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Emerging Markets

What next for emerging markets?

LONDON (Dec 27): When it comes to the outlook for emerging markets in 2020, the bottom line is maddeningly simple: “It’s complicated.” There are a number of reasons for this.

Global Economy

Restoring central banks' credibility

(Dec 13): Recent jumps in equity prices and bond yields suggest that recession fears are receding.

US Economy

US Fed keeps rates unchanged on 'favourable' economic outlook

(Dec 12): The US Federal Reserve has voted to keep interest rates unchanged in its final policy meeting for the year.

Global Markets

Analysts not surprised by Fed's rate cut

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): On Oct 30, the US Federal Reserve announced its third interest rate cut this year, a move that was not unexpected.

Global Economy

Analysts not spooked by Fed's Halloween surprise

SINGAPORE (Oct 31): Just a day before Halloween, the US Federal Reserve spooked the market with its third interest rate cut in a row this year.

Global Economy

Central banks are the fall guys

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): Central-bank independence is back in the news.


Dovish Fed hints at rate cuts ahead; Astrea V PE bonds not as popular as predecessor

SINGAPORE (June 24): As expected, the US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged at between 2.25% and 2.5%, following the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Jun

US Economy

Fed scraps patient approach and opens door to potential rate cut

(June 20): The Federal Reserve signalled it was ready to lower interest rates for the first time since 2008, citing “uncertainties” that have increased the case for a cut as officials seek to prolo

Broker's Calls

Banks kept at 'overweight' by UOB on Fed's dovish stance, dividend yield

SINGAPORE (Jan 18): UOB Kay Hian is maintaining Singapore’s banking sector at “overweight” after the US Fed calmed the nerves of investors with its dovish disposition, which subsequently generated

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