With markets ending on a buoyant note in 2017 and seemingly blue skies ahead for this year, strategists weigh decisively in favour of equities.
Mar 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Britain will find it hard to freeze Russian assets

DESPITE many threats, the UK government will find it exceedingly difficult to freeze Russian assets unless it can prove...
Mar 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Under new rules, secret buyers of UK luxe properties face jail

FRONTMEN who help wealthy investors from Russia and other states use foreign shell companies to hide the ownership of...
Mar 24, 2018 05:50 AM

ETFs: Fail-safe investment vehicle or weapon of mass destruction?

EXCHANGE-traded funds (ETFs) attracted more flows than "any structure ever" in 2017, according to Bloomberg...
Mar 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Scouring the markets for precious winners as tariff fires burn

YOU know about the losers. A trade war's on, and everything from technology stocks to credit is being strafed. So...
Mar 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Teaching the next generation the value of money

DURING a portfolio review in the midst of the Asian crisis in 1998, the patriarch of the family was being berated by...
Mar 24, 2018 05:50 AM

How technology will affect your fund management job in the next decade

ASSET managers are being squeezed as increased regulation drives up costs and investors shift more money into lower-...
Mar 19, 2018 03:30 PM

PODCAST: How to start cryptocurrency investing in Singapore (Money Hacks, Ep.4)

In this new podcast series for 2018, The Straits Times and The Business Times offer tips for the newcomer to the...
Mar 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Goldman puts its stock by emerging markets

EMERGING-market stocks are the world's best investment after February's rout cheapened valuations, according...


Mar 24, 2018 07:45 AM

US core capital goods orders, shipments surge in February

[WASHINGTON] New orders for key US-made capital goods rebounded more than expected in February after two straight...
Mar 24, 2018 07:28 AM

Trump signs budget deal after raising government shutdown threat

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump signed Congress' newly passed US$1.3 trillion spending bill on Friday,...
Mar 24, 2018 07:20 AM

Juncker backs top aide in EU promotion row

[BRUSSELS] European commission President Jean-Claude Juncker insisted on Friday that his top aide "will not step...
Mar 24, 2018 07:01 AM

US:Wall Street nosedives as investors flee on trade war fears

[NEW YORK] Wall Street tumbled on Friday with more than 1,000 points knocked off the Dow in two days as investors,...
Mar 23, 2018 11:02 PM

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Mar 23, 2018 10:27 PM

US: Stocks open higher despite trade war threat

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks opened mostly higher Friday, recovering after fears of a trade war sent the Dow tumbling...


Hype & hustle beckon in 2018

As economy and sentiment improve, interest in property investment is primed to rise this year
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 05:50

Real estate ITM aims to improve efficiencies, not replace jobs, says Chuan-Jin

SPEAKER of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin on Thursday said that the objective of the government's...
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 05:50

39 JTC properties to get smart facilities management systems

JTC is spending about S$15 million in its roll-out of "smart" facilities management (FM)...
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 05:50

Plans afoot to help firms raise skills and embrace innovation

IN the government's push to future-proof the real estate sector, it has identified property...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 05:50

Retaining its shine

Despite downsides such as intermittent traffic congestion and limited accessibility, there is...


Feb 13, 2018

2018: A year of two halves

Market momentum going into 2018 is "very strong'' but the question is – when will markets start to look at central bank balance sheets and start to be concerned?


Feb 13, 2018

Riding the AI wave

Allianz Global launches an artificial intelligence fund that offers investors a chance to invest at a relatively early stage of AI development

Mar 16, 2018

Watch this space in BT Weekend

WHO needs a watch to tell time these days, when everyone has a smartphone in sight, right? The...
With markets ending on a buoyant note in 2017 and seemingly blue skies ahead for this year, strategists weigh decisively in favour of equities.