Do your loved ones know your passwords?

SINGAPORE – If you are reading this on your mobile phone or tablet, here’s a question to test your financial planning: Do other members of your household know your sign-in name and password to this subscription? If your answer is “yes”, congratulations for being among the minority here who share access to their digital accounts with their loved ones. It […]

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Bruce Cotterill: Lets govern for the whole team of 5 million

OPINION: It’s a great line, that: “The team of 5 million”. It may have been written by a public relations person, but it has been delivered eloquently and repeatedly by our Prime Minister. So much so that she has made it her own. It’s a very clever line. Brilliant in fact. When we first heard it, it was uplifting, and […]

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Singapore private home prices rise at faster pace of 1.1% in Q3, led by landed properties

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s private home prices rose at a faster rate in the third quarter despite retightened Covid-19 restrictions, driven by the surge in landed property sales and prices, and the knock-on effects of the red-hot Housing Board resale market. Private property values climbed 1.1 per cent from the previous quarter, according to data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Friday […]

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Nasdaq profit beats on robust demand for investment products

FILE PHOTO: The Nasdaq logo is displayed at the Nasdaq Market site in New York September 2, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Nasdaq Inc on Wednesday reported a third-quarter profit that topped Wall Street estimates, helped by strong demand for its investment-related products and a jump in the number of initial public offerings. While the transatlantic exchange operator is best […]

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Trade between Singapore and China's Guangdong province remains strong despite Covid-19

SINGAPORE – Bilateral trade between Singapore and Guangdong remains robust despite the Covid-19 pandemic, with firms pursuing opportunities in areas such as innovation, intellectual property (IP) and finance. Singapore companies made investments amounting to 8.3 billion yuan (S$1.75 billion) in the Chinese province last year – almost 10 per cent more than investments made in 2019 despite Covid-19, Enterprise Singapore […]

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S&P, Nasdaq enjoy boost from big tech firms, Dow ends a hair lower

(Reuters) – The S&P and Nasdaq closed higher on Monday with the biggest boosts from the highest-profile technology and communications companies while investors eyed product news from Apple Inc and appeared optimistic about the third-quarter earnings season. After a weak start following disappointing economic data from China, the S&P and Nasdaq gathered steam in late morning with gains in FAANG […]

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No place to hide: investors to trawl Europe's Q3 earnings for inflation clues

LONDON (Reuters) – As Europe’s third quarter reporting season kicks into gear, investors are scrutinising company results for any signs that supply chain strains, labour shortages and surging energy prices are starting to undermine profits.FILE PHOTO: Bull and bear symbols for successful and bad trading are seen in front of the German stock exchange (Deutsche Boerse) in Frankfurt, Germany, February […]

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