Strong contender

The new smartphone realme XT has just entered the market, and its aim is to win over the younger set

SE Asian economies

Tech leaders in Asia warn of supply chain split

Tech leaders in Asia are warning that risks from ongoing trade tensions are broadening, accelerating the fragmentation of the global industry and threatening collaboration in key research areas.

SE Asian economies

Signs of end to tech slump offer hope to Asia’s economies

(Aug 2): The worst may soon be over for an electronics slump that has dogged Asia’s export-driven economies.

US-China trade war

Trump slaps tariffs on US$200 bil in Chinese goods, spares some consumer tech

WASHINGTON (Sept 18): US President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China on Monday, imposing 10% tariffs on about US$200 billion ($275 billion) worth of Chinese imports, but sparing smart


Tech bloodletting nears US$300 bil since Facebook reported

NEW YORK (July 31): The rush to get out of US tech stocks entered its third day Monday as concerns mounted over how the storied FAANG bloc will fare amid rising interest rates and slower growth.

Global Markets

Singapore's 1Q business confidence dips on surprise fall in Feb exports: Reuters/Insead survey

SINGAPORE (Mar 21): Business confidence in Singapore dipped over the first quarter of 2018 even as the region’s business sentiment reached a seven-year high, according to the Thomson Reuters/Insead


How large organisations can dodge speed traps with data: Tableau

SINGAPORE (Mar 12): The old saying of ‘shape up or ship out’ now rings true among larger organisations as they find their smaller counterparts catching up faster than ever before.

Solid earnings, but portfolio slips as sentiment weakens

(Nov 20): This past week of the earnings season has brought positive news for some of the property and tech companies in our Singapore Market Portfolio.

Patrick Grove, Catcha Group

Dotcom survivor

The Catcha Group is riding its second tech sector boom. CEO Patrick Grove sees multiple opportunities for his fast-growing empire.


Galaxy Note 7 recall did not damage Samsung brand in US: Reuters/Ipsos poll

SAN FRANCISCO (Nov 21): A global recall of fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones did not appear to hurt US consumers' willingness to buy Samsung Electronics phones, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll rele

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