Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Royal Caribbean out to woo millennials and Asians

MILLENNIAL travellers the world over commonly have the idea that cruise holidays are for...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Asia's wealthiest look to healthtech investing

INVESTING in health technology (healthtech) is shaping up to be the next big thing for...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Kendall Court invests US$55m in Indonesian hospital expansion

SINGAPORE-based private equity firm Kendall Court announced on Friday that it has...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Flurry of deals in SGD bond market

IT'S been a pretty busy time for fixed income bankers. The pressure to deploy funds...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

China Q3 GDP points to slower growth as trade war with US bites

CHINA'S economy grew at its slowest quarterly pace since 2009 in the third quarter...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

World must help de-escalate mounting US-China trade conflict: Heng Swee Keat

THE world needs to do its best to de-escalate the mounting United States-China trade...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

COMMENTARY

In the car business, the real investing comes after the selling

OF all the things that happen inside a car workshop, gourmet meals are probably the last...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Derivatives drive SGX's Q1 net profit up 0.4%, higher interim dividend declared

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Friday reported a 0.4 per cent increase in its first...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Advanced Holdings to pay S$15m for smaller stake in Agricore

ADVANCED Holdings announced on Friday morning that it has downsized its acquisition of...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Frasers Commercial Trust's Q4 DPU flat at 2.4 Singapore cents

DESPITE a fall in gross revenue and net property income, commercial and business park...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

KS Energy sells unit, restructures debt

KS Energy on Friday announced an internal reorganisation, along with a proposed bond...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

ASIATRAVEL.COM Holdings is appealing against the Singapore Tourism Board's notice of...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Indonesia corruption crackdown adds to strains on junk bonds

A BRIBERY probe at major Indonesian developer PT Lippo Karawaci has prompted investors to...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

New LSE boss in 438m-euro move to tighten hold on clearing business

THE London Stock Exchange tightened its grip on derivatives clearing on Friday in a sign...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

China's one-time richest woman becomes biggest loser in wealth rout

TESLA and iPhone touchscreens once made her China's richest woman. The US-China...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

It's a long way down for China stocks as slump burns investors

THREE years after China's equity bubble burst, the country's investors are once...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

PayPal gains after analysts say Venmo was earnings highlight

PAYPAL Holdings rallied 8 per cent pre-market after beating Q3 estimates, boosting its...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI pares loss to end turbulent week 0.2% down

SINGAPORE'S bourse ended the week down by 0.2 per cent - not the most ideal but...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Keppel reported Q3 2018 core net profit that was significantly below expectations. Of the...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

CDL to launch Whistler Grand in the west at average S$1,380 psf

CITY Developments Limited (CDL)'s Whistler Grand condo will go at an average selling...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

China's real estate investment slows in September as caution sinks in

GROWTH in China's real estate investment eased in September and home sales fell for...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Pace of new home launches to remain steady despite cooling measures

HOME buyers are more discerning and selective in their purchases as the market adjusts to...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Rents for US homes drop for the first time since 2012: Zillow

RENTERS in the United States finally have reason to rejoice: their housing costs dropped...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

Silicon Valley's dance with despots

SILICON Valley tech giants have historically devised clever ways to do business with...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

China's healthcare: from laggard to leader

GOOGLE China's healthcare industry and the search is likely to toss up articles on...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

Tennis' elite 8 ready for Singapore showdown

FOR an entire week starting this Sunday, tennis fans will train their sights on the...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

How to fly the best first-class seats, cheaper than economy

Airline industry experts have been proclaiming the death of first class for years. While...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM
SASS AND THE CITY

Productivity hacks to help you go deep

THE secret to running a trillion-dollar company looks a lot simpler than it should. At...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM
SATURDAY SOAPBOX

Volunteer now to make a difference

I REMEMBER vividly a friend passing a comment that I had probably made a bad decision in...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM
GEAR HEAD

Creative fidelity: Does the Super X-Fi deliver?

FOR folks with long memories, Creative Technology was a byword for innovation,...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

The benefits of fish oil: fact or fiction?

IN 2002, the American Heart Association (AHA) published a scientific statement, "...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

From neanderthals to cyborgs

FOR a best-selling author who doesn't hold back on certain politicians, historian...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Market keeps punishing stock bulls

PITY the tech investors who poured US$2 billion into an exchange-traded fund just...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Getting high on bubbles

IN his famous speech on "Irrational Exuberance", former Fed chairman Alan...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

The US economy: 8 more years of expansion?

WHERE is the US economy headed? Recent news coverage about an inverted yield curve,...
PUBLISHED Oct 20, 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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