GEAR HEAD

Small wonder from Sonos

MANY months ago, I reviewed one of the best soundbars in the game. To me, the Sony HT-ST5000 remains one of the best-sounding speaker systems I've ever tested to date. Amid that backdrop, it would be unfair to make a direct comparison between the Sonos Beam on review here and the Sony - they...
COMPANY OF GOOD

Giving back is part of EY's DNA

AT professional services firm EY, community engagement and giving back through its staff is a core part of what the company stands for.

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres starts young but grows fast

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) is quickly becoming one of the top providers of data centres in Singapore despite its relatively young age, and that positioning could be further entrenched with the opening of its Loyang site in two years' time...
GEAR HEAD

Fitbit's Versa-tile fitness tracker

NOT too far in the past, I used to own something called the Pebble.

Global markets will return to normality in 2019: Goldman Sachs

THE new year will bring about a return to "normality" for global markets, but volatility will be up without the "comfort blanket" of quantitative easing (QE), said Goldman Sachs Asset Management's (GSAM) head of international market strategy, James Ashley...
BT EXCLUSIVE

Tax-return sector 'needs technology to take it to the future'

SERIAL entrepreneur Asad Jumabhoy, who has built two global tax-return companies, believes that the time is ripe for the industry to be disrupted with modern technology.
STOCKS

Asian equities shaken by US tech tremors

A TUMBLE in tech stocks on Wall Street overnight on Monday extended to Asian equities on Tuesday, with nearly all markets in the region ending in the red.

Singapore shares slide 1.2% on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks ended 1.2 per cent lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index losing 38.08 points to 3,026.99 at the closing bell.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Tuesday afternoon at 3,028.8, down 1.2%

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading lower after Tuesday's lunch break, with the Straits Times Index losing 1.2 per cent or 36.27 points to 3,028.8 as at 1.01pm...
STOCKS

Calmer week ahead expected for global equities

A CALMER week awaits global stock markets, including Singapore's bourse - a contrast to the ups and downs of the previous week caused by the ongoing trade spat between the United States and China, a slump in oil prices and a technology stock rout led by worries on the impact of a slowdown in...
STOCKS

Asian markets end week higher on seemingly brighter outlook

AN apparent thaw in the frosty US-China relationship has helped to cool heated markets over the week, with reports that US trade representative Robert Lighthizer had told businesses that further tariffs on Chinese goods were on hold, although he later denied it.

Singapore shares close 1 per cent up on Friday

SINGAPORE stocks ended higher on the last trading day of the week, with the Straits Times Index gaining one per cent, or 29.07 points, to 3,083.6 on Friday's close...

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon at 3,087.18, up 1.1% on the day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading higher after Friday's midday break, with the key Straits Times Index climbing 1.1 per cent, or 32.65 points, to 3,087.18 as at 1.01pm...
BROKER'S TAKE

KGI downgrades Accordia Golf Trust to 'hold' but sees limited downside risks for investors

A SERIES of natural disasters, a lack of near-term re-rating catalysts and a more cautious macroeconomic outlook have led broker KGI Securities to downgrade its recommendation on Accordia Golf Trust (AGT) to a "hold", with a revised target price of S$0.61...
STOCKS

STI picks up on rise in Asian equities

ASIAN stocks rose on Thursday, buoyed by signs that China and the United States are taking the first steps to de-escalate their bitter trade dispute.

Singapore shares close 0.4 per cent up on Thursday

SINGAPORE stocks finished 0.4 per cent higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 11.34 points to 3,054.53.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,045.87, down 0.1% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading higher after Thursday's lunch break, with the key Straits Times Index inching up 0.1 per cent, or 2.68 points to 3,045.87 as at 1.02pm...

Broker's take: KGI downgrades Accordia Golf Trust to 'hold' on natural disasters, cautious macro outlook

A SERIES of natural disasters, the lack of near-term rerating catalysts and a more cautious macro outlook has led broker KGI Securities to downgrade its recommendation for Accordia Golf Trust (AGT) to "hold" with a revised target price of S$0.61 from S$0.70 previously...
STOCKS

STI falls for fourth straight session

SINGAPORE stocks fell for a fourth straight session on Wednesday, dampened by a mix of external factors including a softer earnings season, falling crude oil prices and rising US interest rates.

Singapore shares close 0.3% down on Wednesday

SINGAPORE stocks ended 0.3 per cent lower on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index falling 10.41 points to 3,043.19.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Wednesday afternoon at 3,037.43, down 0.5% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading lower after Wednesday's lunch break, with the Straits Times Index shedding 0.5 per cent, or 16.17 points, to 3,037.43 as at 1.02pm...
STOCKS

Asian markets pare losses after hectic trade

ASIAN markets pared losses at Tuesday's closing bell, after tracking a frantic selloff precipitated by signs that Apple's iPhone may be seeing softer demand...

Singapore shares close 0.5 per cent down on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks ended 0.5 per cent lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index falling 14.55 points to 3,053.6.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Tuesday afternoon at 3,050.1, down 0.6% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading lower after Tuesday's lunch break, with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.6 per cent, or 18.05 points, to 3,050.1 as at 1.02pm...

Chongqing-Singapore financial links get boost with over 10 MOUs inked

INTEREST is picking up on opportunities for collaboration between South-east Asia and western China as more than 500 business leaders and government officials descended on Chongqing for the inaugural China (Chongqing)-Singapore Connectivity Initiative Financial Summit on Friday.