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Oil ebbs from multi-year highs on surge in US drilling

Brent and WTI last week reached their highest since November 2014 at $78 and $71.89 per barrel respectively.

14 May 2018 9:05 AM

Asian jet fuel buyers paying the highest premiums to get supply since 2008

The Asia Pacific region makes up over one-third of the global air passenger market.

07 May 2018 1:39 PM

Oil prices fall on rising US crude inventories, record production

Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $73.04 per barrel, down 32 cents, or 0.4 per cent, from their last close.

03 May 2018 8:48 AM

Oil prices rise on Iran sanction worries, despite surging US supplies

Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $73.25 per barrel at 0020 GMT, up 12 cents, or 0.2 per cent.

02 May 2018 9:32 AM

DBS sees robust year after record first-quarter profit cheers markets

This month, Singapore’s central bank tightened monetary policy for the first time in six years.

30 Apr 2018 1:02 PM


Oil slips after US rig count rises; Iran concerns cap downside

Brent crude futures, the international benchmark, dipped 39 cents, or 0.5 per cent, to $74.25 a barrel.

30 Apr 2018 11:11 AM

Oil prices rise on concerns over supply disruptions

Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at 74.44 per barrel at 0105 GMT, up 44 cents, or 0.6 per cent.

26 Apr 2018 8:27 AM

Singapore: First polar bear born in tropics Inuka dies at 27 in zoo

Animal rights groups urge zoos to not keep polar bears, who suffer on being denied the huge ranges of their natural habitat.

25 Apr 2018 4:01 PM

Brent oil prices hit highest since late 2014 on supply cuts

Brent was still at $74.89 a barrel at 0109 GMT, up 18 cents, or 0.2 per cent from its last close.

24 Apr 2018 8:33 AM

Oil near late-2014 highs as Saudi pushes for higher prices

Oil prices have the potential to rise another 15 per cent over the remainder of 2018.

19 Apr 2018 9:57 AM


Oil prices rise amid risk of supply disruptions

Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $71.80 per barrel at 0120 GMT, up 38 cents, or 0.5 per cent.

17 Apr 2018 9:19 AM

Oil markets tense on Middle East crisis, US-China trade spat

Oil markets remained tense on Thursday on concerns over a military escalation in Syria.

12 Apr 2018 1:29 PM

Oil prices near 2014 highs over warnings of western air strikes against Syria

Brent crude futures LCOc1 rose to $71.09 per barrel at 0104 GMT, up 7 cents from their last close.

11 Apr 2018 8:14 AM

Oil prices seesaw as US trade dispute with China rattles market

US WTI crude futures CLc1 were at $63.26 a barrel at 0031 GMT, down 16 cents, or 0.3 per cent.

10 Apr 2018 8:39 AM

Oil prices firm, but trade dispute and Syria keep market on edge

Oil prices fell about 2 per cent on Friday after US President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on China.

09 Apr 2018 10:52 AM


India, Singapore to explore new areas of cooperation during Modi's June visit

The annual conference was organised by the Institute of South Asian Studies, a think tank of the National University of Singapore.

06 Apr 2018 8:14 PM

Oil prices slips on expectations for US crude stock build

Russian government comments on prospects for stepping up cooperation with OPEC.

04 Apr 2018 1:25 PM

Singapore: Indian yoga instructor convicted for molesting woman

Rakesh Kumar Prasad was sentenced to a nine-month jail term along with a fine of 1,000 Singapore dollar by the court on Sunday.

03 Apr 2018 2:55 PM

Cryptocurrency arbitrage boom fizzles in Asia, but profits persist

The boom has eaten away the spreads and shown how fast the galloping cryptocurrency markets can change course.

03 Apr 2018 12:22 PM

Diesel use in India set for record in 2018

India’s diesel consumption should be up to about 7.7 million tonnes towards the end of the year.

27 Mar 2018 5:41 PM