Singapore exceeded its forecast for investment commitments recently by attracting $10.9 billion. Self-driving cars bearing a "Made in Singapore" stamp are among initiatives that could add to this push.
It creates a situation in which unlisted companies, free of the constraints of quarterly reporting, are more able to focus on long-term growth, thereby stabilizing the economy.
Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings has invested in the $150 million early-stage venture capital fund raised by Monashees, the biggest VC firm in Brazil, focused on backing tech startups in Latin America.
Global investment firm Blackstone, Singapore sovereign fund GIC and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) have agreed to acquire Goldman Sachs' entire shareholding in British- based pensions provider Rothesay Life for an undisclosed sum.
Mercuria and Chinese state oil giant PetroChina are selling fuel oil stored in vessels off Singapore and southern Malaysia, several trade sources say.
Isaac Ho, founder at Venturecraft Group, and several investors were watching a pitch from a cancer-detection startup in Singapore when one of the Chinese billionaires present got up and, without a word, scrawled “Speed x Market Share” in Chinese characters on a whiteboard.
Norway's $935 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, has not found suitable real estate projects in Tokyo and Singapore, despite long-standing plans to invest in the two Asian capitals, the fund's chief executive said on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE - Singapore on Wednesday launched a S$1 billion ($717.31-million) fund to invest in companies with strong intellectual property profiles as part of a government push to establish the city-state as a global IP centre.
KUALA LUMPUR - China has overtaken Singapore as the biggest investors in the Malaysian property market amid Chinese emigration to Malaysia, the Financial Times reported on Monday (March 27). The business paper reported that Chinese groups have invested more...
China last year surpassed Singapore as the largest source of Asian capital in the global real estate market for the first time, accounting for nearly half of the total US$60 billion investment. However, this year smaller deals might replace the large transactions seen in 2016, according to global real estate service provider CBRE.