Aug 13, 2020 12:42 PM

MAS commits S$250m to further drive innovation, develop Singaporean fintech talent

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will be committing S$250 million over the next three years to enhance an...

UPDATED 7 hours 53 min ago
Aug 10, 2020 06:00 PM
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Money Hacks: How to manage your wealth and plan your legacy (Ep 78)

This episode tackles the importance of managing your wealth and planning your legacy.

Aug 13, 2020 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

Aug 13, 2020 05:50 AM

Catalist issuers underperforming, sponsor conflicts need fixing: study

MORE than half the companies listed on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) incurred losses for fiscal...

Aug 13, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Construction firms tell of the delays and triumphs in managing workers

THE Building and Construction Authority (BCA) on Wednesday announced measures to hasten the restart of on-site...

UPDATED 13 hours 45 min ago
Aug 13, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

With Sabana Reit merger in question, will ESR move on to next target?

AN observer to the tussle between ESR-Reit and activist unitholders at Sabana Reit has described the proposed merger...

LIFESTYLE

Jul 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Asia-US travel may only resume next year: James Liang

IF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS are lifted between Singapore and another country such that you don’t have to quarantine...

Aug 13, 2020 05:50 AM

Fashion fights back with virtual festival of style

STAYING power, as much as talent, has helped Singapore fashion designer Max Tan flourish on both the local and...

Aug 7, 2020 05:50 AM

A spicy noodle story

LARD, QQ and sambal. The three magic words a bowl of noodles needs to make history. Or at least multiple reorders....


ASEAN BUSINESS

Aug 11, 2020 04:58 PM

Structural features underpin Malaysian Islamic banks' resilience against coronavirus fallout: Moody's

A concentration on retail financing and other structural features will help Malaysian Islamic banks withstand...

GARAGE

Aug 13, 2020 04:58 PM

Agritech startup eFishery bags Series B funding led by Go-Ventures and Northstar

INDONESIA-BASED agritech startup eFishery has raised an undisclosed amount in a Series B round co-led by private...


STOCKS

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Aug 13, 2020 09:51 PM

US: S&P 500 dips at open as labour market rebound falters

[NEW YORK] The S&P 500 and Dow indexes dipped at the open on Thursday as weekly jobless claims fell below 1...

Aug 13, 2020 06:09 PM

Straits Times Index rises 1.28 per cent to 2,595.97 points

THE Straits Times Index (STI) ended Thursday up 32.77 points or 1.28 per cent to 2,595.97 points, fuelled by strong...

UPDATED 2 hours 37 min ago
Aug 13, 2020 05:25 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Thursday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 19.78...

Aug 13, 2020 04:22 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close slightly lower

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares finished with small losses Thursday as concerns about the lack of progress in US...

Aug 13, 2020 03:43 PM

Seoul: Shares notch longest winning streak since June on stimulus hopes

[SEOUL] South Korean shares on Thursday notched their longest stretch of gains since June, as investors relied on...

Aug 13, 2020 03:38 PM

Europe: Stock markets retreat at open

[LONDON] European stock markets retreated at the opening on Thursday with investors taking profits from the strong...


BT WEEKLY

Aug 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Meeting in the middle

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How will the "green lane" arrangements for business travel between Singapore and Malaysia...

Aug 10, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Reits in high-growth markets should gun for short leases: KORE CEO Snyder

DAVID Snyder, the CEO of Keppel Pacific Oak US Reit (KORE), doesn't believe in long weighted average lease expiries...

Aug 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Vegetable wholesaler CCL Group sets sights on consumer business

WHEN the Covid-19 pandemic struck earlier this year, vegetable wholesaler CCL Group saw its sales halve, as the food...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Aug 12, 2020 05:50 AM
INVESTING GLOBALLY AND PROFITABLY

Is your portfolio pandemic-proof? It depends on your time horizon

Mar 24, 2020 11:42 PM

Odette keeps top spot at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards

SINGAPORE’S three Michelin-starred restaurant Odette retained its top position in the 2020 Asia’s 50 Best...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM

Lessons from a crisis for Singapore

SINGAPORE recorded its first Covid-19 infection on Jan 23. More than six months on, the virus shows no signs of...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Aug 13, 2020 05:50 AM

Fashion fights back with virtual festival of style

STAYING power, as much as talent, has helped Singapore fashion designer Max Tan flourish on both the local and...



FOCUS

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Aug 13, 2020 03:59 PM

102 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 5 in the community and 6 imported

[SINGAPORE] There were 102 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of Thursday noon (Aug 13), taking Singapore's total to...

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Aug 13, 2020 05:50 AM

Three in four jobs in financial sector go to locals: MAS

SINGAPORE'S financial sector created 22,000 net jobs between 2015 and 2019, and of these, three out of four jobs...

UPDATED 10 hours 20 min ago
Aug 13, 2020 07:22 PM

MOM urges condo owners to exercise restraint in activating penalty clauses during Covid-19 period

CONDO owners and management corporations (MCST) should exercise restraint in activating penalty clauses during the...

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Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SKILLSFUTURE FORUM

Equipping workers with digital skills for a new future: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

Q: Singapore has been looking at reskilling and retraining for a long time. What's really different this time with...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM

Thriving on optimism

AS a graduate fresh off a Colombo Plan scholarship, finance industry veteran Seck Wai-Kwong, then in his 20s, was...

Aug 1, 2020 05:50 AM

Flash forward

CHARLES Giancarlo, chief executive officer (CEO) of Pure Storage, which develops hardware and software used by data...

Jul 25, 2020 05:50 AM

A mega-good match

ONE year ago, people who follow closely the world of technology, including this writer, were surprised by a multi-...

Jul 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Banker on a mission

AS THE novel coronavirus pandemic continues to wreck uncertainty on Singapore's future, the man helming the...


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