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Developed Markets / Equities

Global Stocks Rally Ahead of ECB

December 08, 2016
Global Stocks Rally Ahead of ECB

Wall Street climbs to new heights on Wednesday amid upbeat sentiment on the economy

Asia / Equities

Asian Markets Climb

December 08, 2016
Asian Markets Climb

Fresh gains in Wall St drive Australia and South Korea up in early trading

Global / Currencies

USD Slips Lower

December 08, 2016
USD Slips Lower

The JPY and EUR gained against the greenback

Global / Insights

From “Trump Off” to (Mild) “Risk Off”

December 05, 2016
From “Trump Off” to (Mild) “Risk Off”

While sentiment towards European equities and the euro dampen, underlying drivers of the Trump Trade continue gathering momentum

Global / Insights

Trump Trade Approaches Extremes

November 28, 2016
Trump Trade Approaches Extremes

The Trump Trade - bullish Developed Market equities and US Dollar - is not over, but it is overdone, for now

Global / Insights

Trump Triggers Market Inflections

November 21, 2016
Trump Triggers Market Inflections

America's President-Elect Donald Trump appears to have triggered major inflections in political and economic trends

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 2)

November 09, 2016
A Nervous New World (Part 2)

The Republican Party could win both the House and the Senate, giving Trump the power to act Obama didn't have

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

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Indonesia / GDP

Strong Below the Surface

November 30, 2016
Strong Below the Surface

Full-year foreign direct investment into Indonesia will likely hit a five-year low, but the shift in focus to sectors other than mining bodes well.

Indonesia / GDP

Indonesia and the ‘Trump’ Factor

November 30, 2016
Indonesia and the ‘Trump’ Factor

While markets in Asia have been grappling with the uncertainty of the Donald Trump’s administration on the region, Gundy Cahyadi, DBS’ economist covering Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, ...

China / GDP

Where’s China Headed?

November 22, 2016
Where’s China Headed?

In this special report on China’s 13th Five-Year Plan, we take a deep dive into the most significant aspects of the overarching policy document and examine its implications for business.

China / Real Estate

More Cities to Impose Home Purchase Restriction

December 06, 2016
More Cities to Impose Home Purchase Restriction

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.

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...

China / Real Estate

Sentiment Weakens Further Amid Measures

November 29, 2016
Sentiment Weakens Further Amid Measures

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.

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China / GDP

Wages Trending Lower

December 08, 2016
Wages Trending Lower

Compared to the wage guidelines issued last year, the suggested wage increments of 19 Chinese provinces have moderated in 2016. And this could have huge implications on the economy.

Taiwan / GDP

Growth Recovery Continues

December 08, 2016
Growth Recovery Continues

The upside surprise in Taiwan’s November trade data and the solid results from the purchasing managers’ index support the view that growth recovery will be sustained this quarter.

South Korea / GDP

Political Scandal Hits Domestic Demand

December 07, 2016
Political Scandal Hits Domestic Demand

We expect a slowdown in South Korea’s domestic demand in 2017 as political uncertainty adds to the economic factors already weighing on the domestic consumption outlook.

US / GDP

Slack Is Finally Gone

December 08, 2016
Slack Is Finally Gone

US wages, inflation, and interest rates will all continue rising into the next year or two. The slack the US Federal Reserve has been trying to mop up for eight years is finally gone.

US / GDP

Above-Potential, but Not on Trump

December 07, 2016
Above-Potential, but Not on Trump

Our expectation for above-potential US growth next year is based not on the president-elect, but on strong consumption growth, housing sales and starts, and business investment growth.

Global / Currencies

Euro’s Rebound Fizzles

December 07, 2016
Euro’s Rebound Fizzles

The euro’s post-Italian referendum rebound fizzled, which shows investors still favoured the greenback over the single currency ahead of the upcoming European and US central bank meetings.

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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...

China / GDP

Where’s China Headed?

November 22, 2016
Where’s China Headed?

In this special report on China’s 13th Five-Year Plan, we take a deep dive into the most significant aspects of the overarching policy document and examine its implications for business.

Southeast Asia / Financials

Opportunities in ASEAN Integration

October 19, 2016
Opportunities in ASEAN Integration

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was officially launched at the end of 2015. In this report, we look at the implications of the AEC for the region’s banking sector.