global financial crisis (GFC)

Is the global equity bull market dying?
SINGAPORE (June 1): Global equity markets have gone on an eight-year-long bull run since hitting the bottom in March 2009, at the height of the global financial crisis. With the rally now entering the ninth year and with valuations already pushed up, is the equity markets bull run coming to an end? “While stocks haven’t reached nose-bleed valuations, they are elevated in almost every ...
Put event risk at core of portfolio strategies, Eastspring tells investors
SINGAPORE (May 31): Liquidity is a double-edged sword, according to Virginie Maisonneuve, chief investment officer (CIO) of Eastspring Investments, a member of Prudential (UK). While the liquidity environment created by regulators and central banks to-date has been supportive of capital markets and provides a “tame” backdrop to the global investment landscape, Maisonneuve warns of ...
Singapore’s job creation continues negative descent in 3Q
SINGAPORE (Oct 28): Singapore’s headline employment remained unchanged at 2.1% at a seasonally adjusted level – better than the consensus of 2.2% – while resident and citizen unemployment rates each edged down 0.1 percentage point from the previous quarter to 2.9 and 3% respectively. (See also: Singapore sees highest second quarter layoffs since 2009) According to preliminary ...
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