Nov 20, 2018 03:50 PM

Authorities probing false statements, breaches by Noble

THE Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Accounting and Corporate...
Nov 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Internet economy in South-east Asia to top US$240b by 2025: study

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, beating the previous estimate of...
Nov 20, 2018 04:28 PM

Neuroscience marketing startup NeuroTrend raises US$1.5m in seed funding

NEUROSCIENCE marketing startup NeuroTrend has raised US$1.5 million in seed funding by Trive Ventures. Other investors...
Nov 20, 2018 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Nov 20, 2018 11:33 AM

DBS makes new appointments to boost transaction banking

DBS Bank has made new appointments to its transaction banking team to support growth in that business.
Nov 20, 2018 02:42 PM

Homeowners who opposed collective sale must still pay stamp duty: Lawrence Wong

IN a collective sale of private homes, homeowners who opposed it will still have to pay any seller's stamp duty...
Nov 20, 2018 04:52 PM

Offtakers seek to end water purchase contract for Hyflux JV plant in Algeria

INSOLVENT water project developer Hyflux said on Tuesday that the offtakers of its Souk Tleta desalination plant in...
BREAKING NEWS
Nov 21, 2018 12:30 AM

Norway's wealth fund buys property in Paris for US$473m

[OSLO] Norway's sovereign wealth fund agreed to buy an office property in central Paris for US$473 million as it...
Nov 21, 2018 12:20 AM

Twitter CEO kicks up storm in India, offending some Hindus

[NEW DELHI] Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has kicked up a social media storm in India after a picture of him holding a poster...
Nov 21, 2018 12:10 AM

Sri Lanka risks debt default, warns largest party

[COLOMBO] Sri Lanka's largest party warned Tuesday that the island could default on its debt as Moody's...
Nov 20, 2018 11:58 PM

Ivanka Trump repeatedly used personal email at White House

[NEW YORK] Ivanka Trump repeatedly used a personal email account to conduct government business in 2017, a White House...
Nov 20, 2018 11:43 PM

Saudi Arabia announces more new projects in royal investment spree

[DUBAI] Saudi Arabia's King Salman announced US$3 billion in investment projects on Tuesday, the latest in a royal...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Nov 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Internet economy in South-east Asia to top US$240b by 2025: study

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, beating the previous estimate of...

GARAGE

Nov 20, 2018 05:50 AM
PARLIAMENT

E-wallet, crypto players show support for Payment Services Bill

E-WALLET and cryptocurrency players welcomed - with some degree of reservation - the new regulatory framework for...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Nov 20, 2018 10:43 PM

US: Wall Street tumbles at open on retail gloom, tech concerns

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened sharply lower on Tuesday as poor forecasts from retailers for the holiday quarter fed into...
Nov 20, 2018 05:31 PM

Singapore shares slide 1.2% on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks ended 1.2 per cent lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index losing 38.08 points to 3,026.99 at...
Nov 20, 2018 05:06 PM

Europe: Stock markets open lower

[LONDON] European stocks fell at the opening bell on Tuesday, mirroring Asian losses as a global sell-off picked up...
Nov 20, 2018 04:30 PM

Hong Kong: Shares tumble in tech sell-off

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks plunged Tuesday, in line with an Asia-wide retreat, with technology firms among the big...
Nov 20, 2018 03:38 PM

Seoul: Chip, carmaker shares lead losses; won gains

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index weakened on Tuesday, weighed by losses in tech and auto industries. The...
Nov 20, 2018 02:34 PM

Tokyo: Stocks close down; Nissan plunges over 5%

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks dropped on Tuesday with shares in Nissan diving more than 5 per cent and Mitsubishi also plunging...

LIFESTYLE

Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Taha Bouqdib

TAHA BOUQDIB DOESN’T believe in coincidences. He uses words like “soul”, “destiny” and “in my blood” when describing...
Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

A Chef's Tour

ON EVERY DINING table in Ryunique - a modern fine dining restaurant in Seoul’s Gangnam district - is a map.
Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

A Chef's Tour

ON EVERY DINING table in Ryunique - a modern fine dining restaurant in Seoul’s Gangnam district - is a map.

FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Strength in a sari

Having built the world's first social stock exchange, particularly to benefit and empower women, Durreen Shahnaz now wants to take impact investing from the margins to the mainstream.

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.


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