SCCCI calls on government to help businesses with wages

THE Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI) is calling on the government to help ease businesses' wage costs after its latest survey found that wages remain the biggest driver of rising business costs. 

STOCKS

Partial trade deal, quarterly results in spotlight

THE Singapore bourse may extend last Friday's gains in the week ahead as it continues to be buoyed by hopes of a de-escalation in the trade war after the US and China struck a partial trade deal.

STOCKS

Singapore stocks rally 0.8% on Friday on trade optimism

STOCKS in Asia rallied strongly on Friday to end the week on a higher note as hopes of progress in the US-China trade talks lifted risk appetite.

Singapore stocks rally 0.8% on Friday amid Sino-US trade optimism

THE Straits Times Index jumped 0.79 per cent or 24.49 points on Friday to end the week at 3,113.97.

 

Broker's take: KGI says AEM will outperform amid semiconductor slowdown

WITH macro headwinds and slowing sales, this year is a difficult one for most semiconductor players, but not AEM Holdings, according to KGI Securities. 

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon at 3,112.05, up 0.7% on day

SINGAPORE stocks continued their advance on Friday afternoon, in line with most Asian stock markets, as renewed optimism over US-China trade talks bolstered investor confidence.

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Enterprise Singapore to review its programme to drive business excellence

ENTERPRISE Singapore is undertaking a "comprehensive review" of the Business Excellence initiative to ensure its relevance, given that companies are faced with shifting challenges.

Former bodyguard is now towkay of his own security firm

SIMON Ng spent most of his life being a security officer, and has now built a company training people in the security field - and doing it quite successfully, too.

Shawn Mendes follows formula that rocks Singapore fans

IF IT ain't broke, don't fix it, goes the saying. Shawn Mendes, playing to a much larger Singapore crowd than in his last performance in the city-state in 2017, stuck to a tried-and-tested formula last Friday.

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - EDUCATION: NG GIM CHOO

Driving EtonHouse with 4Ps

PRE-SCHOOL operator EtonHouse International Education Group founder and managing director Ng Gim Choo has led the business for the past 24 years but is now happy to pass the baton to her son.

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT: RON TAN

A business that almost wasn't

CITYNEON Holdings executive chairman and group CEO Ron Tan now runs a company worth some S$700 million but it might have never been.

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - WORKSPACE SOLUTIONS: KONG WAN SING

Not resting on his laurels

KONG Wan Sing, founder and CEO of co-working space provider JustCo, may not have come from rags to riches, but he did not take his privilege for granted.

EMERGING ENTERPRISE 2019

Young guns fire up Singapore industries

THEY may be young companies, but they are pushing the envelope in their respective industries - and making money from it too.

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - DIGITAL MEDIA SUPPLY CHAIN: DAVID (HYONMOO) LEE

Crafting IYUNO's success story

IYUNO Media Group, which provides subtitling and dubbing services, now employs some 700 people globally and counts Softbank Ventures Asia among its biggest backers.

New portal eases process of setting up food service business

THE government wants to make business processes more business-centric, starting with a new portal that will help firms set up food service businesses more cheaply and easily, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Chee Hong Tat at an event on Tuesday.

Government unveils new portal for firms applying for food-related licences

THE government wants to make business processes more business-centric, starting with a new portal that will help firms set up food service businesses more cheaply and easily, according to Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Chee Hong Tat on Tuesday. 

TAKING HEART

Women-led non-profit raises S$50,000 for Nepal's underprivileged

A Singapore-based non-profit led by female businesswomen raised S$50,000 for Nepal's impoverished at its annual gala dinner last week.

STOCKS

No rest for markets despite China holiday

THE US-China trade conflict may be taking a back seat this week as China goes on a week-long holiday, but markets are unlikely to breathe easy just yet.

STOCKS

Singapore shares end flat on Friday, down 1.1% on the week

TRADERS have a list of reasons to stay on the sidelines - and they did on Friday, ending the week on a sour note.

Singapore shares end flat on Friday, down 1.1% on the week

TRADERS have a list of reasons to stay on the sidelines - and they did on Friday, ending the week on a sour note.

STOCKS

STI closes flat as factory output plunges

SINGAPORE stocks bucked the regional upward trend on Thursday as negative economic data dampened hopes of a recovery, capping gains in the stock market.

Singapore stocks close flat as factory output slump caps gains

SINGAPORE stocks bucked the regional upward trend on Thursday as negative economic data dampened hopes of a recovery, capping gains in the stock market.

STOCKS

Singapore stocks mark worst session in 3 weeks

SINGAPORE stocks marked their worst session in three weeks on Wednesday, as increased political turmoil in the US and trade tensions rattled investors.

Singapore shares fall 0.9% on Trump impeachment bid, trade tensions

THE Straits Times Index (STI) ended in the red on Wednesday, slumping 0.6 per cent at the open before slipping further during the day to close at 3,125.82, down 0.94 per cent or 29.64 points.

 

HOT STOCK

Shinvest shares hit year-high in early trade

SHARES of precision manufacturer Shinvest Holding went up some 11 per cent before the lunch break on Tuesday, hitting as high as S$2.10 in morning trade.