Feb 24, 2020 01:00 PM

Singapore core inflation misses forecasts in January at 0.3%

SINGAPORE inflation missed industry forecasts in January, hampered by a sharper fall in the cost of retail and other...

UPDATED 22 min ago
Feb 17, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks podcast: The basics of loyalty programmes (Ep 65)

In this week's episode, we talk about loyalty programmes, what they are and how they can work for the investor.

Singapore Budget 2020

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Feb 24, 2020 02:25 PM

Malaysian PM Mahathir sends resignation letter to King

[KUALA LUMPUR] Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has submitted a letter of resignation to Malaysia's king, his office...

UPDATED 2 hours 10 min ago

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 24, 2020 04:46 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks start week with another sharp drop

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong suffered more big losses Monday as investors fret that the coronavirus could become a global...

Feb 24, 2020 04:42 PM

Europe: Stocks fall sharply at open on virus alarm

[LONDON] European stock markets sank at the start of trade on Monday, with the heaviest falls in Italy as alarm...

Feb 24, 2020 04:34 PM

WHO says no longer uses 'pandemic' category, but virus still emergency

[GENEVA] The World Health Organization (WHO) no longer has a process for declaring a pandemic, but the Covid-19...

Feb 24, 2020 04:24 PM

Afghanistan confirms first case of coronavirus from three suspected

[KABUL] Afghanistan on Monday identified the country's first case of coronavirus as reported cases outside China...

Feb 24, 2020 04:15 PM

Primark owner warns coronavirus threatens clothing supplies

[LONDON] Primark owner Associated British Foods warned on Monday there was a risk of supply shortages on some lines...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM
SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS

Slow recovery for Singapore companies with China operations amid outbreak

WHILE production has resumed for the manufacturing sector in China, analysts are expecting slow recovery for...

Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM
MARK TO MARKET

FLT-FCOT merger: Will market ethos trump fairness?

A FORTNIGHT ago, this column took a close look at the proposed merger of CapitaLand Mall Trust and CapitaLand...

Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM

More may be prepared to speak up on corporate malfeasance

IN Singapore, where whistleblowing is not a culture and faith in management is sometimes tested, hardcoding the...

LIFESTYLE

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Daniel Cordaro on how to be happier

WANNA BE HAPPIER? The good news, according to American psychologist Daniel Cordaro, is that anyone can. The better...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Co-Living Gets A Heritage Spin

Sharing a legacy home with strangers is the latest trend in the rental.

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

A good start for Ichigo Ichie

THERE are several reasons to eat Japanese food in Singapore: (1) you can ask for salmon sushi and not get thrown out...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Feb 24, 2020 01:54 PM

Indonesia market ripe for alternative-lending firms, one player says

High-risk markets could make for high growth, European fintech player says.

GARAGE

Feb 24, 2020 03:15 PM

Cargill to challenge Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods with new plant-based burger

[CHICAGO] Cargill Inc will launch plant-based hamburger patties and ground "fake meat" products in April, the...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 24, 2020 04:46 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks start week with another sharp drop

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong suffered more big losses Monday as investors fret that the coronavirus could become a global...

Feb 24, 2020 04:42 PM

Europe: Stocks fall sharply at open on virus alarm

[LONDON] European stock markets sank at the start of trade on Monday, with the heaviest falls in Italy as alarm...

Feb 24, 2020 03:57 PM

South Korea: Stocks shed 4% as spreading virus darkens growth outlook

[SEOUL] South Korean stocks slumped nearly 4 per cent and the won slid on Monday, as the unabating spread of the...

Feb 24, 2020 03:36 PM

Australia: Shares fall most since mid-August on coronavirus fears

[SYDNEY] Australian shares fell more than 2 per cent on Monday, their biggest since mid-August 2019, as sharp spikes...

Feb 24, 2020 02:11 PM

World’s longest bull run set to end amid Malaysia power upheaval

[KUALA LUMPUR] The world's longest bull run is set to end its 12-year reign as political upheaval has helped push...

Feb 24, 2020 01:30 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon down 1% on day

SINGAPORE equities resumed trading on Monday afternoon in negative territory, with the Straits Times Index (STI)...


BT WEEKLY

Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Silver bullets from the Budget

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Will Singapore's 2020 Budget measures go far enough to cushion businesses against the economic...

Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Experian eyes growth in Asia-Pacific

GLOBAL information services company Experian is ramping up growth in the Asia-Pacific with a recent string of...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Liang Sandwich Bar closures 'unauthorised, but temporary'

THE South-east Asia master franchisee for Liang Sandwich Bar said the recent closures of all four Singapore outlets...

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...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Investing during virus outbreaks

WE HAVE become used to expecting an equity bear market every decade or so.

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

A good start for Ichigo Ichie

THERE are several reasons to eat Japanese food in Singapore: (1) you can ask for salmon sushi and not get thrown out...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Charged up: Singapore's journey to the future of cars begins now

Dr Sanjay Kuttan, who chairs the sustainable infrastructure committee under the Sustainable Energy Association of...

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...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Co-Living Gets A Heritage Spin

Sharing a legacy home with strangers is the latest trend in the rental.

Jan 4, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Tempering income expectations in 2020

THE years since the 2008-09 global financial crisis have been difficult for income seekers and I think this is...



FOCUS

Feb 24, 2020 04:34 PM

WHO says no longer uses 'pandemic' category, but virus still emergency

[GENEVA] The World Health Organization (WHO) no longer has a process for declaring a pandemic, but the Covid-19...

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Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Digibank contender Sheng Ye eyes Singapore homecoming

HONG Kong-listed supply chain financing company Sheng Ye Capital might be an unknown name here, but its chairman and...

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Feb 21, 2020 03:38 PM

Bukit Sembawang sells nearly two-thirds of homes at Luxus Hills' final phase

REAL estate developer Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited on Friday said it has sold 25 out of the 39 units at the Luxus...

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Feb 24, 2020 01:00 PM

Singapore core inflation misses forecasts in January at 0.3%

SINGAPORE inflation missed industry forecasts in January, hampered by a sharper fall in the cost of retail and other...

UPDATED 22 min ago

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Agile marketer

"PASSIONATE" is a word IBM chief marketing officer Michelle Peluso uses often - to describe how she feels about the...

Feb 15, 2020 05:50 AM

Tech advocate

VICTORIA Espinel's appointment as CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance in 2015 is widely seen as a sign of how the...

Feb 8, 2020 05:50 AM

Property stalwart

IN AN age of job-hopping millennials, Alistair Elliott, senior partner and group chairman of Knight Frank, jokes...

Feb 1, 2020 05:50 AM

Connecting the dots

TO HAVE a conversation with group co-CEO of Chinese juggernaut Ping An Group Jessica Tan is to speak in terms of...


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