Nov 15, 2018 11:23 PM

Lawrence Wong, Redas chief give different takes on cooling measures

THE government cannot take a hands-off approach to the property cycle and allow bubbles to develop, said National...
Nov 15, 2018 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Nov 15, 2018 01:19 PM

New private home sales in October dive by nearly 48% over September amid absence of new launches

DEVELOPERS in Singapore sold 487 private homes last month, falling nearly 48 per cent from the 932 units moved in...
UPDATED 13 hours 10 min ago
Nov 15, 2018 03:30 PM
ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

GrabPay wallets to allow instant remittance overseas from early 2019

RIDING on its vision to build the “Asean e-wallet” of choice, Grab on Thursday announced a remittance offering that...
Nov 15, 2018 10:32 AM
ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

Singapore, China to collaborate on fintech, regulating derivative trades

TWO agreements penned between financial agencies will pave the way for China and Singapore to collaborate on fintech...
Nov 15, 2018 07:19 PM

Keppel Infrastructure Trust confirms Ixom purchase at A$777 million

KEPPEL Infrastructure Trust said on Thursday that it is buying Australian chemicals group Ixom for A$777 million (S$775...
Nov 15, 2018 08:18 AM

Noble says debt revamp schemes granted court sanctions

THE board of Noble Group said before trading opened on Thursday that the schemes of arrangement tabled for its debt...
Nov 15, 2018 11:34 AM

Jetstar joins Scoot, SIA in ceasing pre-selection of travel insurance in online bookings

LOCAL airline Jetstar Asia Airways has joined Scoot Tigerair and Singapore Airlines (SIA) in ceasing the pre-selection...
UPDATED 17 hours 26 min ago


ASEAN BUSINESS

Nov 15, 2018 05:50 AM
ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

RCEP conclusion delayed due to 'unique challenges': PM Lee

THE much-awaited finalisation of the Asean-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will not materialise...

STARTUPS

Nov 15, 2018 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE FINTECH FESTIVAL 2018

'Reducing friction' for its consumers is key for Go-Jek

GO-JEK has a simple philosophy when it comes to expanding in South-east Asia, at least according to its president Andre...

WEEKEND MAGAZINE

Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Travelling alone and loving it

WHAT IS IT about going solo that appeals to so many travellers today? Is it the freedom to decide your day’s itinerary...
Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Hugues De Pins

GROWING UP IN VERSAILLES, Hugues de Pins was fascinated by the pomp and splendour of his city’s greatest attraction,...
Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Life’s Lessons

It won’t be long before we’re digging up long-forgotten new year’s resolutions just to break them again.
Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Hard Cash

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STOCKS

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Nov 15, 2018 10:49 PM

US: Wall St opens lower

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Thursday, with hopes of a trade negotiation between the United States and China...
Nov 15, 2018 05:45 PM

Singapore shares close 0.4 per cent up on Thursday

SINGAPORE stocks finished 0.4 per cent higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 11.34 points to 3,054...
Nov 15, 2018 05:17 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Thursday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 5.8 points...
Nov 15, 2018 05:04 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close sharply higher

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rallied with Shanghai Thursday on hopes China and the US can ease trade tensions, while...
Nov 15, 2018 04:42 PM

Europe: Stocks rise at open

[LONDON] European stocks rose Thursday in opening deals, after British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of...
Nov 15, 2018 04:40 PM

Seoul: Stocks jump on hopes of Trump-Kim summit; won gains

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index closed 1 per cent higher on Thursday, boosted by hopes of a second meeting...

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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Banking on digital

BNP Paribas CEO Jean-Laurent Bonnafé tells why mergers and acquisitions are taking a back seat - for now - at the French bank.

Healthcare 4.0

When you shop for toiletries or medicines in a supermarket, GSK keeps a close eye - with tracking sensors - to find out how and why you made those purchases. Data and analytics are a huge play for the pharmaceutical group, says its CEO for consumer healthcare, Brian McNamara.

Reading randomness

To avoid nasty surprises, don't try to predict the future - instead, stay aware of all possibilities, says Richard Fenning, Singapore-based CEO of global specialist risk consultancy Control Risks.

From neanderthals to cyborgs

He's a historian, futurist and social critic all rolled into one. Yuval Noah Harari sees his role as a bridge between academia and the public, to explain simply the story of humankind, both its history and technology.


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