Singapore keeps its spot as one of world's largest foreign exchange centres

SINGAPORE (Sept 17): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that Singapore’s average daily foreign exchange (FX) trading volume has increased by 22% to reach an all-time high of US$633

SE Asian economies

Asian stocks skid to six-and-a-half-month lows as Sino-US trade row shakes markets

(Aug 5): Asian shares slid to 6-1/2-month lows on Monday and the yuan plunged as a rapid escalation in the Sino-U.S.


The Euro is not the hedge you are looking for

SINGAPORE (Feb 9): Europe’s political risks are set to rise as far-right leader Marine Le Pen continues to gain ground ahead of April's French elections and the International Monetary Fund remains

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Euro slips with Asian stocks while bonds rise as Italy votes no

WELLINGTON (Dec 5): The euro retreated with riskier assets, while bonds advanced, amid concern the failure of Italy’s referendum on constitutional reform will destabilize the country, emboldening a

Broker's Calls

IREIT Global suffers from sponsor uncertainty

SINGAPORE (Nov 25): DBS Group Research is cautious over IREIT Global maintaining a “hold” call with a target price of 75 cents, citing uncertainty with its new sponsor, Tikehau Capital.

Investing strategy

Politics is now dominant driver for currency markets, watch it closely

SINGAPORE (Nov 17): Currencies used to be influenced by a number of different factors, political, structural and cyclical.  However, HSBC FX Strategy now believes the dominant driver is politics.

Trading floor

Global Markets

Global stocks up, nervous markets wager on Clinton presidency

SINGAPORE (Nov 8): Asian stocks rose on Tuesday as world markets braced for the outcome of one of the most contentious US presidential elections in history, with most investors cautiously optimisti

SIA to face earnings headwinds from European unrest

SINGAPORE (July 19): UOB Kay Hian is maintaining its “hold” recommendation on Singapore Airlines (SIA) with a marginally reduced target price of $11.50 from $11.60 previously, on the political and

Broker's Calls

Hutchison Port not so smooth sailing

SINGAPORE (July 14): OCBC has maintained its “hold” call for Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (HPHT), with a fair value of 43 US cents.