Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020

TOP STORIES

BANK EARNINGS

Virus outbreak to take centre stage at local banks' FY19 results briefings

THE focus of the upcoming Singapore banks' results will likely centre on the impact of...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE AEROSPACE

Singapore's aerospace sector set to fly higher despite setback

THE pullout of more than 70 firms from the Singapore Airshow 2020 may have dealt a...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Singapore's financial district on high alert as infections surface there

BUSINESSES clustered in Singapore's financial district have heightened their...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

honestbee suspends habitat business as traffic dives 60%

HONESTBEE has temporarily suspended operations at its supermarket, habitat by...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

China gradually getting back to work after outbreak measures eased

WORKERS began trickling back to offices and factories around China on Monday as the...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Numerous Singapore listcos report disrupted operations in China

and A SLEW of Singapore-listed companies on Monday reported disruptions to their China...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Ride-hailing and taxi firms step up measures to guard against coronavirus

RIDE-HAILING and taxi companies in Singapore have stepped up their precautionary...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

HOCK LOCK SIEW

Telcos offer defensive buys when market is down

WITH more Singaporeans staying home amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
HYFLUX SAGA

WongP's Simon Tay quits Hyflux board as independent director

HYFLUX on Friday night announced that non-executive independent director Simon Tay has...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Olam to post one-time Q4 net gain of S$72m from restructuring initiatives

AGRI-FOOD giant Olam International expects to record a net one-time post-tax gain of...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
HOT STOCKS

Healthcare plays back in favour; Sheng Siong up 4%

INTEREST in Singapore-listed healthcare-related plays may have cooled last week, but...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Frasers Property unit buys AsiaMalls Management

FRASERS Property on Monday announced that Frasers Property Retail has agreed to...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

HPHT slashes Q4 DPU by 41% to 5 HK cents on underlying profit drop

HUTCHISON Port Holdings Trust (HPHT) had its fourth-quarter distribution per unit (DPU...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Lendlease Global Reit posts DPU of 1.29 S cents, 3.1% above IPO forecast

LENDLEASE Global Commercial Reit (Lendlease Global Reit) on Monday reported a...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

NetLink posts 9.6% rise in Q3 net profit to S$21.5m

FIBRE broadband operator NetLink NBN Trust saw third-quarter earnings lifted by rising...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

ST ENGINEERING has secured two new orders for its A321 passenger-to-freighter aircraft...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Changing hands

Tracking fund flows in the Singapore stock market

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Virus spread continues to weigh on sentiment

ASIAN equity markets continued their slide to start the week, with investors keeping a...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar strengthens as traders see resilient economy

A STRONGER US dollar dragged the euro down to its lowest level in months as investors...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

California homebuilders rush to avoid solar mandate

CALIFORNIA has struggled to produce enough housing for decades, the result of high...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Oxley's Q2 earnings dive 90%

MAINBOARD-LISTED developer Oxley Holdings saw its second-quarter earnings decimated by...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Airbnb freezes Beijing check-ins until March to curb spread of virus

AIRBNB is suspending check-ins at all of its Beijing listings until March to comply...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Data centres are niche no longer

MORE than US$100 billion has flowed into the data centre ecosystem in the past decade...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Digital banks unlikely to replace existing bank accounts: study

DIGITAL banks are not expected to replace existing primary banking relationships for...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Virus outbreak seen hitting Asian semicon recovery

ALTHOUGH the Asian semiconductor industry has shown signs of a strong recovery for...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Samsung unveils more compact foldable phone

SAMSUNG Electronics Co on Sunday gave the world its first official look at the company...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

VIRUS OUTBREAK

Two new cases in Singapore; one is a Cisco officer involved in quarantine orders

THERE are two new coronavirus cases in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Coronavirus forces cancellation, delay of trade shows, conferences

OVER two dozen large trade fairs and industry conferences in Singapore, China and...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Chinese New Year, coronavirus push up China's consumer prices in January

CHINA'S consumer prices inked their fastest monthly gain in more than eight years in...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
ASEAN BUSINESS

Why adopting circular economy practices can lead to growth

CLIMATE change, with its alarming predictions, has made headlines over the past year,...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Parasite makes Oscar history

A foreign-language film finally conquered the Oscars.

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

SME

Humility, managing skills key to his role, says Mothercare's Pang Fu Wei

AS successor to the Pang Kim Hin Group, known for bringing British baby goods brand...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Kick off the decade with a cybersecurity upgrade

FROM the cymbals and gongs of the lion dance ushering in Chinese New Year, we have...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

OPINION

EDITORIAL

Will Trump be the master survivor on the back of a buoyant economy?

IT WAS not long ago when the conventional wisdom was that Donald Trump would be a one-...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

From foreign talent to Singapore talent

IN HIS New Year message delivered on Dec 31, 2019, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

'Should we leave?' Life in China under the coronavirus lockdown

IT HAS been two weeks since Wuhan, a city of 11 million people in central China, was...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Sponsors' conflicts symptomatic of a bigger issue

ON JAN 22, 2020, SGX Regco issued a Notice of Compliance (NOC) to RHT Capital (RHTC),...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Trump to take an India pre-election 'victory lap'

WASHINGTON and New Delhi are urgently seeking to finalise a US-India trade agreement...

PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2020 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 18, 2020 04:49 PM

Budget 2020: Singaporeans above 21 to get one-off cash payout of up to S$300

All Singaporeans above 21 will receive a one-off cash payout of up to S$300 as part of the government's S$1.6...

Feb 18, 2020 04:42 PM

Hong Kong protests hurt Holiday Inn-owner IHG, sees pain from virus outbreak

[BENGALURU] Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group reported on Tuesday a slight dip in annual room revenue...

Feb 18, 2020 04:41 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close lower

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks closed sharply lower on Tuesday as the deadly new coronavirus took a toll on corporate...

Feb 18, 2020 04:39 PM

Budget 2020: Self-help groups to get S$10m grant to support needy families amid virus outbreak

THE Singapore government will provide a S$10 million grant to self-help groups over two years, Deputy Prime Minister...

Feb 18, 2020 04:32 PM

Budget 2020: Boost in bursaries, other financial assistance for students

STUDENTS from lower-income families will receive further financial help form the government, Deputy Prime Minister...

Feb 18, 2020 04:31 PM

Europe: Stock markets slide at open

[LONDON] European stock markets slid at the start of trading on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index...

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