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
After shifting to a neutral stance for monetary policy, India’s central bank may be pulling the brakes on the easing cycle that started in early 2015.Read More
The bulk of Thailand’s jump in imports was due to a surge in imports of intermediate goods, a sign that demand for exports will remain supportive of the economy. As domestic private-investment growth...
Stabilising growth, political consolidation, and a positive macro environment bode well for India this year, but lagging private investment growth and banking sector stress may pose headwinds.
Japan’s February industrial production may surprise on the upside, but consumption and inflation will likely remain weak. What does this mean for the Bank of Japan?
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
Higher interest rates have not yet dented demand for housing in the US – demand remains strong and prices continue to rise.
The biggest thing about US 2016 fourth quarter GDP growth wasn’t the mediocre headline, it was the hefty domestic demand growth under the hood.
After shifting to a neutral stance for monetary policy, India’s central bank may be pulling the brakes on the easing cycle that started in early 2015.