Tag Archive: HYG US iShares

Ignorance Is Bliss In Singapore Bond Markets

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Over a chat with some smart people, I got to thinking how some people are too smart for their own good, not as an admission of any intellectual inferiority but plain commonsense that… Continue reading

Food for Thought : Sell Stocks or Sell Bonds

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    The Business Times has spoken again, Singapore bonds are screaming happy days with the recent Commerzbank SGD Tier 2 issue 4 times oversubscribed, for the bond price to rally nearly 2%… Continue reading

BONDS IN CONVERSATION : HAKUNA MATATA, THE FIRST AFTERSHOCK

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7 weeks ago, we talked about the “aftershocks” after China pulled out all the stops. And back then we wrote, “What we have to look forward to ? 1. The side-effects of China‚Äôs… Continue reading

BONDS IN CONVERSATION : PREPARE TO BE UNPREPARED

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Happy SG50, Folks ! My web developers must have timed their delay perfectly to launch the new site tomorrow on NATIONAL DAY (or so they promise) and I apologise for the sporadic posts… Continue reading

BONDS IN CONVERSATION : TIME FOR A BLUE MOON

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What a week and what a time for renewal. Renewed selling in Chinese stocks, renewed EM bashing, renewal in Malaysia with a fire that destroyed evidence and hopefully, they can start afresh, and… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Pulling Out All The Stops And The Aftershocks

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Yes. It is the 40th anniversary of Jaws, the movie. It been a week of dropping JAWS for sure, staring aghast at the Chinese stock meltdown and the subsequent breathtaking rally that surely… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Major Hangovers

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A mighty week not many people will remember very much of, happening so quickly in a relentless rally that is part of the major hangover of Japan and Europe. And until now there… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : To Separate The Sheep From The Goats

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I am taking the PM’s advice seriously – be paranoid. “Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says Singaporeans need to be “paranoid” and “aware” that someone could take their lunch away.” http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/pm-lee-talks-popular/1439990.html No extra… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Sure Win 4 You Game Changers

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Apologies for the late report and prices this week. I had some trouble with my PC. 10 Singaporeans and another 4 foreigners from China and Hong Kong have lodged reports with the Commercial… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Trick Or Treat Time

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Equities bounced back, Ebola forgotten, terror alerts dismissed and bond yields holding near their 1 year lows (except for Greece and Russia). I find myself unable to stick to a firm view with… Continue reading