Monday, Mar 25, 2019

TOP STORIES

Technology could ease pain of rising costs on F&B earnings

RISING operational costs from more stringent foreign worker quotas will weigh on...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

oBike investor and local startup Anywheel make play for Mobike

BIKE-SHARING firm Mobike could have its global operations outside China snapped up by...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Pro-army party takes lead in Thai election

THAILAND'S junta-linked party took a shock lead in the popular vote with nearly...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Treasure sells 272 units on launch weekend

SINGAPORE'S largest condominium Treasure at Tampines moved 272 units at an...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Qatar unveils enhanced Economy Class, 7 new destinations

QATAR Airways has unveiled the latest additions to its economy class as well as seven...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM
ASEAN BUSINESS

Freshworks launches Asean hub in Singapore

SOFTWARE-as-a-Service firm, Freshworks, has launched its first regional hub for the...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Sabana Reit's Tuas property sale called off

SABANA Reit's divestment of a Tuas industrial building is off for now after the...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

CSE Global on acquisition trail

MAINBOARD-LISTED systems integrator CSE Global is looking for acquisition...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

USDJPY still moving along upward trend-line

THE USDJPY has been on the rise following the lows in January 2019. The upward move...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Feedback shows broad support for Budget 2019

RESPONDENTS to a government feedback exercise about the Budget this year largely gave...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Stable earnings seen for retail Reits despite F&B woes

WHILE any business slowdown for food & beverage (F&B) players could...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Geopolitics, trade to guide markets this week

GEOPOLITICS and trade talks are likely to hold investors' attention this week....

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

A bad year for the South Korean won may be about to get worse

SOUTH Korea's won has been the worst-performing Asian currency this year. Data...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

23 director acquisitions filed and 12 stocks conduct buybacks

FOR the five trading sessions from March 15 to 21, the STI gained 0.5 per cent, in...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Brexit housing fears linger in London but regions remain resilient

THE Brexit-inspired decline in London's property values has yet to cause any...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Buying your first home in the US? Save, and save some more

ONE couple in Queens pulled thousands out of their retirement savings. The parents of...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Aussie banks may cut lending rates as funding costs fall

A FALL in funding costs for Australia's biggest banks is raising the prospect...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Citi fires eight Hong Kong traders after review finds misconduct: sources

CITIGROUP Inc has fired eight bankers and suspended three others from its equities...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Miners halt output as 2 cyclones batter Australia

GLOBAL miners BHP Group and Glencore Plc halted output at energy and metals operations...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Opec and the Fed are in the same uncertain boat

WHAT do Opec and the Federal Reserve have in common, other than being on the receiving...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

New streaming TV service part of Apple's reinvention

APPLE looks to begin a fresh reinvention on Monday as it rolls out Hollywood stars for...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Facebook, Google face steeper privacy fines under Australia plan

TECH giants such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google will face tougher...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Forcing drugmakers to disclose drug prices on TV ads may cause sticker shock

THE Trump administration is moving ahead with its proposal to require drug companies...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Delivery app outdoes rivals by letting diners bargain on the go

TYPING out your order on Mrsool is only the start of what's made the Saudi...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Houston oil spillage disaster, chemical fire sicken thousands

OIL byproducts from a damaged storage facility have contaminated the Houston Ship...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Almost 400 people rescued from stricken cruise liner off Norway

RESCUE services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Indonesia's underground rail network opens, making 34-year dream a reality

INDONESIA rolled its first train through a new underground rail network in the capital...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

The big ships endured heavy losses last week extinguishing any hopes from the recent...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

China vows lower tariffs ahead of US trade talks

VICE-PREMIER Han Zheng said China will continue to lower tariffs and create a first-...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Euro area's floundering economy looks set to get fiscal boost

THE euro-area economy looks poised to get some lift from what once helped to push it...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Brexit up in the air as May faces possible coup by senior ministers

THE United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

Playing a role in helping both the young and old

ON March 17, more than 3,000 financial services practitioners in Singapore turned up...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Empowering employees to be creative

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What is essential for an organisation to cultivate an...

PUBLISHED Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Apr 22, 2019 01:25 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon at 3,353.30, up 0.17% on day

SINGAPORE stocks edged up as trading resumed on Monday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index advancing 0.17 per...

Apr 22, 2019 01:14 PM

China: Stocks fall from 13-month high on worries Beijing may slow policy easing

[SHANGHAI] China stocks retreated from a 13-month high on Monday as comments from top policymaking bodies raised...

Apr 22, 2019 01:09 PM

Ghosn indicted on new charges by prosecutors: TBS and Kyodo

[TOKYO] Carlos Ghosn was indicted on new breach of trust charges, Japanese broadcaster TBS and Kyodo News said, the...

Apr 22, 2019 01:00 PM

China names Chen Siqing to head world's largest bank

[SHANGHAI] China has named a new chief for Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd, the world's largest lender...

Apr 22, 2019 12:55 PM

New GPS-based approach procedures for Seletar Airport; Firefly makes inaugural landing

[SINGAPORE] The new GPS-based instrument approach procedures for Seletar Airport could be rolled out within six to...

Apr 22, 2019 12:24 PM

Brokers' take: DBS raises target price, OCBC increases fair value on CapitaLand Commercial Trust

DBS Equity Research raised CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT)'s target price from S$2 to S$2.10 and maintained its "...

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