Global Markets

HSBC strategists expect fading stocks rally in challenging year

"We still think the consensus is too sanguine on the outlook for risk assets."


Chew on this: The fear of having Fomo

In this week's column, Chew says he avoids direct investments in cryptocurrencies.
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Analysts' 'buy' ratings jump to peak in Asia, Asian benchmark up 20% from four-year low last month

Buy ratings make up almost 70% of about 26,000 analyst recommendations for equities in the MSCI Asia Pacific Index, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.


Looking back on 900 issues of The Edge Singapore

SINGAPORE (Sept 20): It wasn’t long after The Edge Singapore was launched that I began measuring time not in days or months but in terms of the publication’s issue numbers, a consequence of constantly thinking about stories and commentaries that were

In print this week

Budget 2019: Winners and losers

SINGAPORE (Feb 25): Singapore’s Budget 2019 speech, delivered by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Feb 18, hogged headlines for the better part of the week. Analysts were quick to parse which stocks would be affected by the projected government spendin

In print this week

SGX may benefit from surging derivatives trading activity amid market turmoil, tougher regulation

SINGAPORE (Feb 11): Global equity markets ended 2018 on a decidedly sour note. Once high-flying technology stocks were heavily sold off, and volatility across equity markets spiked, especially in October. The key reason was that the US Federal Reserve’s

In print this week

Asia's agricultural woes serve up food for thought

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): Last year, Singapore imported 1.45 billion eggs, 525,686 tonnes of vegetables and 182,822 tonnes of chicken. All of that comes from 180 other countries.

Global Markets

Here are the markets moving on reports that Trump will drop Nafta

MEXICO (April 27): Mexico’s peso, the Canadian dollar and shares of companies that rely on cross-border trade plunged on speculation the Trump administration was close to scrapping Nafta. The moves slowed a surge in riskier assets sparked by President 

Global Markets

Japan’s annus volatilitis: negative rates, Brexit and then Trump

SYDNEY (Dec 19): For investors in Japan’s markets this year, it’s been a case of one shock after the next in a pattern that might have prepared them well for the era of Donald Trump and his reputation for the unexpected.