Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Singapore enters recession with record 12.6% GDP fall in Q2

SINGAPORE entered what might be its deepest - if not longest - recession in the second quarter, as gross domestic...

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 15, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Aug 10 target to restart Singapore-Malaysia travel

SINGAPORE and Malaysia are aiming to restart cross-border travel by Aug 10 for long-term pass holders and essential...

BREAKING NEWS

Jul 15, 2020 07:03 AM

UK plans recommending masks in all public places: Telegraph

[BENGALURU] The United Kingdom could soon recommend face coverings in all public places including offices and other...

Jul 15, 2020 06:59 AM

France will require face masks indoors as virus picks up

[PARIS] French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that face masks will soon be required in public indoor...

Jul 15, 2020 06:56 AM

China says Hong Kong democracy activists trying to launch 'revolution'

[HONG KONG] China has accused Hong Kong democracy activists of trying to start a revolution as it warned some...

Jul 15, 2020 06:53 AM

Spotify expands to Russia and Eastern Europe

[STOCKHOLM] Music streaming giant Spotify announced on Tuesday it was launching its service in Russia and 12 other...

Jul 15, 2020 06:51 AM

US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students

[NEW YORK] The United States government rescinded its controversial decision to revoke foreign student visas whose...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Singapore enters recession with record 12.6% GDP fall in Q2

SINGAPORE entered what might be its deepest - if not longest - recession in the second quarter, as gross domestic...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Aug 10 target to restart Singapore-Malaysia travel

SINGAPORE and Malaysia are aiming to restart cross-border travel by Aug 10 for long-term pass holders and essential...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

Gloves demand masks rubber industry woes

SHARES of rubber-product makers have been on a tear this year, with the Covid-19 pandemic drawing immediate...

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 14, 2020 06:51 PM

Vietnam to see quick rebound, 2.3% growth in 2020: report

This is thanks to its effective containment of Covid-19

GARAGE

Jul 14, 2020 01:49 PM

MUFG on prowl for more tech investment after Grab deal

[TOKYO] The days of aggressively buying South-east Asian banks appear over for Japan's biggest lender, which is now...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jul 15, 2020 06:08 AM

US: Stocks end up on hopes for more federal stimulus, Dow +2.1%

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks were back in rally mode on Tuesday, shrugging off mixed results from large banks and...

Jul 15, 2020 06:02 AM

Europe: Tech sell-off weighs as virus fears mount; FTSE 100 outperforms

[BENGALURU] European stocks were hit by a selloff in technology shares on Tuesday, as US peers slumped on fears of...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

Hyphens Pharma jumps 50% after successful UK patent

SHARES of Catalist-listed Hyphens Pharma International made gains amid active trading on Tuesday, following an...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI drifts lower on the heels of estimates showing dive in Q2 GDP

REGIONAL markets were broadly softer on Tuesday, following an overnight dip in US technology heavyweights that...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar falls as investor sentiment recovers

THE US dollar gave up early gains on Tuesday, with currency traders unfazed by diplomatic tensions between the...

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...


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 15, 2020 07:03 AM

UK plans recommending masks in all public places: Telegraph

[BENGALURU] The United Kingdom could soon recommend face coverings in all public places including offices and other...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Great Eastern's fintech move in Malaysia may open digital banking door to OCBC

OCBC Bank may be facing the prospects of a digital banking licence in Malaysia, if a deal made by its insurance arm...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore condo resale volumes pick up, prices hold steady in June: SRX

RESALE prices of non-landed private homes were stable in June, with sales volume recovering from the previous month...

Jul 15, 2020 05:50 AM

Over 10,000 firms tapped ESG schemes to grow and transform in first half of 2020

MORE than 10,000 companies tapped Enterprise Singapore (ESG) schemes in their growth and transformation efforts in...


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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