Saturday, Jul 14, 2018

TOP STORIES

Singapore Q2 growth below expectations at 3.8%

SINGAPORE'S economy expanded 3.8 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Art Basel organiser to start new art fair in Singapore

MCH GROUP, the brand behind the world's most famous art fair Art Basel, has teamed...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

India's troubled Fortis picks IHH as its preferred suitor

AFTER a fierce 16-month bidding war for the control of the troubled Fortis Healthcare,...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

GoGoVan raises US$250m in first phase of new funding round

GOGOVAN - an on-demand delivery van service backed by Singapore's Centurion Private...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore can support region's development through financing infrastructure and enterprise: Heng

SINGAPORE can support regional development by financing infrastructure and enterprise in...
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MOUs signed to help Singapore, French companies to innovate

MORE connections between the startup and innovation ecosystems in France and Singapore...
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PSC chairman Eddie Teo retires on July 31 after five decades in public service

PUBLIC Service Commission (PSC) chairman Eddie Teo is retiring on July 31, a decade after...
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F&B outlets a big winner at this World Cup

A QUARTER of a football field. That is the equivalent, when spread out, of how many...
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WORLD CUP 2018

Fiery French ready for Moscow coronation

THE last time France were in a major football final was exactly two years ago. In Paris,...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Toughness and experience key to Croatia triumph

THE football festivities of the past month have thrown up many surprises, with Mexico...
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One cup to rule them all

The BT-World Cup CEO Challenge began two weeks ago in the Round of 16 with 16 corporate...
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China's trade surplus with US hits record

CHINA'S exports unexpectedly accelerated in June and its trade surplus with the...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump scoffs at May's Brexit plan

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit would "probably kill...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

HOT STOCKS

Gains for semiconductor plays ASTI, UMS amid active trading

SEMICONDUCTOR firms ASTI Holdings and UMS Holdings rose on active trading on Friday, with...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

STB serves Asiatravel.com, subsidiaries suspension notice, casts doubts on operations

CATALIST-listed Asiatravel.com Holdings and its subsidiaries may have their travel agent...
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3 out of 4 maritime bonds lost value in H1 2018

THREE out of four maritime bonds on the radar of a maritime research consultancy fell...
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Top 5 performers on FTSE-ST Small-Cap Index average 36% YTD return

THE five best-performing stocks on the FTSE ST Small-Cap Index averaged a year-to-date...
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Indosuez Wealth strengthens Asia team

INDOSUEZ Wealth Management has added six bankers to its client relationship team in Asia...
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Acromec clinches S$2.9m healthcare project

ENGINEERING services provider Acromec has secured a S$2.9 million contract in the...
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Corporate digest

SATS and Wilmar International unveiled, after Friday trading hours, a 120 million yuan (S...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Superbugs win another round as Big Pharma exits antibiotics

THE fight against life-threatening infections suffered another blow when one of the world...
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HK tutoring firm Bexcellent soars 22% in trading debut on Friday

BEXCELLENT Group Holdings, whose top tutor earns more than HK$40 million (S$7 million) a...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI ends the week higher as Asian equities rebound

THE double troubles of trade war fears and property cooling measures appeared to abate...
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Brokers' take

WE reiterate 'buy' with a new S$1.27 target price from S$1.18, with 18 per cent...
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REAL ESTATE

Three families jointly sell Telok Kurau bungalows for S$37.89m

THREE unrelated families are selling their adjacent bungalows along Lorong H Telok Kurau...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

The new entry point for US luxury homes: US$1m

GOT a million bucks to spend on a new home? Good. Just don't expect a palace for...
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Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
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Creating a competitive and transparent real estate market

SINGAPORE is Asia's most transparent market, and is well positioned to join the...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

THE BROAD VIEW

Asian cities working towards a greener scenario

I GREW up in a coal-mining family in Lancashire in the UK. My father worked in a mine as...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

BT EXCLUSIVE

New ArtBasel-linked fair set to shake up Singapore art market

THE Singapore and South-east Asian art market is set for a significant boost with the...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why envy is really self-criticism at work

WE all like to think of ourselves as reasonable, well-meaning people. Not saints,...
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THE STEERING COLUMN

Land Rover Discovery 2.0 review: Less is roar

HAS this ever happened to you? You're supposed to collect your wife in 10 minutes...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Relearning the ropes

DBS GROUP HOLDINGS is on a roll. Singapore's largest listed company (by total market...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

China A-shares have tanked; what's next?

AT the time of writing, CSI 300 was down by more than 20 per cent from its peak on Jan 24...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Investing in an airline company? Here's what to look out for

PERHAPS it's the thrill of voyaging to a far-flung place. Maybe it's the...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FOOL'S EYE VIEW

Rolling out the dividend barrel

IS BEER a discretionary purchase or a consumer staple? Experts reckon that it should be a...
PUBLISHED Jul 14, 2018 05:50 AM
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