Monday, Nov 19, 2018

TOP STORIES

Q3 EARNINGS

Latest profit misses trigger flurry of downgrades for Singapore stocks

A RASH of analyst downgrades rounds up the latest September-quarter corporate earnings...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

PayPal steps up efforts to incubate S-E Asian startups

TO SHED its image as "just a payments company", and affirm its commitment to be...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

MindChamps pushing into Beijing pre-school market

SINGAPORE pre-school operator MindChamps is making a foray into China, where it is in...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

First Asian ship fuelled by methanol may set sail from Singapore next year

THE first ship destined to operate in Asian waters using methanol, a fuel touted with...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

EMs more open to new technology, innovations: Nielsen

WHILE many may assume that advanced economies in the Asia-Pacific region would be more...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
APEC SUMMIT

Apec can set global direction on trade: PM Lee

WITH mounting pressures against multilateralism and free trade, leadership from the...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

China, US need to accommodate each other to resolve spat

CHINA and the United States have to realise they must accommodate each other for an...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Markets set for another volatile week going into US Thanksgiving holiday

US stocks fell last week as developments in trade negotiations and Brexit caused violent...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

SGReit looking to leverage on Thomson Line

WEEKEND shoppers shuffling to and fro two Orchard Road mega malls - Ion Orchard (and its...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Chinese economy takes centrestage

AS we stare down this path of global economic weakness potholed by trade wars and higher...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Calmer week ahead expected for global equities

A CALMER week awaits global stock markets, including Singapore's bourse - a contrast...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Speculators cut net long US dollar bets

SPECULATORS trimmed net long bets on the US dollar in the latest week, according to...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

20 stocks conduct buybacks; 24 director acquisitions filed

FOR the 2018 year through to Nov 15, the Straits Times Index (STI) has generated a 7.1...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Kushner's tenant woes flare up at Times Square

TOURIST attractions at Kushner Cos' Times Square property are showing signs of...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Australian dollar's rebound has bulls believing it has bottomed

THE Australian dollar's dramatic November turnaround is beginning to convince...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Can central banks go broke? Ask India

AN institution with money-printing powers should have no difficulty keeping the lights on...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Pound's fate could worsen as investors see multitude of risks

POUND traders are faced with several scenarios as political turmoil surrounds UK Prime...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Romania could challenge Russia's iron grip on Europe's energy supply

ROMANIA, one of the European Union's poorest members, could emerge as an unlikely...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Oil shortselling continues to rise with faith in Opec waning

HEDGE funds are betting that Opec will struggle to reverse oil's precipitous plunge...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Stealth crackdown: Chinese censorship extends to Twitter

DESPITE being blocked in China, Twitter and other overseas social media sites have long...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Chip industry's new paradigm looks like the old one

THE chip industry's new paradigm looks like the old one. As cutting-edge...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Pfizer to raise US drug prices in Jan after all

PFIZER Inc said on Friday that it plans to hike US prices on 41 of its medicines in...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Disney theme parks prepare for lift-off

THERE is nothing small about Walt Disney World. It is made up of four separate theme...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Christie's tops Sotheby's in eventful week

CHRISTIE'S beat out rival Sotheby's in a billion-dollar week for both auction...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Volkswagen to spend 44b euros on 'electric offensive'

GERMAN auto giant Volkswagen said on Friday it will invest 44 billion euros (S$68.96...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Boeing steps up airline outreach on 737 Max after Lion Air crash

BOEING Co is trying to assuage 737 Max customers concerned about a little-known anti-...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

A slower week In the Middle East Gulf saw rates ease four points to WS 90 for 270,000mt...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

US-CHINA TUSSLE

US seeks to counter China with Papua New Guinea power grid

THE United States and its key Pacific allies on Sunday announced plans to build a US$1.7...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

China defers Tonga's loan payments as it signs up to BRI drive

TONGA has signed up to China's Belt and Road initiative (BRI) and has received a...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Apec fails to agree on joint statement

ASIA-PACIFIC leaders struggled to reach a consensus on the wording of a communique,...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

ECB policymakers try to keep a brave face

THE euro-zone economy is testing the mettle of European Central Bank policymakers, who...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

China's US Treasury holdings continue to fall

CHINA'S holdings of US Treasuries fell to a more than one-year low as the world...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Fed acknowledges concerns but still sees US rate hikes

FEDERAL Reserve policymakers on Friday signalled further interest rate increases ahead,...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Being inclusive not just talk for CapitaLand

LOCAL real estate player CapitaLand is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

ChildAid 2018 most exuberant edition yet

BRIGHT and splashy, ChildAid 2018 is set to be the most effervescent edition of the 14-...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Keeping our hawker culture alive

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Should Singapore's hawker centres be run by social...
PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Dec 15, 2018 02:19 PM

China jails boss of 100b yuan pyramid scheme for inciting protests

[BEIJING] A Chinese court has jailed for 17 years a businessman who ran a 100 billion yuan (S$19.9 billion) pyramid...
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