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S-REITs to generate yields despite economic weakness

The average yields of S-REITs have bounced back to around 5.5%, despite seeing a 6.5% decline in prices early in the year, according to DBS Group Research. This figure implies a spread of over 4% against the Singapore 10-year bond yields.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

Miniso seeks to attract older buyers with $2 concept stores

It aims to provide the best bang for the buck with its super cheap yet quality items.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

How Singapore's $5.1B Solidarity Budget Could Tide Over Tough Times

Analysts are coining that the property, retail and financial sectors may drag Singapore’s GDP down, so the government has been ramping up its citizen’s spending power.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

Online MBA Programmes Emerge As Pandemic Prompts Temporary Closures

Some of the top MBA providers are planning to launch online programmes in the future.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

Will Co-Living Survive In Singapore's Fast-Changing Rental Market?

Landlords still favours the flexibility to cash out on their investment properties at short notice, so most developers still prefer the traditional build-to-sell model as rents continue to escalate.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

Hotels Bank On Contactless Tech To Entice Guests During Coronavirus Pandemic

Firms are installing self check-in kiosks, chatbots, direct booking applications, and digital in-room dining services.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

Clothing Rentals Gain Popularity As Fashion Takes Over Sharing Economy

Since 2015, a number of clothing rental services have sprung up in Singapore’s retail scene.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

Credit Card Revenues Threatened As Singaporean Travellers Shun Usage

Card users turn to cash as they steer clear of lofty transaction fees and poor exchange rates.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

New Startup Sectors Gain Ground As Venture Capital Firms Fill Up Coffers

Specialised funds are growing larger than ever, but where does the money go?

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

Business In The Time Of Corona

The global pandemic has forced most of the world into circuit-breaking lockdowns, Singapore’s business leaders reveal how they responded and how firms are coping with it.

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Singapore Business Review
April-Jun 2020

SOCOE spearheads Digital Economy Initiatives in Sarawak with disruptive technologies

Local company improves lives through human-centric technology for the community focused on business solutions.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

Air New Zealand Offers More Flights To New Zealand

New non-stop flight from Singapore to Christchurch and increased capacity of Auckland route.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

Singapore Becomes Top Choice For Governing Law

Dispute resolution and cross-border transactionsare becoming two focal points of legal activity, largely thanks to the country’s open regime.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

Insurance Firms Tap Into Big Data For New Products

Total assets of the 50 largest insurers went down 6.47% to $217b in 2019.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

Asheesh Mehra Named Innovator Of The Year For Technology

The visionary and business leader co-led the founding of AntWorks with a purposeful approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

How Spacetech Is Soaring In Singapore

Many homegrown startups are looking to build cube satellites and laser quantum communication systems.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

Dealing With The Dynamic Challenges Of F&B In Singapore

In less than five years, the company’s market capitalisation has grown more than 15-fold from below $20m to over $320m today.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

IPO Market Saw Fewer Deals But Higher Proceeds In 2019

Singapore was a small dot amidst a bleak global landscape for initial public offerings (IPO) in 2019, as total proceeds rose over fourfold to $3.13b from 2018’s $730m. The number of IPOs dipped to 11 from 15 in the previous year, according to PwC Singapore.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

Investors Steer Clear Of Weak Corporate Bonds As Default Risks Rise

With a record amount of maturing debt, companies in struggling sectors will likely face refinancing risks in the new year as investors are going for higher-grade corporate bonds.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

Where To Invest Your Money In 2020

It is that time of the year again when everyone looks forward to receiving their annual bonuses and working out what to splurge on and what to invest in.

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Singapore Business Review
January-March 2020

Festo Delivers Industrial Training And Smart Automation To Asian Carmaker

German automation specialist Festo worked with Vietnamese auto manufacturer VinFast to set up world-class training labs and factory systems.

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Singapore Business Review
October - December 2019

Intelligent Application Of Virtualisation Technology

Property development company Soilbuild Group tapped on Adventus’ expertise to eliminate high costs and enhance high availability of servers.

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Singapore Business Review
October - December 2019

Firms Rev Up Their Wellness Programmes

Employees can get a room for power naps, fitness programmes, and lunch-and-learn sessions.

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Singapore Business Review
October - December 2019

German SMEs Tap Into Singapore Market

Over 1,800 German firms in Singapore from the industrial sector are looking to expand into the ASEAN.

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Singapore Business Review
October - December 2019

Bank Headcounts Rise With Tech Talent Boosting Numbers

Banking staff at Singapore’s 18 largest commercial banks grew 5.47% in the last two years, with the growth spurred by digitisation initiatives.

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Singapore Business Review
October - December 2019

Luxury Co-Working Spaces On The Rise

Stepping into The Work Project’sco-working spaces, the experience is more akin to checking into a high-end hotel rather than clocking into a bustling open-space office.

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Singapore Business Review
April - June 2019

Hyperscale Data Centres On Track As Big Techs Move In

This translates to around 95MW per year on average although this tapers off slightly to just 58MW annually without the Facebook development.

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Singapore Business Review
April - June 2019

Bike-Sharing Firms Hit A Dead End In Singapore As Mobike Exits Scene

The faltering bike-sharing industry in Singapore was dealt another heavy blow when Mobike applied to surrender its licence to the Land Transport Authority (LTA), raising questions about the sustainability of the business model in a city where last-mile transport issues remain unresolved.

4 mins read
Singapore Business Review
April - June 2019

Which Singaporean Companies Will Reach Unicorn Status In 2019?

In the mythical world of venture capital investing, the most prized animal of all is the unicorn which is a startup valued at over US$1b.

4 mins read
Singapore Business Review
January - March 2019

Where To Park Your Money In 2019

It was an undeniably terrible year for equities, but experts are not completely writing them off in 2019. Other opportunities also lie in the oil services sector, U.S. regional banks, and attractively priced Japanese companies.

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Singapore Business Review
January - March 2019

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