THE Securities Investors Association Singapore (Sias) is seeking answers from Sembcorp Industries (SCI) and Sembcorp Marine (SCM) on why they are undertaking a S$2.1 billion recapitalisation and...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

OCBC Bank may be facing the prospects of a digital banking licence in Malaysia, if a deal made by its insurance arm Great Eastern in late June is anything to go by.

MERGERS and acquisitions (M&A) in Singapore slumped during the first six months of this year, in line with regional and global trends, according to data from M&A intelligence service...

PROPERTY developer GuocoLand's group chief financial officer has resigned after two years on the job, the mainboard-listed company said in an exchange filing on Tuesday.

HOT STOCK

SHARES of Catalist-listed Hyphens Pharma International made gains amid active trading on Tuesday, following an announcement that its patent for Ceradan Advanced has been granted in the UK.

NEWS ANALYSIS

SHARES of rubber-product makers have been on a tear this year, with the Covid-19 pandemic drawing immediate attention to the expected demand for this type of medical equipment.

SPORTING a long 30-year tenor rarely seen in non-government issuances, NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative's latest offering has proven popular. Final orders exceeded S$2.4 billion for the S$800...

KOON Holdings on Tuesday said it has decided to wind up its precast division, so as not to jeopardise the group's ongoing restructuring.

STOCKS

REGIONAL markets were broadly softer on Tuesday, following an overnight dip in US technology heavyweights that weighed on the S&P500 index.

CURRENCIES

THE US dollar gave up early gains on Tuesday, with currency traders unfazed by diplomatic tensions between the United States and China and rising Covid-19 cases. While stock markets initially fell...

BREAKING NEWS

Jul 15, 2020 07:03 AM

UK plans recommending masks in all public places: Telegraph

[BENGALURU] The United Kingdom could soon recommend face coverings in all public places including offices and other...

Jul 15, 2020 06:59 AM

France will require face masks indoors as virus picks up

[PARIS] French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that face masks will soon be required in public indoor...

Jul 15, 2020 06:56 AM

China says Hong Kong democracy activists trying to launch 'revolution'

[HONG KONG] China has accused Hong Kong democracy activists of trying to start a revolution as it warned some...

Jul 15, 2020 06:53 AM

Spotify expands to Russia and Eastern Europe

[STOCKHOLM] Music streaming giant Spotify announced on Tuesday it was launching its service in Russia and 12 other...

Jul 15, 2020 06:51 AM

US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students

[NEW YORK] The United States government rescinded its controversial decision to revoke foreign student visas whose...