Monday, Oct 15, 2018

TOP STORIES

Trade will evolve, not shrink with US-China trade war: Citi

THE US-China trade war may lead to more diverse trade flows, said a senior Citi banker.
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Alstom lays down tracks for diversity and railway business

WHEN Ling Fang was promoted to her current role at French multinational Alstom in July...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Go-Jek in head-to-head fight with Grab for S-E Asian dominance

GO-Jek - which will enter Singapore in November - is on course to build an empire of over...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Healthy correction or sign of worse to come?

FOLLOWING a massive selldown over two sessions last week, US stocks surged on Friday -...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Hi-P expects lower revenue, profit for Q3; announces JV deal

INTEGRATED contract manufacturing services provider Hi-P International said on Sunday...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Brexit: Desperate attempts to reach customs union compromise

THE European Union (EU) will have to agree on a customs union compromise to prevent the...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Connecting clients to Asean and BRI, the StanChart way

AS global banks ride Asean's heady growth and China's Belt & Road...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

USDJPY: Prices need to break below 110.36

UPON reaching a high of 118.71 in December 2016, USDJPY has been caught within a 600 pips...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Two wheelers could rule electric transportation of the future

GIVEN recent market turmoil, it would easy to overlook the upcoming IPO of Niu...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX-ST rejects most of Triyards' requests

TRIYARDS Holdings said over the weekend that the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading (...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Clarity on Fed hikes key outcome of Bali meeting

BANK Indonesia (BI) governor Perry Warjiyo said clarity on the gradual pace of US...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

US earnings, Chinese data in focus this week

AFTER stumbling on a severe selloff led by the US at the end of last week, markets will...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Dollar gains on stock bounce and China's upbeat data

THE dollar climbed on Friday against a basket of currencies as global equity prices...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Buybacks rise and SLA plc adds to its AEM stake

FOR the 2018 year through to Oct 11, the Straits Times Index (STI) has generated a 7.4...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

A luxury rental in New York, from a low-key landlord

LLOYD Goldman comes from a real estate family that was once New York's largest...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Jared Kushner 'likely' paid little or no income taxes for years: NYTimes

JARED Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Change in target rate to signal Japan's monetary stimulus exit: Kuroda

WHEN the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is finally ready to signal the start of an exit from its...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Draghi asks Italy to 'calm down' and stop questioning the euro

ITALIAN officials must stop questioning the euro and need to "calm down" in...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

BOE warns of 'weaponising' financial assets

BANK of England governor Mark Carney warned against "weaponising" assets in the...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Fragile pipelines pose increasing risk in gas-hungry US

THE kind of dramatic scenes that played out in suburban Massachusetts last month...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Egypt seeks to weave cotton renaissance

TREADING carefully among his sprawling green plants in the Nile Delta, Egyptian farmer...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

When your boss is an algorithm

THERE are nearly a million active Uber drivers in the United States and Canada, and none...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Island casino for Chinese high rollers sputters amid delays

FOUR years after it arrived on the remote US territory of Saipan, Imperial Pacific...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Tunisia fishermen cash in on blue crab menace

TUNISIAN fishermen saw the blue crab wreak such havoc on their catches when it first...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Lime loses court bid to block San Francisco's e-scooter programme

LIME, the electric scooter company valued at a US$1 billion, lost its bid for a court...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Air Canada's near miss last year almost 'worst accident in history'

A NEAR miss involving an Air Canada plane which almost landed on a crowded taxiway...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

New Istanbul airport to open fully only at end of year

ISTANBUL'S new airport will not open fully until the end of this year, a newspaper...
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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

IMF-WORLD BANK MEETINGS

Seeds of next global financial crisis are being sown, top finance officials warn

RISING US interest rates, tanking emerging market currencies and a bitter US-China trade...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

PBOC chief sees plenty of room for monetary adjustments

CHINA central bank governor Yi Gang said on Sunday he still sees plenty of room for...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Brexit talks provide stage for Barnier's second act

MICHEL Barnier's time on the political stage was supposed to be over. Passed over by...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Japan to pledge 2019 tax hike to address debt mountain: reports

JAPAN will announce on Monday a sales tax hike in 2019 after repeated delays, reports...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Swift winds down global tour with Reputation intact

ON the first day of 2018, the New York Post trumpeted a headline: "Taylor Swift...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Call to stop companies using animals for cosmetic testing

THE Body Shop and Cruelty Free International - a leading organisation that is working to...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Deutsche Bank helps kids Dream Beyond

DEUTSCHE Bank partnered the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) on Oct 6 to present their...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

From scores to skills

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What is essential in education to prepare the young for tomorrow...
PUBLISHED Oct 15, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Nov 16, 2018 12:04 AM

Bitcoin bulls wonder where's the bottom as slide accelerates

[HONG KONG] Bitcoin advocates are asking how low will we go from here as the world's largest cryptocurrency...
Nov 15, 2018 11:45 PM

US retail sales rebound on autos, building materials

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales rebounded sharply in October as purchases of motor vehicles and building materials surged...
Nov 15, 2018 11:29 PM

Sterling tumbles as PM May races to salvage Brexit deal

[LONDON] Sterling tumbled on Thursday after a series of resignations rocked Prime Minister Theresa May's...
Nov 15, 2018 11:23 PM

Lawrence Wong, Redas chief give different takes on cooling measures

THE government cannot take a hands-off approach to the property cycle and allow bubbles to develop, said National...
Nov 15, 2018 11:14 PM

Emirates warns of tough six months ahead as profit drops

[DUBAI] First-half profit at Emirates plunged to its lowest in a decade, hit by higher fuel costs and unfavourable...
Nov 15, 2018 11:01 PM

Trump says Mueller is ‘threatening' witnesses without citing any examples

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump accused Robert Mueller of "threatening" witnesses to cooperate in the...
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