Sep 19, 2019 10:03 AM

Manulife US Reit in US$142.1m equity fundraising to buy US$198.8m California office tower

MANULIFE US Real Estate Investment Trust (Manulife US Reit) on Thursday said it intends to raise about US$142.1...

Sep 2, 2019 03:54 PM

PODCAST: How fintech helps you with cheaper money transfers (Money Hacks, Ep 53)

This episode is aimed at how best to transfer your money abroad, and in cheaper ways.

Sep 19, 2019 06:39 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

Stories you might have missed

BREAKING NEWS
Sep 19, 2019 10:37 PM

SGX grants TEE International 60-day extension to hold AGM

TEE International announced on Thursday that it has received a 60-day extension from the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to...

Sep 19, 2019 10:18 PM

BMW CFO wants to cut 5,000-6,000 jobs by 2022

[FRANKFURT] BMW's finance chief Nicolas Peter wants to cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs by 2022, mostly at the...

Sep 19, 2019 09:59 PM

Huawei seeks to upstage Apple with Mate 30 smartphone launch

[MUNICH] Huawei launched its Mate 30 range of smartphones on Thursday, saying its cameras were superior, its...

Sep 19, 2019 09:48 PM

US: Microsoft, energy stocks lift Wall Street at open

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Thursday, boosted by Microsoft Corp and energy stocks, a day after the Federal...

Sep 19, 2019 09:45 PM

Bank of England keeps interest rate at 0.75%

[LONDON] The Bank of England on Thursday said it had voted to keep its main interest rate at 0.75 per cent as it...


LIFESTYLE

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Claire Chiang, Business Owner and Activist

IN A WAY, Claire Chiang has always lived by the ethos of conservation.

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Shigeru Ban's Shishi-Iwa House is a cool sanctuary in Karuizawa

Shigeru Ban’s Shishi-Iwa House is a sanctuary for
guests to connect with nature and one another

Sep 19, 2019 05:50 AM

The abiding pursuit of happiness

WHAT is life all about, really? Get rich, buy a condo, car, etc? If that's the case, why are Singaporeans still so...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 19, 2019 06:36 PM

Asean Centre for Energy signs MOUs for R&D in renewables

Bioenergy is one area where further R&D will be supported

GARAGE

Sep 19, 2019 06:42 PM

SIA extends title sponsorship for F1 Singapore Grand Prix till 2021

MAINBOARD-listed Singapore Airlines (SIA) has extended its title sponsorship for the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 19, 2019 09:48 PM

US: Microsoft, energy stocks lift Wall Street at open

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Thursday, boosted by Microsoft Corp and energy stocks, a day after the Federal...

Sep 19, 2019 06:13 PM

Singapore shares fall 0.3% on Fed's mixed rate signals

SINGAPORE stocks fell on Thursday after the US central bank delivered a widely-expected rate cut but provided...

Sep 19, 2019 05:48 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Thursday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 3.21...

Sep 19, 2019 04:46 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end with fresh losses

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks fell for a fourth day in a row Thursday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates...

Sep 19, 2019 04:16 PM

Australia: Shares gain as jobless rate fuels stimulus hopes; NZ up

[SYDNEY] Australian shares advanced on Thursday led by financial sector stocks as data showing unemployment at its...

Sep 19, 2019 03:58 PM

Europe: Stock markets wobble at open

[LONDON] Europe's major stock markets wobbled at the start of trade Thursday after the Federal Reserve cut US...


BT WEEKLY

Sep 16, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

CTBC eyes South-east Asia for overseas growth

CTBC Bank - Taiwan's largest privately-owned lender - is steering its expansion strategy towards South-east Asia...

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Duck and more at Kai Duck

YOU can never have too many Chinese restaurants in Singapore. At least not to the folks at Takashimaya Shopping...



FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Straight shooter

UBS Asia Pacific president Edmund Koh – who says his job has made him one of the best connected persons in Asia – pulls no punches about life at the helm of the wealth management business.

Old-School Newsman

Even as he drives the South China Morning Post's digital expansion, Gary Liu, techie CEO of the Hong Kong broadsheet's publisher, says the print product will remain relevant and will evolve.

Refocus on the core

Jennifer Johnson, president and COO of global fund house Franklin Resources, says her firm - and the industry at large - need to get back to the basics: Investors want to see growth in their funds.

AD King's second act

Fresh from his exit from WPP, Martin Sorrell, ertswhile the "most powerful man in advertising", has started from scratch again, with a new baby and a new growth model.


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