Monday, Jun 29, 2020

TOP STORIES

GE2020

Private leaders in the public space: More business voices needed in politics

THE notable presence of private-sector leaders among first-time candidates in General...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
MARK TO MARKET

Recovery in global economic activity could be positive for Singapore stocks

AT THE beginning of the year, widespread expectation that elections would soon be...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

13 tourism draws, including casinos, can reopen from Wednesday

THE Singapore Tourism Board (STB) said on Sunday that tourism businesses in Singapore...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
GE2020

Keep focus on key issues in PAP manifesto: DPM Heng

THE withdrawal of Ivan Lim from the People's Action Party's (PAP) list of candidates...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
GE2020

PAP candidate Tan See Leng built his whole career in the private sector

HAVING built the whole of his professional career in the private sector, Tan See Leng...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
GE2020

WP proposes SME bank, redundancy insurance in election manifesto; unveils final four candidates

A DEDICATED bank to help finance small and medium-sized enterprises' (SMEs) expansion...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
GE2020

Lee Hsien Yang dismisses remarks about using politics for 'personal problems'

LEE Hsien Yang, the estranged younger brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong,...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

CapitaLand will be 'stronger than before'

ECONOMIC slowdowns in its core markets will have an impact on CapitaLand's performance...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Amateur traders pile into Asian stocks, making the pros nervous

WHEN the coronavirus pandemic sent shares plunging, you didn't have to be a...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Dow Jones' corrective recovery looks set for a greater fall

AS we enter into the second half of 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic and how it will affect...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

ASCENDAS Reit (A-Reit) estimates that rent waivers provided to its tenants in...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

More US virus cases could cause second bear market wave

US stocks fell on another violently volatile week as the three most populous American...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

US$ inches up; focus on surge in virus cases

THE safe-haven US dollar edged higher in choppy trading on Friday, moving within...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Buybacks and filings slow as the quarter-end approaches

FOR the five trading sessions that spanned June 19 to 25, the Straits Times Index (STI...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Allianz, Korean pension service set up Asia-Pac property fund

ALLIANZ has teamed up with The National Pension Service of Korea (NPS) to set up a...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Fleeing Chinese buyers leave Hong Kong's office market lifeless

HONG Kong's distinctive Lippo Centre - twin glass-fronted octagonal towers whose...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

UK mall owner Intu collapses into administration as talks fail

BRITISH mall-owner Intu Properties has collapsed into administration after failing to...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Americans hold huge pile of cash that is key to economic recovery

JUST like back in 2008, the Federal Reserve has pumped record amounts of cash into the...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

US dollar at crossroads as currency strategists turn bearish

THE US dollar is at a crucial crossroads these days as more currency strategists have...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Beleaguered Wirecard to proceed with business after insolvency

WIRECARD, the German scandal-hit payments company, said on Saturday it would proceed...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Commerzbank weighs 7,000 job cuts, 400 branch closures

COMMERZBANK AG chief executive officer Martin Zielke may eliminate more than 7,000...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Huawei controversy opens field for 5G challengers worldwide

WITH growing pressure to keep China's Huawei out of 5G network development, it could...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

As the halfway mark of 2020 arrives, the capesize market is making new highs for the...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

China lawmakers to vote on HK law Tuesday: report

CHINA'S top legislative body will vote on Hong Kong's security legislation on Tuesday...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Boris Johnson to unveil new infrastructure plan

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson will launch a plan this week to get Britain "moving again...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

China industrial firms post first monthly rise in 6 months in May

PROFITS at China's industrial firms rose for the first time in six months in May,...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

Joining forces to address domestic violence crisis

THE Body Shop last week announced its global partnership with No More, an organisation...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

A surreal feeling for Liverpool's supporters

AS news came in on Friday morning, with confirmation that Liverpool had finally...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM
OBITUARY

Milton Glaser, designer of iconic New York logo and Dylan poster, dies at 91

MILTON Glaser, a graphic designer who changed the vocabulary of American visual...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

How to build a stronger business magnet

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What will it take for Singapore to continue to pull in strong...

PUBLISHED Jun 29, 2020 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Jul 2, 2020 01:33 PM

Singtel Optus to launch new satellite in 2023 for Australia, New Zealand

SINGAPORE Telecommunications' (Singtel) wholly-owned Australian subsidiary Optus on Thursday confirmed a contract...

Jul 2, 2020 01:20 PM

Temasek to delay annual reporting to September amid Covid-19 pandemic

THE annual reporting for Singapore's state investor Temasek Holdings will be delayed from July to September this...

Jul 2, 2020 01:13 PM

Federal Reserve's Bullard warns of a financial crisis amid pandemic: FT

[BENGALURU] St Louis Federal Reserve president James Bullard told the Financial Times that a wave of "substantial...

Jul 2, 2020 12:54 PM

Judge lifts ban on 'tell-all' book by Trump's niece

[WASHINGTON] An appeals court judge in New York has lifted a temporary ban on the publication of a potentially...
Jul 2, 2020 12:30 PM

Luckin probe ends ahead of meeting seeking chairman's ouster

[NEW YORK] Luckin Coffee said an internal investigation into fabricated transactions dating back to April 2019 is...