low interest rates

Global review

Taking advantage of the low interest rate environment that is here to stay

Once upon a time, economics truly lived up to its moniker as the “dismal science” as central bankers sought to control interest rates and fiscal policy in a bid to control inflation.

Covid-19

Should governments spend away?

Advanced economies have already spent enormous amounts providing Covid-19 pandemic relief to households and small- and medium-size businesses.

Global Markets

Is the financials sector priced for disruption?

SINGAPORE (July 25): Low interest rates are one reason why the financials sector is lowly valued, and the prospect of disruption may be another.

Singapore economy

‘Unnatural’ real interest rates demand Fed tightening: Fitch

SINGAPORE (April 19): Borrowers should brace themselves for a significant shift in the global interest rate environment in the next few years.

Low interest rates new norm for global economy: Nobel economist Paul Krugman

SINGAPORE (July 20): The world is headed for another decade of low inflation and even lower interest rates, says Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman.

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