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Emerging Markets

Emerging market central banks start buying bonds in risky shift

Why are emerging markets buying bonds at a time like this?


Singapore housing curbs won't cool prices: Morgan Stanley

(Oct 12): Singapore home prices may rise as much as 10% by the end of next year and are on track to double by 2030 as faster income growth overpowers recent property curbs and higher interest rates, according to according to Morgan Stanley.


Speculative buying & housing price growth to decline by year-end: UBS

SINGAPORE (Sept 28): Singapore’s housing market remains fairly valued even after inflation-adjusted prices have risen 9% over the past year, following six years of correction.

Global Economy

What to expect from Asia’s big central banks reshuffle

(Nov 24): Asia’s biggest economies are set to change or reappoint their central bank chiefs in the coming months, in what’s shaping up as a shift in personnel rather than policy.

Singapore's central bank looks likely to stick to neutral

(Oct 12): Singapore’s central bank is widely seen sticking to a neutral stance on Friday, but it may be moving closer to tightening policy as the economy continues to strengthen.

MAS may tighten policy, Pimco says

(Oct 5): There’s a chance the Monetary Authority of Singapore may surprise financial markets by tightening its policy stance this month, according to Pacific Investment Management Co., a move that could make it among the first central banks in Asia to d

Investing strategies

Prepare European markets for tapering in 2018, says Bank of Singapore

SINGAPORE (June 1): Europe is now threatening to be an outlier in the “as good as it gets” investment theme as its cyclical improvement continues to gather speed, according to Bank of Singapore (BoS).