Jul 16, 2020 02:01 PM

MAS sees 'highly uncertain' global outlook ahead amid Covid-19 crisis

THERE is "substantial uncertainty" over the global economic outlook amid the Covid-19 crisis, said Monetary...

Jul 6, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks: Insurance - term vs whole life, what makes sense amid Covid-19? (Ep 75)

This episode is aimed at how investors can manage risk and insurance during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jul 16, 2020 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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BREAKING NEWS

Jul 16, 2020 09:41 PM

US: Wall St opens lower as virus fears eclipse upbeat retail sales

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Thursday as concerns about the economic toll of another round of coronavirus-...

Jul 16, 2020 09:38 PM

Cirque du Soleil accepts recapitalisation offer from creditors

[MONTREAL] Cirque du Soleil accepted a recapitalisation offer from its creditors on Thursday, after an earlier deal...

Jul 16, 2020 09:19 PM

Keppel Pacific Oak US Reit obtains US$115m five-year term loan facility

KEPPEL Pacific Oak US Reit (KORE) has obtained a US$115 million, five-year term loan facility to pay off its...

Jul 16, 2020 09:15 PM

Novartis to provide 'no profit' Covid-19 drugs to low income countries

[ZURICH] Novartis's Sandoz division will not profit from 15 generic drugs it is making available to developing...

Jul 16, 2020 09:03 PM

US sanctions world's top surgical glove maker over forced labour

[KUALA LUMPUR] The US has banned the import of surgical gloves from two subsidiaries of Malaysia's Top Glove, the...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jul 16, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Axe falls on Resorts World jobs; MBS not expected to be spared

RESORTS World Singapore (RWS) held a "one-off workforce rationalisation" on Wednesday - just two weeks after the...

Jul 16, 2020 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS: INTEGRATED RESORTS

Casinos can't survive on local 'revenge gamblers' alone

SINGAPORE'S tourism attractions were given the go-ahead to reopen their doors this month - but the litmus test for...

Jul 16, 2020 05:50 AM

Sembmarine institutes pay cuts as yard shutdowns bring H1 net loss to S$192m

AFTER a washout first half, Sembcorp Marine's (Sembmarine's) ability to ramp up production remains beyond its...

LIFESTYLE

Jul 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Kahchun Wong, Chief Conductor of Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra

AT A RECENT photo shoot with famous photographer Russel Wong, conductor Kahchun Wong jokingly asked the photographer...

Jul 10, 2020 05:50 AM
GE 2020 SPECIAL

Party for Your Party on Polling Day

IT'S POLLING DAY. Battle lines have been drawn and political parties formed. No, we're not talking about the...

Jul 10, 2020 05:50 AM
Oddle Eats presents

Good Food Hunting

In this sixth instalment of our weekly dining series, we check out what’s good to eat in the Northern district of...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jul 15, 2020 06:11 PM

Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam to gain most from apparel shifts: Report

As China reduces its apparel manufacturing operations, its neighbouring countries have high growth potential, said a...

GARAGE

Jul 16, 2020 09:00 PM

Frasers Property backs US smart building software startup Cohesion

FRASERS Property Group has joined a US$6.5 million seed funding round for US smart building software startup...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jul 16, 2020 09:41 PM

US: Wall St opens lower as virus fears eclipse upbeat retail sales

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Thursday as concerns about the economic toll of another round of coronavirus-...

Jul 16, 2020 06:09 PM

STI slides 25.23 points to 2,623.67 on economic-recovery concerns

SINGAPORE stocks weakened on Thursday, weighed down by dour economic prognoses at home and around the world.

Jul 16, 2020 05:32 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Thursday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 12.08...

Jul 16, 2020 04:35 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks finish lower

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended lower after being hit by concerns about a spike in virus infections at home and...

Jul 16, 2020 03:37 PM

Europe: Stock markets drop at open

[LONDON] European stocks fell at the open Thursday, with dealers booking profits as the ECB prepares to give an...

Jul 16, 2020 03:06 PM

Seoul: Stocks fall on mounting US-China tension

[SEOUL] South Korean shares slid on Thursday on intensifying Sino-US tensions and weak data from China, while the...


BT WEEKLY

Jul 13, 2020 05:50 AM

A tale of two different but intertwined stories

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What accounts for the disparity between the stockmarkets and the economy?

Jul 13, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

OCBC sees no long-term impact from Covid-19 on sustainable financing ambitions

COVID-19 will not have a long-term impact on OCBC's sustainable financing ambitions, even as companies' attentions...

Jul 14, 2020 12:39 PM

More digital trade, financial options for SMEs as financial players join hands

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) could see more digital trade and financial options following agreements by...

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...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
INVESTING GLOBALLY AND PROFITABLY

3 lessons from owning FAANG stocks for over a decade

IN January 2007, I bought shares of a little known, US-based business doing DVD rentals by mail. Little did I know...

Jul 10, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING IN

DIY meals that still hit the spot

AS the pendulum continues to swing between dining in and dining out, there's one thing still in the favour of the...

Jul 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Sickly sweet: Drinks makers turn the anti-sugar tide in their favour

THE market for lower-sugar drinks is set to boom in Singapore as the war on sugar continues - even though consumers...

Jul 10, 2020 05:50 AM
GE 2020 SPECIAL

Party for Your Party on Polling Day

IT'S POLLING DAY. Battle lines have been drawn and political parties formed. No, we're not talking about the...

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM
GOLD REPORT

Gold rallies on a surge of US jobless claims

GOLD futures this week have been volatile, dropping US$82 an ounce early in the week and then recovering US$46 (at...



FOCUS

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Jul 16, 2020 09:15 PM

Novartis to provide 'no profit' Covid-19 drugs to low income countries

[ZURICH] Novartis's Sandoz division will not profit from 15 generic drugs it is making available to developing...

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Jul 16, 2020 02:01 PM

MAS sees 'highly uncertain' global outlook ahead amid Covid-19 crisis

THERE is "substantial uncertainty" over the global economic outlook amid the Covid-19 crisis, said Monetary...

Jul 16, 2020 02:31 PM

Some BTO flats may be delayed up to nine months: HDB

[SINGAPORE] Retail sales assistant Joyce Loh and her husband were supposed to get the keys to their new Build-To-...

Jul 16, 2020 05:50 AM
EDITORIAL

Pandemic-induced recession demands a different response

THE recession that Singapore has now officially entered is unprecedented in many ways - not least its staggering...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Jul 11, 2020 05:50 AM

People connector

WHEN Leong Soo Yee turns up for the virtual interview over Microsoft Teams, the executive director (Markets) of the...

Jul 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Cinematic chronicler

Jia Zhangke is feted in arthouse cinema as the pre-eminent filmmaker depicting contemporary Chinese life in feature...

Jun 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Helming the cloud

FOR Kevin Samuelson, chief executive officer of technology company Infor, 2020 has turned out to be quite an...

Jun 20, 2020 05:50 AM

Tackling turbulence

LIKE many others, Maren Schweizer has been working from home amid the Covid-19 outbreak. The chief executive officer...


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