Indices at record highs on strong rupee, ease of doing business - Economic Times

It was a record-setting week for D-Street with benchmark indices closing at new peaks. Over the week, the Sensex gained 1.6 per cent and the Nifty rose 1.3 per cent to close at record high levels. On Friday, the Sensex was up 112.34 points, or 0.3 per ...

LiveWIRE Brunei won among Responsible SMEs in Asia at the ACES Awards 2017 - AsiaOne

SINGAPORE, Nov. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On 26th October 2017, LiveWIRE Brunei received the award for the most Responsible SMEs in Asia at the prestigious Asia Corporate Excellence Sustainability (ACES) Awards 2017 Ceremony showcasing Asia's ...

Broadcom plans record tech deal with Qualcomm bid: sources - TODAYonline

Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd <AVGO.O> is planning to unveil a bid for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc <QCOM.O> by Monday, three sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, an attempt to create a roughly $200-billion company ...

Commentary: Regulating Airbnb rentals not pressing until numbers grow - Channel NewsAsia

Regulating the sharing economy to accurately price in disamenities can be challenging, but not doing so only serves to kick the can down the road, say three experts from the National University of Singapore on Airbnb. Screenshot of the Airbnb rentals ...

The upside of bowing to big tech - The Business Times

One benefit of having five giant firms in charge of tech infrastructure is that they provide a convenient focus for addressing the problems caused by the tech revolution. Sat, Nov 04, 2017 - 5:50 AM. Farhad Manjoo ...

Kampong Glam shopping belt to revive buzz with digital makeover - The Straits Times

A digital makeover is being planned for the Kampong Glam Malay heritage site in Arab Street, which many merchants there believe is critical for them to survive the onslaught of online shopping. As part of the Government's plan to transform the retail ...

US economic news fails to lift ST Index - The Straits Times

Traders banked on better economic news from the United States later in the day to give local stocks a small lift yesterday despite some weaker corporate results here and lacklustre data in China. The optimism left the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI ...

Cosco Shipping launches takeover of logistics firm - The Straits Times

Cosco Shipping International has launched a $490 million cash buyout of logistics firm Cogent Holdings and plans to buy an Indonesian shipping company firm for $14 million, also with cash. The proposed deals, which follow Cosco's move to divest its ...

UOB turns in stellar 12% surge in Q3 net profit - The Straits Times

United Overseas Bank (UOB) racked up a strong performance in the third quarter despite its oil and gas loan book staying under pressure. The bank's stellar result yesterday came a day after it announced that Mr Wee Cho Yaw will retire from the board ...

Fewer water pressure complaints by HDB residents: PUB - Channel NewsAsia

The scene at 32 Balam Road during water pipe replacement works done for a number of units. (Photo: Aqil Haziq Mahmud). By Aqil Haziq Mahmud @AqilHaziqCNA. 04 Nov 2017 07:15AM. Share this content. Bookmark. SINGAPORE: The number of ...