Jul 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Prudential Singapore sues former top manager for up to S$2.5b

PRUDENTIAL Assurance Co Singapore is suing its former top agency manager Peter Tan Shou Yi for up to S$2.5 billion...

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 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Discretionary portfolios finding favour with Bank of Singapore clients

BANK of Singapore is seeing a surge in interest from clients in discretionary portfolio management (DPM) - with a 40...

Jul 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Best World gets SGX nod on expanded independent review

BEST World International said the scope of its expanded independent review has been finalised and approved by the...

Jul 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore firm budgets up to S$15m for a full smart factory

AMID manufacturing headwinds, Fong's Engineering and Manufacturing is prepared to spend up to S$15 million to launch...

Jul 17, 2019 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

Will it be one, two or three for 5G?

SINGAPORE telecom operators are divided on the regulator's plans for a 5G network model, though industry analysts...

Jul 17, 2019 05:50 AM

EU registering protection for F&B goods as FTA with Singapore nears

WITH the EU-Singapore free trade agreement (EUSFTA) set to come into force by the end of the year, the European...

BREAKING NEWS
Jul 17, 2019 06:45 AM

US hopes North Korea talks to go ahead despite Pyongyang threat

[WASHINGTON] The United States said Tuesday that it hoped to hold denuclearisation talks with North Korea despite a...

Jul 17, 2019 06:44 AM

Ex-Peru president wanted for corruption arrested in US

[LIMA] Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo was arrested in the United States Tuesday to face extradition to...

Jul 17, 2019 06:42 AM

Ten dead, at least 10 feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

[MUMBAI] Ten people were killed and at least 10 others were feared trapped under rubble after a building collapsed...

Jul 17, 2019 06:41 AM

US: Stocks retreat from records on mixed earnings, data

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks finished lower on Tuesday, retreating from records following mixed earnings and...

Jul 17, 2019 06:38 AM

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing

[NEW YORK] Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling more than 3 per cent after US President Donald Trump said...


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 17, 2019 06:41 AM

US: Stocks retreat from records on mixed earnings, data

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks finished lower on Tuesday, retreating from records following mixed earnings and...

Jul 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Retail tranche for Prime US Reit IPO set at 40.9m units

THE manager of Prime US Reit has set aside about 40.9 million units of its initial public offering (IPO) for public...

Jul 17, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Data lull sees quiet day on Singapore bourse

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

Jul 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Keppel Reit, which released Q2 FY 2019 earnings after Monday's market close, declared a distribution per unit (DPU)...

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...


FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

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.

Delivery Man

Akamai CEO Tom Leighton runs a company that works in the background to ensure that the Internet remains fast and secure.


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