The former CEO of Apple was known for being a tough nut and an intensely driven boss. -AsiaOne
In doing so, they need to take a hard look at how they work, as a first step to achieving sustained productivity gains. -ST
Demand for this class of home still healthy, with prices holding up. -ST
They provide a buffer against fewer private sector projects. -ST
Weakening yen prompts CRT to hedge almost all of its distributable income. -ST
Developer Perennial Real Estate Holdings made a voluntary conditional offer to acquire all the remaining units of PCRT in exchange for new PREH shares. -ST
Move is to set Beach Rd development apart from nearby Suntec, Raffles City. -ST
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi won a confidence vote to get his tax-cutting 2015 budget through the Senate and it is expected to be approved by lower house of parliament. -Reuters
China has cut red-tape for foreign bank branch openings and entry into renminbi business, the latest in a series of measures to liberalise the banking sector. -Reuters
Sports car maker Spyker on Thursday declared bankruptcy. -AFP