TAKING HEART

Sustainable business for the disadvantaged

INSPIRED to make a difference after watching the documentary Born Into Brothels, Suraj Upadhiah decided to go to India after completing junior college, to learn more about the lives of children born to brothel workers.
STOCKS

Geopolitical issues to dictate trading mood

FOR much of last week, markets were in a state of flux as US-China trade tensions continued to be a main concern despite a largely positive earnings season for US-listed companies.
HOT STOCKS

Yangzijiang gains 9% on week

SHARES in mainboard-listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding have been on a tear this week, gaining 8.8 per cent over the week on the back of a strong Q2 performance and stronger US dollar as trade tensions fester.
STOCKS

STI loses 1.3% as US-China trade tensions heat up

EQUITY markets in Asia continued to trade mixed as US-China trade frictions and lower oil prices weighed in before the release of US consumer price index (CPI) data for July.
THE FINISH LINE

The two hot favourites to be crowned EPL champions

WE ARE not even four weeks removed from the World Cup final in Russia and already it's time for the start of a brand new English Premier League (EPL) season. Manchester United took on Leicester City on Saturday morning (Singapore time) in what was the first of 380 league matches, as 20 teams...

Singapore shares end lower on Friday

SINGAPORE shares closed lower on Friday, with the Straits Times Index down 1.3 per cent or 41.96 points to 3,284.78.

Hot stock: Yangzijiang gains 3% on Friday on strong Q2 performance; up 16% on the week

SHARES in mainboard-listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding have been on a tear this week, due in part to its strong Q2 performance and being a beneficiary of a stronger US dollar as trade tensions fester. As at 3.03pm, the stock traded up S$0.03 or 3 per cent to S$1.02. Since Monday's opening, its...

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon at 3,286, down 1.2% on day

SINGAPORE shares entered the afternoon session on lower ground, with the Straits Times Index down 1.2 per cent or 40.74 points to 3,286 as at 1.03pm on Friday.
STOCKS

STI dips before National Day break

US-China trade tensions persisted as investors remained cautious in what was a mixed session for Asian markets on Wednesday.

Singapore shares end lower on Wednesday

SINGAPORE shares closed lower on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index down 0.4 per cent or 13.26 points to 3,326.74.<br/><br/>About 1.86 billion shares worth S$1.31 billion in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.70 per share.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Wednesday afternoon at 3,319.77, down 0.6% on day

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading on Wednesday afternoon on lower ground, with the Straits Times Index down 0.6 per cent or 20.23 points to 3,319.77 as at 1.02pm.
STOCKS

Asian markets track Wall Street gains

ASIAN markets tracked overnight gains on Wall Street, recovering from a mixed session on Monday.

Singapore shares end higher on Tuesday

SINGAPORE shares closed higher on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index up 1.7 per cent or 54.66 points to 3,340.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Tuesday afternoon at 3,336.3, up 1.6% on day

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading on Tuesday afternoon on higher ground, with the Straits Times Index up 1.6 per cent or 50.96 points to 3,336.3 as at 1.04pm.
STOCKS

STI up amid mixed trade in Asian market

ASIAN markets traded mixed on Monday despite starting the early session with gains after US economic data on Friday showed that the pace of hiring remained strong over the past three months. This came despite a slowdown in jobs creation in July.

Singapore shares end higher on Monday

SINGAPORE shares closed 0.6 per cent higher, with the Straits Times Index up 19.61 points to 3,285.34 on Monday.

Hot Stock: Venture shares up 11% in early session

SHARES in electronics manufacturing services firm Venture Corp started the week on a high, trading S$1.85 or 11 per cent higher at S$18.70, with about 2.8 million shares changing hands as at 11.27am. 

P2B lender Validus raises over S$100m in funding for SMEs

SINGAPORE-BASED peer-to-business (P2B) lender Validus Capital has surpassed S$100 million in funding for local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and businesses through its financing platform, it said on Wednesday.

P2B lender Validus Capital raises over S$100m in funding for SMEs

SINGAPORE-BASED peer-to-business (P2B) lender Validus Capital has surpassed S$100 million in funding for local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and businesses through its financing platform, it said on Wednesday.

UOB, major marques launch digital car loan service

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) has teamed up with seven car distributors and online retail platform Carousell to offer a digital car-financing service for more than 11 car brands.

MNACT Q1 DPU edges up to 1.88 cents

HIGHER rental rates from its properties in mainland China and Hong Kong, as well as new contribution from its recently acquired Japanese properties boosted results for landlord Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (MNACT) in its first quarter.

UOB teams up with 7 car dealerships, Carousell to launch car financing service

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) has teamed up with a consortium of seven car distributors and online retail platform Carousell to offer a digital car-financing service for more than 11 car brands, which could see the loan approval period for a car purchase reduced from three days to just 15 minutes.
TAKING HEART

Size is no limit for Manulife US Reit manager's aid efforts

THE size of an organisation may have little bearing on the impact of its community-driven initiatives.

Football fever rages on with ICC at Hub

WORLD Cup summers are often the ones football-hungry fans love most, especially with less than a month separating the Cup final and the start of the start of the European club football season.

Koufu shares close flat at S$0.63 on trading debut

SHARES in FOOD court operator Koufu Group closed flat at S$0.63 on the company's trading debut on the mainboard on Wednesday, with about 34.6 million shares changing hands...