Monday, Jun 12, 2017

TOP STORIES

Singapore firms urged to make the most of India's biggest tax reform

SINGAPORE businesses should make the most of India's biggest tax reform as the...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

Stronger economic outlook boosts pension funds, SWFs

A STRONGER world economy boosted public pension fund, sovereign fund and central bank...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

Risk premium raised in UK by 'delusional politicians': businesses

DISENCHANTED business people and asset managers fear that "delusional politicians...
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Logan Property eyeing more after winning Stirling Rd project

HONG Kong-listed Chinese developer Logan Property, which recently jointly placed a record...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

Stock bulls tested as Nasdaq rout exposes market's vulnerability

A CRACK has finally formed in the foundation of the US bull market. Now, investors must...
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Being tote-tally creative at BT BAF art jamming event

CHILDREN and youths from The Business Times Budding Artists Fund (BT BAF) took part in...
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MONDAY MULTIPLE

When cheap isn't that cheap

SOMETIMES, a stock you come across seems ridiculously cheap.
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

Survey to shed light on financial literacy in children

TO find out about the level of financial literacy among children here, family edutainment...
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Under-privileged kids get to 'grow up' in adult jobs

COME October, 800 less privileged children will be able to get a taste of working in...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

Grace Fu to visit China

MINISTER for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu will be leaving for China on Monday...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Beginning the day with workouts to keep staff healthy

EVERY weekday morning in an Orchard Road tower block, dozens of people clad in business...
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BlackBerry back on Radar with fleet tracker

A VISIT to trucking firm Titanium Transportation helps explain why BlackBerry's...
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Paulson executives leave as assets dwindle

PORTFOLIO manager Sheru Chowdhry is expected to leave Paulson & Co, two sources said...
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Should CFOs have a seat on the board?

IN the current era of heightened risk and increased regulation, the role of the chief...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

Investors struggle to figure out ProSieben's digital strategy

IN November last year, the head of Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 went cap in hand to his...
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STOCKS

Mid-week FOMC meeting to take centre stage

ECONOMICS, relatively more predictable for markets than politics (these days, at least),...
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COMMODITIES

Copper jumps as stockpiles fall in Asian exchange warehouses

COPPER climbed to the highest in almost two months on the London Metal Exchange as a drop...
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CURRENCIES

Sterling slides after Conservatives lose parliamentary majority

US stocks rose slightly, as did the dollar, but the British pound tumbled as the UK'...
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INSIDE INSIGHTS

ST Index holds 14% year-to-date gain

THE past five sessions saw the Straits Times Index hold its 14 per cent total return for...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Plan to relocate 1.6m Muscovites turns middle-class into protesters

WHEN he ran for president in 2012, Vladimir Putin wrote that Russia's "middle...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

San Francisco icon to be sold, closing chapter on giant property buyout

THE largest real estate buyout of all time is set for its final chapter as Blackstone...
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BANKING & FINANCE

US retirement savings rule takes effect

A RULE meant to make it easier for US retirement savers to trust their financial advisers...
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Deutsche Bank denies US lawmakers' request for Trump information

DEUTSCHE Bank said it can't comply with a request to hand over information related...
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Acting Wall St regulator chief will stay away from big banks to avoid conflict

THE new acting chief of one of Washington's major banking regulators has agreed to...
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ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Floating solar farm reflects China's green goals

AS the United States was withdrawing from the Paris climate pact, China's clean...
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Glencore moves to trump Chinese rival for Rio's Aussie coal assets

GLENCORE plc's Ivan Glasenberg is looking to trump China's Yanzhou Coal Mining...
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Palladium tops commodity performance on worries over near-term supply

IN the main commodity markets, nothing is doing better than palladium this year.
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TECHNOLOGY

Google execs prepare for fight with EU over fines

AS EUROPEAN Union (EU) officials count the days before their annual vacation, Google...
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European mobile operators brace for end of roaming charges

LONG an important source of revenue for telecom companies, roaming charges will be lifted...
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US drug trade rising in dark corners of the Web

AS the country's opioid crisis worsens, US authorities are confronting a resurgent,...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Bristol-Myers vulnerable to takeover after setback in cancer drug

AT a Chicago convention jammed with thousands of doctors in 2015, a buzz of excitement...
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Spain's jamon conquers China

THE aroma is so extraordinary it's like "a punch in your mouth", says Luqi...
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Tyson Foods tries to scuttle TV ad playing up its ties to GOP contender

TYSON Foods has asked Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Corey Stewart to kill a television...
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TRANSPORT

Tesla challenges BMW; overtakes it briefly in market capitalisation

BMW AG makes ultimate driving machines, but Tesla Inc's stock is the one that's...
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Cobalt upstarts eye Glencore's turf in electric car market

THE race is on to supply more of the cobalt needed for batteries in the fast-growing...
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Old-style car parts supplier goes for high-tech overhaul

AS CARMAKERS rush to catch up to Silicon Valley in the race to create the...
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Iranian carrier Aseman inks US$3b deal for 30 Boeing jets

IRAN'S Aseman Airlines has finalised an agreement to buy 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets for...
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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

As May stumbles, charismatic Scottish leader rises

A CHARISMATIC politician with a sense of humour who is respected even by her rivals,...
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China trade surges in May while prices at factory gates cool

CHINA'S latest economic data shows the country's economy is holding out well...
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China's bridges: dazzling, and buried in debt

SOARING over a lush valley in southern China, the Chishi Bridge is a 1.4 mile marvel of...
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Central banks poised to start rowing in one direction again

THE world's central banks aren't moving in harmony just yet, but at least the...
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Jakarta steps in as traditional markets struggle to survive

IN the gloom and stale air enveloping the butcher stalls at the Palmerah market in...
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Culture clash at China billionaire's Ohio plant

WHEN a giant Chinese glassmaker arrived here in 2014 and began spending what would become...
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US drug trade rising in dark corners of the Web

AS the country's opioid crisis worsens, US authorities are confronting a resurgent,...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

Qatar assets pile up losses amid tension

INVESTORS in Qatari stocks, bonds and currency forwards were unexpectedly saddled with...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

The lice ladies of Brooklyn go corporate

AMONG the leafy blocks of what is known as brownstone Brooklyn, two bright, cheery salons...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

China regulators targeting celebrity news

WHETHER read openly and voraciously or behind closed doors, celebrity gossip plays an...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

New York spotlights Frank Lloyd Wright

FROM a skyscraper twice the height of today's tallest building to self-sufficient...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

Billionaire Maezawa rings in new era for art in Japan

WITH a single post on Instagram, Yusaku Maezawa announced not only his purchase of a US$...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Coming to grips with the threat of terrorism

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What measures and precautions have your company taken - or are...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2017 05:50 AM
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