Jul 22, 2019 12:53 PM

S-Reits can no longer be seen as 'low-risk' if leverage limit is raised: OCBC

IF the leverage limit for Singapore real estate investment trusts (S-Reits) is raised above the current 45 per cent...

Jul 22, 2019 10:43 AM

PODCAST: How to invest in a volatile market (Money Hacks, Ep 50)

Trade wars, currency swings, natural disasters - what's an investor to do when markets flip one way, then flop the...

Jul 22, 2019 10:19 AM

Iconic Eu Yan Sang Building up for sale with S$62.5m guide price

THE iconic Eu Yan Sang Building in Chinatown has been launched for sale with a guide price of S$62.5 million, the...

UPDATED 2 hours 23 min ago
Jul 22, 2019 11:21 AM

Great Eastern, Doctor Anywhere unveiling healthtech services for corporate clients

INSURER Great Eastern (GE) and Singapore-based healthtech startup Doctor Anywhere have partnered to launch health...

Jul 22, 2019 12:59 PM

Fintech soCash raises US$6m to expand to Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong

FINTECH startup soCash is gearing up to grow its Asian distribution network after raising US$6 million in Series B...

Jul 22, 2019 10:14 AM

Millions of barrels of Iranian oil are piled up in China's ports

[SINGAPORE] Tankers are offloading millions of barrels of Iranian oil into storage tanks at Chinese ports, creating...

Jul 22, 2019 01:24 PM

Bond maket may see more Chinese defaults

CHINA'S bond market has been eerily quiet lately.

BREAKING NEWS
Jul 22, 2019 01:39 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon at 3,358.75, down 0.57% on day

SINGAPORE stocks edged down as trading resumed on Monday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.57 per...

Jul 22, 2019 01:24 PM

Bond maket may see more Chinese defaults

CHINA'S bond market has been eerily quiet lately.

Jul 22, 2019 01:23 PM

Trading frenzy grips China's new Nasdaq-style market after big IPO gains

[SHANGHAI] They propelled a little-known semiconductor manufacturer to a 521 per cent surge, traded a mid-sized...

Jul 22, 2019 01:22 PM

Japan's Abe keeps upper house grip but no 'supermajority'

[TOKYO] Japan's ruling coalition has retained its grip on the country's upper house, but failed to secure a "...

Jul 22, 2019 01:19 PM

Taiwan: Foreign minister calls for 'genuine' elections in Hong Kong

[TAIPEI] Taiwan's foreign minister on Monday called for "genuine" democratic elections to be held in Hong Kong after...


LIFESTYLE

Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Top artist Takashi Murakami: 'To succeed, break your ego"

FANS STARTED QUEUEING as early as 6am on Saturday, the first day of the Takashi Murakami art exhibition at STPI,...

Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Jetsetters' favourite destinations to visit now

Some people live to eat. Now meet the man whose mission is to eat at all the best restaurants listed on all the top...

Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Classy omakase by female chef

WHEN the cat's away, the mice - come out and open their own restaurant?


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
ASEAN BUSINESS

Lower corporate tax rates in Indonesia to benefit most listed companies

INDONESIA'S plan to lower corporate tax rates to 20 per cent from 25 per cent is positive for the earnings of most...

GARAGE

Jul 22, 2019 12:59 PM

Fintech soCash raises US$6m to expand to Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong

FINTECH startup soCash is gearing up to grow its Asian distribution network after raising US$6 million in Series B...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jul 22, 2019 01:23 PM

Trading frenzy grips China's new Nasdaq-style market after big IPO gains

[SHANGHAI] They propelled a little-known semiconductor manufacturer to a 521 per cent surge, traded a mid-sized...

Jul 22, 2019 11:15 AM

Asia: Most markets fall as traders consider Federal Reserve rate cut

[HONG KONG] Most Asian markets fell in early trade on Monday on dimming hopes for a deep interest rate cut by the...

Jul 22, 2019 11:12 AM

Australia: Shares edge up buoyed by miners, energy firms

[BENGALURU] Australian shares inched up on Monday as stronger resource prices supported energy and mining stocks,...

Jul 22, 2019 10:13 AM

Most companies surge on first day of trade on China's Star Market

[SHANGHAI] China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown technology firms started trading on Monday, with most of the...

Jul 22, 2019 09:52 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks start on negative note

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened lower on Monday morning following a negative lead from Wall Street on fading...

Jul 22, 2019 09:39 AM

Singapore shares open lower on Monday; STI down 0.45% to 3,362.86

SINGAPORE shares fell when trading began at the start of the week, ahead of the release of a slew of economic data...


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Entrepreneur First co-founders Matthew Clifford and Alice Bentinck set out to build the world's leading talent hub - home to the most ambitious people - and have so far helped more than 1,200 individuals create over 200 companies worth some US$1.5 billion.

Fintech trailblazer

When he was Hong Kong's Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, KC Chan handled ground-breaking cross-border measures such as offshore yuan trading. Now, as chairman of WeLab's upcoming virtual bank, he's leading the HK fintech firm's venture into online banking.

Without peer

Baroness Valerie Amos, director of University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies, discusses British policy and her love of "bureaucracy".

Team player to the core

Aon co-president Michael O'Connor talks about the professional services firm's "Aon United" philosophy which emphasises collaboration across different business areas and geographies.


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