US Economy

How different assets perform in an economic slowdown

(June 19): It appears that the US is entering the slowdown phase of the economic cycle. But what might that mean for returns across asset classes? And can a recession be avoided?

A dividend bonanza is set to hit investors in Australia

SYDNEY (Feb 4): Australian investors are set to receive a boost in dividend payouts this month as companies rush to avoid a looming overhaul of tax rules if there’s a change of government.

Private equity

2019 will be a banner year for private markets, says BlackRock

SINGAPORE (Jan 7): Private markets are set to become particularly popular this year as institutional investors turn to private markets to mitigate risks amid rising concerns about a downturn in the


Once among Asia's highlights, Malaysian stocks now set for two-year low

SINGAPORE (Dec 18): Just months ago, Malaysian stocks were among Asia’s highlights. Now they’re heading for some of the biggest monthly losses in the region.


3 reasons why tech is still in a secular uptrend

SINGAPORE (Apr 23): With FAANG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) stocks retreating from their 2018 highs and tech valuations settling, how should global investors react?

Global Economy

JP Morgan sees more volatility ahead but is cautiously optimistic

SINGAPORE (Apr 19): Strong global demand should continue to fuel capital expenditure spending and trade but growth momentum for the global economy is moderating, says JP Morgan Asset Management (JP


Will the crypto bubble burst this year?

SINGAPORE (Jan 19): The high volatility and performance displayed by cryptocurrencies in 2017 have made the ‘crypto bubble’ a most visible one, according to Saxo Bank’s chief economist and CIO, Ste

Global Markets

Bulls in emerging markets may see its dream run in 2018 but it's going to be a bumpy ride

(Dec 27): Bulls will retain the upper hand in emerging markets next year, though some assets may face a bumpier ride than in 2017.

Investing strategy

6 Asian equity picks for 2018: HSBC

SINGAPORE (Dec 8): HSBC is expecting the relatively robust cement demand recovery in Indonesia to continue into 2018, with the country’s utilisation set to rise even with sub-optimal property deman


Asia Pacific ex-Japan ETF & ETP investments grow 19.1% to hit US$154 bil in Sept

SINGAPORE (Oct 13): Assets invested in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded products (ETPs) listed in Asia Pacific ex-Japan grew by 19.1% y-o-y to reach US$154 billion ($208.6 billion)

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