Tag Archive: Monetary Policy

Getting Ideas from an UnderDOG Singapore Budget

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Feasting away on the Lunar New Year of the Dog, we received the 2018 Singapore Budget with a shrug even if it has been described by official reports and blogs as a brilliant… Continue reading

Missing Out on En Blocs and Singapore’s October Monetary Policy Statement

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Photo courtesy of Mr K.C.Kan, Nepal. Most Singaporeans are missing out on the en bloc mania as disconnect in property prices emerge between the real market and the en bloc market It still… Continue reading

Why Higher Inflation Is Good For Singaporeans

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Latest CPI numbers in Asia Pacific Australia              2.7%  (2.2% last year, 3% 2 years ago) Bangladesh          7.4% (7.1% last year, 10.6% 2 years ago) Cambodia            4.2% (1.2% last year, 5.3% 2 years ago)… Continue reading

Monetary Policy Cannot Fix Our Problems In The Game of Dare

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It seems my friends and I have wine problems here. I am indignant as my favourite for the past 9 months, Fat Bird, a NZ Malborough Sav Blanc which I consume at a… Continue reading

Backing Down on The SGD – MAS Inflation Outlook

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I wrote Trading Against A Black Box – USDSGD last year. MAS published Monetary Policy Operations In Singapore back in March this year in an effort to explain themselves to the public and… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Tapering The Taper For Old Times Sake

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We are ending the week well with headlines suggesting the tapering of the Taper as the commonly accepted interpretation of the FOMC minutes last night. All I know is that the taper is… Continue reading

Central Bank Mafia – Fed, ECB, BoJ Battle of the Balance Sheets

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I believe we have a new pecking order for central banks. DON Bernanke. Hitman Abe. And Cheerleader Draghi. Now the racket has been exposed. It is the game of beggar thy neighbour and… Continue reading