TOPLINE

DIGITAL transformation plans often sound like major projects that involve companies making bold moves in a bid to give their businesses a new phase of life.

CHARTPOINT

IT is a new year and the EURUSD is looking less than exuberant. In fact, if we were to refer to the economic and fundamental data published at the end of 2018 as a guide for what we can expect in...

THE best-performing stock in Tokyo quadrupled last year, but its chief financial officer says it's still cheap. BrainPad Inc posted a 305 per cent gain, the best among the more than 2,100...

HAVING received goodwill and support, a group from the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (Minds) is paying it forward this Chinese New Year.

MARTIN Sorrell is on the lookout for acquisitions to expand his new advertising venture S4 Capital, aiming to capitalise on the disruption sweeping the industry by pursuing a pure-play digital...

COMMENTARY

HELLO, Amazon? Are you there? If ever there was a moment for an international retailing behemoth to pick up a British store chain, this is it.

TOYOTA Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an effort to compete with Chinese rivals, a source familiar with...

STOCKS

ECONOMIC data will be the focus for Asian investors this week, with highlights including China's gross domestic product (GDP) figures and December consumer price index (CPI) numbers from Hong...

THE dollar held firm against its rivals on Friday, set for its first weekly gain since mid-December on optimism about talks to end the trade war between China and the United States.

INSIDE INSIGHTS

FOR the 2019 year through to Jan 17, the Straits Times Index (STI) generated a 4.8 per cent gain, compared to average gains of 3.4 per cent for the Hang Seng Index, Nikkei 225 Index and S&P/ASX...