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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.

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Economics

Global / GDP

Weekly: Nowcast Update; FX forecast revision...

June 22, 2018

Our Nowcast estimates show solid Q2 growth in China, India, and Singapore. With the Fed likely to hike twice more in 2018, further USD rally looks inevitable, entailing a revision of our FX forecasts

Key summary points
  • We have added Singapore to our GDP Nowcasting framework
  • Our model estimates show solid Q2 growth
  • China, India, and Singapore are clocking 6.7%, 7.3%, and 5% in Q2
  • With US growth tracking 4% in Q2, tariff-related downside will not affect global growth for now
  • The Fed US is set to hike twice more this year; further US Dollar rally looks inevitable

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DBS Asian Insights

Capturing Growth Opportunities in Asia

June 06, 2014

Industry

Singapore / Real Estate

Orchard Road home prices to hit S$4,000 psf?

June 14, 2018
Singapore

Assuming a 10% balcony bonus, the break-even levels for Shun Tak’s prime residential sites are c.S$3000 psf.This implies that these projects could potentially be launched at S$4,000 psf.

Indonesia / Financials

Indonesian Banks: Gearing up for disruptions

June 08, 2018
Indonesia

By 2030, we believe that seamless digital banking products will be a basic requirement. As customers’ requirements evolve, banks will have to adapt to stay relevant.

Equity Strategies

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary...

June 19, 2018

Most ETF stocks fall due to unrest over the possibility of a US-China trade war.

Key summary points
  • Most of the ETF stock market indices fell during the week
  • The CBOE Volatility Index continues its trend by declining
  • Developed and emerging markets ETFs (ex-US) were down except Germany
  • The industrial commodities of oil, copper and gold were all down this week

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