May 22, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Singapore growth downgraded as trade war threatens economy, business

BUSINESSES are in for stormy times this year as dark clouds loom over Singapore's economic prospects, with the...

May 22, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Westpac Singapore pulls rug from under 300 mortgage customers

WESTPAC Singapore is exiting the mortgage business, leaving 300 borrowers - both foreigners and Singaporeans - in...

May 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Tech stocks take a beating amid Washington's ban against Huawei

SINGAPORE tech counters faced selloffs on Tuesday in the wake of Washington's ban of Huawei Technologies from...

May 22, 2019 08:59 AM

Stocks to watch: MindChamps, Combine Will International, China Star Food Group, Acromec

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Wednesday:

May 22, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

ESG cuts exports forecast range to 0 to -2% contraction following 6.4% Q1 drop

THE official non-oil domestic export growth forecast for this year has been trimmed - following a sharper drop in...

May 22, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

US is dealing itself a losing hand with Japan

NNOT content with its trade war against China, US President Donald Trump's administration has also opened bilateral...

BREAKING NEWS
May 22, 2019 09:27 AM

Singapore shares advance on Wednesday; STI up 0.03% to 3,184.23

SINGAPORE shares reversed Tuesday's slide on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index up 0.97 point or 0.03 per cent...

May 22, 2019 09:19 AM

Malaysia: Markets closed on Wednesday

Malaysian financial markets are closed on Wednesday due to a public holiday. Trade will resume on Thursday, May 23...

May 22, 2019 09:17 AM

Masayoshi Son names renowned AI professor to SoftBank board

[TOKYO] Masayoshi Son can't stop talking about how artificial intelligence (AI) is going to change the world. Now...

May 22, 2019 09:15 AM

Japan exports fall again but business sentiment offers hope

[TOKYO] Japanese exports fell for the fifth month in April in a sign of the growing economic strain exerted by the...

May 22, 2019 09:07 AM

Google 'Minsky moment' before buying these bonds

IN just a few months, a shunned corner of China's US$13 trillion bond market has become an investor favourite. Thank...



ASEAN BUSINESS

May 21, 2019 05:30 PM

US's Huawei ban amplifies downside risk on Asian semiconductor cycle

ASEAN's semiconductor exports to China, particularly Malaysia's, could be directly hurt, following the...

GARAGE

May 22, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Home design startup Livspace snags investment from Ikea group

OMNICHANNEL synergies, product integration and regional expansion are all on the table for home design and...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
May 22, 2019 09:27 AM

Singapore shares advance on Wednesday; STI up 0.03% to 3,184.23

SINGAPORE shares reversed Tuesday's slide on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index up 0.97 point or 0.03 per cent...

May 22, 2019 09:19 AM

Malaysia: Markets closed on Wednesday

Malaysian financial markets are closed on Wednesday due to a public holiday. Trade will resume on Thursday, May 23...

May 22, 2019 08:59 AM

Stocks to watch: MindChamps, Combine Will International, China Star Food Group, Acromec

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Wednesday:

May 22, 2019 08:24 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open higher after rebound in US shares

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday following a rebound on Wall Street after the United States said it...

May 22, 2019 06:57 AM

Former Tesla bull makes US$10 worst case call on China worries

[BENGALURU] One of Tesla's former biggest supporters on Wall Street said on Tuesday the electric carmaker's shares...

May 22, 2019 06:15 AM

US: Tech rally leads stocks higher

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks gained ground on Tuesday following two straight losing sessions, after the US said it...

LIFESTYLE

May 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Pawan Gandhi

IT ONLY TOOK a decade – a blink of an eye in the Information Age – but the future has arrived for wearable...

May 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Art and design at the Venice Biennale

IN ONE OF Venice’s oldest palaces, there are pieces of furniture that appear  lopsided – as if their legs have been...

May 17, 2019 05:50 AM

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Driving change

Jean Raby, CEO of Natixis Investment Managers, identifies the market trends that bear close watching, and says that disruption is still to come for the asset management industry.

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