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SINGAPORE (Oct 14): “We have certainly received a lot of questions regarding the freedom to move money.” Clifford Ng, managing partner at Zhong Lun

Global Markets

Opportunities for fixed income assets amid robust US economy, says Nikko AM

SINGAPORE (Oct 10): Despite the unresolved US-China trade conflict and declining global growth, Andre Severino says the US economy is still robust and will likely remain so for longer.

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Briefs

Singapore (Oct 7): “Officially Tuas is designed to handle 65 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), but I am sure PSA can squeeze a little more out of it if we work hard.”

Global Markets

Investor confidence ticks up in September but still too early to get excited, says State Street

SINGAPORE (Sept 26): Investor confidence has edged up in September, according to the Investor Confidence Index (ICI) released Thursday by State Street Global Markets.

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Betting on Hong Kong remaining a key financial centre

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): On Sept 4, as I watched my shares in Hongkong Land Holdings bounce strongly, it occurred to me that I could be accused of being invested in the people of the f

Global Markets

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): “If you want marines to drive away the Chinese fishermen, not one of them will come home alive.”Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, def

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Global recession fear overplayed, says Bank Negara Malaysia

(July 29): While the escalating trade tension between the US and China will moderate Malaysia’s economic growth, it will not cause a global economic recession next year, said Bank Negara Malaysia (

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Is the financials sector priced for disruption?

SINGAPORE (July 25): Low interest rates are one reason why the financials sector is lowly valued, and the prospect of disruption may be another.

Global Markets

GIC cautious in light of challenging investment outlook; returns for 20-year period at 3.4%

SINGAPORE (July 8): Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC is treading carefully as the investment outlook turns more challenging.

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New phase of monetary policy easing starting; rate cuts won't have same impact as before

SINGAPORE (July 1): In December 2015, the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in a long while.

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