Monday, Oct 22, 2018

TOP STORIES

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

Jan 22, 2019 01:35 PM

Chinese drone maker DJI says 1b yuan scam involved staff padding parts costs

[SHANGHAI] China's SZ DJI Technology, the world's largest maker of consumer drones, said employees inflating...
Jan 22, 2019 01:23 PM

Amazon.com starts direct sales of merchandise in Brazil after delays

[SAO PAULO] Amazon.com Inc is launching its long-awaited in-house fulfillment and delivery network in Brazil after...
Jan 22, 2019 01:21 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Tuesday session at 3,209.12, down 0.36% on the day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading on Tuesday afternoon on lower ground, with the Straits Times Index falling 0.36 per...
Jan 22, 2019 01:12 PM

China economy to stabilise without aggressive stimulus: Goldman

[HONG KONG] China's more than US$13 trillion economy will likely stabilise in the second half of 2019 without the...
Jan 22, 2019 01:12 PM

Macau, Beijing police arrest 37 in crackdown on illicit banking

[HONG KONG] Police in Macau and mainland China detained 39 suspects in an underground lending case involving more than...
Jan 22, 2019 12:43 PM

Sanli bags S$51.5m of PUB contracts at Kranji plant; order book at S$185.9m

WATER and waste management engineering group Sanli Environmental has clinched S$51.5 million of contracts from...
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