StarHub Ltd., facing the biggest shake up in Singapore’s phone industry since it started almost two decades ago, is seeking growth beyond the consumer market. Its strategy: providing more data analytics to corporate clients.
Last year, TPG Telecom was awarded the license to become the fourth mobile telco in Singapore. The Australian company is expected to commence operations in 2018. This event is causing a shake-up in the local telco industry as the marketplace is as crowded as it already is.
In the past two months, companies have been reporting their quarterly results. 4Q16 results continue to reaffirm the gloomy outlook for businesses as we look ahead into FY17.
StarHub has plunged 30.3 percent from an intraday high of $3.96 on 3 August 2016 to trade $2.76 on today (22 November). This is near a five-year low.What has caused the sharp fall in StarHub? Some of the p...
Since the 2011 general election, which forced a U-turn in the government’s liberal immigration policies, wages have risen not because of productivity gains but labour shortages. This is leading to unsustainable wage growth, according to May Bank Kim Eng (MBKE).
In part 3 of the series, we will highlight another set of value, growth and yield stocks that investors should keep in their portfolio to create a healthy portfolio mix to outperform the market index. (see part 2 and part 1 here)
As a nation without any natural resources, Singapore’s infrastructure is the key to attracting and retaining foreign investments. Singapore has also become the undisputed oil hub in Asia, with the O&G industry now accounting for about five percent of our GDP.
After a week of gains on the STI, the STI is now back to its downtrend following the fall of oil prices that were dragged down by comments from Iran and Saudi Arabia. Now, the million-dollar question that investors are seeking: Are there any companies that are worth investing in that can guide investors to the safe shores?
After the Straits Times Index (STI) made a recovery of about 12 percent to 2837 points from 2528, local stocks guru and trainer Daniel Loh explained to us in a chat that the recovery was largely due to three factors -- the possible lifting of the Additonal Buyer's Stamp Duty, recovery of oil prices and worries about the Chinese economy are easing.
Earlier this month, the forerunner for the 4th telecommunication (telco) company had all the current telcos in a frenzy—the new level of low in prices proposed by MyRepublic has M1, StarHub (STH) and Singapore Telecommunications (ST) slashing prices in anticipation of the competition. As a consumer, this is a great news but is it good for investors too?