recession

Global Economy

Recession-shocked savers rein in rates with a US$20 tril hoard

In a recession, is cash really king?

Singapore economy

Singapore poised to play catch-up in near term: UBS

Singapore is one of UBS’ most preferred equity markets in this region and Tan urges investors to look past the short term challenges, and stay vested and bullish.

Investing ideas

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

Singapore is one of UBS’ most preferred equity markets in this region and Tan urges investors to look past the short term challenges, and stay vested and bullish.

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, representing an upside of 52.5% for the stock. 

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

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

Investing ideas

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

“The markets hate uncertainty, and until a medication or vaccine is developed to fight the coronavirus outbreak, Covid-19 will be an overhang on the economy,” says the KGI team. “In a nutshell, we are taking a firm view to buy in April and not look back."

Covid-19

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

“There is a complex relationship between the path of the virus, the effectiveness of virus containment and economic support policies, and the behaviour of the private sector,” JPMorgan Chase & Co economists said in a report to clients.

Global Economy

Analysts divided on whether the market rout is past its worst

Not everyone sees the bottom as necessarily in.

Singapore economy

Singapore bankruptcies started surging even before coronavirus hit

The number of individuals filing for bankruptcy soared 47% from a year earlier to 434 in January, the highest since October 2004, according to the latest data from the Law Ministry’s Insolvency Office.
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