Saturday, Jul 07, 2018

TOP STORIES

PROPERTY CURBS

No rationale for tough cooling measures: Redas

THE government's latest measures to cool the private residential market drew a sharp...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
PROPERTY CURBS

Over 1,000 condo units sold in one night as buyers race the clock

IN JUST one night, over a thousand units were sold in three condominium projects, which...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
PROPERTY CURBS

Property stocks in deep freeze after cooling measures

PROPERTY stocks and financials took a hammering on Friday as news broke the night before...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
PROPERTY CURBS

En bloc fever set to be tamed, big sites at greatest risk: analysts

PROPERTY consultants generally do not expect the latest property cooling measures to...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
PROPERTY CURBS

Slower growth in home loans expected from cooling measures

HOME buyers will be hit hard by the latest property cooling measures since the lower...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
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PROPERTY CURBS

Trade tensions, rising interest rates 'likely triggered property tightening'

IN THE face of rising external risks, Singapore policymakers may have chosen to introduce...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore beats NY, Seoul in ranking of smart city govts

SINGAPORE edged ahead of Seoul and New York to rank second in an inaugural study that...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
LATEST US DATA

Wage gains slow, unemployment up from 18-year low

US hiring topped forecasts in June while unemployment rose from an 18-year low and wage...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

Singapore-listed tech stocks whacked by US-China trade spat

AFTER a stunning showing in 2017 with nearly two-fold median gains in total returns,...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Maybank gives Hyflux till Oct 15 to find Tuaspring buyer

MAYBANK, Hyflux's largest secured lender, has agreed to give the water project...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

SEMBCORP Industries is redeeming S$200 million of 5 per cent subordinated perpetual...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Top Glove sues Adventa Capital, two directors of recent buy for up to RM715m

MALAYSIA'S Top Glove Corporation on Friday said it has sued Adventa Capital and two...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

SembMarine to pay higher price of US$39m for Sevan Marine ASA's IP rights after talks with shareholders

SEMBCORP Marine (SembMarine) will pay US$39 million for the acquisition of the...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

DBS gives out S$500 hongbao each to 26,000 staff to mark 50th birthday

DBS STAFF can look forward to a little something extra with their next paycheque, as the...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Poor start for Xiaomi - IPO draws bids at discount in grey market

XIAOMI'S debut is off to a bad start even before its shares officially begin trading...
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COMMENTARY

Have shares in a blockbuster IPO? Dump them, quick

INVESTORS lucky enough to secure shares in a big IPO and not be constrained by a lock-up...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Cosco Shipping selling HK$7.4b worth of OOIL shares to restore public float

COSCO Shipping Holdings Co Ltd plans to sell HK$7.43 billion (S$1.29 billion) worth of...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Australian fund loads up on Chinese shares

A BEAR market, the yuan's worst month since 1994, and a looming US-China trade war...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Mega IPOs are spawning Asian billionaires at a torrid pace

ANOTHER day. Another IPO. Another Chinese billionaire magically appears.
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI slumps 2% on Friday on cooling measures, trade tariffs

A STORM greeted traders Friday morning as the markets opened, with the twin troubles of...
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Brokers' take

WITH the re-introduction of property measures in Singapore, we see limited impact on...
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REAL ESTATE

Temporary slide in US mortgage rates could give new hope to first-time home buyers

MORTGAGE rates continued their month-long slide, according to data released on Thursday,...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Single parking space in land-starved Hong Kong sells for HK$6m

SPARE a thought for Hong Kong's beleaguered car owners...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

InnVest Hotels eyes US assets after buying the Trump Toronto

INNVEST Hotels LP, which added the former Toronto Trump hotel to its Canadian portfolio...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
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Evergrande-backed E-House attracts Alibaba to US$727m IPO

ENTERPRISE Holdings Ltd, a real estate services firm backed by the country's biggest...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Historic Plaza Hotel sold to Qatari state-owned company

A QATARI state-owned company has taken over New York's Plaza Hotel, according to the...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

Silicon Valley's giants take their talent hunt to Cambridge

WHEN you step off the train here and walk into the city square outside the railway...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

THE BROAD VIEW

Abandoned, unwanted and detained

WHEN her husband uprooted their family from Morocco to live under the Islamic State in...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

Open-plan offices are making us less social

IN recent years, a number of big companies - IBM, Bank of America, Aetna, Yahoo under...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

Ensuring a complete spectator experience

THE Singapore Sports Hub opened its doors in June 2014 and, as it celebrates its fourth...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
QUESTION TIME WITH MENTOR JOHN

Prepping your business for an IPO

AN initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock issued by a company to the...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

When you're smiling, chances are, Russians aren't

IN the lead-up to the World Cup, articles appeared noting that Russian workers were being...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

Take control of your card

IT'S commonly said that nothing in this world is certain except for death and taxes...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
OFFBEAT

No power, no point

WHEN I was student in the 1990s, there was one piece of classroom equipment I loved more...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Shooting for the stars

HAVING made a career out of turning science fiction into reality, Lim Seng is used to...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

Where investors can stash their cash as trade tariffs start to kick in

THE US might be the trigger for escalating trade tensions with China, but it turns out...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
CHART VIEW

Watch for market signals amid trade war jitters

A MONTH ago, we stood on the brink of a trade war, but in the last few weeks, we have not...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

4 principles for better decision-making

NOBEL laureate Daniel Kahneman has transformed the fields of economics and investing. At...
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM

'Sticky' money investors return to once-shunned oil sector

ENERGY companies long-spurned by institutional investors are crawling back into favour.
PUBLISHED Jul 7, 2018 05:50 AM
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