Stories By Patrick John Lim
127 Jan 2015 Tue
Both companies are to form teams to study potential 5G technologies that can be applicable in a local setting, such as those supporting Massive Machine Type Communications (MTC) and a cloud-based network.
222 Jan 2015 Thu
Despite earning S$725.9 million in Q4, Keppel Corporation has warned of the challenging environment ahead, including the fall in oil prices.
321 Jan 2015 Wed
Net profit for the three months ending in December 2014 came in at S$86.6 million, buoyed by record growth in its derivatives business.
420 Jan 2015 Tue
Airlines say such changes will have to wait until their jet fuel hedging contracts are renegotiated. But with oil prices expected to remain weak, the outlook for the sector has become more positive.
519 Jan 2015 Mon
Retail investors Channel NewsAsia spoke to generally welcomed the change in standard board lot sizes, from 1,000 shares to 100. However, there was no spike in overall trading volumes on the first day of the change.
615 Jan 2015 Thu
Five major executive firms will work with the Diversity Action Committee to launch a set of best practices in support greater boardroom participation by women.
714 Jan 2015 Wed
Quarterly earnings approach for Singapore-listed firms with analysts expecting muted results based on weak GDP data earlier this month, but sectors such as banks and telecoms may surprise.
812 Jan 2015 Mon
Following the AirAsia crash of flight QZ8501 last month, analysts said they expect ASEAN countries to take a more pro-active role in evaluating their existing aviation policies. The incident has put the budget sector under scrutiny, with Indonesia planning new regulations related to budget airfares.
909 Jan 2015 Fri
2015 looks to be a somewhat lacklustre year for commodities - global demand remains weak while an appreciating US dollar makes them more expensive. Palm oil prices are being supported by a supply shock, but analysts said they expect prices to follow in trend with other commodities.
1008 Jan 2015 Thu
Construction demand hit a record S$37.7 billion last year, but is expected to drop to between S$29 billion and S$36 billion this year, the Building and Construction Authority says.