Monday, Sep 24, 2018

TOP STORIES

Creative to begin rollout of its 3D headphone products

CREATIVE Technology is taking orders for its much-anticipated new headphone amplifier...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

No market drop despite new bubble set to pop

US STOCKS surged to records last week as fears about a trade war between the US and China...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Amid rupiah slump, Indonesia kicks off campaigning for presidential race

CAMPAIGNING for Indonesia's presidential election in April kicked off on Sunday,...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Comcast outbids Fox for control of UK broadcaster Sky

COMCAST emerged as the victor for the British broadcaster Sky on Saturday (Sunday morning...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Danger in soaring foreign currency debt: BIS

TEN years after the 2008 financial meltdown, soaring foreign currency debt is endangering...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

HK bullet train signals high-speed integration with China

HONG Kong's controversial bullet train got off to a smooth start on Sunday, as...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

New paths for New Silkroutes

NEW Silkroutes Group may have gone in many directions over the last three years, but its...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Nikkei 225 to rise after convincing bullish break

AT the latest monetary policy meeting, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) reiterated the dovish...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Stamford Land responds to ST, BT reports on SGX AGM

STAMFORD Land Corporation, responding to media articles last week on a defamation suit...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
SIAS 9TH CORPORATE GOVERNANCE WEEK 2018

CapitaLand group upholds governance standards

THE Securities Investors Association (Singapore) will hold the 9th Singapore Corporate...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

OCBC seeks wider ranging, viable environmental solutions

THOSE who think they have viable solutions for enhancing Singapore's environmental...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Tariffs, FOMC meeting in spotlight this week

TRADE and the US Federal Reserve meeting will continue to dominate headlines in the week...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Pound plunges after EU rejects May's Brexit plans

STERLING plunged last Friday, driving the US dollar up, after fears rose that Britain...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Valuetronics, SunMoon Food and SATS commence buybacks

FOR the five trading sessions ended Sept 20, the Straits Times Index (STI) climbed 1.6...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Qingjian Realty sells 300 units at JadeScape

QINGJIAN Realty (South Pacific) Group said it has granted options for the purchase of 300...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Hackers target US real estate deals, with devastating impact

JAMES and Candace Butcher were ready to finalise the purchase of their dream retirement...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

HK property developers cut prices

PROPERTY developers are cutting prices in Hong Kong to lure buyers amid the increasing...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Ether cryptocurrency, a victim of blockchain success

FOR all the attention afforded bitcoin, it is its rival ether that is hitting the...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Venezuela banks on petro, but it remains 'non-transferable'

VENEZUELA'S controversial cryptocurrency was launched six months ago but has been...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Shadow banker in India rushes to sell assets as defaults pile up

INFRASTRUCTURE Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS), an Indian shadow banker...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Opec data leaves room for Saudis to boost output

THE Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its allies are pumping half...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Opec, like a dying star, is about to go supernova

THE Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) is dying. US President Donald...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Last US nuclear project faces 'jeopardy' as owners mull exit

THE only nuclear power plant under construction in the United States is facing stiff...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

White House considers draft order to look into Google, Facebook

THE White House is considering a draft executive order for US President Donald Trump that...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Forget robots, retailers need people power

THE ongoing fight for talent in the retail industry appears to be kicking into higher...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

When digital nightmares make great clothes

THIS summer Apple unveiled a new retail concept in Milan: a store beneath a glassed-in...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

German carmakers join race against Tesla

AFTER years watching Tesla's electric cars speed ahead while they have been on the...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Trafigura's entire fleet of new vessels to be Singapore-flagged

INDEPENDENT commodity trading firm Trafigura Group recently named the first of its 35...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

A roundup of last week's tanker and dry bulk market...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Trump administration curbs new green cards for those on public aid

TRUMP administration officials announced on Saturday that immigrants who legally use...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

China must get to grips with dodgy data

CHINA'S economic data, never easy to track in the best of times, have become almost ...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Europe's talks with US to soften trade impasse are a 'long shot': analyst

THE European Union's (EU) trade chief heads to New York this week to continue...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

Technology as a means to access justice

WONGPARTNERSHIP LLP collaborated with Alt+Law - an interest group formed by National...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Ferragamo brings Tuscan countryside to Milan

THE Tuscan countryside sprung in the heart of Milan on Saturday as Italian fashion...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

No clear winners

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How do you see the impact of the US-China trade spat on business...
PUBLISHED Sep 24, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Dec 13, 2018 12:29 AM

Madrid temporarily bans 'oldest, most polluting' vehicles

[MADRID] Madrid on Wednesday temporarily banned the oldest, most polluting vehicles from driving its streets, two weeks...
Dec 13, 2018 12:15 AM

Francis to say first Mass by a pope on Arabian peninsula in UAE

[VATICAN CITY] Pope Francis will say the first Mass by a pontiff on the Arabian peninsula in February and visit one of...
Dec 13, 2018 12:08 AM

EU, Japan clinch record trade accord in shadow of protectionism

[STRASBOURG] The European Parliament approved a draft free-trade agreement with Japan, removing the last political...
Dec 12, 2018 11:54 PM

Hitachi to buy ABB power-grid unit for 800b yen

[TOKYO] Hitachi Ltd is close to a deal to purchase ABB Ltd's power-grids business for as much as 800 billion yen (...
Dec 12, 2018 11:34 PM

BHP's US$320m copper mine sale called off, Chile Union says

[SANTIAGO] The sale of BHP Group Plc's smallest copper mine in Chile has been called off after the would-be buyer...
Dec 12, 2018 11:18 PM

Edition Limited calls off acquisition of Israeli cybersecurity firm

KRANJI farm operator Edition has called off a planned acquisition of 51 per cent in the enlarged share capital of...
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