Jun 18, 2019 11:33 AM

Evonik expands Singapore footprint even as trade war bites into growth

THE trade conflict between the United States and China has led to slower growth for Germany-based chemicals giant...

Jun 10, 2019 06:00 PM

PODCAST: How to start investing with just $100 a month (Money Hacks, Ep 46)

What are the next financial steps beyond choosing the right bank account and buying insurance if you're in your 20s...

Jun 18, 2019 01:50 PM

Changi Airports International CEO to depart; will be succeeded by MD of asset management

CHANGI Airports International (CAI) said its chief executive officer, Lim Liang Song, will be succeeded by its...

Jun 18, 2019 10:18 AM

One in three Singapore bosses have demoted employees: Robert Half poll

NEARLY a third or 30 per cent of business leaders in Singapore have demoted an employee at their company, according...

Jun 18, 2019 08:34 PM

Draghi's stimulus hints put ECB in Trump's crosshairs

[SINTRA, Portugal] The European Central Bank (ECB) will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate, ECB...

Jun 18, 2019 06:37 PM

Utico extends deadline for binding agreement with Hyflux to June 27

HYFLUX suitor Utico has extended the deadline for entering a binding agreement with the beleaguered water treatment...

BREAKING NEWS
Jun 19, 2019 12:12 AM

IAG signals intent to buy 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

[PARIS] US aircraft giant Boeing and British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) have signed a letter...

Jun 18, 2019 11:36 PM

Oil surges on optimism for economic stimulus, Opec+ meeting

[NEW YORK] Oil rose, reversing earlier declines, as the European Central Bank said it may pump more stimulus into...

Jun 18, 2019 11:17 PM

UN calls for 'independent' probe into death of Egypt's Morsi

[GENEVA] The UN human rights office called Tuesday for an "independent inquiry" into former Egyptian president...

Jun 18, 2019 10:47 PM

Trump says having 'extended meeting' with Xi at G20 summit

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had a positive phone conversation with his Chinese...

Jun 18, 2019 10:45 PM

Annica inks MOUs with Perak's state economic development corporation

CATALIST-LISTED oil and gas company Annica Holdings on Tuesday entered into Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) with...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Jun 17, 2019 06:05 PM

Indonesian companies tap P2P funds in fintech boom

Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platforms in Indonesia reportedly transacted some US$1.4 billion in 2018, up from US$20...

GARAGE

Jun 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Faster, better, cheaper: leveraging fintech for remittance services

AT first glance, South-east Asia's financial services seem to be readily available to all because of fintech's...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jun 18, 2019 10:00 PM

US: Wall Street opens at six-week high on hopes of dovish Fed

[BENGALURU] US stocks opened at their highest level in six-weeks on Tuesday, with Nasdaq leading the charge, as...

Jun 18, 2019 06:22 PM

Singapore shares gain 1% on Tuesday ahead of key Fed meeting

INVESTORS in the local equities market took to picking up stocks in the lead-up to the two-day US Federal Reserve...

Jun 18, 2019 05:35 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 14.36...

Jun 18, 2019 04:30 PM

Hong Kong stocks end with healthy gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended up 1 per cent Tuesday, building on the previous day's gains, as traders look...

Jun 18, 2019 03:53 PM

European stocks waver at open

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets wavered at the start of trading on Tuesday, the eve of an interest rate...

Jun 18, 2019 03:49 PM

Sembcorp Marine, Rex International and CAO averaged 16% total returns in 2019 to date

SEMBCORP Marine, Rex International and China Aviation Oil Singapore (CAO) have been found to be the three most...

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BT WEEKLY

Jun 17, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Circles.Life has a game plan for growth

CIRCLES.LIFE just wrapped up another funding round - but it seems to never press "pause", as co-founder Abhishek...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM
BARFLY

A balance of flavours

"THE bitters are excellent for your liver, the gin is bad for you. They balance each other." Such was film director...


LIFESTYLE

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Interview - Brett Tollman, Chief Executive, The Travel Corporation

BRETT TOLLMAN LIVES and breathes the travel business. He was just five when he followed his mother Beatrice around...

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Father's Day: Good Dad, Cool Dad

Singapore fathers are carving a middle ground between old-school Asian disciplinarian and...

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Soave Classico these days is not what it was in the bad old days

SO MUCH of what we think we know about wine is probably wrong.


FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Poised for the major league

Martin Gilbert, who survived one of the biggest financial scandals in the City of London in the early 2000s, is now steering Aberdeen Standard into a major player.

When head and heart unite

From fortified rice to Project Clean Cow, the nutritional products arm of Dutch MNC Royal DSM proves a company can tackle the world's biggest health and sustainability issues, and do well, says DSM Nutritional Products' president and CEO Christoph Goppelsroeder.

From an envoy's notebook

Scott Wightman, who will finish his stint as British High Commissioner to Singapore next week, looks back on a storied diplomatic career, and highlights bits about the UK he reckons are "perhaps not sufficiently known".

Battling headwinds

From aircraft safety to geopolitical developments, Alexandre de Juniac, director-general of Iata, takes stock of the challenges and trends that weigh on the aviation industry, and shares his vision for the association.


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