Monday, Aug 13, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

MoneySmart plans 2020 IPO, acquisition also on the cards

ENTREPRENEUR Vinod Nair has a bold vision: to disrupt the financial advisory industry...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM
MIND THE GAP

High fund expense ratios put Singapore retail investors in a bind

FUND fees in developed markets are under immense downward pressure - but this seems...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM
MIND THE GAP

Lower fund expenses a trend in US, Europe

FUND investors in Europe and the US are benefiting from lower fund average expense ratios...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

PayNow Corporate launched today

THE NEW PayNow Corporate e-payment service, launched on Monday morning, allows businesses...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Turkish crisis, US retail earnings to set direction

CAN growth accelerate in the US while economies in the rest of the world slow down?
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Novena Global Lifecare defers listing after MOU with Yozma BioScience

HOMEGROWN healthcare chain Novena Global Lifecare has held off its IPO plans following a...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Seeking its day in the sun

IT IS often said that in Myanmar, you don't have the Internet. You have Facebook...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Industrial Production data points to more upside for US equities

THE general equity market in the US continues to edge higher despite the ongoing trade...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Concerns raised over recalled heart drug a year ago

A US inspector raised concerns with the Chinese manufacturer of a widely used heart drug...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Comply or Explain 2.0 casts a wider net

AFTER more than a year of deliberation and public consultation, the Monetary Authority of...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Thyssenkrupp needs new strategy, says investor

Thyssenkrupp needs a broad overhaul in strategy carried about by a new external chief...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Geopolitical issues to dictate trading mood

FOR much of last week, markets were in a state of flux as US-China trade tensions...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Euro tumbles as investors fear bank exposure to Turkey

THE euro sank to its lowest against the greenback in more than a year on Friday as a...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Earnings in focus; Synagie Corporation debuts on Catalist

EARNINGS season is in full swing with more than 150 SGX listed securities reporting...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

US tells China's HNA to sell stake in NYC building near Trump Tower

THE US government has ordered Chinese conglomerate HNA Group to sell its majority stake...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Luxury flats rise on NY's industrial backyard

NEW York City has a history of reinventing industrial neighbourhoods as luxury enclaves.
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Beijing snuffs out planned protest over P2P failures

PETER Wang was asleep at his home in Beijing last Monday when police officers arrived...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Avoid Russian assets: Wall St banks

SOME of Wall Street's biggest banks are warning investors to steer clear of Russian...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Hedge fund giant sees trade war fuelling US dollar rally

DON'T bet on the US dollar rally ending any time soon, says the world's largest...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Erdogan stays defiant as Turkey slips toward financial crisis

TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is showing no signs of backing down in a standoff...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Sanctions on Iran give China lead in gas project

CHINA National Petroleum Corp is expected to take the lead on a US$5 billion project to...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Caspian Sea nations to sign landmark deal

THE leaders of the five states bordering the Caspian Sea were to meet in Kazakhstan on...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

US federal agency halts all work on Atlantic Coast Pipeline after judges revoke permits

A US federal agency has ordered a halt to all work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline after a...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Indian Oil's quarterly profit jumps as refining margin doubles

STATE-OWNED Indian Oil Corp posted a 50 per cent jump in quarterly profit as the margin...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Walmart in unofficial coalition to tackle Amazon

BATTLING Amazon isn't easy - even for the world's largest retail chain...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

High-tech Tokyo tops list of world's most innovative cities

TOKYO topped a list of the world's most innovative cities on Friday, leapfrogging...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Oracle accused of defrauding investors on cloud sales growth

ORACLE Corp is named in a lawsuit alleging the company's executives lied to...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Fortnite ploy highlights Google's Android weakness versus Apple

FORTNITE amassed an unrivalled following with kid-friendly, multiplayer action that can...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Facebook's David Marcus resigns from Coinbase board in blockchain push

FACEBOOK Inc executive David Marcus resigned from Coinbase Inc's board, a sign the...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Sensors to smartphones bring patent wars to diabetes monitoring

DIABETES treatment has evolved since Mary Fortune was diagnosed in 1967 and hospitalised...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Carmakers are choking on blue-sky emission rules

MAZDA Motor Corp's struggle to save the internal combustion engine from extinction...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Investors sue Tesla's Musk over go-private tweets

TWO investors filed suit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the electric car company after...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Basis 270,000mt AG/China rates slipped to WS 52, with talk of 2004-built tonnage agreeing...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Chinese banks top ranking by assets - a cause for concern

IN 1988, nine of the 10 largest banks in the world were Japanese. Three years later, the...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump's trade beef with China may backfire on meat

A KEY objective of US President Donald Trump's trade war is to pressure Beijing to...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Indian PM Modi is confident of bigger win in 2019 elections

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would be re-elected with an even bigger...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Germany says Trump's tariffs, sanctions destroying jobs and growth

GERMAN Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has sharply criticised US President Donald Trump...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

OCBC joins AWWA in battle against dementia

OCBC Bank has partnered AWWA under its #OCBCCares programme to design a holistic...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still rocks at 60

WHETHER by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Land Rover on charity drive to support animal welfare needs

LAND Rover Singapore celebrated National Day last Thursday in a special way, as a fleet...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Nobel-winning writer VS Naipaul dies at 85

British author VS Naipaul, a famously outspoken Nobel laureate who wrote on the traumas...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Tapping the differently abled

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What is your organisation's experience of hiring people with...
PUBLISHED Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Dec 17, 2018 08:32 PM

Top Glove posts record quarterly revenue on stronger glove sales

STRONGER glove sales lifted results for Top Glove Corporation in its first quarter.
Dec 17, 2018 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

Stories you might have missed
Dec 17, 2018 05:41 PM

North-East Line to undergo major renewal project next year

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's third oldest MRT line, the North-East Line (NEL), will undergo a major renewal project...
Dec 17, 2018 05:39 PM

An education: MBAs with Chinese characteristics

[BEIJING' At business school with Chinese characteristics, undergraduate students debating how a company should...
Dec 17, 2018 05:37 PM

Singapore shares close higher on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks finished higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 1.2 per cent or 37.16 points to 3,114...
Dec 17, 2018 05:30 PM

Britain's ASOS adds to retail gloom with profit warning

[LONDON] Online fashion group ASOS cut its annual sales growth and profit margin forecasts on Monday, becoming the...
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