OUTLOOK 2019

FIXED income bankers may not be popping much champagne this Christmas given 2018's depressed volumes, but they can still toast some of the year's highlights such as Temasek's first...

BOWERY Farming Inc, a two-year-old startup that uses robotics to cultivate crops indoors, is on track for more growth.

AS competition between capital markets across the Indo-Asia Pacific grows, it is time Singapore's Ministry of Finance reviews the policy of not allocating pension fund capital to underwrite...

TEMASEK Holdings Pte, Singapore's state investment firm, is setting up new groups to explore opportunities in artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technologies...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

FOLLOWING the hot reception for Temasek Holdings' 2.7 per cent retail bonds sold last month, the obvious question is whether there will be more gold plated bonds launched for the retail investor...

ASIA-PACIFIC assets comprise more than a third of the discretionary funds under management of the world's 100 largest asset owners, a report by Willis Towers Watson's Thinking Ahead...

SINGTEL will invest US$250 million in African telco Airtel Africa Ltd in a bid to tap the continent's burgeoning use of mobile money and mobile wallets...

IT'S been a pretty busy time for fixed income bankers. The pressure to deploy funds before the year ends is piling up, said Clifford Lee, DBS Bank head of fixed income...

[HONG KONG] Chinese biotech firm Innovent Biologics is looking to raise up to US$422 million in its Hong Kong IPO, three sources said, in what could be the biggest biotech IPO in the financial hub...

[NEW YORK] Turkish billionaire Ferit Sahenk's Dogus Holding AS is seeking buyers for luxury hotels across southern Europe including the Capri Palace, according to people with knowledge of the...