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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

“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

Global / Clear Call

Trade on Charts, Not Tweets

January 12, 2017
Trade on Charts, Not Tweets

DBS Chief Investment Officer Lim Say Boon discusses how to cut through Trump's "twitter storm"

Global / Insights

US Equities Push Higher on Stimulus Hopes

January 09, 2017
US Equities Push Higher on Stimulus Hopes

Expectations for fiscal boost fuels optimism

Global / Outlook

1Q-2017: All Change - Trump Triggers Inflections

December 23, 2016
1Q-2017: All Change - Trump Triggers Inflections

Donald Trump is the latest disruption to already disrupted markets. DBS Chief Investment Officer Lim Say Boon discusses the implications on risk asset markets

Global / FX Chartist's Diary

Quick Look at USD/CAD

November 11, 2016
Quick Look at USD/CAD

Canada's dollar is a NAFTA currency, but it has been far less volatile than the Mexican Peso

Global / Clear Call

A Nervous New World (Part 1)

November 09, 2016
A Nervous New World (Part 1)

Here's what President Donald Trump means for global economies and markets

Insights and Analysis

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India / GDP

Fiscal Discipline to Remain Priority

January 12, 2017
Fiscal Discipline to Remain Priority

India’s government is expected to adhere to its fiscal roadmap as it tables its 2017/18 budget next month, despite the drag on growth arising from the demonetisation initiative.

Indonesia / GDP

Impact of a Trump Tenure

January 03, 2017
Impact of a Trump Tenure

While Donald Trump’s “America First” policy means that the world’s largest economy would start turning inward – potentially damaging global trade – he believed his election, along with the UK’s decis...

Global / GDP

2017 Global Macro Outlook

December 15, 2016
2017 Global Macro Outlook

Chief Economist David Carbon looks at 3 big questions for 2017: How much will interest rates rise? How fast will the US grow? How much will Asia suffer?

China / Real Estate

Sales Momentum Remains Weak

January 17, 2017
Sales Momentum Remains Weak

A weekly snapshot of the Chinese property market – from sales volume to inventory levels – in the Tier-I to -III cities; as well as an overview of the share performance of sector players.

China / Real Estate

2017 Starts with Fewer Launches

January 10, 2017
2017 Starts with Fewer Launches

A weekly snapshot of the Chinese property market – from sales volume to inventory levels – in the Tier 1 to 3 cities; as well as an overview of the share performance of sector players.

Indonesia / Consumer Goods

New Broiler Regulations: Limited Impact

January 09, 2017
New Broiler Regulations: Limited Impact

We see limited impact from the new regulations issued by Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture on the supply, distribution and supervision of live broilers.

Economics Daily

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China / Currencies

China’s GDP Likely to Have Grown 6.7%

January 19, 2017
China’s GDP Likely to Have Grown 6.7%

We are looking for another quarter of 6.7% growth (year-on-year), same as Q1-Q3. Full-year GDP is thus expected to grow by 6.7%, in line with the government’s target of 6.5-7%.

Japan / GDP

Is Domestic Demand Recovering?

January 17, 2017
Is Domestic Demand Recovering?

While domestic demand, especially retail sales, has improved over the last few months in Japan, a sentiment-driven recovery is unlikely to be sustainable.

China / GDP

Looming Trade War to Hurt China Exports?

January 16, 2017
Looming Trade War to Hurt China Exports?

Chinese exports did not fare well into the end of last year, and risks are tilted to the downside for 2017 as signs abound of further deterioration in China-US trade and political ties.

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.

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.

US / Currencies

Is the US Dollar Really Too Strong?

January 18, 2017
Is the US Dollar Really Too Strong?

US President-elect Donald Trump complained that the US dollar was too strong on Tuesday. But we think his comments should be taken with a pinch of salt.

Featured Publications

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...

China / Real Estate

Watch Out For Overseas Investments

November 30, 2016
Watch Out For Overseas Investments

After rapid growth in their home market, Chinese developers are increasingly looking outward for expansion and higher profits; in this special report, we highlight the companies, countries, and segme...