Singapore shares close up by 0.54% on Monday

ASIAN equities were lifted on Monday by a thaw in trade tensions between the United States and China.

Singtel Q4 earnings slip on lower regional contributions

A WEAKER fourth quarter at two associates torpedoed Singtel's earnings, according to results out on Thursday...

56 business services now use MyInfo, after bank trial: GovTech

SOME 56 business services have tied up with a digital government vault for personal information, about a year after a pilot scheme was rolled out in the banking sector.

MyInfo digital ID service signs on its first telco

NATIONAL digital identity service MyInfo - previously tested in the banking industry - has signed on its first telco partner in its private-sector expansion.

Singtel Q4 profit shrinks 19% to S$781m on forex effects, lower associates' contributions

SINGTEL on Thursday posted a 19 per cent fall in net profit to S$781 million for its fourth quarter ended March 31, 2018, down from S$963 million a year ago.

Malaysian markets claw back early losses from election shock

BURSA Malaysia was back in business on Monday, with the extended trading break largely cushioning the shock from last week's election upset...

Malaysian markets claw back early losses from election shock

BURSA Malaysia was back in business on Monday, with the extended trading break largely cushioning the shock from last week's election upset...

NetLink NBN Trust's maiden payout will be more than forecast

MISSED revenue forecasts plagued fibre operator NetLink NBN Trust in its first year of trading, according to fourth-quarter results on Monday.

NetLink NBN Trust Q4 net profit below IPO forecast, at S$15.3 million

FIBRE network provider NetLink NBN Trust's earnings came in below forecast in its fourth quarter, according to its first set of full-year results, out on Monday...
TOPLINE

Aggression needed, says Medtronic's new regional head

MEDTRONIC's newly minted regional head comes across in conversation as a moderate man...

SingPost back in the black in Q4 on absence of impairment fees

SINGAPORE Post (SingPost) bounced back into the black in the fourth quarter after hefty impairments the year before, but underlying earnings still saw a slump.

Cordlife Group reports Q3 net profit of S$843,000 on new HK unit, better margins

PRIVATE cord blood banker Cordlife Group has turned a profit in the third quarter, helped by a newly acquired subsidiary.

Wilmar's Q1 profit down 41% on lower palm oil prices, sugar business woes

LOWER crude palm oil prices and weakness in its sugar business both took their toll on agri-business giant Wilmar International's first-quarter earnings, it disclosed on Thursday...
STOCKS

Shares ease on Malaysian poll results

THE unexpected election results across the Causeway left traders here dithering on Thursday, even as analysts warned of looming ringgit volatility.

Wilmar Q1 profit falls 41% on lower palm oil prices, loss-making sugar operations

AGRIBUSINESS group Wilmar International saw first-quarter earnings take a tumble on headwinds in the tropical oils market and losses in the sugar business, according to unaudited results out on Thursday.

Singapore shares close down by 0.31% on Thursday

THE Straits Times Index lost 10.95 points, or 0.31 per cent, to 3,537.59 on Thursday, with the Singapore market rattled by Malaysia's overnight election upset...

Electronics SMEs urged to embrace South-east Asia as their growth driver

WILL big global firms want to set up shop - as DBS senior economist Irvin Seah put it - "in a place that looks more like an old folks' home"?...
STOCKS

STI up 0.15% as edgy investors eye risks

REGIONAL traders barely had time to digest Washington's overnight exit from the Iran nuclear deal before Malaysia went to the polls - all events that made for a jittery Wednesday...

Singapore shares close up by 0.15% on Wednesday

SINGAPORE shares inched higher on Wednesday, hewing to analysts' prediction of range-bound trading...

The sun shines again on Europe: BlackRock

DOMESTIC and emerging market (EM) demand are solid drivers in Europe right now, with political changes offering investment opportunities, not risk, for savvy stock-pickers.
STOCKS

Market snaps 3-day losing streak

MOUNTING Washington-Teheran tensions and Singapore banks' first-quarter showings both gave traders reason to bite their nails on Tuesday...
BT EXCLUSIVE

Singapore companies ill-prepared for Europe's data-protection law

WITH Europe's formidable new digital privacy standards on the cusp of kicking in, professional services firms in Singapore see an uphill task in making companies here aware of and complying with the new framework...

Singapore shares close up by 0.29% on Tuesday

LOCAL equities saw a glimmer of hope on Tuesday, with oil prices up on a potential return to sanctions on Iran.

Global rubber prices wallop Halcyon Agri's Q1 earnings

HALCYON Agri Corporation is taking a beating from global rubber price volatility, according to unaudited first-quarter results out on Monday.
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Are telco tie-ups the way to stay ahead?

"IF you can't beat them, join them."...