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BT EXCLUSIVE

SGX says IPOs picking up, but brokers say structural issues remain

THE Singapore Exchange is optimistic about its listings pipeline, but many equity players...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Qoo10 takes e-commerce fight to next level with bulked-up war chest

CAUGHT in a raging battle between Chinese tech behemoths Tencent and Alibaba, Singapore-...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore startup plays Uber to the container-truck trade

RIDE-HAILING and bike-sharing platforms have entrenched themselves in many countries,...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE MARITIME WEEK 2018

Jurong Port to use video analytics to safeguard container cargoes

TECHNOLOGY is giving Singapore a leg-up in the fight against tainted containerised...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Investors keeping eye on US-China trade, earnings and Treasury yields

US stocks finished a volatile week more or less flat as traders weighed strong earnings...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Temasek unit to open private equity door for retail investors

TEMASEK subsidiary Azalea Investment Management is working to open up access to private...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Lombard Odier and Bank Mandiri to offer onshore private bank services

SWISS private bank Lombard Odier has teamed up with Indonesia's largest bank Bank...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Twin VEW preview draws over 7,500 visitors

CSC Land's first development, Twin VEW, in West Coast Vale, attracted a strong...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Dunearn Gardens finds collective sale success on third attempt

THE collective sale frenzy continues unabated as Dunearn Gardens, a 114-unit freehold...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Capital World aims to score with maiden project

AS the new kid on the block, Malaysian property developer Capital World must build out-of...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

DBS clients get means to track cross-border payments in real time

DBS Bank has launched a real-time digital cross-border payment tracking solution,...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Gold, silver look bullish with significant breakout soon

AGAINST the backdrop of rising geopolitical tension between the US and Syria, and the...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Keppel Corp in talks with Golar on FLNG project for Tortue field

KEPPEL Corporation is in talks with liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping company Golar...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Trade tensions, US earnings on tap this week

US earnings, continued trade tensions, and inflationary fears ahead of the May meeting of...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar hits 2-week peak on higher US yields

THE US dollar rose to a two-week high against a basket of currencies last Friday on...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

STI gains 3.8% over 5 sessions; large shareholders adjust stakes

FOR the five sessions ended April 19, the Straits Times Index (STI) advanced 3.8 per cent...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Should we stay or should we go?

THERE comes a time in the life of a family when someone, or maybe everyone, in the...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

US banks tap mortgage apps as home lending slows

BIG US banks are racing to launch websites and mobile apps to make getting a mortgage...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Aussie govt under fresh pressure over banking scandals

THE Australian government came under fresh pressure on Sunday over its reluctance to hold...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Trump rails against 'very high' oil prices as they near US$70 a barrel

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump accused Opec on Friday of "artificially" boosting oil...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Saudi amnesia and partying like it's 2008

IS this really 2018? It started to sound a lot like 2008 in Saudi Arabia on Friday, as...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Aluminium and nickel gain amid fallout from US sanctions on Rusal

AFTER two weeks of extraordinary trading, investors are taking stock of the fallout from...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Spike in new, unknown Asia Twitter accounts sparks bot fears

IT HAS been jokingly referred to as "Botmageddon". But a surge in new,...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

KL to look into bot activity on Twitter if there are complaints

MALAYSIAN regulators will look into the activity of automated accounts on Twitter, known...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Google launching Android chat service to replace SMS

GOOGLE is rolling out a new chat service to replace standard texting, a move that...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Brooks Brothers suits up for the future with eye on online sales, millennials

IN EARLY 2002, just a few months after he officially took over as the new owner and chief...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Global carmakers gear up as China opens up sector

GLOBAL carmakers will show off their latest models at the Beijing Auto Show this week,...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Central Park's scenic drives will soon be car-free

POWERING through a lunchtime run by himself on Friday, John Hendy was excited by Mayor...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Another difficult week for owners in the Middle East Gulf saw rates hovering around WS 39...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Central banks fret trade war more deflationary than inflationary

GLOBAL central bankers sounded the alert that a trade war would leave them worrying more...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Kim heralds more N Korea economic reforms: analysts

NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong Un's promise to build "socialist economic...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

EU wants Britain to stay in customs union after Brexit

TAKING advantage of UK cross party Brexit disunity, European Union negotiators say that...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

COMMENTARY

Golf has the pulling power for money

IT WAS ironic that the sport of golf was used by other sports, clubs and corporates here...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Growing interest in Rugby by engaging the family experience

SIXTEEN of the top Rugby Seven's teams will swing by the Singapore National Stadium...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Reduce, reuse, recycle

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How are you and/or your organisation doing your part to reduce...
PUBLISHED Apr 23, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Apr 23, 2018 11:46 PM

Abe Cabinet approval rating slumps to 39% in new poll

[TOYKO] The approval rating for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet continues to fall, dropping to 39 per cent in...
Apr 23, 2018 11:38 PM

Ron Sim's R3 fund to invest in mm2 spin-off Vividthree Holdings

SINGAPOREAN businessman Ron Sim's fund has become the pre-initial public offering (IPO) investor for a proposed...
Apr 23, 2018 11:31 PM

Existing home sales increase 1.1% in March

[WASHINGTON] US home sales increased for a second straight month in March amid a rebound in activity in the Northeast...
Apr 23, 2018 11:13 PM

Nafta ministers set to meet again amid intensified push for deal

[MEXICO CITY] Senior trade officials from the US, Canada and Mexico will meet again in Washington in an intensified...
Apr 23, 2018 10:44 PM

Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers protest low online tariffs

[JAKARTA] Hundreds of Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers working for start-ups Grab and Go-Jek called on Monday for an...
Apr 23, 2018 10:18 PM

Body of Iran shah possibly found: heritage officials

[TEHRAN] Tehran's heritage committee said Monday it has found a mummified body at the site of a former shah's...
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