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Betting on the market's daily ups and downs

WIDER uncertainty in capital markets, a result of Covid-19, has brought to the fore some investment tools that local traders are using to bet on intraday or short-term moves.

New laws to compel landlords to pass on property tax rebate

BUSINESSES on Thursday hailed a newly proposed legislation that will ensure non-residential landlords pass on property tax rebates in full to all tenants, with some saying it's long overdue.

Food, grocery delivery startups struggle with order deluge

THE Covid-19 outbreak has sent demand for grocery and food delivery services spiking, testing the resilience of their logistics capabilities. The pressure could spur these players to strengthen...

Central banks' rate cuts cascade down to Singapore banks' key deposit accounts

SINGAPORE banks this week slashed several rates on their flagship deposit accounts, reflecting the weaker rate environment globally.

Time to give Singapore's fair tenancy framework legislative bite

FIVE years after a committee under the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) came up with guidelines aimed at halting unfair leasing practices and months after we first heard of Covid-19, which then...

Red hot demand forces RedMart to suspend new orders, Specialty Stores marketplace

ONLINE grocer RedMart has freezed new orders up till Saturday, while also suspending its RedMart Specialty Stores (RSS) online marketplace from Thursday, amid a demand surge triggered by the Covid...

MICE players call for higher wage offsets

COMPANIES in the meetings, incentive travel, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry have queried their exclusion from the highest tier of a key support measure in the Resilience Budget.

Singapore SMEs' business optimism hits lowest since 2009: Poll

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak, are nursing the lowest levels of business optimism since 2009.

Antler to invest up to US$500,000 in startups tackling Covid-19

STARTUP generator and early-stage venture-capital firm Antler will invest up to US$500,000 in total in companies working on solutions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tee International to hold EGM through live webcast

MAINBOARD-LISTED Tee International said it will hold its extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on April 9 through a live webcast, due to restrictions placed by regulators to limit crowd sizes and hence...

 

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