Saturday, Sep 23, 2017

TOP STORIES

The robo revolution

AutoWealth, StashAway and Smartly all claim to be robo-advisers, online services which...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Global footprints

In the eight large halls of the Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte building in...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM
INSIDE VIEW

Grounded and going nowhere

Big storms - both environmental and political - continued to barrel across the world...
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YCH leaping into the future with Supply Chain City

WHEN Robert Yap, executive chairman of Singapore logistics giant YCH Group, received a...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

New skills framework for logistics sector rolled out

FOUR statutory boards have joined hands to roll out a new national skills framework for...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Anchors aweigh for next leg of Maritime Singapore

SINGAPORE should focus on deepening and broadening its connectivity, innovation creation...
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London strips Uber of operating licence after Sept 30

LONDON stripped Uber on Friday of its licence to operate from the end of next week in a...
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May proposes 2-year transition period after Brexit

PRIME Minister Theresa May on Friday proposed a two-year transition period for Britain...
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Will new Fed leaders solve Yellen's mystery of the missing inflation?

FEDERAL Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's inflation strategy may have a shelf life of...
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Boeing expects stronger demand from S-E Asia

EVEN as airlines in the region grapple with headwinds in the near-term, South-east Asia...
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Apple's latest crop doesn't quite hit the spot

DESPITE the strength of its brand, Apple Inc occasionally releases a product to mediocre...
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Minimum interest rates for CPF SMRA accounts stay at 4%

CENTRAL Provident Fund (CPF) members will continue to benefit from the government's...
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STOCKS

STOCKS

Banks prop up Friday's weak session, STI up 0.3% for the week

ON paper, the key event this week was the US Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

CAPITALAND Commercial Trust announced that it has agreed to acquire Asia Square Tower 2,...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

SingHaiyi-led group bags tender for Sun Rosier for S$271m

FOUR weeks after the owners of Sun Rosier condominium along How Sun Drive put up their...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Cromwell Reit IPO called off

THE sizeable S$1.2 billion initial public offering of the first euro-denominated real...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Perennial CEO 'not disappointed' offer for UEL did not go through

PERENNIAL Real Estate Holdings chief executive Pua Seck Guan said he is "not...
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One Belt, One Road to boost Asean stocks, says SGX report

AS China's One Belt and One Road (OBOR) initiative continues to develop and with...
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Olam sells farmland assets to American firm for US$110m

OLAM International said on Friday it has sold 5,100 acres (2,060 hectares) of its...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

China's postal savings bank raising US$7.25b via preferred shares

POSTAL Savings Bank of China Co (PSBC) is raising US$7.25 billion through an issue of...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Mattel wins loan concessions in Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy aftermath

MATTEL Inc won some concessions on its US$1.6 billion credit line, just two days after...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

MoneyMax, Japan firm to set up live e-auction site

PAWNBROKER, retailer and trader in pre-owned jewellery, watches and branded goods...
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Corporate digest

HATTEN Land has signed a convertible loan agreement with Haitong International Financial...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Banks prop up Friday's weak session, STI up 0.3% for the week

ON paper, the key event this week was the US Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

CAPITALAND Commercial Trust announced that it has agreed to acquire Asia Square Tower 2,...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

SingHaiyi-led group bags tender for Sun Rosier for S$271m

FOUR weeks after the owners of Sun Rosier condominium along How Sun Drive put up their...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Cromwell Reit IPO called off

THE sizeable S$1.2 billion initial public offering of the first euro-denominated real...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Perennial CEO 'not disappointed' offer for UEL did not go through

PERENNIAL Real Estate Holdings chief executive Pua Seck Guan said he is "not...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Move in or pay up, mate: Australia slaps tax on 'ghost homes'

ON a wet, midweek evening when most Australians are home cooking dinner, less than a...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Australia's Fairfax Media to float lucrative property ad arm

FAIRFAX Media's shareholders are set to vote on spinning off its lucrative property...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

London's pricey homes push more into mortgages

MORE home buyers are resorting to mortgages to purchase London's most expensive...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Shaanxi province probes banks for illegal lending to real estate

THE banking regulator of China's north-western province of Shaanxi has ordered...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

China's postal savings bank raising US$7.25b via preferred shares

POSTAL Savings Bank of China Co (PSBC) is raising US$7.25 billion through an issue of...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Shaanxi province probes banks for illegal lending to real estate

THE banking regulator of China's north-western province of Shaanxi has ordered...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Olam sells farmland assets to American firm for US$110m

OLAM International said on Friday it has sold 5,100 acres (2,060 hectares) of its...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

Facebook's Frankenstein moment

ON Wednesday, in response to a ProPublica report that Facebook enabled advertisers to...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

Using data to win the race

CAN data win you an auto race? Mercedes certainly thinks so. For evidence, just look at...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

HEALTH

Fatty liver: the next enemy

DURING the last National Day rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong raised the concerns of...
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MUSIC TO MY EARS

Beautiful noise

AUDIOPHILES know that the electricity supply drawn from their main community power grid...
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DISRUPTED

Using data to win the race

CAN data win you an auto race? Mercedes certainly thinks so. For evidence, just look at...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

EPL trophy seems destined for Manchester

THE new English Premier League (EPL) season is only five games old, but the signs are...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

The Fix-It banker

JOHN Cryan wants just to get straight to the point.
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

SingHaiyi-led group bags tender for Sun Rosier for S$271m

FOUR weeks after the owners of Sun Rosier condominium along How Sun Drive put up their...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Cromwell Reit IPO called off

THE sizeable S$1.2 billion initial public offering of the first euro-denominated real...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

US quantitative tightening taking off after all

THE US Federal Reserve provided few surprises following its September meeting. While it...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Europe equities set for double-digit returns this year

EUROPEAN equities are on track to deliver returns "north of 15 per cent''...
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Harvard University endowment reports 'disappointing' 8.1% return

DESCRIBING the results as "disappointing", Harvard University reported on...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Beat or miss? MiFID will make it harder to tell on earnings day

JUST how good or bad were those earnings? That's going to get tougher to answer next...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Move in or pay up, mate: Australia slaps tax on 'ghost homes'

ON a wet, midweek evening when most Australians are home cooking dinner, less than a...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

Global footprints

In the eight large halls of the Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte building in...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Stage hit

Winner of five Tony Awards, Fun Home is a riveting novel-turned-musical that tells of a...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Terra Firma

He may have lost his Michelin star, but Terra's chef-owner Seita Nakahara is not...
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Sexy bag

English shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood teams up with Bulgari to give a risqué spin to...
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Jazz it up

Two-time Grammy winner Gregory Porter returns to Singapore next week, this time to...
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Good buy

Shop for a good cause at the biennial Singapore Red Cross International Bazaar, where...
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Charmaine Leung

AS a child, Charmaine Leung became suspicious of her environment when she noticed how...
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Home comforts

If you think of your front gate as just a random metal structure designed only to keep...
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Cooking under the radar

For the past few months, there've been murmurings in local food circles about a...
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King of bling

There is a story that Singapore has a special place in Laurence Graff's heart. As a...
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Time to make a statement

WHICH will be the top 15 watch creations in the 2017 Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Party essentials

KEF has launched the eighth iteration of its hugely popular Q Series speakers with new...
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Perfecting Perth

Perth's serenity takes a bit of getting used to. Compared to Melbourne and Sydney,...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM
Memories - a MINI look at Singapore's heritage

A colourful history

Ang Mo Kio's landmarks throw light on the town's unique past ...
PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2017 05:50 AM
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