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Global Markets

Second half: second wave or second wind?

SINGAPORE (June 12): Financial markets, which were poised to enter the second half of the year with a “second wind” beneath the wings, have been doused with cold water.

Global Economy

Good and bad on trade

(Aug 29): Fears of a global trade war, led by America, have diminished.

Global Markets

Risk of a more hawkish Fed

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): Speculation is rising about an imminent nomination to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve.

From Bloomberg

US Economy

US economy running hot; labour market improves

SINGAPORE (Aug 7): The US seems to be creating jobs at an “impressive pace” despite its economy facing tight labour markets and supply shortages, says Bank of Singapore.

Global market rates are slowly but surely going up

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): The overall outlook for developed market rates has not changed much over the past month, says Bank of Singapore.

Despite record earnings, OCBC's Tsien sounds note of caution

SINGAPORE (July 27): Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp reported a sterling set of results, with net profit up 11% q-o-q and 22% y-o-y to a record $1.08 billion.

From Reuters

Geopolitics: To fear or not to fear?

(July 18): Geopolitical events almost always make the news headlines and make investors very nervous – especially during flare-ups, as have recently occurred.

China Focus

British bankers find it much harder to land a Hong Kong job

HONG KONG (June 16): Andrew Sullivan remembers the days when a young Brit could hustle his way into a job in Hong Kong finance. He ought to know: He did it.

Bank of Singapore to keep hiring in hunt for growth, CEO says

SINGAPORE (June 1): Bank of Singapore, which recently broke into the ranks of Asia’s top 10 private banks, intends to keep hiring more relationship managers and focus on serving a wealthier bracket

Investing strategy

3 paper tigers of global recession fears

SINGAPORE (May 23): Bank of Singapore (BoS) is maintaining its neutral stance on US and European equities with a focus on rotation and carry themes, while recommending exiting technology and taking

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