Monday, Oct 23, 2017

TOP STORIES

The brave new world of asset management

THE asset management industry has hit an inflexion point where industry growth spurred by...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Mitsui eyes property in S'pore and consumers in Asia for growth

MITSUI and Co, one of the largest sogo shosha, or general trading houses in Japan, is...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Lining up a list of losses and leads

IN three years, the Communist Party of China (CPC) will celebrate its centenary - the...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Mayfair Gardens in collective sale bid

MAYFAIR Gardens, a residential redevelopment site off Dunearn Road in Bukit Timah, is...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
COMPANY OF GOOD

SGX Bull Charge: constantly evolving

THE Singapore Exchange Bull Charge is an annual fixture on the local corporate calendar...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

Bargain hunting in OSV sub-sector still an 'extreme sport' for select few

THE worst may be over for the offshore support vessel (OSV) sub-sector but with recovery...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
SUNBURST: THE BUSINESS TIMES-CAPITALAND FUNDRAISING CONCERT

Celebrating joy, hope and resilience

MIXING classical and traditional with au courant tunes, a wide range of musical talents...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
MONDAY MULTIPLE

Sleepless in 7-Eleven

IT IS a truth universally acknowledged, at least in Bangkok, that one cannot walk a few...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

STOCKS

STOCKS

STI to sway to earnings, US Fed chief pick

MARKET sentiment seems to have entered a rather blithe phase even though investors have...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Speculators pare bearish bets on US dollar

SPECULATORS trimmed their bearish bets on the US dollar last week to the smallest...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

SATS aims to do more for less with tech

GROUND handler and caterer SATS is investing significantly in technology and innovation...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

High-flying markets should beware Icarus lesson

US stocks rose again last week as prospects of a major tax cut and solid economic data...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

UBS rolls out next-gen global operating platform

UBS has rolled out a globally unified new operating platform in Singapore that is...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Gold, as an inflation hedge, should continue uptrend

WITH all the chatter about an interest rate hike in December, we thought it would be good...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI to sway to earnings, US Fed chief pick

MARKET sentiment seems to have entered a rather blithe phase even though investors have...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Speculators pare bearish bets on US dollar

SPECULATORS trimmed their bearish bets on the US dollar last week to the smallest...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Buybacks decline, Yanlord Land leads tally for second straight week

IN the four trading sessions spanning Oct 13 to Oct 19, the Straits Times Index (STI)...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

More moving to cities, but cannot afford housing

AS people around the world move into cities and look for housing, one thing is clear:...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Unearthing story behind US capital's 'mystery tomb'

IN A CITY where it is tough to throw a rock without hitting a civic building, it is easy...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Regulator blasts Wells Fargo for sneaky car insurance programme

A FEDERAL regulator criticised Wells Fargo for engaging in unfair and deceptive practices...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Oil investors expect better returns, not production growth

US shale drillers are stepping on the brakes in the wake of a growing investor revolt...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Opec dithering on output cuts could kill oil's rally

BRENT crude's brief flirtation with a US$60 price level already seems to be fading...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Turnbull seeks to woo reluctant states to Australia's energy plan

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government will provide modelling to the states in...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

China's Baowu Steel says it will consider other M&A opportunities

CHINA'S top steel maker Baowu Steel Group Co, formed in a mega merger last year,...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Venezuelans mining bitcoin to fight inflation

INSIDE a locked room in an office building in Caracas, 20 humming computers use their...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Black AI workshop becomes latest flashpoint in tech culture war

AN event designed to encourage greater participation by black researchers in artificial...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Bordeaux winemakers cheer quality of 2017 harvest

BORDEAUX winemakers harvested healthy, ripe grapes this year even after the worst frosts...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Monks and nuns make time for prayer - and business

AFTER prayers at the Chantelle Abbey in Allier, central France, a marketing meeting...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

As the rich get richer, so are makers of exotic cars

THE steering wheel may be slowly going out of style, but no one seems to have told the...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

A Singapore holiday mid-week disrupted trading for the big ships particularly in the East...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Abe's ruling bloc on track for big election win: TV exit polls

JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

NZ prime minister to push for changes in TPP

NEW Zealand's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has encountered...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

Women the mystery ingredient in Australia's jobs feast

WOMEN coming into Australia's workforce provide the answer to an economic puzzle...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

China's jobless rate lowest in years, but challenges persist

CHINA'S unemployment rate has hit its lowest point in multiple years at 3.95 per...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

SUNBURST: THE BUSINESS TIMES-CAPITALAND FUNDRAISING CONCERT

Artists of 'all abilities' awe audience

DOZENS of artists convened for the first benefit concert to aid the muscular dystrophy...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM
WTA FINALS SINGAPORE

Wozniacki ready to charm her fans

THE BNP Paribas Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals Singapore presented by SC...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Magnetic Middle Kingdom

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What is the impact of China's rise as a global power?...
PUBLISHED Oct 23, 2017 05:50 AM

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