Monday, Aug 06, 2018

TOP STORIES

Singapore firms urged to see innovation, going global as a single process

JUST as two government agencies merged to form Enterprise Singapore (ESG) in April, local...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

ESG to help new SMEs go digital from birth

NEW small and medium enterprises (SMEs) here will be encouraged to be "digital at...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

The Tre Ver sells over 140 of 200 units in first 3 hours of launch

MORE than 140 units of The Tre Ver, a new 99-year leasehold condominium in Potong Pasir,...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Fly me to the future

AMID growing air travel demand, the Airports Council International (ACI) and the...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Building an empire on 3-in-1 instant coffee mix

THERE is an old saying "nothing ventured, nothing gained" that is applicable to...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Signs point to Dollar Index turning bullish

THE Dollar Index (DXY) double bottom pattern tested the neckline in February 2018 and...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Tapping buoyant water industry prospects

FOR calligraphy buff Wang Tianyi, the 5,000-year-old art of writing Chinese characters...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Results season in full swing amid data releases

THE week ahead will have no shortage of company announcements as constituents of the key...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Speculators trim net long US dollar bets

SPECULATORS slightly trimmed their net long bets on the US dollar but maintained a...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Earnings season slows share buyback momentum

THE earnings season is in full swing with approximately 70 stocks reporting financials...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Kushners give up control of Manhattan tower to save themselves

THE Kushners have found their out - and it comes at a price.
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Money managers are seeking shelter in the riskiest parts of CLOs

CREDIT investors believe they have a sure-fire way to profit even if the economy slows...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Are US tech titans teetering atop the market?

SILICON Valley giants have become a gargantuan force on Wall Street, as demonstrated by...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Trump's energy plan blunted by China LNG threat

CHINA'S threatened tariff against US liquefied natural gas comes as a second wave of...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

THE little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

How Apple's posse fared on its rise to a US$1 trillion company

APPLE Inc's rise to become a US$1 trillion company is a story of innovation, new...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Prada's back to profit, thanks to its ugly chic

PRADA'S bowling shirt is so ugly the New Yorker called wearing it an act of "...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Considering college? Maybe you should invest in a coach

EVAN Casalino, a senior at Northern Highlands Regional High School in Allendale, New...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Tesla faces battery of complaints in Norway

"I'VE had the car for eight months and it ran fine for four days," says...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Dockless bike, scooter firms clash with US cities over regulations

THE US experiment with dockless bikeshare and scooters is at a crossroads, with operators...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Marginal gains in the ME Gulf market, with rates for 270,000mt to China paying around WS...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

WALL STREET INSIGHT

Strong US earnings buoy stocks, but will optimism last?

US stocks rose slightly last week, and the Standard & Poor's 500 was on the cusp...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Tariffs working in trade war with China, says Trump

PRESIDENT Donald Trump defended his use of tariffs that have inflamed tensions with China...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Chances of Britain leaving EU without deal is '60-40'

BRITAIN is now likely to leave the European Union without a deal due to the "...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

How to end Japan's deflation? Abolish cash

MONETARY medicine in Japan is keeping the economy alive, but with nasty side effects. The...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

ERA partners BT Budding Artists Fund

ERA Realty Network announced its partnership with The Business Times Budding Artists Fund...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Maybank, North East CDC and partners take financial literacy to the lower income

ON July 27, Maybank Singapore and North East CDC launched the Maybank Happy Savers @...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

Dancing to forget the earthquakes

AFTER the earthquake that devastated Juchitan in southern Mexico in September last year,...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Navigating the future

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: As the country turns 53, what do you think is one trait that...
PUBLISHED Aug 6, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Nov 14, 2018 12:14 PM

CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defence

[WASHINGTON] A federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against Donald Trump's...
Nov 14, 2018 12:06 PM

Women face sex discrimination in South Korean workplaces

[SEOUL] In her year-long quest for a job, South Korean college graduate Casey Lee has faced a barrage of personal and...
Nov 14, 2018 11:43 AM

SGX inks pact with Bank of China, CFETS to promote their bond indices outside China

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Wednesday announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Bank of...
Nov 14, 2018 11:33 AM

Singapore family businesses upbeat on growth but need better succession plans: PwC

WHILE family businesses in Singapore are optimistic about growth and are keen to keep the business in the family, few...
Nov 14, 2018 11:19 AM

SBS Transit to offer free Wi-Fi on 300 buses plying Bukit Merah area from February

Buses plying the Bukit Merah area will have free Wi-Fi from February, transport operator SBS Transit announced on...
Nov 14, 2018 11:14 AM

Tech stars see shares dim in eyes of investors

[SAN FRANCISCO] Technology companies that catapulted Wall Street to glorious heights have seen shares tumble on...
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