Federal Reserve (Fed)

US-China trade war

Fed needs to fight against Trump's trade war, not Trump

SINGAPORE (Aug 30): The US Federal Reserve has responded to the suggestion that it wade into presidential politics the only way it could: with a forceful denial.

Investing strategy

What should investors do as interest rates turn negative?

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): US President Donald Trump urged the US Federal Reserve this past week to cut interest rates by at least 100 basis points and pursue quantitative easing.

Investing strategy

What should investors do as interest rates turn negative?

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): US President Donald Trump urged the US Federal Reserve this past week to cut interest rates by at least 100 basis points and pursue quantitative easing.

Global Economy

Mysteries of monetary policy

SINGAPORE (July 15): One of the remarkable features of post-war economic history has been the taming of inflation in the US and many other countries since the mid-1980s.

Global Economy

Mysteries of monetary policy

SINGAPORE (July 15): One of the remarkable features of post-war economic history has been the taming of inflation in the US and many other countries since the mid-1980s.

Global Economy

Jerome Powell flags rate cut as global chill outweighs good US news

(July 11): The Federal Reserve is preparing to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade because it sees a cooling global economy and no sign of overheating in the jobs market at home.

Global Economy

Central banks turn dovish as IMF urges to 'do no harm'

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Major central banks around the world have maintained a dovish stance, in line with a softer growth outlook by the International Monetary Fund.

Broker's Calls

Singapore offers buffet of attractive yield plays amid the easing policy environment, says UOB

SINGAPORE (April 1): UOB Kay Hian is recommending a wide variety of yield plays offered by Singapore ranging from aviation and banks, to developers and REITs as central banks around the world conti

Broker's Calls

OCBC still bullish on banking stocks after a lacklustre FY18

SINGAPORE (Mar 26): OCBC Investment Research remains bullish on Singapore’s banking space while keeping its sector “overweight” with “buy” calls on both DBS and UOB

In print this week

Dovish Fed, stable rates continue to buoy REITs as office space fundamentals improve

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): The “less hawkish, more dovish” US Federal Reserve statements since December are likely to limit the upside for the US dollar.

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