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ARA US Hospitality Trust divests 4-property hotel portfolio for US$32.5m
The trust cited three key benefits from the portfolio's sale.
HDB resale price index rises 2.6% QoQ in Q2
This came following the improvement in buyers’ confidence, said OrangeTee.
Cuscaden Peak acquires 61.68% stake in SPH REIT
This translates to a total of $1.73b units.
Private home prices up by 3.2% in Q2: URA
The private home prices index increased to 180.4 points.
Bilateral economic cooperation with Germany in the works
An inter-ministerial agreement on closer economic policy cooperation is now in the works.
MAS reprimands Three Arrows Capital over two violations
It provided false information to the MAS and exceeded the AUM threshold.
NNI taps VR tech to train neurosurgeons
It aims to create over 100 virtual neurosurgeon training modules.
Electricity tariff raised by 2.21 cents per kWh
The increase was implemented on the back of higher energy costs.
Singapore and Malaysia to deepen cooperation in digital and green economy
The trade ministers of both countries will begin discussions on a framework of cooperation.
Over 6.36 hectares of industrial land supply launched for H2
There are four sites on the confirmed list and three on the reserve list.
Withering wealth? 15% of the mass affluent plan to increase their borrowing
Two in five affluent Singaporeans also said they intend to reduce spending this year.
SG is the most sustainable place for real estate in APAC
Knight Frank said the Lion City is extremely open to adapting ESG measures.
Market update: STI down 0.75%
ST Engineering and ComfortDelGro are the top stocks.
Chart of the day: Singapore’s rich are getting poorer
More than 2 in 5 Singaporean rich have had their income decreased in 2021.

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Information Technology A new canvas: Why artists are jumping into the NFT space
Entering the digital space allows an artist to earn more through royalties each time their art sells.
HR & Education Look locally: HR experts advise firms amidst stricter working permit system
Foreign workers will be subject to increased scrutiny under the upgraded EP application system.
Retail Recurring mega sales have their own dangers
An expert from Intrepid warned against ‘shopper fatigue’ triggered by frequent large-scale shopping events.
One chat away: Conversational commerce levels the playing field for brands online
Leaving consumers with unanswered queries can result in $2m missed revenue per day. 
Information Technology Want to be the next Ninja or PewDiePie? This startup can help gamers level up in the industry
Yup.gg CEO Raiford Cockfield III said his team's goal is to professionalise all gamers.
Why this SG-based fintech firm is ending the pen-and-paper era of financial advisors
GoalsMapper used its cloud-based platform to help financial advisors support 80,000 clients.
Commercial Property C&W Services transforms headquarters into a ‘living lab’
The new office is set to be the ground for the firm’s new facilities management technologies.

Top News

ARA US Hospitality Trust divests 4-property hotel portfolio for US$32.5m
The trust cited three key benefits from the portfolio's sale.
HDB resale price index rises 2.6% QoQ in Q2
This came following the improvement in buyers’ confidence, said OrangeTee.
Cuscaden Peak acquires 61.68% stake in SPH REIT
This translates to a total of $1.73b units.
Private home prices up by 3.2% in Q2: URA
The private home prices index increased to 180.4 points.
Bilateral economic cooperation with Germany in the works
An inter-ministerial agreement on closer economic policy cooperation is now in the works.
MAS reprimands Three Arrows Capital over two violations
It provided false information to the MAS and exceeded the AUM threshold.
NNI taps VR tech to train neurosurgeons
It aims to create over 100 virtual neurosurgeon training modules.
Electricity tariff raised by 2.21 cents per kWh
The increase was implemented on the back of higher energy costs.
Singapore and Malaysia to deepen cooperation in digital and green economy
The trade ministers of both countries will begin discussions on a framework of cooperation.
Over 6.36 hectares of industrial land supply launched for H2
There are four sites on the confirmed list and three on the reserve list.
Withering wealth? 15% of the mass affluent plan to increase their borrowing
Two in five affluent Singaporeans also said they intend to reduce spending this year.
SG is the most sustainable place for real estate in APAC
Knight Frank said the Lion City is extremely open to adapting ESG measures.
Market update: STI down 0.75%
ST Engineering and ComfortDelGro are the top stocks.
Chart of the day: Singapore’s rich are getting poorer
More than 2 in 5 Singaporean rich have had their income decreased in 2021.

Exclusives

Information Technology A new canvas: Why artists are jumping into the NFT space
Entering the digital space allows an artist to earn more through royalties each time their art sells.
HR & Education Look locally: HR experts advise firms amidst stricter working permit system
Foreign workers will be subject to increased scrutiny under the upgraded EP application system.
Retail Recurring mega sales have their own dangers
An expert from Intrepid warned against ‘shopper fatigue’ triggered by frequent large-scale shopping events.
One chat away: Conversational commerce levels the playing field for brands online
Leaving consumers with unanswered queries can result in $2m missed revenue per day. 
Information Technology Want to be the next Ninja or PewDiePie? This startup can help gamers level up in the industry
Yup.gg CEO Raiford Cockfield III said his team's goal is to professionalise all gamers.
Why this SG-based fintech firm is ending the pen-and-paper era of financial advisors
GoalsMapper used its cloud-based platform to help financial advisors support 80,000 clients.
Commercial Property C&W Services transforms headquarters into a ‘living lab’
The new office is set to be the ground for the firm’s new facilities management technologies.

Join the Singapore Business Review community