Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

TOP STORIES

Markets roiled again, but bottom-fishers are in action

SINGAPORE stocks took another punch on Friday after US stocks fell into correction...
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SINGAPORE AIRSHOW 2018

Deals for big planes in small supply at the Singapore Airshow

DESPITE robust growth in passenger traffic, blockbuster commercial aircraft deals were...
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SINGAPORE AIRSHOW 2018

Airbus, Boeing maintenance push forces incumbents to rethink strategies

A PUSH by Airbus SE and Boeing Co to capture more of the US$77 billion global commercial...
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REACH finds S'poreans most concerned about planning for future

SINGAPOREANS are most concerned about how the government can support them in planning...
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Green lung, people-friendly zone new draws 0f Market St area

THE redevelopment of the former Golden Shoe Car Park will feature a 12,500 square foot...
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Singapore takes 9th spot with improved score in global IP index

SINGAPORE has improved its score in the latest United States Chamber of Commerce...
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Single premiums boost Singapore insurance growth for Q4

WITH the life insurance industry in Singapore growing in all aspects in the fourth...
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China's January inflation eases even as global price anxiety grows

CHINA'S producer and consumer inflation eased as expected in January, even as global...
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DNV GL sets up 3D printing centre to test new tech for O&M sector

QUALITY assurance and risk management firm DNV GL has set up a 3D printing centre to...
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LTA awards S$573m for upgrading works on North-South, East-West lines

THREE contracts to upgrade and renew the power supply and track circuit systems on the...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

Frasers Property, parent to acquire more shares in Ticon

A JOINT venture between Frasers Property and its parent TCC Group has agreed to acquire...
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Trading in Midas Holdings suspended due to discovery of irregularities

TRADING in the counter of Midas Holdings was suspended on Friday, in the light of its...
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F&N's Q1 net profit up 16.3%

FRASER and Neave (F&N) posted a net profit of S$26.1 million for the first quarter...
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LTC Corporation controlling shareholders plan takeover offer at S$0.925 per share

A GROUP of LTC Corporation's controlling shareholders from the Cheng family plans to...
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DBS gives staff limited edition jewellery to mark golden jubilee

DBS Group Holdings opened its 50th anniversary celebrations - and its wallet - on...
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Goldilocks urges stakeholders to oppose Noble restructuring

NOBLE Group's major shareholder Goldilocks Investment Company is calling on Noble...
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Valuetronics Q3 profit up 36%

INCREASED demand for both industrial and consumer electronics lifted results for...
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Increased borrowings pull down RHT Health's Q3 DPU by 8.4%

AN increase in borrowings as well as interest expenses dented third-quarter results for...
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Corporate digest

NET profit for construction firm Lum Chang climbed 31.6 per cent in Q2 to S$7.2 million...
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Watch sellers dial in higher Q3 profits

VOLATILE market notwithstanding, two luxury watch retailers still managed to clock...
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Maersk profit miss puts CEO's shipping route under scrutiny

AP MOLLER-Maersk's decision to focus on transport and jettison oil was put under...
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STOCKS

Word of the week: Premature

WHAT a week to remember. Traders are scrambling to reprice financial assets after a...
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Brokers' take

DBS remains our top pick among the Singapore banks.
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REAL ESTATE

Fate of 3.1b euro Paris fun park hinges on a subway stop

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron's move to curb spending on a vast plan to expand...
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China's HNA reverses buying binge with US$4b selling spree in the US

THE troubled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is selling a raft of buildings across the US...
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Good Class Bungalows to remain sought-after this year

SALES of Good Class Bungalows (GCBs) - the pinnacle of Singapore's landed housing...
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Frasers Centrepoint Trust refutes article on Waterway Point stake acquisition

FRASERS Centrepoint Trust (FCT) has not acquired sponsor Frasers Property's one-...
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TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

How big tech companies are weaning themselves off... tech

AT Google, some employees use a tool that restricts time spent on email. A senior Apple...
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

We won, so let's go smash some windows!

FIRES in the streets. Smashed windows. Flipped cars. Light poles toppled by alcohol-...
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THE FINISH LINE

The next phase towards European glory awaits

THE two-month wait for the knockout stages of European football's premier club...
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SATURDAY SOAPBOX

Forget fake news. Worry about fake history Oscars

The Oscars are handed out each year in early March. Ahead of this year's festivities...
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North Korean cheer squad is playing a different Olympic game

WINTER Olympics fashion has, largely, been a tale of two events: the opening and closing...
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CUBICLE FILES

Putting the human touch back in HR

I'M pretty certain no one starts off disliking the HR department. Like many things,...
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HEALTH

Counting calories for the post-CNY regime

IT'S that time of the year again, when the Chinese New Year beckons. In the run-up...
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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

People problem fixer

WHEN it comes to solving business problems, the "who" is more important than...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

A correction, but well short of a bear market

MARKET sell-offs are dramatic, but can provide opportunities.
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CHART VIEW

Who's afraid of volatility?

VOLATILITY, it seems, is back!
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CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Ethics in focus: Is your investment adviser keeping proper records?

LIFE is full of rules. But while our parents and teachers might have taught us rules in...
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Feeding the volatility monster: Inside Wall St's US$8b time bomb

IT was the hot trade on Wall Street, a seemingly sure thing that lulled everyone from...
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BREAKING NEWS

Apr 19, 2018 11:49 PM

Wynn Resorts adds three women to board in post-scandal shake-up

[LOS ANGELES] Wynn Resorts Ltd, the casino operator coping with a sexual-harassment scandal tied to its former chief...
Apr 19, 2018 11:45 PM

De Beers goes to home of blood diamonds to fix hand-mined stigma

[LONDON] Diamond mining giant De Beers plans to fix one of the industry's oldest problems: the reputational stain...
Apr 19, 2018 11:38 PM

Macron, Merkel differ on fiscal policy in EU reform push

[BERLIN] German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday stressed their common will to...
Apr 19, 2018 11:30 PM

Tender deadline for KL-Singapore High Speed Rail company extended to December

[SINGAPORE] The deadline for tender submissions for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) Assets Company (...
Apr 19, 2018 11:29 PM

Fragrance Group prices its S$125m 6.1% 2021 notes

FRAGRANCE Group has priced its S$125 million 6.125 per cent fixed-rate notes, which mature on April 26, 2021 under the...
Apr 19, 2018 11:17 PM

AT&T abandons plans for Vrio IPO in blow to efforts to cut debt

[SAN FRNACISCO] AT&T Inc canceled an already-downsized initial public offering of South American pay-television...
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