Bank shares lead advances amid gains in 10-year Treasury note
Investors await fresh drivers ahead of FOMC meeting
But China ends mixed as concerns over tightening policies linger
Risk asset markets could remain weak this week as the US and North Korea continue to play a game of “chicken”
Any escalation of US-Russia tensions will likely give equities markets the "new driver" they were looking for - to trade lower
Brace for more sideways drift to lower asset prices in coming weeks
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
DBS Chief Investment Officer Lim Say Boon thinks global equitiesmay be about to fall out of their trading ranges.
DBS Chief Investment Officer Lim Say Boon discusses how global equities will fare outside the US
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.
Amid talk of a trade spat, we believe there is unlikely to be a complete halt on Indonesian palm oil exports to Europe. However, trade restrictions will have inflationary consequences on prices and c...
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.
In a widely expected move, Indonesia’s Crude Palm Oil Fund has revised the formula used to determine the monthly biodiesel purchase price, cutting the margin for biodiesel producers.
Foreign direct investment into India touched a record high US$60b in FY16/17. An increase in such inflows will shield the domestic markets from external uncertainties.
Despite having GDP growth which is lagging most of its peers’, Thailand does not see many benefits in trimming its key policy rate any further.
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...
It remains to be seen if the ECB meeting on 8 June will shift the economic risks to “balanced” from “tilted to the downside”. Compared to the Federal Reserve, the ECB is not y...
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.
Rapidly growing data consumption is driving the push for 5G. The high costs associated with building the network could bring about a paradigm shift in telcos’ business models and financial returns.
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...
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...