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UN Study: Foreign Investment in India up by 6% in 2018

A United Nations report has found that India received foreign direct investments (FDI) worth USD42 billion in 2018, helped by inflows in...

Global

Indian company to send farm fresh milk to Singapore

Indian dairy company Parag Milk Foods will now be delivering premium, farm fresh milk from India to Singapore.

SMEs

Stressed Indian companies may get a boost from Singapore

Highlighting the strong investment-linked relationships between the two nations, India’s envoy to Singapore Jawed Ashraf said the island...

Singapore

RBI cuts rates to support sagging Indian economy; announces measures

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday cut interest rates by 25 basis points in its latest credit policy for the third time this year. It...

Global

US-India Business Council to give Sundar Pichai global leadership award

Sundar Pichai, Google's chief executive officer and Adena Friedman, Nasdaq's president and chief executive officer, will be given Global...

Corporate

Singapore is India's top foreign investment source

A chunky USD16.23 billion (SGD22.1 billion) of foreign direct investment into India came from Singapore in the financial year that ended on...

Singapore

What NRIs should watch out for while purchasing a life insurance policy

Indians abroad have a wider range of insurance carriers to choose from, both foreign and domestic

Global NRI Stories

Veteran journalist to helm Connected to India’s Editorial operations globally

Shankar Ramakrishnan, until recently the Global News Editor at International Financing Review, Thomson Reuters in New York, will take over...

Global

P2P online rental platform MyRent launches in Singapore today

MyRent, an innovative peer-to-peer on-demand rental marketplace, is set to formally launch today in Singapore.

SMEs

IKEA partner Ingka Group invests in Indian home furnishing startup Livspace

India-based home design and renovation platform Livspace has received funding from Ingka investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group.

Corporate

Singapore business summit involves envoys from 18 countries; HCI Jawed Ashraf to deliver keynote speech

Singapore-based publishing company Sun Media will commemorate its 20th anniversary with a multinational investment conference on May 22 at...

Upcoming

Singtel posts stable Q4 profit, full-year net profit down 44 percent

Singtel reported a stable Q4 net profit for the quarter that ended on March 31.

Corporate

OCBC reports SGD1.3 billion net profit after tax for first quarter of 2019, up 33% from last quarter

OCBC reported a net profit after tax of SGD1.23 billion for the first quarter of 2019 that ended on March 31, an 11 percent from last year.

Corporate

Budget carrier SpiceJet to connect Mumbai with Hong Kong, Middle East

Indian aviation carrier SpiceJet announced connections from Mumbai to a host of international destinations with direct non-stop flights...

Global

Sentosa's new scheme woos innovative ideas from local enterprises

The Sentosa x Enterprise scheme will create opportunities for local enterprises to test bed novel ideas, concepts, and technologies.

SMEs

Airbnb buys into hospitality unicorn OYO in Series E investment round

Global homestay major Airbnb has invested nearly USD200 million in Gurugram-headquartered hospitality unicorn OYO. This raise is part of the...

Global

India, US to exchange Country by Country reports of multinationals, rejig tax compliance

USA

Ola launches autorickshaw service in Liverpool

Following the launch of its service in the UK last year, Indian ride-hailing firm Ola has introduced autorickshaw services in Liverpool.

UK

Grab continues to see strong interest from global investors post-SGD6.1 billion funding round

Singapore-based ride hailing firm Grab is looking to raise more funds from strategic investors after receiving over SGD6.1 billion in the...

SMEs

After China and the EU, India the next target for Trump's War on Trade

US President Donald Trump has announced plans to scrap preferential trade treatment for India, claiming that New Delhi has failed to assure...

USA

DBS new digital platform simplifies investments for first-time investors

Launched on Monday, February 25, for Treasures members, DigiPortfolio features an automated process allowing investors to buy their...

Corporate

Singapore now India’s top FDI source, overtakes Mauritius

The Singapore-India story is now creating a new historical chapter. FDI in equity from Singapore jumped 41% in the April-December period to...

Corporate

DBS’ reports record net profit for 2018 at SGD 5.63 billion

DBS Group has recorded a net profit of SGD 5.63 billion, a 28 percent increase.

Corporate

SMEs still plagued by manpower issues and high cost of doing business in Singapore: DBS poll

Citing challenges such as manpower issues, high operational costs and growing business revenue, SMEs in Singapore are facing a difficult...

SMEs

Singapore one of the top 6 Tech Cities in the world

According to the 2019 Tech Cities index by Savills, Singapore is the sixth best tech city in the world and has emerged as the premier tech...

Singapore