US-China trade conflict

Why 2019 might be a better year for investors: Schroders
After the disappointment of 2018, Schroders chief executive Peter Harrison rounds up the factors its fund managers think could lead to a brighter year ahead. SINGAPORE (Jan 2): 2018 has been a disappointing year for most investors. Almost all markets, both stocks and bonds, fell in value last year, under pressure from rising interest rates, political developments such as Brexit, and the trade ...
Singapore economy grows 3.3% in 2018
SINGAPORE (Jan 1): Singapore’s economic growth held above 3% for a second year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said, calling on the nation to rally around a new team of leaders and ensure continuity as he prepares to step down. Gross domestic product expanded 3.3% in 2018, Lee said in his New Year message on Monday. That matches the median estimate in a Bloomberg survey of 14 economists. ...
The largest SGX tech stocks going into 2019
SINGAPORE (Dec 26): The technology sector in Singapore is deemed to be highly cyclical and with the recent increase in global demand for electronic products and services, along with new entrants within the sector, competition has been heating up. However, the competition within the sector has an economic impact of weighing both prices and margins. Furthermore, the recent US-China trade ...
Is it better to pay more to acquire an asset? The case of Disney
SINGAPORE (July 2): Stocks slumped in another week of selling as uncertainties generated by the escalating trade conflict between the US and China (and the rest of the world) dented investor confidence.  Aside from the threat to slap additional tariffs on an expanded list of goods, there was also conflicting news from the White House with respect to further restrictions on foreign ...