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Wall St. weighed by Apple but banks shine on

Wall St. weighed by Apple but banks shine on

NEW YORK - Apple Inc was the largest weight on U.S. stock indexes on Tuesday after antitrust regulators ordered the company to pay about $14.5 billion in back taxes to the Irish...

Property taxes collected up 2.7%: IRAS

Despite the housing market slump, property taxes collected by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (Iras) rose 2.7 per cent in FY2015/2016, due mainly to higher receipts...

S’pore banks can withstand housing slump: Fitch

SINGAPORE — The Republic’s banks are strong enough to withstand a sharp downturn in the city-state’s real estate market despite their large exposure to the sector, with property...