Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

TOP STORIES

TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT

Both sides hopeful; consensus is that it's a long road ahead

ONE of the world's most anticipated and most important meetings in decades will take...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM
TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT

Trump thanks PM Lee for Singapore's hospitality

TWO of the world's most recognisable leaders - US President Donald Trump and North...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Citi's Asia consumer business gains from its digital strides

CITI has reaped a clear payoff from its digital investments in its consumer business in...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Manage ties, even if not agreeable with each other: DPM Teo

WITH the world at an inflexion point on trade and security issues, Singapore's...
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Mahathir floats new national car project

MALAYSIA'S newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday floated the...
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Global info-sharing platform to help central banks fight cyber crime

AN information-sharing group for central banks, regulators and supervisors will soon be...
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Singapore's Q3 job outlook brightest in 3 years

THE local employment outlook for the next three months is the brightest in nearly three...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Nomura ramps up global markets business and revamps electronic platform

NOMURA, Japan's largest brokerage, is ramping up investment into its global markets...
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COMMENTARY

US deepens rift between itself and neighbours as it tears away from the West

WE have heard about shifting tectonic plates and erupting volcanoes that are reshaping...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Great Eastern, NTUC Income sign up at PLQ

HOMEGROWN insurance bigwigs Great Eastern and NTUC Income have leased office space at...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump's tweets spew ire on Nato allies, EU and Trudeau

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump fired off a volley of tweets on Monday venting anger on North...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

COMMENTARY

Youth is no guarantee of your startup's success

SO you're young and want to start a fintech or your own business. ...
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Temasek, others to buy Hainan Airlines stake for 7b yuan

HAINAN Airlines Holding Co plans to raise as much as seven billion yuan (S$1.5 billion)...
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Corporate digest

A 31.4 per cent-owned associate of First Sponsor Group is selling its stake in Dutch...
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Five manufacturing-linked stocks among biggest intraday movers

FIVE stocks linked to manufacturing were among the biggest intraday movers in the three...
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Founder of China EV batteries maker becomes billionaire overnight

THE Chinese founder of the world's biggest maker of electric-vehicle batteries and...
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HSBC to spend US$17b on market expansion

HSBC Holdings CEO John Flint said the bank plans to pour as much as US$17 billion to...
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Changing hands

Tracking fund flows in the Singapore stock market
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STOCKS

Market moves cautiously ahead of summit

CAUTION weighed heavily in the air ahead of the major US-North Korea one-on-one powwow...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Following the lower-than-expected CPO (crude palm oil) spot ASP achieved year-to-date (...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Euro rises on Italy relief, Canadian dollar dips after G-7 row

THE euro rose to a near two-week high on Monday after assurances from Italy that it would...
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REAL ESTATE

HK golf course row exposes city's social divide

ITS sprawling greens and woodland have made Hong Kong's historic Fanling golf course...
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Chinese leader's dream city off to a slow start

JUST outside a dusty village two hours drive south of Beijing, there's an empty lot...
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Chinese tycoon buys S$2b Beijing property

CHINESE property brokerage tycoon Zuo Hui is in advanced talks to acquire Beijing real...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Developer targets NY luxury-home buyers

NEW York developer Ziel Feldman is unleashing about US$3.4 billion worth of new condos...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Slum dwellers build own homes with community loans

ANABELLE Elmedo lived for years with her family of six in an informal settlement in...
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BANKING & FINANCE

Cryptocurrencies lose US$42b after exchange hack in South Korea

THE 2018 selloff in cryptocurrencies deepened, wiping out US$42 billion of market value...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

China's US$50b bid for market calm might backfire

CHINA'S near-US$50 billion bid for market calm might backfire. The securities...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Hedge fund with 69% return sees more to come

A HEDGE fund run by a former associate of billionaire John Fredriksen has gained 69 per...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

India's most profitable store bets on youth in villages, small towns with online push

V-MART Retail, India's most-profitable department store chain, is planning to sell...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Rolls-Royce says engine problem has spread

BRITAIN'S Rolls-Royce said a costly compressor problem that had grounded Boeing...
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Daimler shares fall after 1 million cars 'found with cheating devices'

DAIMLER shares fell following a report that up to a million Daimler cars contained...
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Slow pace of developing airports in smaller cities stumps Modi's plan to get more to fly

THE slow pace of fitting out regional airports risks delaying Indian Prime Minister...
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Authorities across Asia battle illegal gambling surge ahead of World Cup

LAW enforcement and regulatory forces in Asia say they are gearing up to fight illegal...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

'Mini-1MDBs' rife across Malaysia, says Daim

MALAYSIA has discovered "many mini-1MDBs" in its campaign to root out...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Business Federation and Enterprise Singapore leading mission to East Africa

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) have set off on a...
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LIFE & CULTURE

WORLD CUP 2018

Confident Brazil arrive in Russia

NEYMAR and his Brazil teammates landed on Russian soil in the early hours of Monday...
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Ocean's 8 women lead at box office

THE women of Ocean's 8 proved this weekend that they know how to steal the show -...
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Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan dies at 68

FLEETWOOD Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan, a pillar of the wildly successful group in its...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

SME

Harnessing technology to stay in pole position

TODAY, Singapore is a hotbed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), thanks to its...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Data management crucial as data becomes critical asset for SMEs

THE move towards the digital economy is not easy, especially for small and medium...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

OPINION

EDITORIAL

Trump and Kim are sticking their necks out on this one. We wish them well

BARRING another hitch, US President Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump or no, the US will continue to lead

THE growing tensions between the United States and its allies were exposed during the...
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THE BOTTOM LINE

What investors can learn from Trump, Kim and Mr Kiasu

I FONDLY remember when Johnny Lau's Mr Kiasu: Everything Also I Want encapsulated...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Offering the right things at the right time, right place

ATTRACTING top international talent is a clear competitive advantage in today's...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

US-Korea politics drawing Putin and Xi closer together

CHINESE President Xi Jinping hailed on Sunday the success of the latest Shanghai...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Trump-Kim summit: History or reality TV?

THERE was no way the Americans were going back to Pyongyang this time. One of life's...
PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018 05:50 AM
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