Monday, Nov 06, 2017

TOP STORIES

Singapore plays fintech evangelist on global mission

IN TWO short years, Singapore has zipped into pole position in the fintech space,...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Alwaleed arrest expected to send shock waves through markets

THE arrest of Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's leading...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

MAS to tighten cybersecurity, loosen sandbox rules

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) plans to set further requirements in...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

Prudential rules out idea of own financial advisory firm

BRITISH insurer Prudential is sticking to its guns in selling exclusively through its...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

US stocks on a roll in run-up to holiday season

US stocks closed at more record highs, as bulls celebrated the disclosure of a new...
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UBP looking at needs instead of just numbers

A YEAR and a half after its acquisition of the international private banking business of...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Prince's arrest casts pall over big companies

WITH the arrest of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the prominent billionaire investor, Saudi...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM
MONDAY MULTIPLE

Big Tech is expensive? Try Big Consumer

IF you think tech stocks like Facebook and Google are pricey, you haven't seen...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

STOCKS

STOCKS

Asia earnings, China data set to define week's tone

WITH the key United States data and announcements out of the way and US earnings season...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

US dollar rises after strong US services, factory data

THE dollar rose broadly on Friday after the release of US factory orders and services...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Financial advisory powers up Aviva S'pore

THE insurance industry has been rejuvenated of late as the trend of a rising financial...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Yoma raises S$82.2m in share placement

YOMA Strategic Holdings, which brought the first KFC outlet to Myanmar, said on Sunday it...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Your face is your password at OCBC

FACE value now has a whole new meaning, with OCBC launching facial recognition for...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Moya steps up to slake Indonesia's burgeoning thirst

A veritable human dynamo, Lebanese-born Simon Melhem is not one to let grass grow under...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Near term, expect dollar index to retest 97.22 resistance area

THE dollar index (DXY) is an index of the United States dollar relative to a basket of...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Asia earnings, China data set to define week's tone

WITH the key United States data and announcements out of the way and US earnings season...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

US dollar rises after strong US services, factory data

THE dollar rose broadly on Friday after the release of US factory orders and services...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

STI sets new 29-month high; earnings season in full swing

THE five trading sessions spanning Oct 27 to Nov 2 saw the Straits Times Index (STI) gain...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Yoma raises S$82.2m in share placement

YOMA Strategic Holdings, which brought the first KFC outlet to Myanmar, said on Sunday it...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Commercial real estate, which fuelled Trump's fortune, fares well in tax plan

AN INDUSTRY familiar to US President Donald Trump appears to have emerged from the...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

NYC tower builder Moinian seeks up to US$500m in EB-5 funds

DEVELOPER Joseph Moinian aims to raise as much as US$500 million of EB-5 funds -...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Your face is your password at OCBC

FACE value now has a whole new meaning, with OCBC launching facial recognition for...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Building blocks to success

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What will be the biggest contributing factor for Singapore to...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Trump tweets call for Saudi's Aramco to list on NY Stock Exchange

President Donald Trump, raising the political stakes in what would be the largest initial...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Denmark's US$1b IPO may not happen

DENMARK has been home to some of Europe's bigger initial public offerings of late,...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Early Facebook backer tied to Russia bank, Kushner platform

A PROMINENT Silicon Valley investor who was an early backer of Facebook Inc partnered in...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

ADNOC expected to sign this week US$6b loan with 13 banks: sources

ABU Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) oil giant, is expected...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

COMMENTARY

Opec's grand planners thinking about US$70 oil

AS recently as Opec's last meeting, back in May, several oil ministers were talking...
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Scandal-hit Kobe Steel has a 'look the other way' culture

THE fresh university graduate, eager to make a good impression on the job at one of Kobe...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Kaspersky admits taking inactive files in pursuit of hackers

EUGENE Kaspersky said that his company's widely used antivirus software has copied...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Blockchain becoming all the rage at US business schools

US business schools are beefing up training in the software that underlies digital...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Sprint, T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SPRINT Corp and T-Mobile US Inc said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Traditional carpet weaving in central Iraq unravels

IN THE shadow of the Imam Hamza mosque in the region of the ancient kingdom of Babylon, a...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Waymo's driverless cars undergo 20,000 tests

THERE is a man in a straw hat who earns his pay in Atwater by crossing the street over...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Whilst the rate levels have come off during the week, there still seems to be a...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Trump warns 'dictators' at start of Asia visit

PRESIDENT Donald Trump on Sunday issued a stern warning that "no dictator"...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Sacked Catalonian leader Puigdemont turns himself in

SACKED Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four associates turned themselves in to...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Strongman of China faces four major economic risks

MANY have crowned Chinese President Xi Jinping the most powerful man in the world...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

UK industry wants end to Brexit 'soap opera' in bid for certainty

UK business called forĀ an end to the "soap opera" of Brexit and a return to the...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Carney sees slower growth without Brexit deal

BRITAIN'S economy will grow more slowly in the short term if the country fails to...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Beijing may grab climate leadership at UN talks with Trump pulling out

CHINA has a chance to assert leadership of a global plan to combat global warming this...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Five dead, thousands flee as floods hit Penang

AT LEAST five people have been killed and almost 2,000 evacuated after a storm triggered...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Peak Power List fetes disruptors, innovators

IN the words of Wong Joo Seng, the founder and chief executive of new forex trading...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Team Singapore set for BMW Golf Cup International

A TOUGH benchmark for Singapore golf has been set.
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Video game warriors do battle before 40,000 fans

MORE than 40,000 spectators, giant screens, players glued to their keyboards and more...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

Bonding through the ages

THE Adventist Active Centre organised a Golden Peony Family Day at Block 530A, Jurong...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Building blocks to success

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What will be the biggest contributing factor for Singapore to...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM

OPINION

COMMENTARY

Strongman of China faces four major economic risks

MANY have crowned Chinese President Xi Jinping the most powerful man in the world...
PUBLISHED Nov 6, 2017 05:50 AM
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