bloomberg.com Archives - 20 February 2018, Tuesday

  • Singapore Matches More Problems With More Money: Budget Snapshot

    Singapore Matches More Problems With More Money: Budget Snapshot

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 11pm

    While the city state has substantial reserves that it draws on to help fund the budget, that’s not a long-term solution for a fiscally conservative government like Singapore’s. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said authorities must act prudently as the economy matures and the populatio...

  • Singapore Budget 2018: Winners and Losers

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 2pm

    Rebate -- Corporate income tax rebate raised to 40% for 2018, and extended to 20% in 2019 Companies spending on research and development will benefit from a plan to increase tax deductions to 250% Infrastructure -- The city-state raised spending on infrastructure to S$20 billion, and ...

  • Singapore Budget 2018: Winners and Losers

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 1pm

    Rebate -- Corporate income tax rebate raised to 40% for 2018, and extended to 20% in 2019 Companies spending on research and development will benefit from a plan to increase tax deductions to 250% Infrastructure -- The city-state raised spending on infrastructure to S$20 billion, and ...

  • Phillips Teases Its Next Rolex Daytona Sale With First Lots

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 11am

    Just a few weeks after dropping the hammer on Paul Newman’s own Paul Newman Daytona—making it the most expensive wristwatch ever sold at auction —Phillips announced it would be holding a thematic Daytona sale in spring 2018 called “Daytona Ultimatum.” At the time, I gave them a bit of...

  • Phillips Teases Its Next Rolex Daytona Sale With First Lots

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 11am

    Just a few weeks after dropping the hammer on Paul Newman’s own Paul Newman Daytona—making it the most expensive wristwatch ever sold at auction —Phillips announced it would be holding a thematic Daytona sale in spring 2018 called “Daytona Ultimatum.” At the time, I gave them a bit of...

  • Phillips Teases Its Next Rolex Daytona Sale With First Lots

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 10am

    Just a few weeks after dropping the hammer on Paul Newman’s own Paul Newman Daytona—making it the most expensive wristwatch ever sold at auction —Phillips announced it would be holding a thematic Daytona sale in spring 2018 called “Daytona Ultimatum.” At the time, I gave them a bit of...

  • Singapore Plans to Boost Goods and Services Tax to 9%

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 9am

    Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a range of tax increases in his budget, including a 2 percentage-point hike in the goods and services levy, to prepare for fiscal pressures that will come with a rapidly aging population. The government plans to raise the goods and s...

  • Singapore Plans to Boost Goods and Services Tax to 9%

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 9am

    Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a range of tax increases in his budget, including a 2 percentage-point hike in the goods and services levy, to prepare for fiscal pressures that will come with a rapidly aging population. The government plans to raise the goods and s...

  • Singapore Plans to Boost Goods and Services Tax to 9%

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 9am

    Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a range of tax increases in his budget, including a 2 percentage-point hike in the goods and services levy, to prepare for fiscal pressures that will come with a rapidly aging population. The government plans to raise the goods and s...

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    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 7am

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  • Asia Edition

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 7am

    All Signs Point to Big Democratic Wins in 2018 Trump Takes Credit for Killing Hundreds of Regulations That Were Already Dead How China’s Top Leaders Came Into Power How the Populist Right Is Redrawing the Map of Europe

  • Singapore Property Stocks Show ‘Fatigue’ - Bloomberg

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 6am

    Collective apartment sales in the first two months of 2018 totaled over S$3.1 billion ($2.4 billion), almost twice the S$1.66 billion seen in the last peak of the enbloc market in 2007, Nomura analyst Min Chow Sai wrote in a note dated today. The sales appear to be cutting into the wi...

  • Singapore Property Stocks Show ‘Fatigue’ - Bloomberg

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 4am

    Collective apartment sales in the first two months of 2018 totaled over S$3.1 billion ($2.4 billion), almost twice the S$1.66 billion seen in the last peak of the enbloc market in 2007, Nomura analyst Min Chow Sai wrote in a note dated today. The sales appear to be cutting into the wi...

  • Singapore Property Stocks Show ‘Fatigue’ - Bloomberg

    bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 3am

    Collective apartment sales in the first two months of 2018 totaled over S$3.1 billion ($2.4 billion), almost twice the S$1.66 billion seen in the last peak of the enbloc market in 2007, Nomura analyst Min Chow Sai wrote in a note dated today. The sales appear to be cutting into the wi...

  • You Should Buy the Range Rover Velar for the Touchscreen Alone

    bloomberg.com 18 Feb '18, 6pm

    Land Rover put the new screen configuration in all of its 2018 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport SUVs—for good reason: It’s not quite as revolutionary as when Steve Jobs introduced the beautiful, new iPhone, but it comes close. The 10-inch-wide top section is oriented at an angle that...

