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.
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Global Markets

World’s biggest comeback breathes life into Japan’s equity bulls

TOKYO (Nov 21): The global stock market’s biggest comeback story of 2016 isn’t over yet. So say Citigroup Inc., AllianceBernstein and Bordier & Cie, who all see further gains for Japanese shares after the Nikkei 225 Stock Average climbed more than 20%
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Global stocks up, nervous markets wager on Clinton presidency

SINGAPORE (Nov 8): Asian stocks rose on Tuesday as world markets braced for the outcome of one of the most contentious US presidential elections in history, with most investors cautiously optimistic of a win by Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Singapore’s August exports stay flat on weak overseas demand

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): Singapore's exports in August stalled as overseas demand remains anaemic, numbers from trade promotion agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore showed on Friday.


4 ways political events can impact the economy

SINGAPORE (July 25): To distinguish between political developments that really matter to the economy or financial markets and others that are just noise, we need to understand which dimensions of politics actually impact businesses, and then assess whethe
 8 sobering predictions for world economy and markets by DBS

8 sobering predictions for world economy and markets by DBS

SINGAPORE (July 8): DBS CEO Piyush Gupta and Chief Investment Officer Lim Say Boon had words of wisdom for their clients in the DBS Private Bank 2H 2016 Market Outlook.