Sep 25, 2020 01:01 PM

Singapore industrial production surprises with 13.7% growth in August

SINGAPORE'S factory output soared by a surprising 13.7 per cent year on year in August, led by strong growth in...

UPDATED 4 hours 3 min ago
Aug 31, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks: ETFs and unit trusts, what are the differences and misconceptions? (Ep 79)

This episode tackles the importance of knowing the pros and cons of ETFs and unit trusts.

Sep 25, 2020 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

Stories you might have missed

Sep 25, 2020 06:12 PM

Novena Global Healthcare board distances itself from Loh cousins, sets up panel to probe 'forged' accounts

THE board of Novena Global Healthcare Group (NGHG), the flagship firm founded by scandal-hit Singaporeans Nelson and...

Sep 25, 2020 04:36 PM

Lim Oon Kuin faces second charge of abetting Hin Leong worker in forgery

TYCOON Lim Oon Kuin, founder of oil trader Hin Leong Trading, on Friday found himself facing another charge of...

Sep 25, 2020 05:40 PM

Singapore and Japan launch travel lane for business professionals

MORE business executives and professionals will now be able to travel between Singapore and Japan, using a new "...

Sep 25, 2020 02:51 PM

Open banking APIs a bigger threat to Singapore banks than digital entrants: DBS Research

THE addressable loan market for Singapore's upcoming digital banks is estimated to be worth S$220 to S$243 billion,...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore stocks with China exposure ride country's fast-track recovery

AN economic recovery in China is driving H-shares and A-shares higher, but a large number of Singapore Exchange (SGX...

UPDATED 10 hours 9 min ago
Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS: GARAGE

Carousell aims for exit within 4 years, possibly at value of US$1.1b or more

HOMEGROWN classifieds startup Carousell aims to provide its investors an exit by 2024, its regulatory filings...

UPDATED 10 hours 44 min ago
Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Sentosa Cove bungalow buying revs up

ACTIVITY in the bungalow market on Sentosa Cove has revved up in the past few months on the back of several demand...

LIFESTYLE

Sep 4, 2020 05:50 AM
INTERVIEW

Pushing forward in uncertain times

LIKE most people, Jaelle Ang, CEO of co-working space The Great Room, had great plans for 2020. "This was meant to...

Sep 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Luxury living reimagined - in the new BTLuxe

WELCOME to the all-new BTLuxe - a seasonal, bumper pullout in The Business Times that takes a fresh new look at...

Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

A gem in the making at Allium

IF you build it, they will come. So they say. Or in the case of some chefs, if you cook it, they will come. Even if...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Indonesia's Covid-19 situation underscores its dependence on vaccine, says Control Risks

EVEN as large-scale social restrictions in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, were recently tightened, this is unlikely...

GARAGE

Sep 25, 2020 04:11 PM

TikTok tells Australia government it will make source code available for inspection

[SYDNEY] TikTok has told an Australian government committee that it will allow government officials to review its...

Lifestyle

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Men In Blue

An exhibition on policing Singapore in the last 200 years. 

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM
BUZZ!

What's Up This Week

If you've been eyeing a Wolf oven for your home, you might well be convinced if you get a taste of what you could...

Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

A gem in the making at Allium

IF you build it, they will come. So they say. Or in the case of some chefs, if you cook it, they will come. Even if...

Sep 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Luxury living reimagined - in the new BTLuxe

WELCOME to the all-new BTLuxe - a seasonal, bumper pullout in The Business Times that takes a fresh new look at...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 25, 2020 09:23 PM

Wall Street prepares systems for election night trading surge

[NEW YORK] On Wall Street, it's considered a rite of passage to spend election night at your desk, teeing up orders...

Sep 25, 2020 06:16 PM

STI closes higher as factory output soars

SINGAPORE shares were pushed into positive territory on Friday, following a surprising set of industrial production...

Sep 25, 2020 05:31 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 8.34...

Sep 25, 2020 04:22 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks finish week with another loss

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares finished a tough week with another loss Friday as traders are spooked by rising virus...

Sep 25, 2020 04:04 PM

Europe: Stocks sluggish as Covid-19 cases rise

[BENGALURU] Telecom stocks nudged European stocks slightly higher on Friday, but the main indexes were on course for...

Sep 25, 2020 03:19 PM

Seoul: Stocks post sharpest weekly fall in six months

[SEOUL] South Korean shares closed higher on Friday, but posted their sharpest weekly fall in six months on concerns...


BT WEEKLY

Sep 21, 2020 05:50 AM

A special exception

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Should the state step in to save distressed companies such as airlines? What are the risks and...

Sep 21, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

CCT: Merger with CMT is between two equals, not a takeover

CAPITALAND Commercial Trust (CCT) unitholders have had gripes about the terms of its proposed merger with CapitaLand...

Sep 24, 2020 09:25 AM

BreadTalk, Adera to create fintech and digital solutions for SMEs

RECENTLY delisted food and beverage (F&B) player BreadTalk Group is forming a joint venture (JV) with Singapore-...

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...

Sep 23, 2020 05:50 AM

What investors with US$3.4 trillion are buying during Covid-19

HOTELS, pipelines, convenience stores and automaker bonds are among the assets being bought by some of the world's...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

All at sea: Stranded ship crews are shipping's hidden Covid crisis

Gus, an Egyptian national, has been stuck at sea for longer than 12 months and just wants to go home. Back ashore,...

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...

Sep 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Luxury living reimagined - in the new BTLuxe

WELCOME to the all-new BTLuxe - a seasonal, bumper pullout in The Business Times that takes a fresh new look at...



FOCUS

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Sep 25, 2020 09:05 PM

China says annual production capacity of virus vaccine to reach 610m

[BEIJING] China's Covid-19 vaccine development programme is in a "leading position" and Beijing expects annual...

Sep 25, 2020 02:51 PM

Open banking APIs a bigger threat to Singapore banks than digital entrants: DBS Research

THE addressable loan market for Singapore's upcoming digital banks is estimated to be worth S$220 to S$243 billion,...

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Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Sentosa Cove bungalow buying revs up

ACTIVITY in the bungalow market on Sentosa Cove has revved up in the past few months on the back of several demand...

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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

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Finding that sweet spot

RESEARCH and commercialisation are often seen as separate processes, with scientists handing their findings off to...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Guarding the utility

YANIV Vardi is passionate about wines. He has his own vineyard where as a connoisseur he has produced a number of...

Sep 5, 2020 05:50 AM

Chip-fuelled creativity

THE tiny ESP8266 microchip, made close to a decade ago, has amassed a cult following far beyond what its lead...

Aug 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Dawn of AI golden age

Swami Sivasubramanian, vice-president of Amazon's machine learning arm, sees opportunities everywhere - even one...


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