Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE: CORPORATE INNOVATION AND VENTURE

Companies racing to innovate drive a booming business

THESE days, thinking like startups is not just a matter of being trendy for large...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

HKEx's China stock futures to pose competition for SGX

AS international fund interest in China is expected to climb, the battle to offer global...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

May's deal hangs on the EU concessions A-G Cox can obtain

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May is praying that Attorney-General Geoffrey Cox will...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
ASEAN BUSINESS

Ramping up the fight for renewable energy

FOR all of the pride Atem Ramsundersingh feels about finally being able to unveil the...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Wirecard told judicial review is legal route for move against CAD

TWO subsidiaries of German digital payments firm Wirecard have failed in their criminal...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

SilkAir continues to operate 737 Max 8, monitoring developments

SILKAIR continues to operate its Boeing 737 Max 8 flights as scheduled but is closely...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

HOCK LOCK SIEW

Second 737 Max crash in months raises more questions

AMID ongoing investigations, it is too early to connect the tragic Ethiopian Airlines and...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Buyout offer for Keppel T&T 'fair and reasonable': IFA

THE independent financial adviser to Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation (T...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Sim Leisure says IPO has enabled it to be debt free

CATALIST-LISTED theme park operator Sim Leisure Group has reiterated that it does not...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

Hi-P adds 11% during Monday session

SHARES in Hi-P International closed at a 10-month high but market watchers did not know...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Changing hands

Tracking fund flows in the Singapore stock market
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

DEBT-HIT Hyflux has postponed a restructuring meeting set for Wednesday, citing space...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

International Cement to acquire African company for US$104.4m

INTERNATIONAL Cement Group is acquiring Schwenk Namibia Pty Ltd for US$104.4 million in...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Reclaims Global shares down 35.7% from IPO price on trading debut

CATALIST-LISTED Reclaims Global closed at 14.8 Singapore cents on the company's...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Steep descent likely for China's biggest property insurer

SHARES in China's largest property insurer have started their descent back to earth...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Asian markets waiting to exhale

EXPECT markets in Asia to continue to wait on developments from the UK's Brexit vote...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Following Bharti Airtel's upcoming US$3.5 billion rights issuance, Singtel has...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Rate hike bets send Norway's kroner to 4½ month highs

THE Norwegian kroner climbed towards its highest levels in more than four months against...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

New S$2m fund to help construction firms acquire quieter building equipment

CONSTRUCTION companies in Singapore can apply for a new S$2 million fund to help pay for...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Will a fancy mall help sell Hudson Yards' pricey apartments?

TWO years ago, Ann Cutbill Lenane visited the salesroom for 15 Hudson Yards, a then-...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Aussie home price boom fuelled by low rates

THE boom in Australian home prices and building over the past decade or so was primarily...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Indonesian property stock soars nearly 1,700% since January IPO

THE best-performing Indonesian stock this year has been trading for less than two months.
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Unsold luxury homes raise red flags in Sweden

RESIDENTIAL skyscrapers are rare in Stockholm, a city permeated by five-storey, classic...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Cuba taps into high-end luxury tourist market

IN HAVANA, there's a shop selling a camera for more than US$25,000 - roughly 850...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Australian regulator rebukes banks for delays in fixing faulty systems

AUSTRALIA'S corporate watchdog on Monday rebuked the biggest banks and financial...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

HSBC chases Asia's wealthiest with new ultra-high-net-worth team

HSBC Holdings plc is taking aim at the very richest clients in the world's fastest...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Citi joins UBS in setting up Singapore currency trading hub

CITIGROUP Inc is planning to join UBS AG with an electronic currency trading and pricing...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Oil rises as Saudis continue to slash supply

OIL rose on Monday as Saudi Arabia was said to extend deep supply cuts into April.
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

French government working on 'more ambitious' energy and climate bill

A DRAFT energy and climate law due to be presented to French cabinet ministers on Monday...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

LME launches seven new contracts

THE London Metal Exchange (LME) launched seven new cash-settled futures contracts on...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Singapore a hotspot for business e-mail scams: Trend Micro

SINGAPORE is the most vulnerable country in South-east Asia for business e-mail...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Sygnum aims to tokenise investments with digital asset platform

INFRASTRUCTURE and real estate players may soon tokenise their real estate, turning them...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Nvidia nears deal to acquire Mellanox for more than US$7b

CHIPMAKER Nvidia Corp is nearing a deal to acquire peer Mellanox Technologies Ltd for...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

India fights diabetic blindness with help from artificial intelligence

THE Aravind Eye Hospital will treat anyone who comes through the door, with or without...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Sats unveils S$25m investment in new technology to boost output, cut waste

AFTER every flight, extra meals end up in the bin.
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Few trade war jitters in Macau's booming casino enclave

THE trade war may have sent ripples of uncertainty through the world's second-...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Bollywood films banned in Pakistan amid tension with India

THE tense political feud between India and Pakistan is taking a toll on the film industry...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Boeing feels the heat as China, Indonesia ground 737 Max jets

BOEING Co chief executive officer Dennis Muilenburg faces his biggest crisis yet...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

VW CEO gears up for labour fight with overhaul on the line

VOLKSWAGEN AG is facing crunch time to deliver on a pledge to become a global juggernaut...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Japan court blocks Ghosn from attending board meeting: NHK

A TOKYO court on Monday denied ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's request to attend a...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Powell says Fed policy is appropriate, sees no hurry to change

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said interest rates can remain on hold as the...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
LATEST US DATA

January retail sales rise, stabilising after December slump

US retail sales stabilised in January after a plunge the prior month that was larger than...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Captain Marvel scoops US$455m for 6th biggest global debut

BRIE LARSON's Captain Marvel soared to a heroic opening weekend of US$153 million in...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

SME

Resilience can help Singapore private equity leapfrog to pole position

SINGAPORE'S recent budget announcements have been trade focused. Simplifying...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

How women can build the future of business in Singapore

GENDER balance is not only a women's issue, it is a business issue. A recent study...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

OPINION

Washington news has elements of a potboiler

FOR more than two years, Washington has been preoccupied, if not obsessed, with one...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

Is trade deficit good news for America?

IF nothing else, the latest US trade deficit - US$621 billion in 2018 for goods and...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
EDITORIAL

A Changi Airport spin-off may benefit investors more so than Singaporeans

A REAL estate or business trust built from Changi Airport might give the Singapore equity...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

Strengthening intergenerational relationships amid societal changes

FOR many of us, life just happens. We are born, we go to school and then start work. Most...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Is Huawei's rise due to its corporate governance style?

NEVER mind the new foldable Huawei Mate X; the ongoing Huawei corporate debacle is an...
PUBLISHED Mar 12, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Mar 24, 2019 11:36 PM

Thailand’s junta-linked party in the lead after nearly all ballots counted

[BANGKOK] Thailand’s junta-linked party took a shock lead in the popular vote with nearly all ballots counted, the...
Mar 24, 2019 09:45 PM

Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

[LONDON] The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May...
Mar 24, 2019 08:16 PM

S'pore's largest condo Treasure at Tampines moves 272 units at launch

SINGAPORE'S largest condominium Treasure at Tampines sold 272 units at an average S$1,280 per sq ft, after the...
Mar 24, 2019 07:15 PM

Sabana Reit's Tuas industrial building sale off the table

SABANA Reit's divestment of a Tuas industrial building is off for now after the purchaser did not obtain approvals...
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