After a period of silence and a somewhat lacklustre summer/market intertwined with sporadic volatility on the back of rhetoric from Trump, the scandals/revolving door scourge of the white house and North Korea'...
As the market consensus skews towards a delay in a Federal Funds rate hike, some banks are responding with fixed rate mortgages, noted RHB Research in a report dated 11 September 2017.
Heading into the month of September 2017, DBS Research believes that yield plays will continue to be favoured amidst uncertainty.
We look at three main risks Mark Haefele, UBS Chief Investment Officer (CIO) highlighted in his monthly letter, and some tactical asset allocation approaches investors can consider taking.
The U.S. government is getting closer and closer to running out of cash… for real this time.
The Hang Seng Index broke above 28,000 points at a point (on 28 August), but it fell back down after making strong gains and closed at only 15 points higher.
The STI has been sliding from its recent high at 3,348 following the military tension between the US and North Korea.
In the first half of 2017, the benign bond yields provided support to lift equity markets across the globe.However, with the US Federal Reserve (Fed) raising benchmark interest rates, the bond market has si...
On 14 June 2017, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) announced its decision to hike federal funds rate by another 25 basis points, making the current Fed funds rate 1.25 percent. Despite it being a move that was largely within market expectation, US stocks showed a lack of direction during early trading. But the Dow eventually managed to climb 0.22 percent before the close.
US President Trump has finally met his first major setback since taking office. His proposed healthcare repeal bill – the American Health Care Act – to replace Obamacare failed to garner enough support from the Republicans in both houses which resulted in the withdrawal of his proposed bill.