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Investing ideas

Singapore remains one of most preferred markets, poised to play 'catch-up' in near term: UBS

SINGAPORE (June 17): Being a small and open economy, Singapore has suffered a brutal hit from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Broker's Calls

CGS-CIMB initiates coverage on Innotek with 'buy' on strong balance sheet, attractive yields

SINGAPORE (June 11): CGS-CIMB Research analyst William Tng has initiated coverage on mainboard-listed precision metal part maker Innotek with an “add” call and target price of 57.9 cents, represent

Global Economy

More companies, businesses are pessimistic of economic outlook: Oxford Economics

SINGAPORE (May 27): Companies and businesses have turned more pessimistic of the near-term growth prospects, according to a recent survey by Oxford Economics.

Emerging Markets

Emerging market central banks start buying bonds in risky shift

SINGAPORE (Apr 30): To fight the coronavirus, developing economies from Colombia to Indonesia are turning to a playbook that’s become familiar in the rich world since 2008: central banks are buying

Investing ideas

Buy Singapore equities in April and don't look back: KGI

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): As the Covid-19 situation drags on, market watchers are looking at 2Q2020 to be one of the worst quarters in history as the global economy enters into a synchronised recession. 

CoVid-19

V, L, or 'Nike swoosh'? Economists debate shape of global recovery

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): Economists are serving up a menu of alphabet soup in trying to forecast the world economy’s recovery from what is set to be the deepest recession since at least 2009 — and perhap

Global Economy

Analysts divided on whether the market rout is past its worst

(Mar 30): Strategists at JPMorgan Chase & Co have concluded that most risk assets – a universe that typically includes stocks and credit – have seen their low points for the recession that’s gr

Singapore economy

Singapore bankruptcies started surging even before coronavirus hit

SINGAPORE (Mar 24): Singapore is bracing for a further jump in bankruptcies after cases surged to the highest in years even before the coronavirus pandemic hit.

CoVid-19

Impact of a lockdown

As Malaysia hunkers down for the Covid-19 pandemic, what will it mean for Singapore’s businesses and workers?

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