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

SINGAPORE (June 17): Singapore finance industry professionals expect the S&P 500 and MSCI World Index to be down 12.5% and 10.4% respectively for this year, according to a survey done by Natixi

Right Timing

Time for STI to gain strength against SPX

SINGAPORE (May 1): The US market had one of its best months in the past 30 years in April. However, May could turn out to be more volatile.

EDGEPROP SINGAPORE - STI flails as volume evaporates

Right Timing

STI flails as volume evaporates

SINGAPORE (April 24): The Straits Times Index has sunk below its breakout level of 2,561. The breakout took place in mid-April but the subsequent rise was not able to garner volume.

Tong's Portfolio

Fed and Trump underwrite the US bull market

SINGAPORE (Feb 28): Global stocks traded sharply lower last week as the second wave of Covid-19 outbreak, this time outside of China, triggered heightened uncerta


Tech bloodletting nears US$300 bil since Facebook reported

NEW YORK (July 31): The rush to get out of US tech stocks entered its third day Monday as concerns mounted over how the storied FAANG bloc will fare amid rising interest rates and slower growth.


3 reasons why US firms are taking longer to go public

SINGAPORE (Jan 9): It was an encouraging 2017 for the S&P 500, booking a full year of monthly total gains for the first time ever.

From Bloomberg

Stocks have gotten ‘less attractive’ but still better than bonds: Buffett

(Aug 31): Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said the rally in markets over the last several years has made it harder to find bargains,

US stocks

Markets roiled on Trump stance tensions

NEW YORK (Aug 18): A sense of growing unease gripped financial markets as President Donald Trump exacerbated the controversy sparked by a racist rally in Virginia and terrorists struck a crowded st

The path for US equities will be uneven, driven by data & policy: Barclays

SINGAPORE (March 22): Barclays Capital is forecasting Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 earnings per share (EPS) to hit US$129 ($181) this year, assuming that a 5% sales growth combined with mode

Global Markets

2017 is shaping up as a volatile year for markets

HONG KONG (Jan 27): The world's most famous measure of volatility in financial markets is flashing a sign akin to boredom — languishing around levels that prevailed before the global crisis.