Jul 18, 2019 03:59 PM

Defence lawyers question estimated losses from departure of Prudential agents

DEFENCE lawyers on Thursday questioned expert estimates of the future profits lost by Prudential Assurance Co...

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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 18, 2019 08:30 AM

SembMarine shares jump 7.9% on heavy volume, sparking SGX query

SHARES of Sembcorp Marine (SembMarine) surged amid active trading on Wednesday afternoon, drawing a query from the...

Jul 18, 2019 09:12 AM

Singapore 'Fort Knox' said to be up for sale as Swiss owner fights Russian tycoon

[SINGAPORE] Asia's "Fort Knox," a private, maximum-security vault in Singapore, is for sale.

Jul 18, 2019 02:00 PM

Ho Chi Minh City joins Singapore's network of innovation hubs

STARTUPS in Singapore hoping to tap into Vietnam’s emerging innovation scene can now get a leg-up with the expansion...

Jul 18, 2019 02:07 PM

China's top LPG buyer considering Singapore IPO for trading unit

[SINGAPORE] Oriental Energy Co, China’s biggest importer of liquefied petroleum gas, is considering an initial...

Jul 18, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Tokyo-Seoul dispute will add to S'pore exporters' woes

SINGAPORE’S already-embattled trade-reliant industries face a new war front, as South Korea and Japan ramp up a tech...

BREAKING NEWS
Jul 18, 2019 04:35 PM

SGX-backed CapBridge partners Hana Financial to extend reach in South Korea

CAPBRIDGE, a private capital platform backed by the Singapore Exchange (SGX), has entered a strategic business...

Jul 18, 2019 04:28 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close down

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended with more losses Thursday, in line with a broad sell-off across Asia following a...

Jul 18, 2019 04:01 PM

Indonesia central bank makes first rate cut in almost 2 years

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank on Thursday cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time since September...

Jul 18, 2019 03:59 PM

South Korea: Stocks fall as investors shrug off rate cut

[SEOUL] South Korean shares ended lower on Thursday, as the central bank's surprise rate cut underscored growth...

Jul 18, 2019 03:59 PM

Defence lawyers question estimated losses from departure of Prudential agents

DEFENCE lawyers on Thursday questioned expert estimates of the future profits lost by Prudential Assurance Co...

UPDATED 51 min ago

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 18, 2019 03:00 PM

Cathay Financial, Indovina Bank, Finaxar tie-up to improve SME financing in Vietnam

VIETNAM’S small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can now access up to 500 million dong (S$29,220) in funds online,...

GARAGE

Jul 18, 2019 02:00 PM

Ho Chi Minh City joins Singapore's network of innovation hubs

STARTUPS in Singapore hoping to tap into Vietnam’s emerging innovation scene can now get a leg-up with the expansion...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jul 18, 2019 04:28 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close down

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended with more losses Thursday, in line with a broad sell-off across Asia following a...

Jul 18, 2019 03:59 PM

South Korea: Stocks fall as investors shrug off rate cut

[SEOUL] South Korean shares ended lower on Thursday, as the central bank's surprise rate cut underscored growth...

Jul 18, 2019 03:48 PM

Europe: Stock markets slide at open

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets slid at the start of trading on Thursday following falls in Asia and on Wall...

Jul 18, 2019 03:46 PM

Australia: Energy, miners pull down shares

[SYDNEY] Energy and commodity-related firms led losses on the Australian benchmark share index on Thursday, while...

Jul 18, 2019 02:37 PM

Tokyo's Nikkei closes down nearly 2%

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index lost nearly 2 per cent on Thursday, extending falls in New York as the yen...

Jul 18, 2019 01:38 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,355.05, down 0.29% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading on Thursday afternoon in negative territory, with the Straits Times Index down 0.29...


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