Technology Sector

Investing ideas

Maybank Singapore bets on tech and gold amid uncertainty

The second half of this year was initially predicted to be a strong one. However, the Covid-19 pandemic — which has dragged on longer than expected — has put most investors in a quandary.

Labour market

Singapore says it can't close doors to skilled foreign workers

(Sept 2): Singapore needs to remain open to skilled foreign workers, especially in the technology sector, in order to ensure the economy stays a globally competitive one, the nation’s trade ministe

Labour market

New scheme to level up tech sector amid global talent grab

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): The pilot plan unveiled on July 30 to help technology companies in Singapore hire tech talent from abroad signals a “fine-tuning” of the city state’s labour policy to address loc

In print this week

Is SGX pressured to liberalise by allowing DCS companies to list?

SINGAPORE (Apr 13): Spotify is only the latest in a growing list of internet-related companies that have come to market offering investors the promise of fast growth and eventual profitability, but

Global Markets

Tech and telco sector to boom as deals peak: Baker McKenzie

SINGAPORE (Mar 15): Deal activity in the technology and telecommunications sector is likely to increase in 2018, driven by a more positive global economic outlook, the expansion of technology acros

Sector Focus

AI is here to stay, so quickly jump on the bandwagon

SINGAPORE (Dec 20): In most developed countries, the traditional levers of economic progress such as capital investment and labour are no longer able to sustain GDP growth as compared to the previo

2018 look ahead by UBS

Technology firms are on the rise but some investors may be at risk of disruption: UBS

SINGAPORE (Dec 6): Technology in this day and age has come a long way and it’s developing rapidly.

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