Monday, Sep 14, 2020

TOP STORIES

Healthcare firms weather crisis with overseas presences, more services

WHEN three Indonesian patients arrived in Penang to seek medical treatment at private...

PUBLISHED Sep 14, 2020 05:50 AM
MARK TO MARKET

How Temasek unlocked value at Sembcorp

WHEN Temasek Holdings reports its annual performance, it isn't its total return or the...

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Airlines, devastated

As the pandemic spread across the globe in the first half of the year and countries...

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BT EXCLUSIVE

Razer Fintech, Franklin Templeton create digital wealth management platform for youth

IN A meeting of minds between the old and new, digital bank hopeful Razer Fintech is...

PUBLISHED Sep 14, 2020 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Chasen capitalises on emerging trends

EVEN as Covid-19 fuels economic headwinds, Chasen Holdings is capitalising on emerging...

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Board guidance in layoffs

RETRENCHMENTS, at any time, are difficult moments in a company's journey that warrant...

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Neo Group keeping eyes peeled for M&As to accelerate growth

AS the pandemic hit the shores of Singapore, Catalist-listed food caterer Neo Group...

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CHARTPOINT

Starbucks' corrective wave is more complex

THE success enjoyed by Starbucks today can be credited to its founder, Howard Schultz...

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Keppel Reit acquires Sydney commercial property for A$306m

KEPPEL Reit has acquired a freehold commercial property in Sydney for A$306 million (S...

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WALL STREET INSIGHT

Looks like game over for the giddy run of tech stocks

US stocks fell last week and the Nasdaq Composite entered correction territory as the...

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Euro gains for third straight day vs dollar

THE euro rose for a third straight session against the dollar on Friday, with...

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INSIDE INSIGHTS

Hanwell's executive director increases stake to 18.02%

FOR the five local trading sessions that spanned Sept 4 to 10, the Straits Times Index...

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REAL ESTATE

CapLand private fund in exclusive talks to buy ABI Plaza

A PRIVATE fund managed by CapitaLand is understood to be the frontrunner for ABI Plaza...

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Billionaire brothers raise US property bet with LA project

BRITISH billionaire brothers David and Simon Reuben are continuing their run of big...

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British banks brace for deeper slump by pulling mortgage deals

BRITISH mortgage lenders are beginning to batten down the hatches for an oncoming...

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BANKING & FINANCE

Global pandemic forces central banks to turn to unconventional monetary policy

GLOBAL central bankers are discovering that monetary policies they once viewed as...

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India's secondary listing plan for firms joining foreign markets irks investors

INDIAN companies that list overseas will have to later launch on a domestic bourse...

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Saudi Arabia's BinDawood sets IPO price range, aims to raise up to 2.2b riyals

SAUDI Arabian supermarket retailer BinDawood Holding set an indicative price for its...

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ASEAN BUSINESS

Capturing opportunities through new business models and engagement after Covid-19

ECONOMIES across the globe are gradually restarting after months of tightened measures...

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TECHNOLOGY

Apple out to reignite growth with line updates

APPLE is expected to spotlight its smartwatch, iPad and subscription services on...

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TRANSPORT

Covid-19 is making flying business class feel more like economy

FORGET the flute of champagne before takeoff, mid-flight gin and tonics and a roaming...

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Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

It was a tough week for Capesize owners as the market was seen to ebb away on...

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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Upcoming FOMC meeting expected to focus on new inflation strategy: analysts

THE Federal Reserve's policy-setting committee will meet on Tuesday amid a prolonged...

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Chinese investments into Australia fall for 3rd straight year

CHINESE investment in Australia last year dropped for the third straight year,...

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Parliament may be dissolved soon, says Japan's Finance Minister

JAPAN'S Finance Minister Taro Aso said parliament's lower house could be dissolved...

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Thailand tells universities to stop students' calls for monarchy reform

THAI authorities have summoned the heads of universities to tell them to stop students...

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LIFE & CULTURE

Naomi Osaka, rallying for social justice, wins second US Open

NAOMI Osaka had just come back to secure her second US Open singles title. She had...

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Search engine that raises funds to feed the hungry

SEAN Kelly left the Silicon Valley startup world for a spiritual journey that led to a...

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Saving the whales at Dubliners' dead zoo

A HUDDLE of specialised staff at Dublin's "dead zoo" perform a high-wire puzzle,...

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VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Improving worker welfare

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: As a business leader, would you support moves to uplift lower-wage...

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BREAKING NEWS

Sep 19, 2020 02:45 PM

McDonald's ex-CEO says he shouldn't have to return severance

[CHICAGO] Former McDonald's Corp chief executive officer Steve Easterbrook said the restaurant chain shouldn't be...

Sep 19, 2020 02:45 PM

IPO frenzy this week nets billions for venture-capital backers

[NEW YORK] Billions of dollars could be on the way to Sand Hill Road this week, home base for Silicon Valley's...

Sep 19, 2020 02:15 PM

Ginsburg successor could shift law on abortion, healthcare act

[WASHINGTON] A conservative successor to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would move the US Supreme Court closer to...

Sep 19, 2020 02:00 PM

US says UN sanctions on Iran to be reimposed Saturday. What does that mean?

[NEW YORK] US President Donald Trump's administration says that on Saturday (2000 EDT/0000 GMT Sunday) all United...

Sep 19, 2020 01:54 PM

TikTok sues Trump administration to block US ban

[WASHINGTON] TikTok asked a federal judge in Washington to block the Trump administration from enacting a ban on the...

Sep 19, 2020 01:50 PM

China's commerce ministry issues rules on 'unreliable entities' list

[BEIJING] China's commerce ministry on Saturday issued rules on its proposed list of "unreliable entities", part of...