Aug 6, 2020 07:24 AM

DBS posts 22% fall in Q2 net profit as provisions surge; DPS at 18 cents with scrip scheme applied

DBS chief Piyush Gupta expects top line and net interest margin (NIM) – a key indicator of profitability for banks...

UPDATED 11 min ago
Aug 3, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks: Why sticking to an asset allocation framework is key in volatile times (Ep 77)

This episode tackles good starter tips and discipline for asset classes and portfolio construction during this Covid...

Aug 6, 2020 12:50 PM

Asean+3 growth tipped to slow sharply to 0.1% in 2020 before rebounding strongly to 6% in 2021: AMRO

THE economic growth of Asean, China, Japan and South Korea is tipped slow sharply to 0.1 per cent this year, down...

BREAKING NEWS

Aug 6, 2020 02:03 PM

JustCo opening two more co-working centres in Singapore with total capacity of 2,000

JUSTCO's new co-working centres at OCBC Centre East and The Centrepoint will be able to house over 2,000 members...

Aug 6, 2020 01:42 PM

Credit Agricole seeks to reclaim technology it developed with Wirecard

[PARIS] French bank Credit Agricole said on Thursday it will seek to reclaim the payments technology it was working...

Aug 6, 2020 01:32 PM

Frasers Hospitality to open Tokyo serviced residence on Aug 7

FRASERS Hospitality, a member of Frasers Property, on Thursday said it is opening a 22-storey serviced residence...

Aug 6, 2020 01:27 PM

Siemens beats forecasts for industrial profit

[ZURICH] Siemens posted better-than-expected industrial profit for its third quarter as the German engineering group...

Aug 6, 2020 01:11 PM

US sends first shipment of crude to Saudi Arabia in over a decade

[NEW YORK] The United States sent a shipment of crude to Saudi Arabia in June, data from the US Census Bureau showed...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Aug 6, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: BT EXCLUSIVE

Borrowers in jobs at risk face tighter processing for new home loans

HOME buyers are reportedly facing tighter credit assessment when they apply for mortgages - especially if they work...

Aug 6, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Online retail sales spike points to sustained structural shift

RETAIL takings jumped in June on a partial reopening from the two-month "circuit breaker", but the sector is far...

Aug 6, 2020 05:50 AM

SORA benchmark gets teeth against financial misconduct

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will prescribe the Singapore Overnight Rate Average (SORA) as a financial...

LIFESTYLE

Jul 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Asia-US travel may only resume next year: James Liang

IF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS are lifted between Singapore and another country such that you don’t have to quarantine...

Aug 6, 2020 05:50 AM

Reflections on Singapore heritage food

WITH National Day upon us, what is it that really makes you feel Singaporean? For a lot of people, it's got to be...

Jul 31, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Sushi that gives you bang for your buck

THE address says it all. Cuppage Plaza. Aka Little Japan. Where the pricey veneer and practised omotenashi crafted...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Aug 6, 2020 12:50 PM

Asean+3 growth tipped to slow sharply to 0.1% in 2020 before rebounding strongly to 6% in 2021: AMRO

THE economic growth of Asean, China, Japan and South Korea is tipped slow sharply to 0.1 per cent this year, down...

GARAGE

Aug 6, 2020 02:03 PM

JustCo opening two more co-working centres in Singapore with total capacity of 2,000

JUSTCO's new co-working centres at OCBC Centre East and The Centrepoint will be able to house over 2,000 members...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Aug 6, 2020 12:27 PM

Seoul: Stocks track Wall St higher, won strengthens to 5-month high

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rose 1.2 per cent on Thursday, tracking overnight gains in Wall Street on strong...

Aug 6, 2020 11:54 AM

Asia: Markets mixed as traders weigh stimulus, China-US tension

[HONG KONG] Asian markets were mixed on Thursday following a two-day rally, with nervous investors keeping an eye on...

Aug 6, 2020 09:55 AM

Australia: Shares advance as miners, Wall Street surge

[BENGALURU] Australian shares rose on Thursday after Wall Street notched overnight gains on strong corporate...

Aug 6, 2020 09:51 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks begin higher on Thursday

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened on a positive note on Thursday boosted by vaccine hopes, while there was still...

Aug 6, 2020 09:47 AM

Singapore stocks open higher on Thursday; STI up 0.8%

SINGAPORE shares rose on Thursday even as local lenders DBS and United Overseas Bank (UOB) posted lower Q2 earnings...

Aug 6, 2020 09:25 AM

Stocks to watch: DBS, UOB, Wilmar, Sembcorp, Sembmarine, Singtel

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Thursday:


BT WEEKLY

Aug 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Rediscovering Singapore

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How might the tourism sector be boosted amid international travel curbs? What hidden gems do you...

Aug 3, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Alliance expands in managed healthcare

AN ageing population and rising healthcare costs are long-term trends that Alliance Healthcare is zeroing in on as...

Aug 6, 2020 01:03 PM

New portal to help Singapore SMEs navigate government support schemes

A NEW business portal set to launch on Aug 11 will aid small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in navigating the...

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...

Aug 5, 2020 05:50 AM

Diversifying risks in an income strategy

BACK in March, we were as stunned as anyone to be marching into an economic recession and an unprecedented global...

Mar 24, 2020 11:42 PM

Odette keeps top spot at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards

SINGAPORE’S three Michelin-starred restaurant Odette retained its top position in the 2020 Asia’s 50 Best...

Aug 1, 2020 05:50 AM

Chinese tech's next battleground

Chu hai or "going to sea" is the ethos that China's tech giants have embraced with overseas expansion in the past...

Aug 6, 2020 05:50 AM

Reflections on Singapore heritage food

WITH National Day upon us, what is it that really makes you feel Singaporean? For a lot of people, it's got to be...

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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Aug 6, 2020 10:37 AM

Australia's Victoria state reports 471 new coronavirus cases

[SYDNEY] Australia's second most populous state of Victoria said on Thursday eight people have died from the...

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Aug 6, 2020 07:49 AM

UOB starts restructure work for debts paused on payments; Q2 profit down 40%

UOB has set up restructuring teams to assess borrowers who have taken a debt holiday amid the gradual unwinding of...

UPDATED 2 hours 30 min ago
Aug 6, 2020 11:09 AM

Broker's take: DBS says Singapore property plays 'too cheap to ignore' amid attractive valuations

DBS Group Research on Thursday called Singapore's property developers "too cheap to ignore", citing attractive...

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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

Aug 1, 2020 05:50 AM

Flash forward

CHARLES Giancarlo, chief executive officer (CEO) of Pure Storage, which develops hardware and software used by data...

Jul 25, 2020 05:50 AM

A mega-good match

ONE year ago, people who follow closely the world of technology, including this writer, were surprised by a multi-...

Jul 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Banker on a mission

AS THE novel coronavirus pandemic continues to wreck uncertainty on Singapore's future, the man helming the...

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...


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