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Can we stay ahead in the sports tourism game?


THE WTA Finals - and Singapore's role in the prestigious women's tennis tournament - draws to a close tomorrow. Ahead of the season-ending match between two of the best women tennis players on earth, we look at what marquee sports events have brought to the economy, and where Singapore stands in the sports tourism game. In Brunch this Saturday, in The Business Times Weekend.

It's hard to predict what will happen in the world and that is why Richard Fenning, Singapore-based CEO of global specialist risk consultancy Control Risks, prefers to stay close to the ground. He speaks to BT in The Raffles Conversation.

The US high-yield bond segment has outperformed thus far in 2018. Investors with their eyes trained on fixed income would be better served looking for opportunities in other segments, such as Asian high-yield and hard currency emerging market debt, says our Fund Watch column in the Investing & Wealth section.

Is blockchain the new Internet? The technology could well transform the way the finance sector works, in all areas from payment and settlement to mortgage approvals and stock trading, says CFA Singapore Insights.

No business owner likes to deal with complaints. Yet feedback is a great way to identify and deal with problems. Question Time with Mentor John explains why angry customers are good for business.

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If you're headed for the WTA Finals this weekend, the event promises to offer the best experience for fans, digitally and socially. Disrupted finds out how.

In The Steering Column this week, we take a shine to Rolls-Royce's new diamond in the rough, the Cullinan.

And in our Health page, a doctor's personal experience reminds us why proper screening is so essential in treating coronary artery disease.

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