Oct 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Fixed-interest debt fortifies S-Reits against chill from rising rates

RISING interest rates are known to hurt Real Estate Investment Trusts - but in the latest round of hikes, Singapore-...
Oct 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Prudential Singapore scraps retirement age for staff

AT Prudential Singapore, age is indeed just a number. The insurance company has removed the retirement age of 62 in its...
Oct 24, 2018 08:48 AM

Singtel to invest US$250m in Airtel Africa; funding round includes Temasek, Warburg Pincus, Softbank

SINGTEL will invest US$250 million in Airtel Africa Ltd in an effort to tap the continent's burgeoning use of...
Oct 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Temasek's first retail bond oversubscribed by 7 times

TEMASEK Holdings' first retail bond is just over eight times subscribed...
Oct 24, 2018 08:30 AM

Stocks to watch: Singtel, Global Invacom, Frasers Centrepoint Trust, Mapletree Industrial Trust, Suntec Reit

THE following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Wednesday:
Oct 24, 2018 05:50 AM

New Certis to provide integrated security services

SECURITY firm Certis has reinvented itself, morphing from a provider of physical guarding services to an advanced...
Oct 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Solar panel maker in S$585m sale, leaseback deal

THE Singapore unit of Norway-headquartered solar firm REC is understood to have entered into a proposed S$585 million...
Oct 24, 2018 05:50 AM

e-scooter sharing service bags US$6.4m in seed funding

SINGAPORE-based transportation startup Beam has snagged US$6.4 million in seed funding to launch a shared mobility...
Oct 24, 2018 05:50 AM

The mid-terms are all about Trump

NUMBERS do not lie, and the fact is that the political party that controls the White House has lost seats in the House...


Oct 23, 2018 02:12 PM

Singapore welcomes the European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

SINGAPORE'S business community has welcomed Friday's signing of the European Union-Singapore Free Trade...


Oct 24, 2018 06:34 AM

London's popularity as tech hub slumps ahead of Brexit

[LISBON] London's popularity among Europe's tech startup hubs has slumped as Brexit approaches and the city...


Oct 24, 2018 10:09 AM

Australia: Shares mostly flat as financials offset energy losses, NZ flat

[BENGALURU] Australian shares were little changed in light trade on Wednesday as a decline in the crude oil price hit...
Oct 24, 2018 10:08 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks open with small gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares edged up at Wednesday's open, having dived more than three percent the day before,...
Oct 24, 2018 09:39 AM

Tesla shares surge as stock short-seller goes long

[SAN FRANCISCO] Tesla shares surged on Tuesday after a high-profile stock short-seller shifted gears to say the...
Oct 24, 2018 09:23 AM

Singapore shares open higher on Wednesday; STI up 0.3% to 3,041.65

SINGAPORE stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index advancing 0.3 per cent , or 10.26 points to 3...
Oct 24, 2018 09:21 AM

Malaysia shares open lower on Wednesday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Wednesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 0.20...
Oct 24, 2018 09:11 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open higher on bargain hunting

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as bargain-hunters moved in after a sharp drop a day earlier on...


Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Paige Parker

ON JAN 1, 1999, Paige Parker and her soon-to-be husband Jim Rogers embarked on a three-year worldwide road trip that...
Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Carrè On Style

IN THE WORLD according to Hermès, good business comes from not letting people buy your stuff. It’s as if they make...
Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Local Signatures Elevated

Most of us would not be able to resist Singapore’s signature hawker dishes such as Bak Chor Mee, Hainanese Chicken Rice...



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