Singapore shares gain 0.8% on Monday following Temasek's Keppel move

THE Straits Times Index (STI) outperformed regional indices with a 0.8 per cent gain on Monday, with activity spurred largely by a partial offer from Temasek Holdings for an additional 35 per cent stake in STI constituent Keppel Corporation.


Trade talk optimism fades as investors get reality check

INVESTORS' excitement over a supposed US-China trade deal died down on Tuesday, no doubt tempered by follow-up analyses that called the promises "meaningless" and nothing more than "low-hanging fruits" that China has offered before.

Singapore shares close 0.3% lower on Tuesday

SINGAPORE shares closed lower on Tuesday as excitement over a supposed US-China trade deal died down.


Trade deal hopes boost Asian markets

REGIONAL markets gained on Monday, lapping up the possibility of a US-China trade deal as negotiations between the two countries appeared to advance over the weekend.

Singapore shares close 0.3% higher on Monday

SINGAPORE shares closed slightly higher on Monday, as gains fuelled by the possibility of a US-China trade deal were capped by worries over local gross domestic product (GDP) growth.

Companies get help to build Global Ready Talent

IN order to maintain its competitive edge, Singapore needs talent with the right expertise and networks to help local enterprises reach more overseas markets, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Thursday.

Global Ready Talent programme launched to train young talent for overseas postings

COMPANIES struggling to fill overseas postings with the right talent are getting more help to equip their next-generation workforce with relevant overseas experience.

DBS launches digital solutions package for logistics sector

DBS Bank on Wednesday rolled out a digital solutions package for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the logistics sector, aiming to help them tackle challenges in expanding and keeping up with evolving consumer needs and emerging business trends.

Gnowbe launches mobile learning design programme

DULL computer-based courses for company training may soon be a thing of the past, with a new course that teaches instructional designers how to create effective microlearning courses that busy professionals can complete on their smartphones.


Unlocking the hidden joy in pawnbroking

LIKE most entrepreneurs, Yeah Hiang Nam prioritises a quality customer experience to help his brand stand out from the crowd.


Furthering a philanthropic vision

WHEN it comes to entrepreneurship, it always helps to have the backing of one's family. And what better foundation is there than a family of successful entrepreneurs?

IYUNO Media Group CEO David Lee named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019

IYUNO Media Group CEO David (Hyonmoo) Lee on Thursday was named the overall EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2019 Singapore by professional services organisation EY.


Leveraging Asean's diversity

ASEAN'S diversity presents challenges for Singapore companies looking to expand abroad, but these challenges can be reframed as opportunities, said a group of panellists at a roundtable organised by The Business Times (BT) and presented by HSBC on Sept 24.

BT journalists bag top SIAS awards

THE Business Times' newshounds Angela Tan and Kenneth Lim clinched top awards for financial journalism at the Securities Investors' Association of Singapore's (SIAS) Investors' Choice Awards 2019 on Thursday evening.

BT journalists win big at Sias awards; DBS, CapitaLand Group lead the way in corporate governance

THE Business Times' veterans Angela Tan and Kenneth Lim clinched top awards for financial journalism at the Securities Investors’ Association of Singapore’s (Sias) Investors’ Choice Awards 2019 on Thursday evening.


Geopolitics on watch in week ahead

GEOPOLITICAL tensions look set to dictate sentiment in the week ahead, going by how US markets dived last Friday following news that Chinese officials had suddenly cancelled visits to farms in Montana scheduled for this week.


Geopolitical tensions limit gains; STI ends flat

INVESTORS found their attentions divided by various geopolitical tensions on Friday, with the world keeping an eye on both the United States-China trade talks that resumed on Thursday and the US' possible response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities, which it blames on Iran.

Back to square one? Why are “asset-light” players in the sharing economy buying up property and cars?

FOUR years ago, an advertising and public relations executive penned these words about four up-and-coming companies: "Uber, the world's largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. 

Singapore shares end flat as geopolitical tensions weigh

THE Straits Times Index (STI) added just 0.03 per cent or 0.88 point to end at 3,159.68


STI falls 0.5% as traders await Fed decision

LACKING drivers ahead of the upcoming Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) interest rate decision, markets traded sluggishly on Wednesday.

Singapore shares fall 0.5% on Wednesday ahead of Fed rate decision

THE Straits Times Index lost 0.51 per cent or 16.16 points to 3,166.84.



Oil supply uncertainties drive STI down

ASIAN markets closed mixed on Tuesday, as investors awaited clarity on whether the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities will significantly disrupt global oil supplies.

Singapore shares close 0.7% lower on oil supply uncertainty

Singapore shares closed lower on Tuesday, as investors awaited clarity on whether the weekend’s attack on Saudi oil facilities will significantly disrupt global oil supplies.

Hot stock: Keppel DC Reit units gain 8% on news of fundraising for acquisitions

UNITS of Keppel DC Reit rose as much as 7.78 per cent in active trading on Tuesday, following news that it had raised S$478.2 million to partially fund a proposed acquisition of a 99 per cent interest in Keppel DC Singapore 4 and a 100 per cent stake in 1-Net North Data Centre.

Crayon Data is busy redrawing battle lines

EACH time a customer makes a purchase based on personalised options offered by a tech-based aggregator service, the heat is cranked up a little more on traditional companies that haven't yet adopted personalised marketing.