Sep 16, 2019 12:26 PM

Singapore business confidence drops to near 2-year low in Q4

LOCAL business confidence hit a near two-year low for the final quarter of 2019, according to Singapore Commercial...

Sep 2, 2019 03:54 PM

PODCAST: How fintech helps you with cheaper money transfers (Money Hacks, Ep 53)

This episode is aimed at how best to transfer your money abroad, and in cheaper ways.

Sep 16, 2019 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

Stories you might have missed

BREAKING NEWS
Sep 17, 2019 12:18 AM

Saudi oil firm Aramco could delay IPO after attacks: sources

[NEW YORK] Saudi authorities are considering whether to delay an IPO for oil giant Aramco after this weekend's...

Sep 17, 2019 12:03 AM

Saudi Arabia says Iranian weapons used to attack oil facilities

[RIYADH] Saudi Arabia said preliminary findings show Iranian weapons were used in the attack on one of its key oil...

Sep 16, 2019 11:52 PM

UK PM Johnson snubs news conference with Luxembourg counterpart

[LUXEMBOURG] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson skipped a joint media conference with his Luxembourg counterpart...

Sep 16, 2019 11:42 PM

Jumbo opens 2nd Tsui Wah outlet in Singapore at Orchard Rd

JUMBO Group has opened its second Tsui Wah outlet in Singapore at The Heeren along Orchard Road.

Sep 16, 2019 11:38 PM

US group Advent wins US$5b battle for Britain's Cobham

[LONDON] US private equity firm Advent International won its battle to buy Britain's Cobham for US$5 billion on...


LIFESTYLE

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Claire Chiang, Business Owner and Activist

IN A WAY, Claire Chiang has always lived by the ethos of conservation.

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Shigeru Ban's Shishi-Iwa House is a cool sanctuary in Karuizawa

Shigeru Ban’s Shishi-Iwa House is a sanctuary for
guests to connect with nature and one another

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Alain Ducasse makes Mediterranean debut in Singapore

ALAIN Ducasse likes to collect "beautiful addresses around the world" for his restaurants. No wonder, considering...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 16, 2019 04:16 PM

Scope for growth in Malaysia renewables: report

Solar power was highlighted as particularly well-poised for growth, by Fitch Solutions Macro Research

GARAGE

Sep 16, 2019 12:32 PM

Carousell co-founder Lucas Ngoo steps down as CTO; ex-Lazada exec assumes role

ONLINE marketplace Carousell has appointed former Lazada executive Igor Volynskiy as its new chief technology...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 16, 2019 09:49 PM

US: Wall Street slips at open after Saudi attacks; energy stocks surge

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Monday as the weekend attack on Saudi Arabian crude facilities knocked out 5...

Sep 16, 2019 06:06 PM

Singapore shares drop 0.2% on weak China data, oil supply worries

THE Straits Times Index (STI) dropped 0.3 per cent at open, hovering in that region for most of the session before...

Sep 16, 2019 04:23 PM

Hong Kong: Shares finish sharply lower

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares fell on Monday following last week's healthy gains, while investors were also spooked...

Sep 16, 2019 03:47 PM

Europe: Stock markets fall at open

[LONDON] European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Monday, but London's losses were capped by strong...

Sep 16, 2019 03:42 PM

South Korea: Stocks rise for 7th straight session

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rose to seven-week peak on Monday as refineries and shipbuilders rallied on oil price...

Sep 16, 2019 02:59 PM

Australia shares tread water, spooked by Saudi attacks; NZ down

[BENGALURU] Australian shares advanced marginally on Monday, as huge gains in the energy sector, inspired by a leap...


BT WEEKLY

Sep 16, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

CTBC eyes South-east Asia for overseas growth

CTBC Bank - Taiwan's largest privately-owned lender - is steering its expansion strategy towards South-east Asia...

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Duck and more at Kai Duck

YOU can never have too many Chinese restaurants in Singapore. At least not to the folks at Takashimaya Shopping...



FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Straight shooter

UBS Asia Pacific president Edmund Koh – who says his job has made him one of the best connected persons in Asia – pulls no punches about life at the helm of the wealth management business.

Old-School Newsman

Even as he drives the South China Morning Post's digital expansion, Gary Liu, techie CEO of the Hong Kong broadsheet's publisher, says the print product will remain relevant and will evolve.

Refocus on the core

Jennifer Johnson, president and COO of global fund house Franklin Resources, says her firm - and the industry at large - need to get back to the basics: Investors want to see growth in their funds.

AD King's second act

Fresh from his exit from WPP, Martin Sorrell, ertswhile the "most powerful man in advertising", has started from scratch again, with a new baby and a new growth model.


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