Singapore, 17 February 2012
- The Business Times, the business daily of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), will be launching a new personal finance website, BT Invest (www.btinvest.com.sg
). The website will go live from Monday 20 February.
BT Invest is a free one-stop financial portal for the public that provides users with the latest market updates, corporate announcements, research reports and policy updates.
Users can draw on tools such as calculators and search engines to enhance their knowledge and understanding on topics ranging from personal wealth management to financial planning.
The articles found in BT Invest are contributed by BT’s editorial staff, industry experts and academics. There will also be sponsored content from advertisers as well as news stories and archives from BT and other SPH publications. The breadth of content is designed to appeal to seasoned investors as well as beginners who are embarking on their path to grow and manage their wealth and assets.
BT Invest has been developed in partnership with ShareInvestor, the financial internet media and technology company and a subsidiary of SPH. The site consists of five investment categories – Markets, Property, Insurance, Wealth and Personal Finance. The BT Invest home page will list the day’s top stories and highlights from the five categories. With a fresh and clean-cut design, the website is easy to navigate.
Stay ahead of the markets through investing in different asset classes such as stocks, unit trusts, bonds and alternative investment options.
Pick up tips for buying residential and commercial properties in Singapore and overseas, and be updated on the latest properties available for sale.
Find out more about the various insurance products such as life, health, motor, travel and endowment, among others to meet your personal and family needs.
Make informed decisions on growing your assets and managing and protecting your wealth through prudent tax planning and retirement planning.
- Personal Finance
Get the full value for your personal finances with the smart and prudent use of loans, savings, mortgages and credit cards etc.
Mr Patrick Daniel, Editor-in-Chief, English and Malay Newspapers Division, said: “BT Invest aggregates and synergises our editorial content from various SPH media to meet the needs of investors and those who need to manage their wealth. With an extensive range of news, tips and tools on offer, BT Invest will be an objective and trusted source of information."
Mr Alvin Tay, Editor of The Business Times, said: "BT Invest is among a suite of new BT digital initiatives. In October last year, we introduced the BT Weekend iPad app for the pdf format of the print edition. Over the next few months, we will roll out a revamped version of our BT Online (www.businesstimes.com
) as well as a universal iPad and iPhone app and an Android smartphone app for the BT weekday edition."
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About The Business Times
The Business Times (BT), published by Singapore Press Holdings, is South-east Asia's leading business daily. It is Singapore’s only financial daily and provides a complete guide on the local, regional and international business scene.
BT brings to its readers each day a comprehensive and concise package of corporate, financial, economic and political news, analysis and commentary. BT also carries features and the latest lifestyle trends in food, entertainment, shopping, arts, health, travel and design.
In June 1995, BT became the first English-language newspaper in Asia to go on the World Wide Web. Since January 2000, BT Online started to be available from 4am Singapore time (GMT +8 hrs) and to offer news updates throughout the day, from Mondays to Sundays. In October 2011, it launched its BT Weekend iPad app that comes with a PDF format of the BT Weekend print edition.
Redesigned in September 2004 to engage a new generation of readers, a refreshing blue masthead, bigger fonts and friendlier layout were introduced. The content has been expanded to reflect a complete read, packing in loads of new features, such as specialty pages, a daily take on the health of the Singapore economy and dedicated regional pages.
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms. It publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages and over 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region. On an average day, – 2.92 million individuals or 74 percent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH’s news publications. SPH’s internet editions of its major newspapers enjoy over 330 million page views with 18 million unique visitors each month. Other new media initiatives include AsiaOne, omy.sg, ST701, Stomp and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH has also ventured into book publishing, broadcasting, out-of-home advertising and properties.