TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

IHH Healthcare set for next chapter under new CEO

FROM Turkey to India, Malaysia and Singapore, Asia's largest private hospital operator...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Tag-team tack keeps Singapore businesses sustainable, fighting fit

AS companies recognise the need to innovate and transform their businesses to remain...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Ferrier Hodgson joins Baker Tilly to extend global reach

FERRIER Hodgson - the financial advisory and restructuring firm involved in landmark...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

More manpower support for growing aviation sector

WITH its "good growth momentum" even as some other sectors show weakening, aviation is...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
OPINION

Recession forecasts are so bad, they're good

IT'S no secret that economists are terrible at predicting recessions: a host of...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Johnson seeks to bolster divided nation but challenges loom

BORIS Johnson, widely expected to be announced as Britain's new prime minister...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Sterling dives as bets on no-deal Brexit rise

STERLING fell nearly half a per cent on Monday with the outlook turning bleak as...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore employees seek 17% pay raise when switching jobs: report

JOB seekers in Singapore are looking to get a 17 per cent bump in pay when they switch...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

STOCKS

Malaysia: Shares open higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Tuesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 09:20 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

HOCK LOCK SIEW

Koufu share rally may have legs still as it seeks new growth

FOODCOURT operator Koufu may have seen its share price pick up this year, but is there...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Emas applies for judicial management after failed rescue deals

AILING offshore services provider Emas Offshore has applied to be placed under...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Datapulse justifies hotel investments; will comply with SGX RegCo's notice of compliance

DATAPULSE Technology says it will comply with a directive from the Singapore Exchange...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Changing hands

Tracking fund flows in the Singapore stock market

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI slips amid signs of smaller US rate cut

THE Singapore stock market started the week on the back foot with the Straits Times...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

We remain confident of ComfortDelGro's (CD) earnings growth, aided by contributions...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Euro eases as investors await central bank moves

FOREIGN exchange markets paused on Monday as investors wait to see by how much and how...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Stellar debut for China's Nasdaq-style board

TRADING on China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms hit a fever pitch...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Great Eastern, Doctor Anywhere team up to offer healthtech services to corporate clients

INSURER Great Eastern (GE) and Singapore-based healthtech startup Doctor Anywhere have...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

MLT's Q1 DPU edges up 3.5% on enlarged unit base

ACCRETIVE acquisitions in the previous financial year and the completed redevelopment...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Frasers Commercial Trust's Q3 DPU flat at 2.4 Singapore cents

AMID big-name comings and goings at Alexandra Technopark, Frasers Commercial Trust...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

ESR-Reit Q2 DPU holds firm at 1.004 Singapore cents

ESR-REIT'S distribution per unit (DPU) was flat at 1.004 Singapore cents for its...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

CATALIST-LISTED Allied Technologies is expected to report a net loss for the three...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

A Manhattan view that's worth US$11m

IN New York City's forest of tall buildings, having a view is an inestimable commodity...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

R&D tie-ups to work on smart cities innovation

STARTUPS and small businesses here could be winners in smart cities innovation,...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Price disparity between London, rest of UK continues

THE beleaguered London housing market continued to diverge from the rest of the UK in...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Eu Yan Sang Building up for sale at S$62.5m guide price

THE iconic Eu Yan Sang Building in Chinatown has been launched for sale with a guide...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Eurozone home prices up as investors shun bonds and turn to property

WITH the clock ticking on the European Central Bank relaunching stimulus to stoke...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Taiwan stocks offer hefty yields, but investors still selling

THE cash reward for owning Taiwan stocks is larger than almost anywhere else in Asia....

