Saturday, Sep 15, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Far East seen as likely buyer of Le Meridien in Sentosa

FAR East Organization, owned by the Ng family, is likely to buy the Le Meridien Singapore...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Grand Prix keeps the crowds coming back: promoter

NOW in its eleventh year, the Singapore Grand Prix continues to draw crowds, with brisk...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Evia, Gamuda jointly make top bid for Anchorvale site by hair's breadth

EVIA Real Estate and Gamuda, working as a team, emerged the top bidder for the Anchorvale...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

China's Aug retail sales, output steady but downward pressures persist

CHINA'S economy remained steady last month, but shows signs of future weakness as...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore firms sign deals with Sichuan firms for more access to western China

SINGAPORE firms on Friday inked 22 deals with Sichuan companies for greater access to...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Asian conglomerates being outrun by pure plays in their markets

LAGGING Asian conglomerates must focus on renewal and growth in order to remain relevant...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore must take a long-term perspective to survive in a changing world: Ong Ye Kung

A SMALL state like Singapore has to take the long-term view when it comes to crafting its...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Likelihood of US recession may see buying opportunity in tech

THE likelihood of a recessionary environment in the US in the next 18 months is very high...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Amazon's Jeff Bezos unveils US$2b philanthropic fund

AMAZON founder Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, is creating a philanthropic...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

CDL acquires London commercial building for £183m

CITY Developments Limited (CDL) announced on Friday that it had acquired a prime freehold...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
BROKER’S TAKE

Aspial offer to swap 2018, 2019 notes for 6.25% notes due 2021 'not compelling': OCBC

HOLDERS of Aspial Corp's 5.5 per cent notes due in November 2018 and 5.05 per cent...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Chip Eng Seng expands education business into China, invests 100m yuan in software firm

CONSTRUCTION and property group Chip Eng Seng is planning to expand its education...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

ST Engineering jumps more than 7% after move to acquire GE's aircraft parts maker

SHARES in mainboard-listed Singapore Technologies (ST) Engineering were on a tear on...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

DBS not joining 'crazy rush' to hire private bankers

DBS Group Holdings Ltd has poured cold water on the idea that private bankers can name...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Bharti Airtel picks banks for London IPO of Africa business: sources

INDIA'S biggest mobile carrier Bharti Airtel Ltd has chosen UBS, JP Morgan and Citi...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Stocks could get a lot higher before they come down: Shiller

NEAR-record US stocks still have scope to zoom to new highs, according to Robert Shiller...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Shivinder Singh drops lawsuit against brother Malvinder after mother steps in

A PUBLIC rupture between the heirs to one of India's most storied business houses...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate Digest

INDEPENDENT director Celine Cha Mui Hwang stepped down on Sept 13 from the board of Trek...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
SIAS 9TH CORPORATE GOVERNANCE WEEK 2018

Achieving the right balance for effective data governance

IT wasn't that long ago that "in 2004 … Facebook didn't even exist,...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Markets end tough week on a higher note

TRADE tensions dictated the performance of global markets over the past week, driving...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

WE initiate coverage on Sheng Siong Group Ltd (SSG) with a "buy" and discounted...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

How China's plan to develop rental housing backfired

WHEN Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to increase the supply of rental housing last...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Finding the right temperature for Singapore's private residential market

ON July 5, 2018, the Singapore government increased additional buyer stamp duties (ABSD)...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Malta edges Hong Kong for world's top home-price gains

MALTA has edged out Hong Kong to take the prize for territory or country with the highest...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

THE BROAD VIEW

Are creditable newspapers a public good?

ON Sept 5, The New York Timespublished an anonymous op-ed essay by a "senior...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

Meet Osaka, the new darling of women's tennis

IN winning the US Open last week, Naomi Osaka scored more than the biggest payday in...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
QUESTION TIME WITH MENTOR JOHN

Outsourcing your business effectively

OUTSOURCING is a business practice of hiring another party to perform certain jobs that...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

Data-ready, set, go!

FORMULA One is like nothing else in the sporting arena - a reality I appreciated better...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
SASS AND THE CITY

When dignity gets priced out of reach

THERE was once I endured an uncomfortable dinner that had nothing to do with bad company...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Poetry enjoying resurgence in popularity in the US

POETRY is hot - a lot hotter than you might think. The share of adults in the United...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

A wild ride in BMW's X3

I SET OFF in a BMW X3 xDrive30d, determined to spot the "Big 5", the...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Managing radiation exposure in medical imaging

HOW much radiation will I be exposed to if I undergo this scan? - is a seemingly...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Point Of Contact

RIGHT after college, Jim Chirico, Avaya's president and CEO, wanted to join the...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

In a growing sea of info, your biases can sink you

TODAY, we live in a world of exponential information growth.
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Liquidity crunch and emerging market crises

IN financial markets, very few things can be expected to repeat regularly like clockwork...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Tricky months ahead as US diverges from world markets

GLOBAL equity markets have been giving divergent signals this year, possibly due to the...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

China lets expats trade stocks, but they're in no mood to buy

AMADO Trejo, a business consultant from Mexico who's worked in Shanghai for a decade...
PUBLISHED Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Oct 19, 2018 04:21 PM

Soho House has 20b reasons to envy WeWork

[BERLIN] At Soho House, anything that looks too much like hard work feels a bit frowned upon: mobile phone calls are...
Oct 19, 2018 04:20 PM

Seoul: Stocks recover tracking China rebound

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index recovered from early falls to close higher on Friday, tracking a rebound...
Oct 19, 2018 03:49 PM

Germans enlist help to ease move of trillions in swaps from UK

[LONDON] After the war of words on euro clearing and Brexit, the real action has begun.
Oct 19, 2018 03:33 PM

Europe: Stocks waver at open

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