Saturday, Apr 21, 2018

TOP STORIES

Frasers Logistics buys nearly S$1b in European properties

FRASERS Logistics & Industrial Trust (FLT) is making its first foray into Europe with...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Datapulse board keeps its seats and motions despite shareholder discontent

DATAPULSE Technology's board endured a three-hour grilling at Friday's special...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Tharman reappointed MAS chairman; Chaly Mah to join board as Lim Chee Onn retires

Mr Lim, a former Cabinet minister, will retire from the MAS board and step down as...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
PM LEE IN LONDON

Singapore premier warns against protectionism masquerading as political and security concerns

WHILE countries need to address the political and security concerns that come with the...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore's casinos will face greater global competition, disruption: Josephine Teo

GIVEN the increasingly complex gaming landscape in Singapore, there is a need to consider...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Tame inflation keeps pressure on BOJ to maintain stimulus

JAPAN'S headline inflation slowed in March from February, highlighting the central...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Grab launches GrabShuttle school-bus service

RIDE-sharing app Grab has launched a new shuttle service for students and school staff in...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

StarHub picks CEO after global hunt

A FORMER StarHub executive is returning to the fold as top dog, after almost two decades...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

KKR-backed Radiant Life Care makes offer for Fortis

THE battle for control of India's Fortis Healthcare Ltd intensified after KKR-backed...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

AGM WATCH

Keppel tightens internal controls to stamp out corrupt behaviour

KEPPEL Corporation has strengthened its internal compliance and controls as part of its...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Emotional UOB AGM as patriarch Wee Cho Yaw absent

UNITED Overseas Bank's annual shareholders meeting began on an emotional note on...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX Q3 net profit up 21% to S$100.5m - highest in 10 years

STRONG performances in the derivatives and securities segments propelled Singapore...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

Philip Morris takes a drag on Venture, but it's not up in smoke

PHILIP Morris coughed, and Venture Corp felt the convulsions.
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Goldilocks proposing alternative restructuring plan for Noble

GOLDILOCKS Investment Company yesterday said it is working on an alternative...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Barclays chief Jes Staley survives whistleblowing inquiry with fines

BARCLAYS said Jes Staley will be fined by British regulators for attempting to unmask a...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Asian Healthcare Specialists and SLB debut above IPO prices

IN THEIR Catalist debuts on Friday, orthopaedic services provider Asian Healthcare...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

KinderWorld Education considering Singapore IPO: sources

KINDERWORLD Education Group, which runs schools across South-east Asia, is considering a...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Civmec worker dies in accident at Perth wastewater treatment plant

MAINBOARD-listed Civmec said on Friday that a worker from its Australian subsidiary,...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

CNOOC posts strongest Q1 revenue since 2014

FIRST-quarter revenue at CNOOC Ltd, the listed arm of China National Offshore Oil Co,...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Ferragamo chairman hopes new CEO will come from within company

THE chairman of Italy's Salvatore Ferragamo said on Friday he hoped the luxury group...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

CapitaLand Mall Trust Q1 DPU up 1.8%, gross revenue hits S$175.2m, up 1.8%

CAPITALAND Mall Trust (CMT) has posted a first quarter distribution per unit (DPU) of 2...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Frasers Commercial Trust's Q2 DPU dips to 2.4 Singapore cents

FRASERS Commercial Trust (FCOT) has posted a distribution per unit (DPU) of 2.40...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

ASIAPHOS expects to report a net loss in the first quarter, a reversal of its net profit...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Drop in tech, bank counters dampen market

A RETREAT in technology stocks and the local-bank trio dampened share prices in the...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

OVER April 16-17, Accordia Golf Trust (AGT) hosted two analysts and three investors for a...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Critical points for all parties when navigating collective sales

AS 2018 GEARS up to be another bumper year for collective sales, stakeholders in the...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
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HK homeowners now a minority as prices continue to soar

FOR the first time in almost two decades, homeowners are in the minority in Hong Kong,...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

Starbucks takes the pain with the blame

STARBUCKS' decision to close all 8,000 company-owned stores for an afternoon to hold...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

Stellar, sustainable fashion

STELLA McCartney has come a long way from being Sir Paul's little girl, growing up...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

Going out on a high note

SINCE 2014, the world's top female tennis players have come to Singapore each year...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Gold rush for black art as collector stampede drives up prices

AMY Sherald once waited tables at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
GEAR HEAD

Lithe, light wonder

ENGLISH philosopher and essayist Francis Bacon once said: "There is no excellent...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

A note to the classically insecure

I WAS talking about music recently with a friend who makes his living cloning genes,...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
SASS AND THE CITY

A sexist skirt for that pretty casual look

Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate have been retired. They are the names of four of last season...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Evidence-based medicine and rising healthcare costs

IT ALL STARTED when I read an article on a man who rebuilt his house along modern lines...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Reborn and rebooted

BREAKING up is hard to do, as Neil Sedaka's 1975 hit song says. The move to cleave...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Some crypto hedge funds keep making money as bitcoin plunges

BITCOIN'S terrible start to 2018 is highlighting the appeal of cryptocurrency hedge...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Banking on fundamentals

IN the first two editions of the investor series published earlier this year, we explored...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FOOL'S EYE VIEW

Are today's airlines attractive businesses?

WARREN Buffett's dislike of the airlines business is legendary. But the Sage of...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Too battered to fail: Bonds in the Gulf are a safe place to hide

INVESTORS' appetite for risk is back, but most of the issues that soured the mood...
PUBLISHED Apr 21, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

May 25, 2018 03:48 PM

Eight shophouses in Jalan Besar to be conserved, another 24 under consideration by URA

EIGHT shophouses in Jalan Besar will be put up by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) for conservation status.
May 25, 2018 03:40 PM

Singapore the preferred location of future Asian LNG trading hub: Deloitte

SINGAPORE has carved out a wide lead over other nations as the preferred location of a future Asian liquefied natural...
May 25, 2018 03:30 PM

Metro slips into the red for Q4, posts S$1.9m loss

PROPERTY and retail group Metro Holdings chalked up a fourth quarter net loss of S$1.9 million, a reversal from the net...
May 25, 2018 02:45 PM

Singapore competition watchdog provisionally rules against proposed merger of maritime products suppliers

THE Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) in a provisional decision has found the proposed...
May 25, 2018 02:34 PM

Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada; 15 wounded

[TORONTO] Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a...
May 25, 2018 02:30 PM

Tokyo: Stocks close mixed after Trump cans NoKorea summit

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed flat on Friday, shored up by bargain hunting after pessimism from Washington's...
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