  • The $15,000 Rolex Hidden in President Obama’s Official Portrait -

    bloomberg.com 15 Feb '18, 9pm

    After every U.S. President has finished his term in office, he has had a portrait painted and hung in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. On Feb. 12, Barack Obama had his official portrait unveiled at a ceremony in the U.S. capital, and the massive Kehinde ...

  • The $15,000 Rolex Hidden in President Obama’s Official Portrait -

    bloomberg.com 15 Feb '18, 8pm

    After every U.S. President has finished his term in office, he has had a portrait painted and hung in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. On Feb. 12, Barack Obama had his official portrait unveiled at a ceremony in the U.S. capital, and the massive Kehinde ...

  • The $15,000 Rolex Hidden in President Obama’s Official Portrait -

    bloomberg.com 15 Feb '18, 8pm

    After every U.S. President has finished his term in office, he has had a portrait painted and hung in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. On Feb. 12, Barack Obama had his official portrait unveiled at a ceremony in the U.S. capital, and the massive Kehinde ...

  • The $15,000 Rolex Hidden in President Obama’s Official Portrait -

    bloomberg.com 15 Feb '18, 8pm

    After every U.S. President has finished his term in office, he has had a portrait painted and hung in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. On Feb. 12, Barack Obama had his official portrait unveiled at a ceremony in the U.S. capital, and the massive Kehinde ...

  • The $15,000 Rolex Hidden in President Obama’s Official Portrait -

    bloomberg.com 15 Feb '18, 8pm

    After every U.S. President has finished his term in office, he has had a portrait painted and hung in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. On Feb. 12, Barack Obama had his official portrait unveiled at a ceremony in the U.S. capital, and the massive Kehinde ...

  • India, Singapore Exchanges Eye Trading Link to Modi's Home State

    bloomberg.com 15 Feb '18, 4am

    Singapore’s exchange may have a shot at keeping its lucrative India index futures, as long as it can meet the desire of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to keep investor activity within the country’s borders. The bourse is discussing a trading link with the National Stock Exc...

  • Singapore January Home Sales Have Best Start to Year Since 2014

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 5am

    Singapore home sales posted their best start to a year since 2014, adding to signs of a turnaround in the property market. Developers sold 522 units in January, up 37 percent from 382 homes a year earlier, according to Urban Redevelopment Authority data released Wednesday. Rising pric...

  • Cash-Rich Singapore Developers May Spur More Record Land Deals

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 5am

    Singapore looks set for another year of record-breaking property deals as developers flush with cash replenish their land banks. Developers’ land purchases may reach S$16 billion ($12 billion) this year, squeaking past last year’s tally, according to Christine Li, a director of resear...

  • Cash-Rich Singapore Developers May Spur More Record Land Deals

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 5am

    Singapore looks set for another year of record-breaking property deals as developers flush with cash replenish their land banks. Developers’ land purchases may reach S$16 billion ($12 billion) this year, squeaking past last year’s tally, according to Christine Li, a director of resear...

  • Singapore Airlines’ Profit Lifted to 7-Year High by Web Shoppers -

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 1am

    Singapore Airlines Ltd. , the carrier that is spending $850 million to refit its A380 jets and attract premium passengers, got a boost to its third quarter earnings. That didn’t come from passengers, but from cargo. Southeast Asia’s biggest carrier reported its best quarterly profit i...

  • Singapore Airlines’ Profit Lifted to 7-Year High by Web Shoppers -

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 1am

    Singapore Airlines Ltd. , the carrier that is spending $850 million to refit its A380 jets and attract premium passengers, got a boost to its third quarter earnings. That didn’t come from passengers, but from cargo. Southeast Asia’s biggest carrier reported its best quarterly profit i...

  • Singapore’s Economic Growth Misses Estimates -

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 1am

    Singapore’s economy lost some of its momentum in the fourth quarter and the government sees growth moderating slightly this year as an export boom in 2017 eases. Gross domestic product rose at a seasonally adjusted, annualized rate of 2.1 percent from prior three months, trade ministr...

  • Cash-Rich Singapore Developers May Spur More Record Land Deals

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 12am

    Singapore looks set for another year of record-breaking property deals as developers flush with cash replenish their land banks. Developers’ land purchases may reach S$16 billion ($12 billion) this year, squeaking past last year’s tally, according to Christine Li, a director of resear...

  • Cash-Rich Singapore Developers May Spur More Record Land Deals

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 12am

    Singapore looks set for another year of record-breaking property deals as developers flush with cash replenish their land banks. Developers’ land purchases may reach S$16 billion ($12 billion) this year, squeaking past last year’s tally, according to Christine Li, a director of resear...

  • Cash-Rich Singapore Developers May Spur More Record Land Deals

    bloomberg.com 14 Feb '18, 12am

    Singapore looks set for another year of record-breaking property deals as developers flush with cash replenish their land banks. Developers’ land purchases may reach S$16 billion ($12 billion) this year, squeaking past last year’s tally, according to Christine Li, a director of resear...