In Focus

28 May 18
The city’s two gambling resorts have been performing strongly, pressuring operators to sustain the upward trend.
27 May 18
Prices for 30-year leasehold properties declined 3% in 3 years.
24 May 18
69% of it went to developing countries like Myanmar, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
23 May 18
Acquisitions have boosted S-REITs' secondary equity offerings to $2.1b.
22 May 18
The company needs more time for asset disposal to buoy it from its earnings slump.
21 May 18
The government didn’t give a specific date on when it would raise the tax rate from 7% to 9%.
20 May 18
Singaporean investors are attracted to the country's proximity, lease structures, and market transparency that investments quadrupled in...
17 May 18
One retailer reported 25,000 orders and a revenue of $4m in Singapore.
16 May 18
Gone are the days of pure cash bonuses as bankers of the ultra wealthy can also expect bonuses in the form of stocks and shares.
16 May 18
OCBC recently rolled out a massive upskilling programme powered by a $20m investment to be made available for its 29,000 employees.
15 May 18
Rental yields for some shophouses have compressed over the years and average 2.5-2.7% now.
14 May 18
With a strong pipeline of ICOs in the city, analysts question the future role of venture capital firms.
11 May 18
A partnership with Medix makes the plan available to the insurer’s 230,000 policyholders.
10 May 18
Analysts observed a surge in venture capital interest in crypto-related investments.
8 May 18
Tenants are resisting rent hikes in the CBD, which rose 1.3% QoQ.
6 May 18
The industry’s unregulated nature renders investors vulnerable as revealed by a massive S$6.9m fraud case.
4 May 18
Halfway through Q1, companies that reported their results gained 9% YoY, whilst FTSE Singapore beat all other 12 indices in Asia.
3 May 18
RevPAR dipped 3.1% to $369, due to a nearly 2-point decline in occupancy rate.
1 May 18
Their market share of sales is forecast to rise from 31.4% in 2017 to 38.9% by 2027 at $690m.
1 May 18
It said the hotel room supply of 628 rooms in 2018 will immediately be absorbed.
30 Apr 18
Bangladesh firm Summit Power International Ltd shelved its ...
27 Apr 18
Some stores on the lion city's high street allow for the personalisation of bags, jewellery and even ice cream.
26 Apr 18
Almost all companies (96%) are now ready to reorganise and adapt to flex work in the next two years.
24 Apr 18
It trailed behind South Korea and Germany in terms of automation readiness.
24 Apr 18
Hotels have started using robo-butlers for delivery services whilst the government has deployed AI systems for border security purposes.
22 Apr 18
Retailers are lured by low taxes and expansion opportunities.
19 Apr 18
It was recognised for its "semi-transparent" real estate market.
18 Apr 18
It aims to add 10,000 local home care and 6,200 day care spaces by 2020.
18 Apr 18
Owners of small long-term leasing projects in areas like Killiney, Novena, Newton, and Serangoon are poised to benefit, an analyst says.
17 Apr 18
A 10-year old property priced at $1,800 psf is a good buy, according to one analyst.
15 Apr 18
Businesses need to shed old beliefs on consumers and ramp up the uniqueness of their products and their pricing strategies.
13 Apr 18
But amidst the policy change, it is cautious of the outcome of ongoing global trade tensions.
11 Apr 18
The retail giant is having trouble gaining market share with analysts pointing to its failure to offer a full click-and-mortar experience.
9 Apr 18
For DBS, OCBC, and UOB, nonperforming loan (NPL) ratios tied to the construction sector were 0.2%-0.8% at year-end 2017.
9 Apr 18
Three Singapore-domiciled firms listed in Hong Kong raising a combined U$115m in Q1.
5 Apr 18
Firms handling brands like Johnnie Walker are tapping into more Singaporeans looking for luxury.
4 Apr 18
Small stores cannot keep up with the market giants’ product variety and prices.
3 Apr 18
In Q1 alone, eight sites were sold en bloc for $2.32b, higher than the $1.05b total in 2017.
3 Apr 18
With private home prices jumping 3.1% in February, homebuyers should lock in their purchases before property values rise further.
2 Apr 18
Higher credit card and car loans pushed bank lending up.