Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore asset players find calm in Brexit storm

SINGAPORE-LISTED property players aren't seeing a significant impact of the Brexit crisis on their operations and...
The maritime sector in Singapore provides jobs for 170,000 people and contributes to 7...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

NODX down a surprise 8.5% in December

SINGAPORE'S exports ended 2018 on a surprisingly weak note, with non-oil domestic exports (NODX) falling for the...
Jan 18, 2019 08:24 AM

Japan retailer Nojima makes offer for Courts Asia at S$0.205 per share

A UNIT of Japanese electronics retailer Nojima Corp is making a conditional cash offer for Courts Asia at S$0.205 per...
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Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Firms seek funds, labour to beef up tech: SBF

COMPANIES here want help with both funds and skilled labour to beef up their technology, said Singapore Business...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Where's the pound headed? The jury's out for now

A SINGAPORE housewife with three children studying in London told The Business Times that she changed about S$90,000...
Jan 18, 2019 09:11 AM

Stocks to watch: Courts Asia, ESR-Reit, Chaswood, GS Holdings, AGV Group

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:
Jan 18, 2019 09:00 AM

Event planning platform Delegate raises US$1m in pre-Series A round

SINGAPORE online event planning platform Delegate has closed a US$1 million pre-series A funding round. The round was...
Jan 18, 2019 08:48 AM

Size matters less than gold miners think

[SINGAPORE] Size matters less than gold miners think. Newmont Mining's US$10 billion purchase of rival Goldcorp...
Jan 18, 2019 08:39 AM

Japan prices rose sluggish 0.9% last year

[TOKYO] Japanese consumer prices rose a sluggish 0.9 per cent last year, according to government data published on...
Jan 18, 2019 08:39 AM

Volatile market hits Morgan Stanley's trading, wealth management

[BENGALURU] Morgan Stanley's quarterly profit fell short of expectations as bond trading revenue slumped more than...


Jan 5, 2019 05:50 AM

Refreshing your people management style

PREVIOUSLY, management worked on the principle that people perform best when they are organised. On production lines,...


Jan 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Insurers tap startup platforms to open new distribution channels

LURED by the promise of a large user base and a well of data to tap, insurance companies are tying up with non-...


Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Way Of Life

FROM BARBERS TO FORTUNE TELLERS, knife sharpeners to scribes, a plethora of small businesses were set up on the...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Scent of Henry Jacques

Get an early start on Valentine's Day with this newly-minted pair of exquisite crystal perfume bottles by haute...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Special Feature: Feasts of Abundance

Welcome the Year of the Pig with Tung Lok’s specially created Yusheng for every taste. Its classic Prosperity Yusheng (...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

12 Months of Travel

WE ALL KNOW that getting away from it all is becoming harder to do. There was a time when travel to faraway lands meant...


Jan 18, 2019 09:11 AM

Stocks to watch: Courts Asia, ESR-Reit, Chaswood, GS Holdings, AGV Group

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:
Jan 18, 2019 08:26 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open higher on US-China trade rumours

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday, tracking gains on Wall Street as investors took heart from a report the...
Jan 18, 2019 07:13 AM

Brazil: Stock market keeps breaking records under Bolsonaro

[SAO PAULO] Brazil's stock market hit a new record on Thursday, breaking through the 95,000-point level in a...
Jan 18, 2019 06:18 AM

US: Stocks rise on report US could lift China tariffs

[NEW YORK] Wall Street rose for a third straight session Thursday boosted by a report that Washington was considering...
Jan 18, 2019 06:06 AM

Europe: SocGen warning, Huawei frictions weigh on shares

[MILAN] A profit warning from Societe Generale and US frictions over Chinese tech giant Huawei weighed on European...
Jan 17, 2019 10:47 PM

US: Wall St slips at open after Morgan Stanley results

[NEW YORK] US stocks dipped at open on Thursday, retreating from one-month highs, hit by losses in financial stocks...


Jan 14, 2019 05:50 AM

It's your friendly neighbourhood ISOTeam

THE pundits have divined that Singapore will hold its General Election in a year or so, and that typically means more...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

A promising start for 15 Stamford

ONE wonders if Alvin Leung can cook a good fried rice. As in old-fashioned, wok hei-infused, tossed in an actual wok...



Cyber sleuth

The way to fight cyber crime is to ensure that the perpetrators and their backers face repercussions, says FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia, who's been at the frontline battles against hackers.

Going audit-gital

KPMG chairman Bill Thomas tells how technology has impacted the work of auditors, and delivers an impassioned response to recent criticism of scandals in the accounting profession.

Customise & connect

High-fashion label Coach turns the concept of luxury on its head, eschewing the top-down approach in favour of a more inclusive customer experience, says the American brand's CEO and president Joshua Schulman.

Going green, driving development

From climate change to global inequality, businesses must become part of the solution, not problem, to today's big challenges, says Achim Steiner, head of the United Nations Development Programme.


WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers needed to recharge.