Presidential visit to Saudi Arabia nets deals that lift industrial shares
The dollar stabilises after its biggest weekly slump since July
But China stocks largely weaker amid ongoing concern over tight regulations
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Risk assets, particularly US equities, corrected last week while the classic flight to safe havens took hold
Any downside push would look corrective, providing a bottom-picking opportunity.
The recent slide provides a tactical opportunity in ArcelorMittal
After all, this is a market priced for perfection – not a loose cannon President, say DBS Chief Investment Officer Lim Say Boon and Strategist Jason Low
The trade is well in-the-money; broader market volatility could cap further gains in the stock. See also: Abbott Laboratories
The ECB is unlikely to tighten monetary policy quickly; inflation – as well as memories of premature hikes in 2008 and 2011 – will stay their hand.
While China’s economy is not about to fall off a cliff, measures such as income growth per capita and industrial production are slowing – a result of deleveraging. Careful management of the deleverag...
The recent path that inflation is taking is at odds with the Reserve Bank of India’s cautious policy stance.
With solid demand from local end-users, any near-term impact of tightened lending rules on the market should not be substantial. We do not expect any meaningful market correction in the coming few mo...
We see the latest round of guidelines as a prudent move by regulators to constantly monitor the property market in Hong Kong as well as to contain risks at the banks.
Indonesia’s two-wheel (2W) and four-wheel (4W) sales volume dropped month-on-month in April, with the 2W demand not showing signs of recovery.
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We continue to see a decent chance of consumer price index inflation topping the 5% mark later this year. Note that Bank Indonesia’s inflation target is set at 3-5% for the year.
It now appears clear that Taiwan’s exports-driven recovery has lost some momentum in 2Q. But it is too early to call a turn in the short-term cycle as a rebound remains likely in the later part of th...
India’s goods and services tax framework is being finalised, ahead of the rollout in July. Meanwhile, we expect the recent rebasing exercise to lift GDP growth figures for the past two years.
Investments have been slow to catch up to the recovery in household spending but the environment has recently become more conducive for a turnaround.
The EUR/GBP has been firm on expectations for more clues from the ECB on its exit strategy amid new concerns the UK Conservative Party may secure an uninspiring mandate at the elections.
US industrial production has rebounded into the 2-2.5% range after its 2014 collapse, making a bigger difference to the economy than one might think.
We believe the market has underestimated the animal protein sector’s earnings growth potential – based on where the required capacity will be over the next five years.
Malaysia, having acquired expertise through actively pioneering initiatives and delivering solutions in the Islamic banking industry, is indisputably making inroads into becoming the global hub for I...
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