure German nationals aren't stashing assets in the Southeast Asian nation to evade taxes. German Finance Minister Wolfgang
10.10.2012 [4-traders] - By Gaurav Raghuvanshi and MartinVaughan. SINGAPORE--Singapore's central bank has awarded full banking privileges to two of China's largest banks, a development that moves the city-state closer to establishing itself as a hub for trade in the Chinese
26.10.2012 [Wall Street Journal] - By MARTINVAUGHAN. SINGAPORE—The Royal Bank of Scotland has placed a Singapore-based foreign-exchange trader on leave, and people familiar with the move said it was connected to a probe into the bank's role in setting daily reference rates for
25.10.2012 [NASDAQ] - By MartinVaughan. SINGAPORE--Singapore's finance minister said Thursday that private equity firms are growing more attuned to opportunities in Southeast Asia. "During the first phase of private equity in Asia, it was very much a China-India game
17.10.2012 [NASDAQ] - By MartinVaughan. SINGAPORE--Financial companies operating in Asia face challenges, but growth drivers remain intact and the Asian market won't face a sharp dislocation, Singapore Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said Wednesday.
12.10.2012 [MarketWatch] - By MartinVaughan. -- Singapore central bank holds policy steady, keeps local dollar on same appreciation path. -- Singapore economy shrinks 1.5% in 3Q from the previous quarter. -- Economy avoids a technical recession as 2Q GDP revised upward
01.10.2012 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - By MartinVaughan. Associated Press: Singapore's well-heeled are willing to fork out almost three times more for Christian Louboutin shoes than Hong Kong's fashion-conscious. Not all Louboutin ladies' pumps are created equal. The shoes may look and