Commentary

Could US-China trade war lead to the real thing?

(Aug 21): News that China and the US will resume trade talks this week swiftly lifted markets. This follows the first meetings at the annual summer retreat of the Chinese Communist Party leadership at the beachside resort of Beidaihe.

Sembcorp's Indian plant wins Bangladesh power supply tender

SINGAPORE/DHAKA (Aug 20): Sembcorp Industries said its power plant in India won a tender to supply 250 megawatts of power to Bangladesh for 15 years.

Management & Corporate Governance

Alliance Mineral Assets former CEO and wife demand 7.5 mil compensation shares

SINGAPORE (Aug 20): Former CEO Tjandra Pramoko and wife and executive director Suen Sze Man are asking Alliance Mineral Assets to issue 3.75 million shares to each as compensation for services rendered in their previous appointments.

Management & Corporate Governance

Richard Elman says won’t take up directorship at new Noble; Deutsche Bank confirms bid to buy bonds

SINGAPORE (Aug 20): Richard Elman, the founder of Noble Group, will not take up the position as an executive director of the embattled commodities trader after its restructuring.

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Global Economy

Businesses expect long trade fight even after Trump

(Aug 20): Let's not get too excited in response to talks about talks among officials from the US and China. Tussles over trade are likely to be the norm no matter who wins the midterm elections or sits in the Oval Office.

Could US-China trade war lead to the real thing?
(Aug 21): News that China and the US will resume trade talks this week swiftly lifted markets. This...
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Inevitable monopolisation of the economy
SINGAPORE (August  13): The shine may finally be coming off high-flying tech stocks — just as ­Apple reached a historic milestone as the first company in the US to achieve a market capitalisation of US$1 trillion ($1.4 trillion).  The...
Consistent downtrend in income mobility… a gloomy future ahead?
SINGAPORE (Aug 6): Anaemic wage growth is a global phenomenon — and one that has stumped central bankers and economists.  Economics 101 teaches us that when unemployment drops, employers competing for a smaller pool of workers will have to...
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Value investing requires conviction
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Could US-China trade war lead to the real thing?
(Aug 21): News that China and the US will resume trade talks this week swiftly lifted markets. This...
RE&S posts 11.2% drop in 4Q earnings to $0.9 mil on higher expenses
SINGAPORE (Aug 20): Japanese multi-brand food and beverage group RE&S Holdings saw its earnings...
Ellipsiz posts 7% growth in FY18 earnings to $9.1 mil on higher revenue
SINGAPORE (Aug 20): Ellipsiz has announced a profit of $9.1 million for FY18, up 7% from $8.5...
Hall of change

SINGAPORE (Aug 13): On the evening of April 26, Prof Ilian Mihov took the stage to speak about

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Part 1: Growing income-wealth inequality and conventional solutions
SINGAPORE (August  20): I wrote about the growing empirical evidence of declining income mobility some weeks back. Few would dispute that this is happening, in both the developed and developing worlds. There may be more debate over the...
Inevitable monopolisation of the economy
SINGAPORE (August  13): The shine may finally be coming off high-flying tech stocks — just as ­Apple reached a historic milestone as the first company in the US to achieve a market capitalisation of US$1 trillion ($1.4 trillion).  The...
Consistent downtrend in income mobility… a gloomy future ahead?
SINGAPORE (Aug 6): Anaemic wage growth is a global phenomenon — and one that has stumped central bankers and economists.  Economics 101 teaches us that when unemployment drops, employers competing for a smaller pool of workers will have to...
TES841-tong-portfolio-amazon
Value investing requires conviction
SINGAPORE (July 30): It is important to have conviction in investing. Stock markets are very much driven by sentiment and emotion. This is underscored by the roller-coaster ride we have experienced for the better part of this year.  Markets...
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