US stocks gain on upbeat earnings, geopolitical news

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Wall Street advanced on Thursday (Oct 17) as investor sentiment was buoyed by a string of corporate earnings beats and...

SPH net profit falls 23% in Financial Year 2019, to let go of 5%...

SINGAPORE - Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) will let go of 5 per cent of staff from its media group, it said on Thursday (Oct...

Dairy Farm Singapore and union to collaborate on job transformation and training for over...

SINGAPORE - Retailer Dairy Farm Singapore will work with a union to help more than 5,000 workers here adapt to jobs that are being...

Opportunities for Singapore in region despite economic challenges: Chee Hong Tat

SINGAPORE - Electrical appliance giant Dyson may have shelved some of its plans in Singapore, but it will still expand its presence in the...

Financial advisory firm Endowus launches CPFIS portfolios with lower charges

SINGAPORE - Locals who want to invest their Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings are being wooed with a less costly option by financial advisory...

More than $13b invested in start-ups in Singapore between Jan and Sept this year

SINGAPORE - Despite the slowing economy, funds invested in companies here rose by more than one-third in the first nine months of this year. In...

Sakae director quits over dispute in handling of auditor’s disclaimer of opinion

SINGAPORE - Sakae Holdings' non-executive independent director Foo Maw Shen has resigned over differing views on the follow-up action to the disclaimer of the...

Keppel Pacific Oak US Reit placement to raise at least $100.1m for Dallas property...

SINGAPORE - Keppel Pacific Oak US Reit (KORE), previously known as Keppel-KBS US Reit, is proposing a private placement to raise between US$73.1 million...

German software giant SAP unveils Singapore data centre to support e-commerce businesses

SINGAPORE - German enterprise software giant SAP has launched a Singapore data centre for SAP Commerce Cloud to support Asia-Pacific (APAC) businesses' digital commerce...

Hotel Compass in Geylang up for sale with $23m to $25m guide price

SINGAPORE - Hotel Compass, a freehold hotel in Geylang, has been launched for sale by public tender at a guide price of $23 million...

Hospitality deals hit record $2.8b in Q3: Colliers

SINGAPORE - Hospitality deals in Singapore reached the highest level recorded on a quarterly basis, hitting $2.8 billion in the third quarter, according to...

Type of housing Singaporean parents own can impact children’s future economic status: NUS

SINGAPORE - A new research by the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that the type of housing owned by Singaporean parents, along...

High Court grants Libra 6-month protection against creditors

SINGAPORE - The Singapore High Court has granted distressed Libra Group a six-month reprieve against its creditors, the Catalist-listed company announced in a bourse...

Tokio Marine Life hires new chief marketing officer, chief actuary

SINGAPORE - Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore (TMLS) on Thursday (Oct 17) brought on board Gilbert Pak as chief marketing officer (CMO) and Michael...

Cashless payments between Singapore, Taiwan possible with Liquid Group, E.SUN tie-up

SINGAPORE - Singapore start-up Liquid Group has opened the QR (Quick Response) payments corridor between Singapore and Taiwan with its partnership with E.SUN Bank. This...

Local food producers get boost with extension of NTUC FairPrice’s support scheme

SINGAPORE - Suppliers of local food produce will continue to benefit from shortened payment terms and promotion of their products, with the extension of...

Singapore’s non-oil exports drop 8.1 per cent in September, better than previous month

SINGAPORE - Exports continued to improve last month, though they performed worse than expected. Non-oil domestic exports (Nodx) fell by 8.1 per cent in September,...

Stocks to watch: MCT, CapitaLand, Keppel Reit, Soilbuild Reit, Qian Hu, AA Reit

SINGAPORE - The following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Thursday (Oct 17): Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT): The real...

Insignia Ventures closes second fund at $274.1m

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based Insignia Ventures Partners has hit an oversubscribed final close for its second fund at US$200 million ($274.1 million). Limited partners include...

Wall Street slips as weak economic data offsets earnings strength

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Wall Street lost ground on Wednesday as weak US economic data and simmering geopolitical tensions spooked buyers away from the...

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