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The impact of Covid-19 on global high yield

SINGAPORE (Mar 8): Credit spreads widened sharply in March as investors reallocated from higher risk assets to safer ones. Companies struggled to access bond markets as a result.

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The dividend poser

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): The deputy governor of the Bank of England, Sam Woods, has written to some banking bosses, asking them to suspend dividend payments, according to the BBC.

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Slowing economy and flat earnings turn banks into yield plays

(Nov 11): Amid a slowing economy, banks are being increasingly looked upon as yield plays.

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Perpetual bond issuance all the rage in Thailand, but changing accounting standard may threaten parade

(Oct 28): A recent increase in the issuance of perpetual bonds in Thailand seems to be linked to local companies’ desire to lock in low interest rates, but the new accounting standards coming into

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Looking for positives in a negative-yielding world

(Sept 30): A focus on negative yield curves masks the fact that there is still value in the markets. You just have to look in different places.

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Data centres in demand as supply evaporates; units in KDC REIT and MINT continue their ascent

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): In the world of tech, when you use the cloud, you are simply storing your data and programs on the internet instead of in your computer.

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Sinking Singapore stocks still seen as bright spot on dividends

(Aug 23): Singapore’s stocks may be falling, but some investors say they’re still a bright spot in a global equity market marred by trade tensions and slowing economic growth.

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Tenant diversification, unencumbered properties help derisk Manulife US REIT

(Aug 19): With five US real estate investment trusts listed on the Singapore Exchange, Jag -Obhan, chief financial officer of Manulife US REIT’s manager, clearly wants MUST to differentia

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Banks as yield plays, with upside from earnings growth

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): Slowing global growth and uncertainties over the escalating trade war, tech supply chain, China and Hong Kong have all taken their toll on the share prices of the three local ba

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GDP slowdown and trade war take their toll on local hospitality sector

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): On July 30, CDL Hospitality Trusts, Far East Hospitality Trust, Ascott Residence Trust and ARA US Hospitality Trust

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