Dec 9, 2019 05:50 AM
OUTLOOK 2020

Mergers and acquisitions up in 2019 but deal sizes are shrinking

MERGER and acquisition (M&A) activity picked up at a fierce pace in 2019 as Reits raced to merge while a bumper...

Nov 25, 2019 06:00 AM

Money Hacks podcast: Mortgage loans 101 (Ep 59)

This episode focuses on understanding mortgage loans better. We speak with Cris Ng, the head of mortgage at...

Dec 9, 2019 08:59 AM

Stocks to watch: Del Monte, IReit Global, Centurion, Low Keng Huat, Tritech

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Monday:


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BREAKING NEWS
Dec 9, 2019 09:34 AM

Singapore shares muted at Monday's open; STI down 0.03%

SINGAPORE shares opened slightly lower at the start of the week, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.03 per cent...

Dec 9, 2019 09:32 AM

Australia: Energy stocks lift shares; a2 Milk drags on New Zealand

[BENGALURU] Australian shares edged up on Monday, buoyed by energy stocks and tracking positive Wall Street leads...

Dec 9, 2019 09:27 AM

Cruise giant hunts for Asia ports as Chinese take to the seas

[LONDON] The world's biggest cruise-ports operator is looking to expand in South-east Asia, a budding hotspot for...

Dec 9, 2019 09:20 AM

Malaysia: Shares open lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 1.26...

Dec 9, 2019 09:12 AM

Australians' faith in government hits record low

[SYDNEY] Australians have less trust in government than at any point on record and are more worried about climate...


EDITOR'S CHOICE

Dec 9, 2019 05:50 AM
OUTLOOK 2020

Mergers and acquisitions up in 2019 but deal sizes are shrinking

MERGER and acquisition (M&A) activity picked up at a fierce pace in 2019 as Reits raced to merge while a bumper...

Dec 9, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUSINESS AWARDS

SBA to mark 35 years with new award for young business leaders

INNOVATION, entrepreneurship and drive. These are but a few of the qualities that an outstanding business leader has...

Dec 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Tories in pre-election social media ad blitz to counter tactical voting

THE Tories have embarked on a final pre-election social media advertising offensive to counter opposition tactical...

LIFESTYLE

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM

Matt Jones, Long-Distance Pilot

Over the last two-and-a-half years, a team of 14 specialists and engineers came together to meticulously restore an...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM
The Christmas Issue

Dreaming of a green Christmas 

A sustainable Christmas without sacrificing the good things in life? Three eco-warriors show...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM

Balancing familiar with unexpected

IF YOU'RE drawn to the grittiness of Speakeasies, back alleys and assorted interpretations of off-radar eating and...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Dec 9, 2019 05:50 AM
ASEAN BUSINESS

Thai aquaculture expected to stay soft in 2020

THAILAND'S aquaculture producers could continue to face softness into 2020, as commodity prices stay flattish, a...

GARAGE

Dec 7, 2019 01:47 PM

New trade group of startup investors who don't focus on flipping

[NEW YORK] Attracting venture capital (VC) has rarely been easier for well-connected tech guys in hoodies, but it's...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM

O Christmas Tree

THE TRADITION OF the decorated Christmas tree at home is believed to have started in the 16th century by Protestant...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM

Birthday Party

It’s The Naked Finn’s birthday party but the presents are all yours as it puts together a series of fun-filled...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM

Balancing familiar with unexpected

IF YOU'RE drawn to the grittiness of Speakeasies, back alleys and assorted interpretations of off-radar eating and...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM
The Christmas Issue

Dreaming of a green Christmas 

A sustainable Christmas without sacrificing the good things in life? Three eco-warriors show...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Dec 9, 2019 09:34 AM

Singapore shares muted at Monday's open; STI down 0.03%

SINGAPORE shares opened slightly lower at the start of the week, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.03 per cent...

Dec 9, 2019 09:32 AM

Australia: Energy stocks lift shares; a2 Milk drags on New Zealand

[BENGALURU] Australian shares edged up on Monday, buoyed by energy stocks and tracking positive Wall Street leads...

Dec 9, 2019 09:20 AM

Malaysia: Shares open lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 1.26...

Dec 9, 2019 08:59 AM

Stocks to watch: Del Monte, IReit Global, Centurion, Low Keng Huat, Tritech

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Monday:

Dec 9, 2019 08:31 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open higher with eyes on key global events

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday extending rallies on Wall Street after strong jobs data, as investors...

Dec 9, 2019 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

US stock market may post annual 'Santa Claus Rally' this time also

THE "Santa Claus Rally" - the tendency of the US stock market to reach its annual peak in December - looks set to...


BT WEEKLY

Dec 9, 2019 05:50 AM

The game changers

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What do you think is the most significant event or development of the past decade?

Dec 9, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

CSE Global engineers growth through diversification and acquisitions

KEEPING a spotless incident record is no mean feat for CSE Global. The global technology and systems integration...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM
OUTLOOK 2020

Digital transformation pivotal to future of Singapore SMEs

HEADING into 2020, digital transformation will continue to be a strong theme for Singapore small and medium-sized...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Dec 4, 2019 05:50 AM

Trade wars supercharge China's drive to tech self-sufficiency

TTHE US and China are fighting a battle for global tech supremacy on multiple fronts, from competing social media...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM

Balancing familiar with unexpected

IF YOU'RE drawn to the grittiness of Speakeasies, back alleys and assorted interpretations of off-radar eating and...

Dec 7, 2019 05:50 AM

Casting light on workplace depression

The year I was depressed, no one knew about it. Not the colleagues with whom I had lunch, nor the friends with whom...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Dec 6, 2019 05:50 AM
The Christmas Issue

Dreaming of a green Christmas 

A sustainable Christmas without sacrificing the good things in life? Three eco-warriors show...

Dec 7, 2019 05:50 AM

Riskiest ETFs get green light, but brokers might steer clear

A PLAN to greenlight some of the exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry's most controversial products comes with a...



FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Dec 7, 2019 05:50 AM

The AI maestro

IN THE 1942 short story Runaround, Isaac Asimov outlined a set of rules that governed the actions of robots. These...

Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Advocate for the world

WHEN Feike Sijbesma became the chief executive officer of Dutch company Royal DSM in 2007, he was determined to make...

Nov 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Beyond the comfort zone

AT SOME point in their careers, all leaders will face the prospect of a promotion - and hesitate, retired United...

Nov 16, 2019 05:50 AM

Balanced approach

THERE is a delicate balance to strike when one is a Frenchman heading a 238-year-old corporation in Japan, a country...


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Serial entrepreneur Elaine Kim is involved in multiple businesses as she goes through seasons of life with different areas of focus.