Year 2016 was volatile but the region’s private banks continued to grow, some even chalking up double digit gains.
Ron Sim shares insights on doing business, on financial markets and the pressure it exerts, and on what local companies must do if they are to thrive.
This year’s E50 Award winners were lauded for their ability to stay ahead of the curve.
THERE is talk aplenty of doom and gloom in Singapore's real estate sector, but in the past few months, certain sub-sectors have begun to show signs of stabilising, and even green shoots of recovery.
Whether or not luck played a part in his success, tenacity, an astute mind and hard work certainly did. In the decades since the 1970s, Mr Khattar built one of the largest law firms in Singapore, KhattarWong, after a distinguished career in the civil service with the Inland Revenue Department. The firm is now called Withers KhattarWong; it entered into an alliance with Withers last year.
With historically high valuations in the developed world, value investors can put in short trades, or hunt in cheaper pastures in Asia.
SK Tan, 'grandfather of aesthetics', continues his entrepreneurial success story by venturing into skincare products and clinical research, while pursuing his philanthropic passion...
URA’s real estate figures for Q2 have led to general agreement that the sector is stabilising, with an underlying recovery underpinned by the luxury segment.
With the global economy in the doldrums, we take a look at what's happening in the world of private banking in these challenging times.
For someone who did not take to investing naturally, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia’s managing director Hugh Young has done enviably well.
Silver lining in the property market
In this edition, we cast the spotlight on Quek Chin Yeow, Sotheby's deputy chairman and chairman of international jewellery, Asia.
2016 holds plenty of challenges for financial markets, but it is at the market’s darkest moments that the best deals are found.
Despite torrid financial markets which slashed billions off the net worth of Asia’s wealthy, private banks continue to find rich pickings in the continent. Read The Business Times’ Who’s Who In Private Banking 2016 to see how the major players did amid roiling conditions, and the way forward.
The early years of the family businesses that eventually morphed into the Hind Group were not without struggle.
Soo K Chan, founding principal of SCDA Architects, did not let the downturn in Singapore's property market stunt his firm's growth.
This year’s Enterprise 50 Awards takes place on the nation’s 50th birthday and is aptly forward looking.
More Asian students are pursuing advanced degrees as a means to better jobs.
Private sector players have a role to play in meeting the challenge of rapid urbanisation sweeping across Asia.
In this edition of The Business Times Property Supplement, we take you on a historical tour of Singapore's property icons over the decades.
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Singapore Press Holdings Limited announced its entry into the healthcare sector with the acquisition of Orange Valley Healthcare Pte Ltd at ...
First Ship Lease Trust announces a new agreement for the extension of bareboat charters for the three vessels, Speciality, Superiority and S...
FY16/17 Distribution per Unit grew by 2.5% year-on-year to 15.743 cents mainly attributable to contributions from new acquisitions made in t...
Yanlord signs US$1.05 billion syndicated 3.5-year credit facility for refinancing and general corporate purposes. Reflecting continued confi...
Overall DPU growth of 9.6% for 1Q 2017. DPU growth of 2.2% from recurring operations notwithstanding the divestment in December 2016. Divest...
UMS Holdings Limited has secured seven projects in Asia, the Middle East and South America worth approximately S$13 million through its rece...