Daily analysis of the latest economic data points and policy developments in Asia and the major economies of the world.
DBS tracks developments in the economies, foreign exchange and fixed income markets of the Asia-11 (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam...Read More
We discuss the implications of US President Donald Trump’s policies for Taiwan in four major topics – trade, investment, government policies, and financial markets.Read More
With ten-year Singapore government securities yields already 20 basis points below ten-year US Treasury yields, a continued rally in the former appears unlikely.
Bank Indonesia (BI) kept rates unchanged on Thursday and signaled no intention to move anytime soon. But we still think that the central bank will likely hike rates in the second half of the year.
The 12.3% on-quarter expansion in Singapore’s economy in the 2016 fourth quarter was a turnaround from the 0.4% decline in the previous quarter. We will be revising up our 2017 GDP forecast.
China’s push for growth-at-any-cost is being replaced with the “New Normal”.It will fundamentally change how business and investing are done.Read More
US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has made it clear that US rate hikes this year depend, first and foremost, on continued strengthening in the labour market. She’s getting that in spades.
The modest downward revision in Eurozone’s 4Q GDP growth and soft production numbers for January have reinforced the bank’s decision to maintain an accommodative bias.
We discuss the implications of US President Donald Trump’s policies for Taiwan in four major topics – trade, investment, government policies, and financial markets.