Environmental, Social and Governance

Climate change takes centrestage in MSCI's 2022 ESG trends

MSCI has published their 2022 ESG Trends to Watch paper, outlining 10 trends as the sustainability agenda gains critical mass.
Why analysts are more bullish on SGX - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Why analysts are more bullish on SGX

SGX has reaped the fruit of its recent acquisitions and migration to FTSE for some of its derivative products.

Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets hit a Covid wall

The Covid-19 pandemic and the retreat of globalisation have widened the financial fortunes between developed and emerging economies. Does it mean the end of an era of supercharged catch-up growth for EMs?

Global Economy


Quoteworthy: “This can’t be another woulda, coulda, shoulda election. No matter what, vote.” –— Hilary Clinton, who is urging Americans to make their views count at the ballot box.

Emerging Markets

Stock bulls rule emerging markets as MSCI gauge forms 'golden cross'

Stock bulls have taken over emerging-markets, a technical indicator suggests.


Different value propositions

In recent months, the traditional competition between SGX and HKEX, underpinned by Singapore-Hong Kong rivalry, has again come to the fore.

Global Markets

Singapore finance professionals expect S&P 500 and MSCI World Index to be down 12.5% and 10.4% this year, says Natixis survey

More than half, or 53% of the respondents, believe that the initial volatility caused by the coronavirus crisis as driven more by sentiment than by fundamentals.

Global Markets

Hong Kong and Singapore to face off over Chinese stock futures

Singapore’s role as a regional equity derivatives trading centre may be curtailed after it lost a major index-licensing deal to Hong Kong.

In print this week

SGX sticks to multi-asset push as MSCI ditches Singapore to cast its lot with Hong Kong

SGX CEO Loh Boon Chye maintains that the exchange has in place a well-diversified, well-positioned portfolio of products plus a pipeline of new ones that will keep both market participants and investors interested.

Broker's Calls

Analysts turn bearish on SGX after reduction in MSCI licence agreement

SINGAPORE (May 28): The unexpected reduction in the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) licence agreement with MSCI – in apparent favour of the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) – has prompted many analysts to downgrade their recommendation on SGX.