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REITs

As REIT Symposium turns virtual, REITAS looks past Covid at new trends

This year, the REIT Symposium 2020 organised by the REIT Association of Singapore (REITAS) and ShareInvestor, will be held on Sept 19, and is completely virtual and free although registration is re

Banking & finance

MAS extends US$60 bil swap facility with Fed Reserve

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced an extension of its US$60 billion ($82.55 billion) swap arrangement via its USD Facility with the US Federal Reserve till 31 March

Broker's Calls

Banks’ earnings will erode as NIMs expected to fall near post-GFC low: DBS

SINGAPORE (July 22): Singapore banks are expected to see a 6% to 8% y-o-y decline in earnings in 2Q20 on the back of lower net interest margins (NIMs), according to DBS Group Research.

US Economy

US Fed keeps rates unchanged and pledges to maintain it till economy improves

SINGAPORE (Apr 30): The US Federal Reserve has voted to keep interest rates unchanged in its policy meeting on Apr 29.

Tong's Portfolio

Cash flow relief to keep viable companies afloat

(Apr 9): Five months into the Covid-19 pandemic and there remains much that we do not know about the virus.

Global review

The policy response and its implications

(Apr 9): In our 1Q2020 Macro Quarterly: The Next Decade in Asset Allocation, we discussed how the policy response to the next recession would create a new era for markets.

US Economy

US Fed's whatever-it-takes move might still not be enough to save the markets, experts say

SINGAPORE (Mar 24): The US Federal Reserve’s whatever-it-takes move came on Monday as it put forth several measures to relieve the ailing American economy in a race against time.

US Economy

As Congress bickers, Fed swoops in – controversially – with sweeping rescue plan

(Mar 24): The Federal Reserve ventured into political territory Monday by offering to directly finance US companies, jumping ahead of Congress – which is still arguing over similar assistance.

Global Economy

MAS establishes US$60 bil swap facility with US Fed to ease liquidity strain

SINGAPORE (Mar 19): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the establishment of a US$60 billion ($86 billion) swap facility with the US Federal Reserve, as part of coordinated cent

REITs

S-REITs victim of indiscriminate selling and fund redemption

SINGAPORE (March 16): Since the start of the year, the FTSE Straits Times REIT Index is down 20% compared with the Straits Times Index which has lost 22%.

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