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Developed Markets / Equities

US stocks rebound

November 21, 2017
US stocks rebound

Investors unfazed by news that Fed Chair tendered resignation

Asia / Equities

Asian stocks mixed

November 21, 2017
Asian stocks mixed

China and Hong Kong stocks rebound, while regional peers decline

Global / Currencies

The dollar rises

November 21, 2017
The dollar rises

The yen retreats from a one-month-plus high

Global / Insights

DBS Chief Investment Office Collection

November 20, 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

Yen is still the last shoe to fall

September 07, 2017
Yen is still the last shoe to fall

It has tried the 108s seven times, but this time it might be different

Global / Insights

Investors Hedge Downside Risks with Gold

September 04, 2017
Investors Hedge Downside Risks with Gold

Gold on the rise amid dollar weakness, "dovish" Fed, and lingering geopolitical uncertainties

Hong Kong / Equity Tactical

China Railway Group's rally derails

November 21, 2017
China Railway Group's rally derails

The stock fell below a crucial support area

Japan / Equity Tactical

Mitsubishi UFJ is now testing key support

November 17, 2017
Mitsubishi UFJ is now testing key support

Consider tactical long Mitsubishi UFJ; its recent downward correction provides an entry opportunity

Global / FX Tactical

Update: Harvesting NZD/USD’s recent shorts

November 16, 2017
Update: Harvesting NZD/USD’s recent shorts

We square our current tactical shorts as the market moves to year-end conditions

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Indonesia / GDP

Indonesia in 2018/19: Higher gear?

November 20, 2017
Indonesia in 2018/19: Higher gear?

The Indonesian economy may expand at a quicker pace next year and in 2019, thanks to favourable domestic tailwinds and potentially positive external factors; investors should find Indonesian bonds an...

Global / GDP

Weekly Wrap: Long vols

November 17, 2017
Weekly Wrap: Long vols

While fundamentals are strong, we cannot ignore the incipient rise in market volatility; there will be room for bulls and bears room to tussle.

Global / Insights

Economics, Currencies & Rates Research

November 16, 2017
Economics, Currencies & Rates Research

DBS tracks developments in the economies, foreign exchange and fixed income markets of the Asia-11 (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam...

China / Real Estate

A review of buybacks and corporate actions since July

November 21, 2017
A review of buybacks and corporate actions since July

Chinese developers are not using the uptrend in their share prices to do equity fund-raising or buy back their shares. We think this is because they think there is further upside.

Singapore / Real Estate

Oxley wins Mayfair Gardens tender

November 20, 2017
Oxley wins Mayfair Gardens tender

The property developer bought the site for S$311m, a 21% premium to its asking price. We believe the new project may attract a high level of buying interest.

China / Real Estate

Benefiting from rebound in online sales

November 20, 2017
Benefiting from rebound in online sales

China’s warehouse sector is set to benefit from the rebound in online sale on Single’s Day. We prefer state-owned enterprises and large developers in this space. Find out what are our top picks.

Singapore / Equities

Assessing Oxley’s win

November 21, 2017
Assessing Oxley’s win

Oxley paid a 21% premium to the asking price for Mayfair Gardens and we believe the new project is likely to attract strong buyer interest. Find out why in today’s Singapore Wired Daily.

Global / Equities

Another week of record inflows into ETFs

November 20, 2017
Another week of record inflows into ETFs

Despite the choppiness witnessed in US equities, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) logged another week of record inflows. For more on ETFs, check out or Weekly Global ETF Commentary.

Global / Equities

Diversify to Asia

November 15, 2017
Diversify to Asia

We believe the region is still poised to perform given steady growth supported by global growth and an accommodative mix of fiscal policy, supportive monetary policies, and domestic investors’ buying

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Asia / Currencies

Indian bonds: Two positive catalysts capped yields in the s...

November 21, 2017
Indian bonds: Two positive catalysts capped yields in the short term

Two positive catalysts are capping Indian bond yields in the short term; meanwhile, a couple of Asian currencies are near their key Fibonacci levels. For more on currencies and rates, check out our O...

Hong Kong / GDP

Full employment

November 20, 2017
Full employment

On the back of the above-trend GDP growth, Hong Kong’s labour market tightened further in October 2017. The latest unemployment rate edged down to 3%, the lowest since early 1998.

Southeast Asia / GDP

Strong growth in Malaysia and Singapore

November 20, 2017
Strong growth in Malaysia and Singapore

Thanks to a robust 3Q, Malaysia’s full-year growth is now expected to be 5.7%, the upper end of the official forecast range of 5.2-5.7%. Singapore, which will release 3Q GDP this week, will lik...

Europe / GDP

Political risk returns

November 20, 2017
Political risk returns

Eurozone political concerns are back on the radar after German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s attempts to form a new government with a ‘Jamaica coalition’ failed; the EUR notched the biggest intraday dro...

Global / Currencies

A dichotomous currency market this week

November 17, 2017
A dichotomous currency market this week

Asian currencies fared better than major currencies in the first four days of this week, as the weakness of the USD reverberated across markets. For more on currencies and rates, check out our Overni...

Global / Currencies

Markets turn defensive

November 16, 2017
Markets turn defensive

Wednesday was characterised by risk aversion, with the EUR unable to sustain the lift it received from the strong German GDP data on Tuesday. For more on currencies and rates, check out our Overnight...

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Asia / Technology

Data Centre & Cloud: Divestments and M&As to accelerate in ...

November 10, 2017
Data Centre & Cloud: Divestments and M&As to accelerate in 2018

Our analysis of data centres across the region shows that Indonesia offers the best return on invested capital; telcos however can unlock the true value of their data-centre assets by divesting them.

Singapore / Real Estate

Singapore Property: More (land)-bank for buck

November 10, 2017
Singapore Property: More (land)-bank for buck

As market indicators point to a recovery in property prices from 2018, we expect more developers to bid for land more aggressively. We also look at potential collective-sale projects and the players ...

Southeast Asia / Consumer Services

Asean Grocery Retail: Will online grocery retail take off i...

October 25, 2017
Asean Grocery Retail: Will online grocery retail take off in ASEAN?

While online grocery retail is still in its infancy – and still has obstacles to overcome, it will gain traction over the next few years across Southeast Asia. It should not be a significant threat t...