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Britain's new leader won't save most-hated market from grip of Brexit

WHOEVER wins the UK's leadership race, investors reckon its markets will lose. That's...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
OPINION

Get ready for more Chinese defaults

CHINA'S bond market has been eerily quiet lately.  Over the past year, investors in...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Google finds cheap way out of multibillion-dollar 'Wi-Spy' suit

GOOGLE is poised to pay a modest US$13 million to end a 2010 privacy lawsuit that was...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore fintech body in tie-up with financial platform firm

THE Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) has inked an agreement with the Asean...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

From Bethlehem basement, Palestinian distiller toasts global acclaim

IN his Bethlehem cellar, distiller Nader Muaddi made fewer than 500 bottles of his...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

South Korean boycott could spread to Japanese luxury cars

PUBLIC backlash in South Korea against Japanese products has dented some sales of beer...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Hyundai logs biggest profit rise in 7 years on forex gain, new models

SOUTH Korea's Hyundai Motor Co on Monday posted its steepest quarterly net profit gain...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Volvo Cars recalls 507,000 vehicles worldwide as probe finds fire risk

SWEDISH carmaker Volvo Cars is recalling 507,000 vehicles worldwide because of a...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Toyota unveils new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games

MINIATURE remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Emerging markets may get tough lesson on complacency over rates

CENTRAL bank meetings are turning into something of a minefield for emerging-market...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Stalling UK economy risks recession as Brexit nears

ECONOMIC growth in Britain has stalled and chances are one-in-four that the Brexit...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

UK gives inflation-busting pay rise to public sector

BRITAIN said on Monday that it will award small pay rises to almost one million public...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Millions of barrels of Iranian oil piled up at China's ports

TANKERS are offloading millions of barrels of Iranian oil into storage tanks at...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

OCBC unveils S$4m plans with NParks

THE National Parks Board (NParks) and OCBC Bank on Saturday unveiled a S$4 million...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Celebrating Temenggong 18/20's first anniversary

MEMBERS of the public enjoying the live music performance by local band Auburn Daze at...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Avengers: Endgame breaks all-time box office record

SUPERHERO blockbuster Avengers: Endgame has officially become the biggest movie of all...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

SME

ENTERPRISE 50

Managing a business ethically burnishes reputation

SAC CAPITAL Private Limited is a reputable corporate finance company whose co-founder...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

The Sky's the limit for homegrown vertical farm

SKY Greens, a local vertical farm, has sky-high ambitions. It has tested out the...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

OPINION

EDITORIAL

Developing sustainable funding for SIAS - the sooner, the better

THE chief patron of the Securities Investors Association Singapore (SIAS), Tony Tan,...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Signs of stress in the Asian financial system

THE Asian debt crisis of 1997 devastated the region for many years, and was felt in...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

What's next for Europe's capital markets?

WHEN the United Kingdom eventually leaves the European Union - assuming that it does...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Digital technology can make a significant impact on healthcare

DIGITAL technology is so inextricably woven into our social fabric that most of us...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

New US-Mexico-Canada deal is cloaked in uncertainty

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met top Mexican officials on Sunday, capping off a...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

An opportunity for Britain's new prime minister

THE arrival of a new chief executive is always a good moment to reassess strategy. Old...

PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Jul 23, 2019 09:16 AM

Huawei's US research arm slashes more than 70% of workforce

[SANTA CLARA, California] China's Huawei Technologies said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei...

Jul 23, 2019 09:13 AM

South Korea central bank says Japan's export curbs among top three economic risks

[SEOUL] South Korea's central bank on Tuesday said Japan's export curbs on key chip and display production materials...

Jul 23, 2019 09:12 AM

Alliance Mineral requests trading halt pending an announcement

CATALIST-LISTED miner Alliance Mineral Assets requested a trading halt on Tuesday morning just before the market...

Jul 23, 2019 09:02 AM

Nico Steel says able to meet S$40m market cap to exit watch list in 'reasonable time'

MAINBOARD-LISTED metals supplier Nico Steel Holdings said it will be able to meet the S$40 million market...

Jul 23, 2019 08:56 AM

Stocks to watch: CMT, FCOT, ESR-Reit, Datapulse, Trendlines, Nico Steel

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Tuesday:

Jul 23, 2019 08:52 AM

Apple in talks with Intel for cellular modem unit: source

[NEW YORK] Apple Inc is negotiating to buy Intel Corp's struggling cellular modem unit, said a person familiar with...

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