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 12 hours 59 min ago
Jul 22, 2019 02:56 PM

Emas Offshore applies for judicial management after failed rescue deals

AILING offshore services provider Emas Offshore has applied to be placed under judicial management, it said in a...

UPDATED 9 hours 35 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 01:24 PM

Bond market may see more Chinese defaults

CHINA'S bond market has been eerily quiet lately.

BREAKING NEWS
Jul 22, 2019 11:31 PM

China considers plan to boost purchases of US soybeans

[SINGAPORE] The Chinese government is in discussions with state and privately owned soybean buyers over a plan...
Jul 22, 2019 10:28 PM

Trendlines to receive S$10.9m investment from Librae Holdings

CATALIST-LISTED startup incubator The Trendlines Group announced on Monday that it will be receiving a S$10.88...

Jul 22, 2019 10:09 PM

Mick Jagger back to Venice fest with art heist thriller

[ROME] Veteran rocker Mick Jagger will return to the silver screen at the Venice film festival in September for...
Jul 22, 2019 09:43 PM

Trump demands rate cut, seizing on Fed official's own words

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Monday used a Federal Reserve official's own words to amplify his...

Jul 22, 2019 09:40 PM

Hong Kong commerce chamber joins protesters on bill withdrawal

[HONG KONG] The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce joined the city's protesters in calling for a formal...


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 07:18 PM

Asean the “real prize” for Singapore’s upcoming digital banks: Maybank Kim Eng

THE “real prize” for Singapore’s upcoming five challenger digital banks is the Asean market, where half of the...

GARAGE

Jul 22, 2019 04:36 PM

African Unicorn Interswitch hires advisers for 2019 IPO: sources

[LONDON] Interswitch, a Nigeria-based payments firm, has hired advisers to resurrect plans for a stock-market...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jul 22, 2019 05:47 PM

STI slips on Monday amid signs of smaller US rate cut

THE Singapore stock market started the week on the back foot with the Straits Times Index (STI) down 0.61 per cent,...

Jul 22, 2019 05:18 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 2.79...

Jul 22, 2019 04:10 PM

Australia shares slip on faded hopes for big Fed rate cut; NZ rises

[BENGALURU] Australian shares declined marginally on Monday, pulled down by financial and healthcare stocks, as...

Jul 22, 2019 03:54 PM

Seoul: Stocks end flat on caution over exports, Q2 earnings

[SEOUL] South Korean shares ended flat on Monday, after trading in a narrow range, as investors were cautious about...

Jul 22, 2019 03:41 PM

European stocks sag at open

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets dipped at the start of trade on Monday after a downbeat session in Asia.

Jul 22, 2019 02:26 PM

Tokyo: Stocks close lower with eyes shifting to earnings

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed lower on Monday as Japan's ruling bloc retained its majority in the upper house as...


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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.

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