Saturday, Jan 20, 2018

TOP STORIES

SGX introduces dual-class shares and unveils debt issue plans

AS COMPETITION between exchanges for hot tech listings heats up, the Singapore Exchange (...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore considering regulation of e-waste disposal

THE government, in planning a comprehensive system to manage growing electronic and...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Hong Kong targets tighter scrutiny of listed firms' auditors

HONG KONG, which has faced a slew of criticism on company financial reporting, is set to...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Audemars Piguet embraces second-hand business

SWISS luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet said it would launch a second-hand business this...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Bill to avert government shutdown passes House

THE US House of Representatives passed a stop-gap funding measure late on Thursday that...
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Trump marking one-year anniversary with gala; tickets priced from US$100,000

US President Donald Trump will mark the first anniversary of his inauguration on Saturday...
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China may call Trump's bluff on trade action

AS INFLUENTIAL voices within the US business community warn China that US President...
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India mired in over 20 trade arbitration cases

HAVING cancelled investment treaties with about 50 foreign governments last year, India...
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Bitcoin use under scrutiny in Bali amid warnings by central bank over risks

INDONESIAN authorities are investigating the use of bitcoin in the holiday island of Bali...
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Niam Chiang Meng to succeed Ernest Wong as Mediacorp chairman

LOCAL broadcaster Mediacorp announced on Friday that it is appointing Niam Chiang Meng as...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

New investor shakes up Ipco board, but shareholders still fret over direction of firm

A SHAKE-UP has been set in motion at Ipco International, with long-time executive...
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EOL restructuring terms not sitting well with DBS, UOB

DBS Bank and UOB Bank have said in joint affidavits that they are not prepared to agree...
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TSMC shares hit record high as investors bet on crypto-mining

TAIWAN Semiconductor Manufacturing Co's shares rose to a record high after Apple Inc...
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Pacific Radiance offers noteholders S$100m debt-to-equity swap

OFFSHORE and marine group Pacific Radiance is asking holders of its S$100 million medium-...
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HOT STOCKS

Sembcorp Industries, Sembcorp Marine power ahead in Friday's session

SHARES in Sembcorp Industries (SCI) rose on Friday amid speculation about a spin-off in...
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Roxy-Pacific partners Tong Eng group MD to buy Kismis View for S$102.75m

ROXY-PACIFIC Holdings and the group managing director of Tong Eng Group, Teo Tong Lim,...
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Keppel confirms talks with Borr Drilling for sale of jack-ups

KEPPEL Corporation confirmed a Business Times report on Friday, saying that discussions...
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Cordlife Group on the hunt for second chief executive in two years

MEDICAL doctor Wong Chiang Yin is leaving Cordlife Group - just a year and a half after...
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Corporate digest

FOOD Empire has provided a profit guidance for its results for the fourth quarter ended...
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ST Electronics secures contracts worth S$742m in Q4

THE electronics arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has clinched...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

New award to celebrate corporate social responsibility

NETWORKING company CEO Asia has tied up with Maybank, trading platform BBX and non-profit...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Traders cast aside their doubts on blue-chip buzz

LOCAL equities found themselves on surer footing on Friday, with the benchmark Straits...
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Brokers' take

Frasers Commercial Trust > Buy
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REAL ESTATE

CDL sells 18 units of high-end Leonie Hill project on first day of sale

CITY Developments Ltd (CDL) moved 18 units of its high-end condominium project New Futura...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Wanda expected to declare sale of Australian projects: sources

DALIAN Wanda Group is expected to announce the sale of two Australian property projects...
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Purchase a flat in India and get to meet Donald Trump Jr

PROSPECTIVE buyers of luxury apartments in the new Trump Towers project outside India...
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UOB Kay Hian bullish on S'pore residential, office segments

They noted the strong pick-up in sales momentum and pricing in the residential sector in...
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BANKING & FINANCE

THE BROAD VIEW

'Heroes' who expose irregularities in companies and generate massive profits

A YEAR before unleashing a damning report that detailed accounting irregularities at...
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TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

Retro gadgets get a tech reboot

EVEN as we flirt with Jetsons-style bathrooms hooked up to digital assistants and...
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CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

Ex-banker has Wall Street-sized ambitions as a wine critic

WINE is one of those rare industries in which one person's opinion can make fortunes...
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

The exuberant world of Ronaldinho

THE man who once lobbed England goalkeeper David Seaman from 40 yards, Ronaldinho has...
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Meet your art twin: a 400-year-old with an oily complexion

ROSS W Duffin was wandering through a museum in Pasadena, California, last summer when he...
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GEAR HEAD

The state of tech in 2018

AS we enter into a new year, most of us will try and transform ourselves into a better...
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DISRUPTED

Painting's on the wall

DAWSON Road, Haji Lane, Seng Poh Road and Aliwal Street: what do these places have in...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM
SASS AND THE CITY

Did you just throw a sheep at me?

FACEBOOK is taking us back to the days - make that ancient 2007 - of throwing sheep at...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Finishing on a high

ON Nov 26, 2008, Bassam Salem was in Mumbai, India for a board meeting and was having...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

Machines are encroaching on bond markets' last line of resistance

IN the corporate-bond market, even a few billion doesn't get you a seat at the table...
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THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Cryptocurrency frenzy points to it being one of history's biggest bubbles

THE line "This time is different" has been used for centuries to justify a new...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Hang on to your older tranche of Singapore Savings Bonds

THE details of the next month's Singapore Savings Bonds (SSBs) were recently...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

As Bitcoin tumbles, new fund offers crypto holders an easy exit

MANAGERS of a new investment fund have a message for those who made staggering gains from...
PUBLISHED Jan 20, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 23, 2018 04:50 PM

Airbus CEO vows to stay in post-Brexit UK long into future

[LONDON] Airbus chief executive officer Tom Enders personally promised the UK government the company plans to retain...
Feb 23, 2018 04:46 PM

Europe: Stock markets steady at open

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets steadied at the start of trading on Friday following gains across Asian...
Feb 23, 2018 04:40 PM

Hong Kong: Shares end with healthy gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks finished Friday with gains, recovering from the previous day's losses as traders...
Feb 23, 2018 04:31 PM

Najib mocked for saying he eats pricey quinoa now, not rice

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has been mocked by the opposition after saying he doesn'...
Feb 23, 2018 04:11 PM

RBS bank posts first annual net profit in 10 years

[LONDON] State-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday announced its first annual post-tax profit since 2007, or the...
Feb 23, 2018 03:36 PM

Japan's equity faithful want foreigners to spur market rally

[TOKYO] Japanese retail investors bought domestic stocks for a fourth consecutive week, stoking hope that foreign...
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