Eros Investments, Xfinite and Calvin Cheng partner to launch XelebX, World’s First Metaverse Members-Only Influencer Fan Club

– Members will get access to the XelebX club through tradable NFTs– XelebX will launch with a community of 200+ million existing fans across the Eros ecosystem MUMBAI, INDIA, Sept 14, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Eros Investments, a leading Global Media, Entertainment & Technology portfolio of ventures, and Xfinite, a decentralized entertainment […]

Crypto sceptics look to bend the ear of regulators at inaugural event this week

LONDON – Cryptocurrency critics, including economists and researchers, will gather in London and online this week to get their message across to regulators about the booming but volatile sector. A number of governments have expressed concerns over cryptocurrencies, but those behind the first Crypto Policy Symposium say they hope the event will prompt much more […]

S’pore drew $6.3b in fixed asset investments in Q2; projects to create over 5,100 jobs

SINGAPORE – Singapore drew $6.3 billion of fixed asset investments in the second quarter of 2022, as the country continues to pull in investments amid a challenging global environment. The Republic also attracted $2.1 billion of total business expenditure (TBE) for the April to June period, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said in […]

Singapore state investors face headwinds but they possess the heft to deal with them

SINGAPORE – In the world of investments, size matters, as it allows for greater diversification and higher allocation to alternatives that are less vulnerable to market gyrations. That is why large sovereign wealth funds, such as Singapore’s GIC and Temasek, have managed to consistently deliver a steady stream of returns over the years on their […]

BT Money Hacks Podcast: Art investments outperformed S&P 500 over last 25 years

Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. The art market consistently returns 7.6% to investors and contemporary art investments have outperformed the S&P 500 over the last 25 years. But investing in fine art carries big risks. Artwork does not generate any ongoing cash flows, like […]

Me and My Money: Financial education key in making investment decisions

SINGAPORE – Diversifying his portfolio and keeping up to speed on his investments through research are two key guiding principles for finance professional Wayne Ko. “My current portfolio employs a diversification strategy to include active and passive returns, high and low-risk assets, short-term and long-term investments,” says Mr Ko, chief executive of PipBox Group, which […]

Apptio reinforces commitment to Asia with strategic hire

SINGAPORE, Jun 24, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Apptio, the leading provider of technology business management (TBM) applications, has appointed Tarun Kumar Kalra as Regional Vice President – Asia. Tasked with strengthening and establishing new strategic engagements in the region to help organizations make informed, data-driven technology business decisions, Tarun will focus on […]