Singapore, 27 August 2007 -
Press Holdings is pleased to announce that from January next year,
Pulses, the monthly financial magazine published by Singapore Exchange
Limited (SGX), will be produced by The Business Times (BT). The
arrangement will see BT’s senior correspondent Teh Hooi Ling at the
helm as the magazine’s editor, with other familiar BT writers pitching
in with their reports and analyses.
familiar partnership," said BT editor Alvin Tay. "SGX and BT have been
running the highly successful Singapore Corporate Awards for the past
two years and we have been a media supporter for the SGX Bull Run since
it began in 2004."
SGX is equally at home with the working relationship. “We are pleased
to welcome The Business Times onboard to produce Pulses,” said Mr
Daniel Tan, Executive Vice-President and Head of Retail Business and
Development, SGX. “Readers will benefit from the expertise and
experience that BT´s established editorial team brings. We are
confident that we have found the right partner to take Pulses to the
Readers can expect a more engaging and incisive read, as BT will be
harnessing the newsroom’s financial expertise for each month’s issue.
"Notwithstanding the current volatility in the market, I’m of the view
that we are still in a long term secular bull trend. Everybody should
take an interest in making his or her money work hard for them. With
the magazine, we will try to give readers the insights and analysis
that will help them make better and more informed investment decisions,
" said the magazine’s editor-designate, Hooi Ling, a CFA charter holder
and the author of Show Me The Money
, a compilation of her weekly personal finance columns in BT.
Pulses is the only dedicated finance magazine which provides in-depth
focus and comprehensive data on Singapore’s securities and derivatives
markets. It is distributed monthly to 10,000 subscribers including
retail investors as well as institutional investors like fund managers,
brokers, market researchers, investment analysts, economists,
academics, finance journalists. Formerly called the ’SES Journal’, it
has been in circulation since 1973. It was revamped with a brand new
look and renamed ’Pulses’ in December 1999 following the
demutualisation and merger of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES) and
the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX).
Priced at $5.50, it continues to be sold in bookstores and selected
newsstands in the Central Business District (CBD).
From the January 2008 issue, it will be distributed by Singapore Press Holdings.
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About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Newspapers and Magazines
Main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is the leading
media company in Singapore, delivering news and information through
print, Internet and broadcasting platforms. In Singapore, it publishes
14 newspapers in four languages. Every day, 2.7 million individuals or
83 percent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH’s news
publications. SPH also publishes over 90 magazine titles in Singapore
and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to
Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 110
million pageviews with 7 million unique visitors every month. SPH’s
online and new media initiatives include a revolutionary mobile
advertising and information service, ZapCode; recruitment and job
search service, ST701; and STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print), a
portal that connects, engages and interacts with readers on the Web and
via mobile phone messaging.
SPH has a 20 percent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which
operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, and a 40 percent
stake in MediaCorp Press Pte Ltd, which publishes the free newspaper,
Today. In the radio business, SPH has a 80 percent stake in SPH
UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3
in Mandarin and Radio 91.3 in English.
In addition, SPH has ventured into outdoor advertising through its
wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore´s
largest outdoor motion display advertising network media company, and a
35 percent stake in TOM Outdoor Media Group, a leading outdoor
advertising company in China.
SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in
the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore’s main shopping belt. SPH’s
wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, is also developing
a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson
For more information, please visit the SPH website: www.sph.com.sg
About The Business Times
The Business Times, a member of the Singapore Press Holdings group, was
launched in October 1976 when Singapore was growing rapidly as a
regional financial and business centre.
Now firmly established as Southeast Asia’s leading business daily and a
paper with an opinion, it brings to its readers exclusive
ground-breaking reports, trend-spotting news and incisive analyses and
commentaries on the corporate, financial, economic and political fronts.