Jan 19, 2021 09:02 AM

OUE C-Reit seals S$1.27b deal with Allianz entity to divest 50% of OUE Bayfront

THE manager of OUE Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (OUE C-Reit) has agreed to divest a 50 per cent stake in...

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Jan 18, 2021 06:00 PM

BT Money Hacks: Protecting your digital financial assets (Ep 88)

This week's episode looks at how you can make the most out of your digital assets while making sure they stay safe...

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Jan 19, 2021 01:12 PM

Fintechs' plans to buy Indonesian banks will raise competition: Fitch

RECENT moves by tech firms to acquire small Indonesian banks will add more colour to Asean's financing landscape,...

Jan 19, 2021 12:48 PM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Crescent Cove Advisors launching Spac to target South-east Asian tech firms

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SAN Francisco-based tech investment firm Crescent Cove Advisors, founded by Singaporean Heng Jun Hong, has filed...

Jan 19, 2021 04:21 PM

Broker's take: More than 5% rise in property prices will tip market into 'bubble territory', says DBS

WHILE a steady 2 to 3 per cent annual increase in the Singapore property price index (PPI) in line with household...

Jan 19, 2021 10:38 AM

Fu Yu founders retire, sell 29.8% stake in company for S$58.3m

THE co-founders of Fu Yu Corp have sold a 29.8 per cent stake, amounting to 224.4 million shares in the company, for...

Jan 19, 2021 11:25 AM

Takeover price for Sunningdale Tech raised to S$1.65 per share in final offer

SUNNINGDALE Tech's chairman Koh Boon Hwee and Novo Tellus PE Fund 2 on Tuesday raised their offer price for the...

UPDATED 4 hours 29 min ago

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE PROPERTY

Singapore government keeping close watch on property market

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THE Singapore government is paying "close attention" to the local real estate market "to ensure that it remains...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Singapore's December trade rebound set to continue into 2021

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ANALYSTS are pencilling in a solid economic recovery for Singapore and the region, after non-oil domestic exports (...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Property developers facing better year ahead in 2021

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A FEARED slump in the private property market did not quite materialise in 2020; and with the ongoing momentum in...

LIFESTYLE

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

A week of wonders at Singapore Art Week

CHOOSE your adventure: Get on the bus 175 to see art displayed at bus stops along the way. Hop on an MRT train...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Hybrid bar food at Sake Labo

WE learned a new word the other day: japas. It's not as catchy as 'tapas', nor as straightforward as 'Japan'. It's a...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 18, 2021 10:58 AM

Measuring the impact of Covid-19 on economic growth in ASEAN

Several weeks of strict lockdowns or the combined effect of the COVID-19 outbreak and the social distancing measures...

GARAGE

Jan 18, 2021 05:25 PM

Grab joins five other regional startups gunning for IPO

SINGAPORE-BASED Grab is reportedly ...

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STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jan 19, 2021 03:57 PM

Seoul: Stocks rebound on Samsung Elec, Hyundai Motor boost

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rebounded to end higher on Tuesday, marking its sharpest gain since Jan 8, boosted by...

Jan 19, 2021 03:47 PM

Australia: Shares close higher on rebound in miners, financials

[SYDNEY] Australian shares ended firmer on Tuesday, as mining and financial stocks recovered from sharp losses in...

Jan 19, 2021 02:17 PM

Tokyo: Nikkei closes up on bargain-hunting

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed up nearly 1.4 per cent on Tuesday as investors bought on dips...

Jan 19, 2021 12:34 PM

LMIRT raises S$281m in rights issue

LIPPO Malls Indonesia Retail Trust's (LMIRT) preferential offering has raised gross proceeds of S$281 million...

Jan 19, 2021 12:10 PM

Asia: Investors eye recovery as most markets rise, Yellen in focus

[HONG KONG] Optimism about the global economic recovery and vaccine rollouts trumped ongoing concerns about soaring...

Jan 19, 2021 09:50 AM

Australia: Shares jump 1% on reports Queensland to lift lockdown curbs

[BENGALURU] Australian shares climbed 1 per cent on Tuesday as investors bet on news that Queensland state was set...


BT WEEKLY

Jan 18, 2021 05:50 AM

The lottery effect - fair or foul?

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THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How should higher-end HDB flats in prime locations be priced? What issues, if any, are there in...

Jan 18, 2021 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Civmec awaits bonanza from commodity rush, defence spending, infrastructure

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AUSTRALIAN engineering firm Civmec, one of the Singapore Exchange's "OSV (offshore supply vessel) plays", was not...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM

Laid off during crisis, she went on to found a company worth S$8m

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AT the height of her career, Shi Ru Xin was retrenched as a result of the global financial crisis of 2008. About 100...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

The death of alpha

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THE entire purpose of asset management is to create alpha. Active asset management started some 70 years ago, and...

Jan 1, 2021 05:50 AM

10 sparkling wines for leaving 2020 behind

IT'S been a dismal year, but let's look at the bright side: It's nearly over. Forget about what 2020 deserves. We...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Rethinking mental health: wellness startups and apps on the upswing

A year of lockdowns, remote working and prolonged periods of physical distancing has driven consumers' demand for...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

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WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

A week of wonders at Singapore Art Week

CHOOSE your adventure: Get on the bus 175 to see art displayed at bus stops along the way. Hop on an MRT train...



FOCUS

Jan 19, 2021 04:29 PM

30 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including four in the community

[SINGAPORE] There were 30 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of Tuesday noon (Jan 19), taking Singapore's total to...

Jan 19, 2021 01:12 PM

Fintechs' plans to buy Indonesian banks will raise competition: Fitch

RECENT moves by tech firms to acquire small Indonesian banks will add more colour to Asean's financing landscape,...

Jan 19, 2021 04:21 PM

Broker's take: More than 5% rise in property prices will tip market into 'bubble territory', says DBS

WHILE a steady 2 to 3 per cent annual increase in the Singapore property price index (PPI) in line with household...

Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SPOTLIGHT

Change mindset towards skills training in Covid-19 and beyond: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

EMPLOYERS and workers alike have to change their mindsets towards skills training, especially as disruption arising...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Greening architecture

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PATRICK Bellew - or his firm Atelier Ten - may not quite be household names here but their projects in Singapore...

Jan 9, 2021 05:50 AM

Sparking a Revolut-ion

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MOST startup founders wax lyrical about why they became an entrepreneur, but Nikolay Storonsky is a man of few words...

Jan 2, 2021 05:50 AM

It's all in the jeans

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ON HIS previous business trips to Singapore, Nuholt Huisamen, then managing director for Levi Strauss & Co's...

Dec 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Hospitality romantic

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ALAN Watts glimpses light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel. As the president, Asia-Pacific, at Hilton, he has...


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