Federal Reserve

Focus more on equities and lesser on bonds for Asia Pacific investors: CGS-CIMB - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Focus more on equities and lesser on bonds for Asia Pacific investors: CGS-CIMB

CGS-CIMB analyst Lim Say Boon has advised investors in the Asia Pacific region to “overweight” equities and “underweight” bonds in their portfolio.

Investors better off sleeping through US presidential debates, says UBS economist - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Investors better off sleeping through US presidential debates, says UBS economist

It was all heat and no light at the first US Presidential debates between President Donald Trump and former Vice-President Joe Biden today, as the proceedings quickly descended into a farce.

US Economy

Fed's new policy shift to have no major impact, say economists: Reuters poll

The US Federal Reserve’s latest policy shift will not have any significant impact on the economy, according to a majority of economists in a Reuters poll who do not expect the central bank to meet

Broker's Calls

Major dovish shift from Fed as US inflation falls below target

The Federal Reserve announced a major change in strategy as the US central bank found itself largely missing its 2% inflation goal since it began targeting a 2% rate from 2012.

Broker's Calls

Political uncertainties unlikely to shake Asian rates

Despite the sharp focus on US-China tensions in recent months. DBS rates strategists Eugene Low and Duncan Tan see this sabre-rattling generating more heat than light for interest and FX rates.

Tong's Portfolio

Start of a multi-year downtrend for the US dollar?

Recent US data may suggest rising odds that the economic recovery is at risk of slowing or, worse, stalling, with the resurgence in Covid-19 cases, but stocks continued to march higher.

Geopolitics

Is e-RMB a tool of trade and weapon of politics?

SINGAPORE (July 17): Much interest in e-RMB stems from the global implications of China issuing such a currency.

Global Markets

Emerging Asia hit by biggest foreign investor exodus since 2008

BANGKOK (June 18): A falling tide lowers all boats, it seems.

US Economy

Brighter US growth outlook emboldens Fed on rate-hike course

(Feb 22): U.S. central bankers sent a strong message Wednesday that an expansion with “substantial underlying economic momentum” could sustain additional increases in interest rates this year.

Global Economy

Central banks want the world to carry on as they quietly tighten

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Dec 15): Central bankers are gingerly trying to take away the punch bowl without interrupting the party.

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