Jul 16, 2019 12:54 PM

Prudential sues former top agency manager for up to S$2.5b over alleged poaching of 244 agents

INSURER Aviva Singapore had prepared a war chest of S$100 million to S$150 million to poach 250 top agents from...

UPDATED 11 hours 58 min ago
Jul 15, 2019 05:50 AM

PODCAST: ABCs of robo-powered wealth management (Money Hacks, Ep 49)

This episode walks listeners through the ABCs of robo investing. CEO of StashAway, Michele Ferrario, breaks...

Jul 16, 2019 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Jul 16, 2019 02:25 PM

Singapore Auditor-General flags lapses in procurement, contracts, IT controls in public sector

WEAKNESSES in IT controls, as well as irregularities in procurement and contract management were among the key...

Jul 16, 2019 06:30 PM

New tripartite initiative to help Singapore firms hire persons with disabilities

A NEW inclusive-hiring initiative has been launched to promote sustainable employment for persons with disabilities...

Jul 16, 2019 10:08 AM

Singapore financial sector oversight 'among the best globally': IMF

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reaffirmed Singapore’s financial sector oversight to be “among the best...

Jul 16, 2019 02:59 PM

Belmont Road GCB to be auctioned in mortgagee sale with S$42m guide price

A GOOD Class Bungalow (GCB) at 80 Belmont Road will be auctioned next week in a mortgagee sale with a guide price of...

BREAKING NEWS
Jul 17, 2019 12:16 AM

Death toll rises to 10 in Mumbai building collapse as rescue efforts continue

[MUMBAI] The death toll from the collapse of a decades-old four-storey building in India's financial capital Mumbai...

Jul 17, 2019 12:01 AM

Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow

[NEW YORK] Three big US banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday, even as warning signs emerged that the playing...

Jul 16, 2019 11:47 PM

Goldman Sachs profit beats estimates, boosted by strong equities trading

[NEW YORK] Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as the Wall Street...

Jul 16, 2019 11:31 PM

EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson

[BRUSSELS] The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes...

Jul 16, 2019 11:25 PM

Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity on ECB post

[WASHINGTON] International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde announced on Tuesday she had submitted...


LIFESTYLE

Jul 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Clara Cheo: 'Cinemas aren't going away'

CLARA CHEO, 54, came of age at a time when the concept of the “blockbuster” was just being invented.

Jul 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Fat Duck's Heston Blumenthal making a comeback to the dining scene

WHEN HESTON BLUMENTHAL talks, it’s almost as if you need to clear the room. Not because he’s nursing a cold – his...

Jul 12, 2019 05:50 AM

True Singaporean flavours sprout from Mustard Seed

WE love eating with fellow Singaporeans. We love how we can all be strangers obliged to eat together in a communal...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jul 16, 2019 03:13 PM

E-cigs threaten up to 5% of Indonesian market for smokes: Report

Maybank Kim Eng lowered its medium-term outlook on the industry from “positive” to “neutral”.

GARAGE

Jul 16, 2019 05:50 AM
OPINION

Singapore's virtual banks offer homegrown AI a chance to shine

SENIOR Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), is right to hail new...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jul 16, 2019 10:08 PM

Prime US Reit sets public offer at 40.9m units, cites 'strong demand'

THE manager of Prime US Reit has set the number of units under the Singapore public offer at about 40.9 million...

Jul 16, 2019 09:48 PM

US: Wall Street opens slightly lower after mixed bank reports

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened slightly lower on Tuesday as bank shares fell after a batch of mixed quarterly reports...

Jul 16, 2019 06:16 PM

Singapore shares add 0.4% in a ho-hum Tuesday session

LACKING fresh catalysts, there was little impetus in the local stock market for a session with vibrant or at best,...

Jul 16, 2019 05:52 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 3.43...

Jul 16, 2019 04:04 PM

Europe: Stocks wobble in early deals

[LONDON] Europe's stock markets wobbled in early deals on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.1 per...

Jul 16, 2019 03:42 PM

Seoul: Stocks, won gain ahead of rate decision, US data

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index closed up on Tuesday ahead of US retail sales and industrial output data,...


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Fintech trailblazer

When he was Hong Kong's Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, KC Chan handled ground-breaking cross-border measures such as offshore yuan trading. Now, as chairman of WeLab's upcoming virtual bank, he's leading the HK fintech firm's venture into online banking.

Without peer

Baroness Valerie Amos, director of University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies, discusses British policy and her love of "bureaucracy".

Team player to the core

Aon co-president Michael O'Connor talks about the professional services firm's "Aon United" philosophy which emphasises collaboration across different business areas and geographies.

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