Insights and Analysis

In-depth and broad analysis of major developments in Asia’s economic activity, policy, equity, property and currency markets and what they mean for our clients.


Taiwan / GDP

Diversifying Into Southeast Asia ...

October 21, 2016

Taiwan’s firms are increasingly looking to Southeast Asia as the next growth region as China slows down. Singapore and Vietnam are the biggest draws while Indonesia and the Philippines have long-term...

Key summary points
  • Taiwan’s direct investment in ASEAN-6 has doubled over the past five years; plenty of room to grow
  • China’s slowdown and rising wages are prompting Taiwan’s firms to adjust their strategies
  • ASEAN is attractive, thanks to strong growth, low-cost labour, and ongoing reforms
  • The Taiwanese government’s “New Southbound Policy” aims to strengthen ties with South/Southeast Asia
  • Singapore and Vietnam are the favourite markets for Taiwanese investors so far

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DBS Asian Insights

Capturing Growth Opportunities in Asia

June 06, 2014


China / Real Estate

Chartbook: Share Correction Yet to End

October 27, 2016

Over the past month, China’s property sector has underperformed due to the impact of local tightening policies. We think the share-price correction will continue.

Hong Kong / Telecommunications

Outlook Brightens for Broadband Players

October 27, 2016
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Broadband Network recently announced that it would switch its focus from subscriber to revenue market share and start to raise tariffs. We think it would be able to resume paying out higher...

Equity Strategies

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary ...

October 24, 2016

Our weekly analysis of exchange-traded funds and flows around the globe to aid investors in making informed decisions. Follow us as we follow the money.

Key summary points
  • After a two-week losing streak in October, the week of October 21 ended mixed
  • Investors remained largely on the sidelines as the search for direction continues
  • Uncertainty over US presidential election in November is also casting a shadow
  • All of the major asset classes posted net inflows for the week

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