Monday, Dec 02, 2019

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Iskandar still having hangover from residential market overhang

WITH some Singapore-listed companies reeling from the impact of a lacklustre property...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

There is method to Mitsui's finger-in-every-pie strategy

AN increase in interest in IHH Healthcare for S$2.8 billion, an acquisition of...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM
ASEAN BUSINESS

Asean's share of global GDP 'could rival eurozone'

ASEAN could add nearly as much to global output as the eurozone over the next five...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Mapletree targets 12% IRR for Australia office fund

MAPLETREE Investments has successfully closed a new Australian private commercial...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

MOF seeks views and suggestions for Budget 2020

AHEAD of Singapore's Budget, which is slated to be unveiled in February, the Ministry...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM
HONG KONG PROTESTS

Police again fire tear gas as thousands hit streets in fresh wave of protests

POLICE fired tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Another record-breaking week for US equities on the cards?

AMERICAN consumers and investors are getting into the festive mood, and only a...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Well-located One Holland Village Residences draws healthy sales

A CONSORTIUM comprising Far East Organization, Sekisui House and Sino Group has sold...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

CCCS raises competition concerns on proposed merger of S Korean shipbuilders

THE Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has raised concerns on the...

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COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Keppel Reit open to more development exposure

KEPPEL Reit Management's chief executive, Paul Tham, is open to stepping up...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

STI looking cautiously bullish

THE Straits Times Index (STI), a capitalisation weighted index that tracks the...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Trade tensions back in focus as December begins

WITH 2019 entering its final month, investors are left feeling more concerned about...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Dollar falls as short week limits moves

THE US dollar declined on Friday as the shortened holiday week limited currency moves...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Director activity continues to grow

FOR the five trading sessions spanning Nov 22 to 28, the Straits Times Index (STI)...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Rising development costs: Silver lining for US commercial real estate?

NATIONWIDE, new commercial real estate occupancies in the United States are near...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Billionaires pay seven-figure property taxes for Palm Beach homes

FOR most Americans, seven figures would buy them the home of their dreams. For seven...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

China introduces mandatory face scans for phone users

CHINA will require telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Online sales break Black Friday record in US

BLACK Friday hit a record US$7.4 billion in US online sales as many shoppers spent the...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Telegraph Media group CEO heralds digital growth amid takeover talk

BRITAIN'S Telegraph Media Group expects to pass a milestone in the coming days, when...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Apple reviews policies after maps app shows Crimea as part of Russia

APPLE Inc. is reviewing its mapping policies after the company was criticised for...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Travel woes from winter storms pile up for Americans

MILLIONS of travellers heading back from their Thanksgiving holiday could be caught up...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

New South Wales rolls out mobile phone detection cameras

THE Australian state of New South Wales, home to the country's largest city Sydney,...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

The market has been well supported over the past week, led primarily by the Atlantic...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Nokia says it's working to end patent licensing row with Daimler, other firms

NOKIA said on Friday that it was working to end a row with Germany's Daimler and other...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Prices of connected cars may rise if Qualcomm wins antitrust case: carmakers

THE cost of cars equipped with ultra-fast 5G wireless technology is likely to go up if...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

South Korea's export decline suggests no easing up on world trade slump yet

SOUTH Korea's exports, a closely watched bellwether for world trade, fell more than...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM
CHINA ECONOMY

November PMI shows China's manufacturing is back in expansion

A GAUGE of China's manufacturing sector jumped unexpectedly in November, signalling a...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

PBOC ready with prudent policy for long global downturn

CHINA'S monetary policy should remain prudent with room for adjustment as a prolonged...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

British PM vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences,...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

Six European countries join Instex barter system for trade with Iran

PARIS, London and Berlin on Saturday welcomed six new European countries to the Instex...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

Tackling tough issues with seniors

END-OF-LIFE issues are considered taboo, particularly in Asian culture, and people -...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

UBS Singapore celebrates handover of 9 Penang Road

UBS Singapore celebrated the handover of the 381,000 square feet prime property at 9...

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

The game changers

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

PUBLISHED Dec 2, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Dec 7, 2019 02:17 PM

Bloomberg says presidential rivals criticising his fortune could have made their own

[NEW YORK] Michael Bloomberg on Friday brushed back critiques about his wealth and bristled at the suggestion that...

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 7, 2019 01:41 PM

Pemex announces discovery of 'giant' crude oil deposit

[MEXICO CITY] Mexican state oil company Pemex said on Friday it has discovered a deposit in southeastern Mexico that...

Dec 7, 2019 01:38 PM

Deutsche Bank staffers cleared but bank fined in money laundering case

[BERLIN] Frankfurt prosecutors have dropped an investigation into two Deutsche Bank employees accused of aiding tax...

Dec 7, 2019 01:23 PM

Power producer PG&E reaches US$13.5b agreement with victims of California wildfires

[BENGALURU] Bankrupt California power producer Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said on Friday it had...

Dec 7, 2019 01:15 PM

Banana taped to a wall sells for US$120,000 at Miami art fair

[NEW YORK] Sales zipped ahead during the early hours of the VIP opening at this week's Art Basel Miami Beach, the...

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