Monday, Feb 12, 2018

TOP STORIES

SGX moves quickly to quell client worries over its Nifty futures

INDIA'S national stock exchanges will stop providing data feeds to foreign rivals...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

New money seeks 'right-sized' fleet and debt in OSV sub-sector

"THE time to buy is when there's blood on the streets." ...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Consumer and wholesale inflation data key to market direction

US stocks plunged last week to the biggest weekly loss since 2011, and the major indexes...
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Keppel says it has not been served court papers over latest civil action by EIG

KEPPEL Corp said on Sunday that it has not been served with court papers relating to a...
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MONDAY MULTIPLE

Stay desperate, stay angry

THIS is the last Monday Multiple column from me, for now.
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

SMEs prioritising tech investments over other assets: survey

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore and across the region are...
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Sasseur Reit plans IPO of up to S$600m in March

SASSEUR Group, a Shanghai-based developer and operator of outlet malls, which last year...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Institute of International Affairs ranked best independent think-tank in Asia

THE Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), Singapore's oldest think-...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

UBS prioritising Asia's female clients

THE world's largest private bank UBS keeps getting bigger and increasingly more of...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX sets precedent with requirement of advance notice from Datapulse

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) set a precedent when it recently put a company on notice...
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CHARTPOINT

Expect S&P 500 to retest 2,800

AS the S&P 500 index crumbled in the past week, fireworks were lit in the volatile...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

3 fabled tests for a better Code of Corporate Governance

IN a packed ballroom at Marina Mandarin Hotel on Jan 16, the event looked like a grand...
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Shaheen Chem to build chemical complex in Abu Dhabi

SHAHEEN Chem Investment LLC, owned by investors from the United Arab Emirates and Oman,...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Markets to remain edgy in a data-filled week

THIS market is not for the faint-hearted.
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CURRENCIES

Dollar posts best week in 15 months amid volatility

THE dollar rose on Friday for its strongest week against a basket of currencies in nearly...
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INSIDE INSIGHTS

EC World Reit adds new substantial unitholder in US$40m deal

THE five trading sessions spanning Feb 2 to Feb 8 saw the Straits Times Index (STI)...
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REAL ESTATE

Industrial building goes up for tender on Feb 26

THE freehold Pei Fu Industrial Building in New Industrial Road is set to be launched for...
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Riyadh's Ritz 'luxury prison' reopens after graft crackdown

RIYADH'S Ritz-Carlton reopened for business on Sunday, three months after it became...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

WALL STREET BLUES

Bond-stock clash begins just as inflation bogeyman looms

THE tug-of-war between stocks and bonds is at the heart of the shakeout roiling financial...
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WALL STREET BLUES

Stocks' plunge exposes the risks of complex low-volatility bets

WALL Street's plunge last week has brought scrutiny to complex niche products to...
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DBS SME banking establishes coverage team for retail F&B

TO CATER to the financial needs of Singapore-based retail food and beverage (F&B) and...
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ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Indians pay US$600m for stake in Abu Dhabi oil concession

INDIAN companies agreed to pay US$600 million for a stake in one of Abu Dhabi's...
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Saudi ACWA Power sees US$4.5b in local project tenders

SAUDI Arabian utility developer ACWA Power IPO expects to submit tenders for projects...
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COMMENTARY

Half of Opec's oil price nightmare is already coming true

THE latest surge in US oil output will probably hasten the country's rise to the top...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

After Uber suit, Waymo faces bigger challenges

NEARLY a year after accusing Uber of stealing its driverless car technology, Waymo agreed...
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Teenager wins award for app to help solo commuters feel safer

MEDHA Gupta sometimes felt uneasy making the 20-minute walk to her home from the corner...
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CONSUMER

OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff

OXYCONTIN maker Purdue Pharma LP said on Saturday that it has cut its sales force in half...
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Which city has the degrees and talent edge to be Amazon's second HQ?

OFTEN lost in the discussion about Amazon's search for a second headquarters is the...
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TRANSPORT

Russian plane crash outside Moscow kills 71

A RUSSIAN passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after...
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Top US railroad official quits after reports of moonlighting

HEATH Hall has resigned as a top official with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Status quo was largely maintained in the Middle East Gulf with 270,000 tonnes to China...
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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Aussie banks focus on job cuts as inquiry looms

AUSTRALIA'S big banks are responding to a revenue crunch by cutting jobs and other...
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North Korea keeps mum on summit meeting with South

NORTH Korea's delegation to the Winter Olympics held "frank and candid"...
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UK's May to set out 'Road to Brexit'

PRIME Minister Theresa May will attempt to unite her feuding Cabinet and convince a...
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US economy is at risk amid immigration curbs, says Maersk CEO

THE chief executive officer of the world's biggest shipping company says curbs on...
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LIFE & CULTURE

COMPANY OF GOOD

Gearing up youths for the future workplace is this HR firm's CSR

JOB security concerns are top of mind for many people all around the world as the speed...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

British illustrator Quentin Blake surprised at 70-year success

DESPITE creating tens of thousands of drawings in a career spanning nearly 70 years,...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Singapore's manpower conundrum

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Should Singapore's foreign manpower curbs be relaxed for...
PUBLISHED Feb 12, 2018 05:50 AM
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