Oct 19, 2018 08:38 AM

SIA prices S$600m notes issue; names Shell's Goh Swee Chen as board director

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) has priced an issue of S$600 million notes to fund aircraft purchases and aircraft related...
Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Indonesian white knights put S$530m Hyflux rescue plan on table

A CONSORTIUM comprising two major Indonesian groups - conglomerate Salim Group and energy giant Medco Group - has...
Oct 19, 2018 10:54 AM

Broker's take: DBS says 'hold' OCBC, 'buy' UOB for more attractive dividend play

LOAN yields for banks could go on the up in the third quarter of 2018 reflected by an increasing three-month Sibor,...
Oct 19, 2018 08:25 AM

Stocks to watch: SIA, Keppel Corp, IEV, Global Invacom, Debao

THE following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Friday:
Oct 19, 2018 01:53 PM

China’s one-time richest woman becomes biggest loser in wealth rout

[HONG KONG] IPhone and Tesla touchscreens once made her China's richest woman. The US-China trade war has made her...
Oct 19, 2018 12:15 PM

Fitch Solutions forecasts Singdollar averaging S$1.35 against USD in 2018, S$1.38 against USD in 2019

FITCH Solutions Macro Research has revised its average forecast for the Singapore dollar this year to S$1.35 per US...
Oct 19, 2018 12:44 PM

China's economic growth slips to weakest since 2009, demand ebbs as trade war bites

[BEIJING] China's economic growth cooled to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis in the third...
Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY: SINGAPORE PROPERTY

URA's revised guidelines a cooling measure not by design?

IS the Urban Redevelopment Authority's Wednesday announcement to raise the minimum average unit size for non-...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Oct 18, 2018 10:45 AM

Singapore ranks 2nd in Global Competitiveness Index

SINGAPORE ranks second out of 140 economies in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index 4.0, an...

STARTUPS

Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

honestbee cross-pollinates supermart with dining - and sweetens it with tech

HOMEGROWN startup honestbee on Tuesday launched habitat by honestbee, the world's first tech-enabled, cashless,...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Oct 19, 2018 02:32 PM

Tokyo: Shares fall on global jitters

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks extended losses on Friday, following a global market rout on worries including the diplomatic...
Oct 19, 2018 02:08 PM

Australian, NZ shares dragged down by weak Chinese GDP data

[BENGALURU] Australian shares edged lower on Friday as China posted its weakest economic growth since the global...
Oct 19, 2018 01:18 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon at 3,064.29, down 0.2%

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading lower after Friday's lunch break, with the Straits Times Index shedding 0.2 per...
Oct 19, 2018 12:16 PM

China regulators deliver rare joint pep talk for worried markets

[SHANGHAI] Three of China's top financial officials launched a coordinated attempt to shore up confidence in the...
Oct 19, 2018 11:56 AM

Asia: Markets mostly down as global investors retreat

[HONG KONG] Asian markets sank once again on Friday as the global sell-off intensified, while Chinese growth slowed in...
Oct 19, 2018 09:54 AM

Asia: Shares extend slump as global sentiment sours

[SHANGHAI] Stocks in Asia fell on Friday as global sentiment soured on issues ranging from trade worries, Italy's...

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