Jan 21, 2021 01:00 PM

Singaporeans expect headline inflation to rise to 2.2% for year ahead: poll

HEADLINE inflation expectations rose to 2.2 per cent in December's poll from 1.9 per cent in September, according to...

Jan 18, 2021 06:00 PM

BT Money Hacks: Protecting your digital financial assets (Ep 88)

This week's episode looks at how you can make the most out of your digital assets while making sure they stay safe...

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Jan 21, 2021 11:41 AM

Broker's take: DBS says Wilmar deserves a higher valuation multiple than CPO peers

DBS Group Research on Thursday said Wilmar International deserves a higher valuation multiple than its crude palm...

Jan 21, 2021 01:35 PM

Biden's inauguration a restoration of American democracy

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PRESIDENT Joe Biden took command of the US on Wednesday, vowing to save the union from the threats of a pandemic and...

Jan 21, 2021 02:55 PM

Hot stock: Oceanus shares surge 8.2%, prompting SGX query

SHARES of watch-listed Oceanus Group surged 8.2 per cent since market opening to a record high of 5.3 Singapore...

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Jan 21, 2021 02:02 PM

Penguin chairman, MD in tie up with Dymon Asia fund to take firm private

PENGUIN International on Thursday said a consortium comprising its executive chairman, managing director and a Dymon...

Jan 21, 2021 02:50 PM

Asean IPO proceeds treble in Q4 2020 on larger deals: EY

PROCEEDS from initial public offerings (IPOs) in Asean rose significantly in the fourth quarter of 2020, though the...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jan 21, 2021 05:50 AM

MNCs eye local market hires, instead of expat pool, to drive strategic growth in S-E Asia

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MORE multinational corporations (MNCs) are increasingly turning to the local market, instead of the top expatriate...

Jan 21, 2021 05:50 AM

On-the-ground intel gave Trafigura a banner year in 2020 amid Covid-19

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COMMODITIES-trading giant Trafigura's presence in China provided crucial heads-up on the demand and supply oil...

Jan 21, 2021 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Gaming revenue at Genting Singapore bouncing back on domestic market demand

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SINGAPORE'S gaming sector is far from its pre-pandemic levels - but the bloodshed that analysts had feared last year...

LIFESTYLE

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running...

Jan 21, 2021 05:50 AM

New year, new challenges? Some say: 'Bring it on'

IT'S the new year - a time for making resolutions and getting a fresh start. There's no time like now to move out of...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Hybrid bar food at Sake Labo

WE learned a new word the other day: japas. It's not as catchy as 'tapas', nor as straightforward as 'Japan'. It's a...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 21, 2021 02:50 PM

Asean IPO proceeds treble in Q4 2020 on larger deals: EY

PROCEEDS from initial public offerings (IPOs) in Asean rose significantly in the fourth quarter of 2020, though the...

GARAGE

Jan 20, 2021 11:40 AM

World's rich fled Alibaba after monopoly probe: Citi

[HONG KONG] Wealthy investors rushed to offload stock in Alibaba Group Holding after China began an investigation...


STOCKS

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Jan 21, 2021 05:01 PM

Europe: Stocks extend gains on Biden bounce

[LONDON] European stock markets rose at the start of trading onThursday, extending a bounce on the back of Joe Biden...

Jan 21, 2021 04:23 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close lower

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended slightly lower on Thursday as profit-takers moved in after five days of gains...

Jan 21, 2021 04:04 PM

Seoul: Shares extend gains on strong export data, Wall St boost

[SEOUL] South Korean shares extended gains to a third straight session on Thursday, tracking a record close in Wall...

Jan 21, 2021 03:56 PM

Australia: Shares end at 11-month high as jobs data fans optimism

[SYDNEY] Australian shares finished at their highest in 11 months on Thursday as strong employment data instilled...

Jan 21, 2021 03:48 PM

Tokyo: Nikkei closes at 30-year high as Biden inauguration sparks optimism

[TOKYO] Japanese shares hit their highest close in 30 years, taking cues from solid overnight performances on Wall...

Jan 21, 2021 11:54 AM

Asia: Stocks see healthy gains with Biden presidency

[HONG KONG] Asian markets welcomed Joe Biden's first day as US president with broad gains Thursday as investors look...


BT WEEKLY

Jan 18, 2021 05:50 AM

The lottery effect - fair or foul?

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THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How should higher-end HDB flats in prime locations be priced? What issues, if any, are there in...

Jan 18, 2021 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Civmec awaits bonanza from commodity rush, defence spending, infrastructure

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AUSTRALIAN engineering firm Civmec, one of the Singapore Exchange's "OSV (offshore supply vessel) plays", was not...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM

Laid off during crisis, she went on to found a company worth S$8m

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AT the height of her career, Shi Ru Xin was retrenched as a result of the global financial crisis of 2008. About 100...

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...

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM

Why are some mutual funds changing into ETFs?

IN the contest between mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), investors have been voting with their wallets...

Jan 1, 2021 05:50 AM

10 sparkling wines for leaving 2020 behind

IT'S been a dismal year, but let's look at the bright side: It's nearly over. Forget about what 2020 deserves. We...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Rethinking mental health: wellness startups and apps on the upswing

A year of lockdowns, remote working and prolonged periods of physical distancing has driven consumers' demand for...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

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WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Jan 21, 2021 05:50 AM

New year, new challenges? Some say: 'Bring it on'

IT'S the new year - a time for making resolutions and getting a fresh start. There's no time like now to move out of...



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Jan 21, 2021 04:37 PM

38 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including four in the community

[SINGAPORE] There were 38 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of noon on Thursday (Jan 21), taking Singapore's total...

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Jan 20, 2021 02:13 PM

HSBC, Maybank's insurance venture among bidders for AXA Singapore: sources

[SINGAPORE] HSBC Holdings and Malayan Banking's insurance venture are among shortlisted bidders for AXA's business...

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Jan 21, 2021 05:50 AM

Singapore boutique hotels tap on buoyant market to offload

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BOUTIQUE hotel owners are perking up at active property buying in Singapore, as the Covid-19 pandemic crushed the...

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Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SKILLSFUTURE FORUM

SkillsFuture Month 2020

THIS year's SkillsFuture Month, taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic, will feature a series of mostly virtual...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Greening architecture

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PATRICK Bellew - or his firm Atelier Ten - may not quite be household names here but their projects in Singapore...

Jan 9, 2021 05:50 AM

Sparking a Revolut-ion

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MOST startup founders wax lyrical about why they became an entrepreneur, but Nikolay Storonsky is a man of few words...

Jan 2, 2021 05:50 AM

It's all in the jeans

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ON HIS previous business trips to Singapore, Nuholt Huisamen, then managing director for Levi Strauss & Co's...

Dec 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Hospitality romantic

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ALAN Watts glimpses light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel. As the president, Asia-Pacific, at Hilton, he has...


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