Prime Time with Howie Lim & Finance Presenter JP Ong


Get the latest news from Asia and around the World with Howie Lim on Prime Time from 4pm to 7pm. Together with JP Ong, stay up to date with the latest movements in the Singapore, European and US markets. Learn of the latest trends in property investment and the challenges that Small Medium Enterprises face in a changing economy.

JUL 7, 2020
07/07/20 - What Now for Wirecard?
Wirecard went from being a stalwart on the German DAX to filing for insolvency after an accounting scandal that revealed almost 2 Billion Euros in missing cash. Neil Campling of Mirabaud Group covers Wirecard, and had a target price of zero for the firm as far back as early 2019. He joined us on MoneyFM to discuss what red flags he was seeing, if he thinks there was foul play involved, and if the numerous businesses and vendors in Singapore and across the world who use Wirecard to process payments should be worried.

JUL 7, 2020
07/07/20 - In the Spotlight: What does a second wave of COVID-19 mean for regional economies
With fresh spikes in COVID-19 numbers across the region, what does this mean for regional economies as they battle to recover? In the Spotlight, Rachel Kelly spoke to Antonio Fatás, Professor of Economics at INSEAD to find out more.

JUL 7, 2020
07/07/20 - ST: The Big Story, 7 July
In The Straits Times The Big Story, ST’s multimedia journalist Dylan Ang and assistant video editor Olivia Quay spoke to correspondent, Danson Cheong about his thoughts on Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam’s speech that Singapore must build a more cohesive society post Covid-19.

JUL 7, 2020
07/07/20 - Powering Your Property: Where will property prices go from here?
Prices of private homes in Singapore slipped for a second straight quarter as demand was suppressed during the nearly two month-long circuit breaker period. Flash estimates from the Urban Redevelopment Authority showed its overall price index for private residential properties declined 1.1 per cent in the second quarter from the previous three months. Does this mean there is still opportunity for bargain hunters? In Powering Your Property, Rachel Kelly spoke to Nicholas Mak, Head of Research and Consultancy at ERA Realty to get the latest.

JUL 7, 2020
07/07/20 - How Inclusion Matters for Business Recovery in the 'New Normal'?
With Covid-19, the task of fostering inclusion and diversity seems to have taken a back seat— and the progress made by many firms in recent years seemingly reversed. McKinsey’s latest research on diversity shows that inclusion and diversity (I&D) is a powerful enabler of business performance. In Career 360, Howie Lim and Rachel Kelly spoke to Diaan-Yi Li, Head of McKinsey Singapore on the impact of I&D during this time.

JUL 6, 2020
06/07/20 - Why Investment Professionals are More Optimistic About the 2nd Half
2,700 investment professionals across 16 countries told Natixis Investment Managers that they're more optimistic that markets will recover in the latter half of the year. Madeline Ho, Executive Managing Director, Head of Wholesale Fund Distribution, Asia Pacific at Natixis Investment Managers, stopped by to talk to us about the results of their survey, and how they're balancing possible gains with pervasive volatility.

JUL 6, 2020
06/07/20 - In the Spotlight: Chinese Tech Giants' E-Wallet Proxy War in SE Asia
According to research by DealStreetAsia, Chinese tech groups Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings are entrenching themselves in Southeast Asia's booming digital payments market through a sprawling web of proxies. Rachel Kelly spoke to Valerie Law, Research Lead at Deal Street Asia Research and Analytics to find out more about the report.

JUL 6, 2020
06/07/20 - ST: The Big Story, 6 July
In The Straits Times The Big Story, ST’s multimedia journalist Dylan Ang and assistant video editor Olivia Quay spoke to The Straits Times deputy political editor, Royston Sim on the significance of the day's top GE2020 stories.

JUL 6, 2020
06/07/20 - Game of Two Halves: First S'porean to earn a full scholarship to play NCAA Division 1; Singapore Sevens, HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series cancelled
Will the Standard Chartered Marathon take place this year? What does the the cancellation of the rugby sevens mean for Singapore? In our regular sports show Game Of Two Halves, Rachel Kelly spoke to sports reporters Nicole Chia and Kimberly Kwek to find out. We're also joined by a special guest, national cager Ariel Loiter, who is the first Singaporean to earn a full scholarship to play NCAA's Division 1 basketball. 

JUL 6, 2020
06/07/20 - Expanding in spite of the pandemic
ShopBack is a one-stop rewards platform where users can earn cashback on their purchases, while delivering performance-based marketing to merchants. Within six years, they’ve rapidly grown to become the leading regional player. In Mind Your Business, Howie Lim spoke with Joel Leong, co-founder of ShopBack to find out how they're still expanding in spite of the pandemic.

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