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MUMBAI • Kalyan Jewellers India Ltd, the company giving away Volkswagen AG’s Audi cars as freebies to lure customers, is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) within the next two years as the... more
NEW DELHI • Vistara,  Singapore Airlines Ltd’s Indian venture that operates an all-Airbus fleet, is seeking to recruit pilots trained on Boeing Co aircraft, people familiar with the matter said. The... more
HONG KONG • The value of pay and benefits packages for expatriates moving to Hong Kong and Singapore continued to decline last year, according to consultancy firm ECA International. For middle... more
LUXEMBOURG • The European Union’s (EU) top court said a free trade agreement (FTA) with Singapore needs the approval of national Parliaments before it can become legal, in a case widely seen as... more
SINGAPORE • The great Asian export spurt may be about to end, replaced by a stretch of merely good exports.  Demand from both Chinese consumers and manufacturers, a key driver for an unexpected jump... more
SINGAPORE • Developers’ hunger for Singapore land is adding to signs that the city’s housing market is making a comeback after three years of price declines.  As new home sales surge after an easing... more
SINGAPORE • Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest private equity fund, told investors to dial back their expectations for property returns as the “great run” of the past five years becomes harder... more
KARACHI • Agha Steel Industries Ltd is planning Pakistan’s biggest-ever private sector initial share sale this year to help boost output as China funds more than US$55 billion (RM236.5 billion) in... more
NEW YORK • China increased its holdings of US Treasuries by the most in two years, a sign that the world’s second-biggest economy is stabilising and stricter capital controls have helped to stem... more
SINGAPORE • After a savage three-day sell-off, Noble Group Ltd shares climbed yesterday even as Moody’s Investors Service joined S&P Global Ratings in highlighting the embattled commodity trader’... more

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