Prime Time with Timothy Go, Bharati Jagdish & Finance Presenter Chua Tian Tian


Stay current with the latest news, market movements in Singapore, Europe, and the US, and property investment insights in this ever-changing economy on Prime Time with Timothy Go, Bharati Jagdish and Finance Presenter Chua Tian Tian from 4pm to 7pm.

OCT 5, 2022
05/10/22 - Optimizing space in land-scarce Singapore
In land-scarce Singapore, the government has continuously emphasised the importance of space planning in providing a sustainable and high-quality living environment. Through its Space Optimisation business, LHN Group identifies old, unused and under-utilised spaces, converting and enhancing them to maximise the leasable area. They do so by transforming old buildings into co-living spaces and storage facilities that are branded under its Coliwoo and Work+Store subsidiaries, respectively. The Group is also part of a highly anticipated joint project, “The Bus Resort”, that features an upcoming resort made from 20 upcycled public buses.    Prime Time's Bharati Jagdisjh speaks with Kelvin Lim, Executive Chairman & Group Managing Director of LHN Group – a dual-listed real estate management company to find out more on how they are contributing to Singapore’s strategic and sustainable use of land in the long-term.

OCT 5, 2022
05/10/22 - 2021 marks the largest cohort of new directors in 5 years: STI companies have regained their appetite for board refreshment
Prime Time’s Bharati Jagdish speaks with Jiat-Hui Wu, Partner in charge at the Heidrick & Struggles Singapore office and a member of the Financial Services Practice about trends in top leadership and board appointments in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. Notably, 2021 marks the largest cohort of new directors in five years as STI companies have regained their appetite for board refreshment. Compared to Hong Kong’s Hang Seng companies, Singapore boards opted for higher shares of directors who are retired and have previous public board experience.

OCT 5, 2022
05/10/22 - Market View: US Market lookahead, Elon Musk to buy Twitter, what TD Ameritrade Singapore clients are buying in the US
U.S. markets started the month strong, after the broad based S&P 500 and the tech-rich NASDAQ registered their first three-quarter losing streak since the global financial crisis. With October widely seen as a “bear market killer” based on historically strong returns, we’ll find out whether stock movements can keep up with the expectations. On Market View, Prime Time's finance presenter Chua Tian Tian spoke with A.J. Kahling, Head of International Education at TD Ameritrade for more

OCT 4, 2022
04/10/22 - In the Spotlight: Going green under pressure, what is DHL Express Singapore doing differently?
Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu has recently said that businesses must embrace sustainability to keep up with the effects of climate change on supply chains and rising consumer demand for greener goods and services. But not all consumers or businesses are able or ready to go green. In the Spotlight on Prime Time, Bharati Jagdish speaks with Christopher Ong, Managing Director, DHL Express Singapore about the benefits of prioritising green initiatives and decisions for companies in Singapore.

OCT 4, 2022
04/10/22 - Market View: NFTs - A blend of digital and physical realities?
Trading volumes in non-fungible tokens or NFTs for short, have tumbled 97% from a record high in January this year, as part of a wipeout in the crypto sector.  Despite the ongoing headwinds in the NFT scene, one company making toy collectibles believes that opportunities do exist in the industry. It says the key is to mix digital assets like NFTs with real-life privileges that benefits us in our reality. But what will this look like? On Market View, Prime Time's finance presenter Chua Tian Tian posed these questions to Darryl Tan, Head of Meta at Mighty Jaxx. Mighty Jaxx is a physical collectibles manufacturer and designer and have ventured into the NFT scene in recent years.

OCT 3, 2022
03/10/22 - Market View: Helping affluent and emerging affluent Asians capture investment opportunities in Southeast Asia using digital wealth advisory services
With uncertainties over renewed lockdowns and a worsening debt crisis in China, dealmakers in Asia are increasingly shifting their focus to Southeast Asia. There is also a growing group of affluent and emerging affluent Asians that are looking to invest in the region. But yet some financial services firms believe the group is underserved at this point in time, and that digital advisory services are key to bridging that gap. So what are some investment opportunities in Southeast Asia, and how can digital advisory services help?  On Market View, Prime Time's finance presenter Chua Tian Tian spoke with  Eddy Kwong, Director of Digital Business, Asia Pacific at Allianz Global Investors to find out.

OCT 3, 2022
03/10/22 - In the Spotlight: After the UK's abrupt U-turn on tax rate on highest earners, what's next?
The UK government has done an abrupt U-turn by dropping its plan to cut taxes for the highest earners just 10 days after announcing it. This comes after widespread criticism and a growing backlash. In the Spotlight on Prime Time, Bharati Jagdish speaks with Pete Ross,Producer/Presenter at the BBC, on what's next for Liz Truss and her team, plus the latest developments in Ukraine's accession to Nato as well as the tensions in the South China Sea, with Taiwan's deepening relationship with Lithuania.

OCT 3, 2022
03/10/22 - Investment in tech remains paramount despite intense disruption
How can companies leverage new technologies amid the continued decoupling of US-China relations, persistent semiconductor shortages and increased adoption of new technologies? Prime Time’s Bharati Jagdish speaks with Ravi Vijayaraghavan, head of Bain & Company’s APAC Technology & Cloud Services to find out.

OCT 3, 2022
03/10/22 - Securing the world's best for Singapore and luring top local talents back home
Synopsis: Every Tuesday, The Straits Times analyses Singapore's latest news and announcements.  The Straits Times' Zakir Hussain, Singapore editor at The Straits Times, speaks with Money FM 89.3's Bharati Jagdish. Amid the rush to secure global talent, Singapore faces a juggling act in the hunt for world's best. In what has been coined as the ‘global war for talent’ - many countries including Singapore, are stepping up their game to court skilled labour from around the globe. Employment issues were on the agenda in Parliament on Oct 3. In this week's episode, the team discusses the topic of the local pool of talents from our world class education system, as well as the possible spillover effects on society. Produced by: Zakir Hussain ( & Money FM 89.3 Edited by: Money FM 89.3’s Anthea Ng Follow SG Extra Podcast episodes every Tuesday here: Channel: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: SPH Awedio app: Website: Feedback to: Read Zakir Hussain's articles: --- Discover ST's special edition podcasts: Singapore's War On Covid: The Unsolved Mysteries of South-east Asia: Stop Scams: Invisible Asia: --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider: Green Pulse: Health Check: In Your Opinion: Your Money & Career: #PopVultures: ST Sports Talk: Bookmark This!: Lunch With Sumiko: Discover ST Podcasts: Discover BT Podcasts: Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! #SGExtra

SEP 30, 2022
30/09/22 - In the Spotlight: Will "Trussnomics" sink the UK economy and government?
Is Britain in a self-inflicted financial crisis that threatens to accelerate the economy’s dive into recession?  Can Liz Truss and her team restore its credibility with its people and investors? In the Spotlight on Prime Time, Bharati Jagdish speaks wtih Pushan Dutt, Professor of economics and political sciences at INSEAD to look at what’s next for the UK economy, what will the spillover effect be, as well as the latest on the Russia-Ukraine front.  

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