Monday, Apr 09, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Asia focus fuels growth for Credit Suisse

AN "empowered Asia" strategy is paying dividends for Credit Suisse's...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM
AVIATION 4.0

Lufthansa Group going digital in a big way

FROM robots to predictive maintenance, the Lufthansa Group is pushing hard on a wide-...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore, China sign Belt and Road MOU on greater collaboration

SINGAPORE and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Beijing on Sunday to...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Earnings could soothe investor worries

LAST week, stocks swung wildly up and down as investors tried to gauge whether bellicose...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Focus on investment grade the key in bonds: DBS banker

IT'S been a rough first quarter for bond markets, but focusing on investment grade...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Tech sector sweats as US-China trade tensions simmer

AS US-China trade tensions ratchet up, the technology sector is fretting over the...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Pritam Singh elected unopposed as Workers' Party leader

ALJUNIED GRC MP Pritam Singh has been elected unopposed as the secretary-general of the...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Pavilion Gas imports maiden LNG cargo for local use

PAVILION Gas, a subsidiary of Temasek-owned Pavilion Energy, has received its first...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Making room for renewable energy

ACROMEC, which designs and maintains laboratories and sterile facilities, had an...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Hardening of nine-year rule for IDs

AMONG the recommended revisions to the Code of Corporate Governance, the "nine-year...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Perennial unit clinches deal for eldercare health facility in Fengxian

SHANGHAI RST Chinese Medicine Co (Renshoutang), which is 49.9 per cent owned by Perennial...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Sinopipe seeks 2-month extension to hold AGM

SINOPIPE Holdings announced late on Friday that it has applied to the Singapore Exchange...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Nasdaq 100 looks likely to rebound back to the uptrend

DESPITE the recent sharp selloff in the tech space, the Nasdaq 100 index remains positive...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Soros planning to trade cryptocurrencies

GEORGE Soros called cryptocurrencies a bubble in January. Now his US$26 billion family...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Domestic factors may take centrestage this week

WHILE the trade tiff between the US and China dominated headlines all of last week,...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Speculators trim net US-dollar shorts for second week

SPECULATORS' net short US dollar bets fell for a second straight week, according to...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

STI remains comparatively resilient; 32 director acquisitions filed

THE Straits Times Index (STI) has maintained a comparatively resilient performance,...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Kushners will buy rest of 666 Fifth Avenue from partner Vornado

THE Kushner family appeared on Friday to have struck a deal to buy out its partner in the...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

For Indonesian billionaire, flashy car takes a back seat to 20-hour days

DON'T be fooled by the Ferrari. It's nothing more than an occasional indulgence...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Blackstone said to begin marketing 15 US hotels

BLACKSTONE Group LP is in the early stages of marketing a group of select-service hotels...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Deutsche Bank seen replacing CEO Cryan with Sewing

CHRISTIAN Sewing, currently co-deputy chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank, is to...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Softbank borrows US$8b using Alibaba shares as collateral: sources

SOFTBANK Group Corp, the Japanese technology giant, used its stake in online retailer...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

US$1.4b hedge fund sees intact fundamentals for Facebook

FACEBOOK Inc may be under global scrutiny amid a data breach scandal, but its...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Offshore oil industry suppliers fight to be fit for frugal future

RISING more than 20 metres above the sea, Statoil's Aasta Hansteen platform towers...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Saudis hike May oil price for Asia; traders stumped

ASIAN oil traders are stumped by how Saudi Arabia derived its official selling prices (...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

India sets October target for gas trading exchange

INDIA plans to set up a natural gas trading exchange as early as October this year to...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Dropbox shows it's possible to defy tech giants

IN THE AGE of the tech giants, startups face daunting odds. Through aggressive...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Trump's tariffs raises concerns over potential impact on healthcare costs

PACEMAKERS and artificial joints. Defibrillators. Dental fillings. Birth control pills...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

A millionaire mindset never made anyone rich

THE past three decades of minimal real wage growth have led some people to wonder why...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

WILL we someday be able to fly without the guilt of causing environmental damage? A...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

California proposes new rules for self-driving cars

CALIFORNIA'S public utility regulator on Friday signalled that it would allow self-...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

The LR2 market for 75,000 tonnes from Middle East Gulf to Japan lost 5/7.5 WS points and...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Navigating the trade talk proves dicey

"DON'T overreact," President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Merkel and Macron may find they can agree with Trump on China

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will attempt a...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

UK universities face uncertainty as Brexit looms

NICOLE Grobert is German, but she has spent almost all of her career in Britain,...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump sees trade deal with 'friend' Xi

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump on Sunday said he sees an end to the escalating trade dispute...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Malaysia's AG term extended for another 3 years

MALAYSIA has extended the term of its attorney-general for another three years, state...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

After re-branding, FAS wants a bigger slice of sponsorship pie

IN SPORT, a quality product inevitably attracts sponsorship dollars.
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM
COMPANY OF GOOD

Advancing CSR as a way of life

ONE can be sceptical about the purpose of corporations and their need to maximise profits...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Purpose over paycheque

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Why do you think the level of employee engagement in Singapore is...
PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Aug 17, 2018 05:29 PM

Malaysia shares close higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 6.20 points...
Aug 17, 2018 05:26 PM

Singapore shares end lower on Friday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed lower on Friday, with the key Straits Times Index down 2.49 points, or 0.08...
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