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Developed Markets / Equities

Wall St Gains on Yellen Remarks

January 19, 2017
Wall St Gains on Yellen Remarks

European shares little changed

Asia / Equities

Asian Markets Mixed

January 19, 2017
Asian Markets Mixed

Court denies arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Global / Currencies

Dollar Rallies Thanks to Yellen

January 19, 2017
Dollar Rallies Thanks to Yellen

Pound, yen weaken as risk-on sentiment returns

Global / Insights

DBS Chief Investment Office Collection

January 18, 2017
DBS Chief Investment Office Collection

The DBS Chief Investment Office brings you insights and analysis on what's driving global financial markets to help you make informed investment decisions

Global / FX Currents

GBP/USD: UK Can’t Have its Brexit Cake, and Eat it Too

January 17, 2017
GBP/USD: UK Can’t Have its Brexit Cake, and Eat it Too

Eyes are on UK PM May's Brexit strategy

Global / Insights

“Trump Trade” Pauses Ahead of Inauguration Day

January 16, 2017
“Trump Trade” Pauses Ahead of Inauguration Day

Risk assets pull back as investors adopt a wait-and-see mode

Singapore / FX Chartist's Diary

Recent USD/SGD Decline is Corrective

January 19, 2017
Recent USD/SGD Decline is Corrective

The dollar could still march higher

Asia / Equities

Equity Tactical: Mitsubishi UFJ, Dongfeng Motor

January 18, 2017
Equity Tactical: Mitsubishi UFJ, Dongfeng Motor

After months of lull, these stocks could power up in the near term

Global / FX Chartist's Diary

GBP Sizzles: Trump Gives May a Helping Hand

January 18, 2017
GBP Sizzles: Trump Gives May a Helping Hand

The pound was helped by Trump's comments on dollar strength

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Indonesia / GDP

Looking at a S&P Upgrade

January 19, 2017
Looking at a S&P Upgrade

We think odds are high that the ratings agency will upgrade Indonesia’s credit rating this year.

US / Inflation

Pop Goes the Headline

January 18, 2017
Pop Goes the Headline

With inflation likely to have risen to 2.1% in December – above the Federal Reserve’s target – the central bank has its work cut out for it and will need to raise rates sooner and faster than most th...

Global / GDP

On the Upswing

January 17, 2017
On the Upswing

While almost all indicators are suggesting that the global economy is finally on the upswing, this stronger growth may not last. That said, things are not as bad as they look.

China / Consumer Services

China Online Groceries: The Fast Lane

January 19, 2017
China Online Groceries: The Fast Lane

E-grocery has lagged the robust online sales growth seen by the non-food segments in recent years. But this is set to change as we see China’s e-grocery sales doubling in two years.

Hong Kong / Real Estate

The Real Estate Needs of the Hong Konger

January 18, 2017
The Real Estate Needs of the Hong Konger

Small homes, decentralised offices, and online shopping – these are the dynamics that will have an impact on Hong Kong’s real estate market in the long run.

Indonesia / Basic Materials

Rule Reversal Impacts Nickel Price

January 17, 2017
Rule Reversal Impacts Nickel Price

Nickel prices have fallen in response to Indonesia’s lifting of its export ban on nickel ore and bauxite, and the negative impact should remain in the mid- to long-term.

Singapore / Equities

Focusing on Growth in 2017

January 18, 2017
Focusing on Growth in 2017

We are focusing on companies that will ride the growth story this year and also those that will benefit from a recovery in the US.

Singapore / Equities

Singapore Wired Daily

January 18, 2017
Singapore Wired Daily

A daily digest of our market view, along with key highlights and our analysis on news stories affecting investor sentiment.

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary

January 16, 2017
Weekly Global ETF Commentary

Our weekly analysis of exchange-traded funds and flows around the globe to aid investors in making informed decisions. Follow us as we follow the money.

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India / GDP

Eye on Pace

January 19, 2017
Eye on Pace

The pace of India’s ongoing remonetisation efforts slowed down in mid-December, possibly delaying normalisation of cash availability by another month.

Japan / GDP

Trump – Bad for Japan?

January 19, 2017
Trump – Bad for Japan?

There are growing concerns about the uncertainties brought by Trump policies and its impact on Japan’s real economy. And it is not just about the trade imbalances flagged by Trump.

Malaysia / Rates

Bank Negara to Keep Rates Steady

January 19, 2017
Bank Negara to Keep Rates Steady

The market expects the Malaysian central bank to maintain the policy rate at 3% despite the fact that inflation for December had come in marginally lower than expected.

Europe / GDP

European Central Bank to Stay Guarded

January 19, 2017
European Central Bank to Stay Guarded

While the bank is unlikely to change its policy stance this week, the market is watching for signs of a potential shift, especially if there is a revival in wage growth and thereby, a broader lift to...

US / Inflation

An Early Arrival

January 19, 2017
An Early Arrival

US consumer price inflation has crossed the Federal Reserve’s 2% target – a whole one to two years earlier than anticipated.

Global / Currencies

US Dollar Makes a Fast Recovery

January 19, 2017
US Dollar Makes a Fast Recovery

The US dollar made a fast recovery after the US consumer price index returned to the Federal Reserve’s target range and on Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s hawkish comments.

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China / Consumer Services

Eldercare in China: A Sunrise Industry

December 16, 2016
 Eldercare in China: A Sunrise Industry

To cope with a burgeoning and quickly ageing population, China is putting together a pension – and healthcare – system that will mean significant investment opportunities. We take a close...

China / Technology

The Rise of FinTech in China

December 12, 2016
The Rise of FinTech in China

While London, New York and Silicon Valley, compete to position themselves as the world's 'FinTech hub', China has leapfrogged ahead to become the undoubted centre of global FinTech i...

Global / GDP

Q1 Outlook: The Slack Is Gone

December 12, 2016
Q1 Outlook: The Slack Is Gone

The era of extraordinarily low interest rates is probably over. Let’s take a look at what that – and 2017 – holds for our economies and markets.