Business, People, Treasury

When I was a young boy, I often marveled at the speed my grandpa did his calculations over the abacus. The furious clicking sounds of the wooden beads knocking against

May 02, 2019

IBM announced on 28 October (Sunday) that it would acquire “open source” software company, Red Hat, in an all-cash deal for US$34 billion. Red Hat is one of the most

October 29, 2018

Early this month, Bloomberg reporter, Kit Chellel, interviewed Bill Benter, revealing for the first time in 20 years how he made almost $1 billion from horse betting. How he did

June 23, 2018
Business, Miscellaneous

1MDB was setup in 2009 to drive strategic initiatives for long-term sustainable economic development and promote inflow of FDI into Malaysia. The Sovereign Wealth Fund is 100% owned by the Government of

May 18, 2018
Accounting, Business

Last December, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) implemented some accounting changes that will affect the earnings report of US companies. There are many changes in the announcement, but probably

May 06, 2018
Business, Investments

On 3 April 2018, digital music giant, Spotify, went public in an unconventional way – direct listing on the NYSE without the usual fanfare. For one, no investment banks were

April 08, 2018
Business, Finance

Last week, Finance Minister Heng Swee Kiat delivered Budget 2018 in Parliament. As a finance geek and fellow Singaporean, I am interested in how Budget 2018 will affect me as an

March 03, 2018
Business, People

Chat with the Lawyer: Mr Goh Keng Haw Managing Director of Foxwood LLC It is never easy to speak to a Lawyer let alone getting some time and precious advice

January 19, 2018
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Business, Miscellaneous, Treasury

3 key Considerations in Setting up a Regional Treasury Center Of late, there have been quite a little attention on the topic of setting up a Regional Treasury Center. A

November 19, 2017

Quitting the single market and customs union with EU, London sets a ground for major banks to focus their shift to Hong Kong. Once the colony of the UK, Hong

November 14, 2017