Saturday, Oct 21, 2017

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INSIDE VIEW

Troubled times for rail operator

A lot of newsworthy events have taken place in the past few days. New Zealand is poised...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

MAS rolls out simpler, quicker process for venture capital managers

The new regulatory regime will simplify and shorten the authorisation process for VC...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Reworking of TPP to exclude US could see progress by Apec summit: PM Lee

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong is hoping that developments on a new framework for the...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

SIA to finalise US$13.8b order from Boeing next week

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) will finalise terms on a US$13.8 billion order of aircraft from...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Jurong first to enjoy options for retail power supply

COME April next year, households and businesses in Jurong will be the first in Singapore...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Grab secures US$700m in debt financing to build S-E Asia's largest fleet

BANKS have emerged the latest players in ridesharing.
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Economists sound note of caution on flip side of the sharing economy

TECHNOLOGY has enabled platforms for people to share resources more effectively - be it...
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GIC diversifies further into renewable energy and tech

SINGAPORE sovereign wealth fund GIC continues diversifying into the new economy.
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The Pines club to relocate from Stevens Road

MEMBERS of The Pines will be informed next week of the new address for their clubhouse,...
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China's Logan Property buys Florence Regency for S$629m

FLORENCE Regency, a privatised HUDC estate in Hougang, has finally found a buyer willing...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Catalist meeting needs of growing companies; getting more investor interest

THE Catalist board is attracting more growth companies and also getting more investors as...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Fragrance CEO makes offer for New Wave

THE chief executive of real estate developer Fragrance Group is intending to make a...
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CCT reports rise in Q3 DPU but expects lower income from negative rental reversions

OFFICE landlord CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) reported a 2.6 per cent rise in...
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CMT posts flat DPU for Q3; negative rent reversion for first 9 mths

REFLECTING the challenging retail market conditions, CapitaLand Mall Trust posted...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

Keppel Corp soars on signs of multi-business portfolio bearing fruit

SHARES in Keppel Corporation surged at the start of Friday following its first quarterly...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

CDL moves to quell disquiet among shareholders

AS a shareholder revolt hangs over City Developments' (CDL's) proposed £1.8...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Frasers Commercial Trust Q4 DPU slips

A LARGER unit base, higher repair rates and lower occupancy rates for its properties...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

IFAs say offers for GP Batteries, PTC Logistics 'fair'

THE recent buy-out offers for Poh Tiong Choon Logistics (PTC Logistics) and GP Batteries...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Trading in Noble Group shares halted; market looking at potential 11th hour oil-unit sale

NOBLE Group Ltd suspended its shares from trading in Singapore on Friday pending the...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Silverlake Axis plans to buy 3 entities from chairman, others

MAINBOARD-LISTED Silverlake Axis (SAL) is planning to acquire three Silverlake entities...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

ASCENDAS Funds Management (AFM), the manager of Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust (...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Cheery mood spurs STI's rally for 5th day

OPTIMISM in major economies and firm US and local earnings continued to fuel Singapore...
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Brokers' take

We expect DBS Group Holdings' loan growth to have accelerated to 2.5 per cent...
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REAL ESTATE

AccorHotels upbeat on 2017 profit target after Q3 sales

ACCORHOTELS, Europe's biggest hotel group, on Thursday gave a rosier outlook, saying...
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CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

Top restaurant dishes up debts along with fine dining

ON Jan 5, Le Cirque will close its doors at 151 East 58th Street in New York.
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Executive mentors wanted - only millennials need apply

JUNIOR office workers once had a fairly predictable set of daily tasks. Write the sales...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Making the right investment for your vision

AS an eye doctor specialising in cataract and refractive surgery, I deal with two leading...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

Brave new app

SOHO, a property discovery app that debuted in Australia last month, will be launched in...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM
SASS AND THE CITY

Talk of the town

"I am a 28-year-old woman trying to make a living and a career. Harvey Weinstein is...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

A smashing success

THE biggest tennis tournament in Singapore is back for its fourth edition this weekend,...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Startup regulator

THERE is no shortage of first moves when it comes to the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM),...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

A major bear market around the corner? Not quite yet

THE month of October often creates apprehension among investors, given its track record...
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Dymon Asia hedge fund to raise US$600m in equity expansion

DYMON Asia Capital (Singapore), the hedge fund manager that made its name betting on...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

How valuable is a 'unicorn'? Maybe not as much as you think

UBER is said to be worth US$62.5 billion. Airbnb is valued at US$31 billion, Elon Musk...
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Greenwich mansion listings pulled to wait for a better day

LISTINGS of mansions in Greenwich have dropped for the past four quarters. But this time...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

The unlikely places in London to buy a £1 million penthouse

LONDON'S eight-year housing boom means £1 million (S$1.8 million) flats are being...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

High steaks

If the last steak you ordered was a ribeye, sirloin or worse, just 'steak', it...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Ballet hero

Benjamin Millepied may have become a household name after he married Natalie Portman. But...
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Vintage time

Longines is celebrating its 185th anniversary in Singapore with an exhibition that...
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High tea spa

Mandarin Oriental Singapore has partnered with the artisans of luxury skincare,...
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Big screen design

The seventh edition of A Design Film Festival returns this year with a selection of 10...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Swan lake reinvented

Forget what you know of classical ballet Swan Lake. It's been smashed and...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM
INTERVIEW

Angelita Teo

At 130 years young, the National Museum may be the senior member among Singapore's...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Beauty in the ordinary

Even if you've never heard of Michael Craig-Martin, you would have seen him. Or...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

In a good space

Nearly four decades ago, celebrated designer Anouska Hempel changed the way hipsters (of...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Taste of kiwi

It's the inevitable question any newbie visitor to New Zealand will ask: North or...
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SPECIAL FEATURE

The Italian job

Tod's makes la dolce vita easy - whether for work or for play, you're hard...
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Time for some more beauties

Like a child waiting for Christmas morning, watch lovers have always had to wait till...
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Memories - a MINI look at Singapore's heritage

Clans of Chinatown

Chinatowns can be found in most major cities around the world, and they are always...
PUBLISHED Oct 21, 2017 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

May 21, 2018 09:38 AM

Japan-US trade surplus edges up in April

[TOKYO] Japan's politically sensitive trade surplus with the US edged up in April, government data showed Monday,...
May 21, 2018 09:31 AM

US dollar edges up vs yen as US-China trade war fears recede

[SINGAPORE] The dollar edged up against the yen on Monday, after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US...
May 21, 2018 09:31 AM

US-China trade truce may be fleeting absent serious reform

[WASHINGTON] The newly-declared economic truce between the US and China will prove temporary if the world’s two largest...
May 21, 2018 09:19 AM

Malaysia: Shares open lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 0.36 points...
May 21, 2018 09:12 AM

Singapore shares open higher on Monday, STI up 0.5% to 3,548.13

SINGAPORE stocks opened higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index advancing 18.86 points, or 0.5 per cent to 3,548...
May 21, 2018 09:04 AM

Stocks to watch: SembMarine, Ascendas India Trust, Tat Hong, Perennial

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