Private banks see programmes for scions of the ultra wealthy as an imperative feature of a comprehensive service offering
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Asia's fundamentals strong despite sharp market swings

FOLLOWING a strong start to the year with a gain of 5.5 per cent in January, Asian equities have tumbled over the past...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Can this US$18m penthouse beat New York's slump?

THE developer Cary Tamarkin bought at the top of the market. His US$50 million purchase in 2014 wasn't a luxury...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Almost 300 CBRE agents to move over to ERA Realty

NEARLY 300 CBRE Realty Associates agents focused on residential transactions will move over to ERA Realty Network...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Low cost portfolios get you a headstart, says endowus

LOW-COST investing remains elusive in Singapore's unit trust landscape, but a new financial advisory (FA) entrant...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Sustainability reporting and investors: what to look out for

INVESTORS will have seen many companies in Singapore publish sustainability reports of late. Driven by SGX rule changes...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

China's tech boom at risk over muddled tax hike proposals

THE venture capitalists of China are starting to get nervous. Venture investments have driven a boom in technology...
Sep 17, 2018 02:06 PM

PODCAST: How to network with cryptocurrency and an exchange community (Money Hacks, Ep21)

In this new podcast series for 2018, The Straits Times and The Business Times offer tips for the newcomer to the...
Sep 15, 2018 05:50 AM

In a growing sea of info, your biases can sink you

TODAY, we live in a world of exponential information growth.


Sep 22, 2018 02:32 PM

Iran will defeat Trump just like it did Saddam, won't abandon missiles: Rouhani

[DUBAI] US President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq's Saddam Hussein,...
Sep 22, 2018 02:17 PM

Hong Kong property developers sell low on rate hike, more supply

[HONG KONG] Property developers are cutting prices in Hong Kong to lure buyers amid the increasing downside risks in...
Sep 22, 2018 02:04 PM

ECB heads for peak liquidity as Euro-area stimulus tools top out

[FRANKFURT] The euro zone's era of massive excess liquidity, courtesy of the European Central Bank, is about to...
Sep 22, 2018 12:48 PM

Trade war spurs soy merry-go-round as China turns to Argentina

[CHICAGO] President Donald Trump's trade war with China is turning the global soybean market into a merry-go-round...
Sep 22, 2018 12:20 PM

China cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate: WSJ

[SHANGHAI] China has cancelled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to...
Sep 22, 2018 11:44 AM

Comcast and Fox take US$34b battle for Britain's Sky to the wire

[LONDON] Comcast and Twenty-First Century Fox face a quick-fire auction for British broadcaster Sky on Saturday after...


Sep 11, 2018

Singapore condo resale prices see first monthly decline in a year after cooling measures: SRX data

RESALE prices of private non-landed homes in Singapore dipped last month, breaking a 12-month climb...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 05:50

Europe’s safe haven

For urban living of the highest standard, look no further than Berlin, the city famed for its...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 05:50

Fierce competition among developers may be why fresh curbs are needed

Same facts, different interpretations.
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 05:50

No rationale for tough cooling measures: Redas

THE government's latest measures to cool the private residential market drew a sharp response...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 05:50

Luxe properties in demand

Knight Frank's data offers insight into luxury home price performance and underlines how...


Aug 7, 2018

Bite-sized investments with a bang

The spotlight is on private equity investment, and it is a modest segment of a client’s overall asset allocation at UBP


Aug 7, 2018

An integral piece of the puzzle

Sustainability is hot-wired into the DNA of LGT Group and it manages roughly US$6.2b in dedicated sustainable investment solutions

Sep 14, 2018

Novelty Timepieces

The Vintage Rally Healy Chronograph, in a limited edition of 2,888 pieces, is the product of...