TOP STORIES

Business leaders call on govt to help firms help themselves in slowdown

AS THE economic slowdown deepens, some business leaders in Singapore are calling on...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Sustainability-linked loans: Next instrument in green financing?

WITH more companies looking towards creating a more sustainable business, finding ways...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
OCBC SPOTLIGHT

Growth opportunities aplenty for sustainable finance

IT IS very encouraging to see many of our corporate customers working on their...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Banks still see silver lining in trade financing

ON THE surface, it might seem like a logical conclusion to make that trade financing...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Fed likely to make conventional rate cut

IT'S all about the Fed.

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

InstaReM begins major shift towards SME market

FOR the next stage of its evolution, consumer-focused remittance startup InstaReM is...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
ASEAN BUSINESS

Lower corporate tax rates in Indonesia to benefit most listed companies

INDONESIA'S plan to lower corporate tax rates to 20 per cent from 25 per cent is...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

STOCKS

Malaysia: Shares open lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 09:22 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Rebranded GYP eyes property for growth

PHOTOGRAPHS of GYP Properties' New Zealand properties line the walls of the developer'...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

One Pearl Bank sells 160 out of 200 units released over launch weekend

ONE Pearl Bank, the 99-year leasehold condo by CapitaLand, sold 160 units at an...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

800 business leaders to attend Singapore Corporate Awards

SOME 800 business leaders are expected to attend this week's Singapore Corporate...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Prospective resistance break for silver amid bullishness

SILVER, gold's often overlooked sibling, is finally stirring with its price decisively...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

SGX: A captivating or just a captive market?

WE all knew it was coming.

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Local earnings season builds up

FOR much of July, investors have been taking positively to what they hope are rate...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar rises as fears of a 50-pt interest-rate cut fade

THE US dollar rose in afternoon trade on Friday as fears of a larger-than-expected 50-...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

When sitting still is the best investment strategy

DUMP all of your equities and load up on derivatives. Hide out in short-term...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Buyout firms target cash-flush Israeli investors for fresh funds

GLOBAL private equity companies are seeking fresh capital from Israeli investors who...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Aramco IPO bankers question whether deal is worth their effort

WHEN Saudi Arabia announced plans to sell shares in its crown jewel Aramco,...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Like it or not, WeWork shakes up commercial real estate

WITH its free coffee, couches and glass partitions, shared workspace startup WeWork...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Australia's home auction clearance rates rise, raising hope of market turnaround

TUMBLING Australian home prices may have found solid ground amid the worst property...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Mayor of London seeks sweeping rent control powers

RENT controls could be coming to London if the city's mayor gets his way.

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

China opens up finance sector to more foreign investment

CHINA lifted some restrictions on foreign investment in the financial sector on...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Maybank extends Manchester United partnership by five years

MAYBANK has extended its regional co-brand partnership with English football club...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Investors risk getting tangled up in feedback loop between Fed, markets

THE Federal Reserve is preparing to deliver what the market expects to be the first of...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

PERSIAN GULF TENSIONS

How a Middle East conflict could hit commodities markets

SURGING oil and gas prices, skyrocketing insurance costs and attacks on energy and...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Hedge funds eye oil bets as Middle East tensions rise

ESCALATING tensions in the Persian Gulf are beginning to justify renewed optimism that...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

High stakes in gas standoff between Cyprus and Turkey

LONG-TIME adversaries Cyprus and Turkey are locked in a tense "game of chicken" over...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Brazil soybeans lose protein, China sales at risk

THE protein content in Brazilian soybeans fell for the first time in four harvests in...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

EU assessing security risks to 5G

THE European Union said that it may deem certain 5G suppliers a security risk, noting...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Scotland Yard Twitter and emails hacked

LONDON'S Metropolitan Police apologised on Saturday after its Twitter, emails and news...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Tinder bypasses Google Play, joins revolt against app store fee

TINDER joined a growing backlash against app store taxes by bypassing Google Play in a...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Lavender is smelling sweet to French farmers

WORKING its way across a purple- green field in southern France, a claw-fitted tractor...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Hog disease in China pushing up pork prices in Europe

EUROPEANS may have to shell out more for barbecues this summer as a hog disease...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Thai farmers on the cash trail with snail slime

GIANT snails inch across a plate of pumpkin and cucumber in central Thailand, an "...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

UK car sector accelerates towards electric future

BRITAIN'S auto industry, seeking to swerve Brexit obstacles, is accelerating toward...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo over security concerns

BRITISH Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Another week of gains as the Atlantic basin continues to be pressurised on tonnage and...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Panama withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran

PANAMA'S maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

UK finance minister will quit if new PM pushes no-deal Brexit

FINANCE minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Chinese firms looking to buy American farm products: Xinhua

SOME Chinese companies are seeking new purchases of US agricultural products, China's...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

New Greek leader unveils plans to revive economy and cut taxes

GREEK Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is moving into policy implementation mode,...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Draghi prepares his legacy for like-minded Lagarde as ECB meets

MARIO Draghi is entering the final three months of his European Central Bank...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority

PRIME Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is set to keep a solid majority in Japan's...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

I choose you! Making blue-collar job hunting as easy as Pokemon Go

"CATCHING" a job that is within 10 kilometres of you.

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

AIA and Tottenham help set new Singapore football record

THE football stars of English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur helped to set a...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Keep calm and carry on

What measures, if any, are needed as Singapore seeks to tackle the economic slowdown...

PUBLISHED Jul 22, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Jul 22, 2019 11:31 PM

China considers plan to boost purchases of US soybeans

[SINGAPORE] The Chinese government is in discussions with state and privately owned soybean buyers over a plan...
Jul 22, 2019 10:28 PM

Trendlines to receive S$10.9m investment from Librae Holdings

CATALIST-LISTED startup incubator The Trendlines Group announced on Monday that it will be receiving a S$10.88...

Jul 22, 2019 10:09 PM

Mick Jagger back to Venice fest with art heist thriller

[ROME] Veteran rocker Mick Jagger will return to the silver screen at the Venice film festival in September for...
Jul 22, 2019 09:43 PM

Trump demands rate cut, seizing on Fed official's own words

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Monday used a Federal Reserve official's own words to amplify his...

Jul 22, 2019 09:40 PM

Hong Kong commerce chamber joins protesters on bill withdrawal

[HONG KONG] The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce joined the city's protesters in calling for a formal...

Jul 22, 2019 09:35 PM

Datapulse responds to SGX notice regarding hotel investments and management agreements

IN response to a notice of compliance from the Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) on Friday, Datapulse...

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