Monday, Oct 22, 2018

TOP STORIES

Q3 EARNINGS

'Mixed bag' Q3 earnings expected on forex, trade concerns

CORPORATE earnings are expected to be "a mixed bag" in the third quarter ended...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

In Singapore, it's not margin calls brokerages worry about

BROKERAGE heads do not foresee a significant jump in forced selling or contra losses even...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

For BNP Paribas and women's tennis, it's a perfect match

WHEN Joris Dierckx flew to Singapore in August this year to begin his new role at BNP...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore bucks global trend; draws more investments in H1

MULTINATIONAL corporations were still pumping more money into factories and offices in...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

AI and machine learning spell radical changes for traders, asset management

ARTIFICIAL intelligence and machine learning are set to shake up traders' jobs by...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Spanish Village goes en bloc again at same price

HOME owners haven't abandoned their en bloc dreams just yet, with Spanish Village...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore businesses welcome EUSFTA

SINGAPORE'S business community has welcomed Friday's signing of the European...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Volatility to persist this week through earnings reports

US stocks finished more or less flat last week but that performance disguised some of the...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Rex to further develop Norway, Oman discoveries for 'greater rewards'

CATALIST-listed oil and gas (O&G) Rex International intends to go the full nine yards...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

UOB digitalises application process for all its consumer products

APPLICATIONS for United Overseas Bank's (UOB) consumer banking products can now be...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Singapore Medical Group in the pink of health

THESE days Singapore Medical Group (SMG) barely resembles the once ailing entity that it...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Paradox of the twin-deficit US dollar

WOULD you buy a currency that has clocked up a current-account deficit for almost 36...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

US earnings season kicks in; investors cautious on Asia

ASIAN markets look set for another week of volatile trading, as the US earnings season...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

FX options flag uncertainty before US midterm election

CURRENCY options investors are bracing for increased volatility and possible US dollar...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Earnings season kicks off; close to 40 director acquisitions filed

FOR the 2018 year through to Oct 18, the Straits Times Index (STI) has generated a 6.7...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Banning foreign buyers seen not solving NZ's home shortage

MANY FOREIGNERS will be banned from buying homes in New Zealand from Monday, unless they...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Hong Kong property mogul Walter Kwok dies at age 68

WALTER KWOK, the former chairman of Hong Kong real-estate developer Sun Hung Kai...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Saudi crisis: Wall Street struggle between ethics and cash

AS CHIEF executive of the world's biggest asset manager, Larry Fink began the year...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Markets expecting relief after Moody's refrains from downgrading Italy to junk

ITALIAN government bonds, stocks and debt from Europe's other peripheral nations may...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Signs of turnaround for Brazil's crown jewel Petrobras

PETROBRAS is the jewel in Brazil's crown: Latin America's most valuable...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Former Schlumberger chief to acquire dominant shale pipe servicer Strike

SENTINEL Energy Services Inc, the blank-cheque company led by ex-Schlumberger Ltd...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Saudi Arabia smothers online dissent

EACH morning, Jamal Khashoggi would check his phone to discover what fresh hell had been...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Older Americans delay - or defy - retirement for healthcare reasons

THEY tidy the baggage carts in airports, they sell clothes or work as cashiers in...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Daimler's CEO Zetsche stumbles on his victory lap

DAIMLER AG chief executive officer Dieter Zetsche has spent the last few years breathing...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

US seeks to phase in shipping rules, sending refiners' shares sharply lower

US refiners are getting stung by President Donald Trump's efforts to keep consumer...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Mnuchin open to change in test to identify forex manipulators

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is open to changing how the US determines which...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump considering a 'major tax cut' for middle-income earners

PRESIDENT Donald Trump said he's considering a "major tax cut" for middle-...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Australia stares at hung parliament as by-election count goes to the wire

AS THE count from a crucial Australian by-election dragged into Sunday, Prime Minister...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Theresa May in Brexit foxhole

THE recent European Union summit on Brexit attracted a lot of attention for little real...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Bloomberg relay back for 6th year running

VIEWED by many as one of the most accessible forms of exercise, running is also an...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

New Delhi half-marathon tries radio waves to beat city's toxic smog

NEW DELHI'S half-marathon race used ultra high frequency (UHF) radio waves to clear...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM
TAKING HEART

Providing digital skills for the underprivileged

PROVIDING opportunities for underserved communities to bridge the digital divide is a key...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Dampener or source of growth?

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What's the biggest risk of a sustained surge in oil prices?...
PUBLISHED Oct 22, 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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