Tech leads as US stocks again end higher

NEW YORK (AFP) - Tech shares led US stocks higher on Tuesday (Sept 15), with Apple launching new products as markets continued to climb...

Covid-19 gives new impetus for Asean economic integration, says Tan See Leng

SINGAPORE - The Covid-19 pandemic has given new impetus to integration of the Asean economies, said Second Minister for Trade and Industry Tan See...

Hungry ghosts, recession no match for Singapore buyers as new home sales hit 11-month...

SINGAPORE - Bucking Singapore's worst recession and the Hungry Ghost month, new home sales in Singapore continued to rise for a fourth straight month,...

Programme to help law practices adopt technology extended

SINGAPORE - A programme to help law practices adopt technology has been extended to January next year. The grant support for the Tech-celerate for Law...

Money Hacks Podcast: Safety and adequate returns make good investment fundamentals

Money Hacks Ep 80: Safety and adequate returns make good investment fundamentals 10:48 min Synopsis: Updated fortnightly on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. This episode...

Tycoons line up to take their unloved companies private

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Move over, private equity: There are some new buyers in town, and they know their targets better than anyone. Billionaire owners from...

Temasek to acquire majority stake in Israeli micro-irrigation firm Rivulis

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Singapore state investor Temasek has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Rivulis, an Israel-headquartered provider of...

Coronavirus restrictions threaten Asia economic recovery in 2021: ADB

MANILA (AFP) - Coronavirus-ravaged economies across the Asia-Pacific will make a "swoosh-shaped" recovery next year, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecast on Tuesday (Sept...

China’s industrial engine gathers speed, consumers open wallets in boost to recovery

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China’s industrial output accelerated the most in eight months in August, while retail sales grew for the first time this year, suggesting...

Sembcorp to supply Google Singapore with renewable energy from HDB rooftop solar panels

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Sembcorp Industries has signed a multi-year energy deal with tech giant Google, with a focus on locally sourced renewable...

Chinese firms bet on plant-based meat as coronavirus fuels healthy eating trend

BEIJING (REUTERS) - A small but growing coterie of Chinese companies are betting on a bright future for plant-based meat products as consumers take...

Asia stocks head higher on China data, markets eye Fed meeting

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Asian equities extended gains on Tuesday (Sept 15) and the US dollar slipped, with investor sentiment supported by Chinese data and...

UOB freezes wages, slows hiring amid continued fallout from Covid-19

SINGAPORE - United Overseas Bank is freezing the wages of its staff and limiting hiring as it braces itself for the economic fallout from the...

SGX to delist BM Mobility, firm must make exit offer

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Mainboard-listed BM Mobility is to be delisted after the company failed to comply with conditions to be given an...

Oil industry paints grimmer picture of pandemic’s harm to demand

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Major oil industry producers and traders are forecasting a bleak future for worldwide fuel demand, due to the coronavirus pandemic's ongoing...

Citigroup to resume job cuts after pausing for pandemic

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) -  Citigroup will resume job cuts starting this week, joining rivals such as Wells Fargo in ending an earlier pledge to pause...

Singapore stock watch: SIA, Accordia Golf, SingPost, CapitaLand, Mary Chia

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Tuesday: Singapore Airlines (SIA): Retrenchments have...

Singapore businesses most digitally-ready in Asia-Pacific: Survey

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) Businesses here have come in tops in a DBS survey of the digital readiness of corporates in the Asia-Pacific (APAC)...

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