Tag Archive: SGD NEER

Nobody is Going to Actually Notice if Sibor is Higher

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Happy versus Unhappy People World happiness levels are at a 10 year low, according to a Gallup survey, as US stock markets powered to a record high on this Autumn Equinox. Yes, we… Continue reading

Not Really About The Singapore Spring Monetary Policy Statement

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April 2018 is probably the best month to have a non-G3(+China) central bank meeting because no one would be paying much attention to you in such times of market upheaval amidst geopolitical uncertainties.… Continue reading

Singapore Rates and Currency Outlook 2018 : The Existential Crisis

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photo courtesy of Mr Percy T., Poland * 2017 has been a good and bountiful year prospering many a Singaporean *  Singapore is a rare case in Asia where the currency has appreciated… 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

2017 Singapore Rates Outlook : Falling Down The Rabbit Hole

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Photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, S.F.   2016 Has Been A Year To Forget So we emerged bleary eyed from 2015 into a dream state in 2016 and now to go down… Continue reading

FX Musings : Expecting An Unanimous MAS Monetary Policy Statement

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      A recalcitrant thought after this month’s Bank of Japan meeting and the FOMC, is why not just subcontract our central banking jobs to them for a while ? If the… Continue reading

SGD Bumper Election Issue : Lucky Singapore Savers

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I say again, thank goodness for the elections. It has been an ugly week and the effect of the elections on the USDSGD lasted about half a day. While reports are screaming that… Continue reading

SINGAPORE RATES : The Central Bank Makes Profits

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MAS remains profitable !! “THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) posted a sharply lower net profit of S$281 million for the year ended March 31, 2015, due to currency effects. The negative translation… Continue reading

SINGAPORE WEEKLY : THE INCONCEIVABLE GDP

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Remember to be a Singapore economist is to be Politically Correct & Cautiously Optimistic ? https://tradehaven.net/market/fx/singapore-rates-weekly-being-politically-correct-and-cautiously-optimistic/ So, tell me  who would dare forecast this -4.6% QoQ GDP number ? Ranking of Economists 1.… Continue reading

SINGAPORE RATES WEEKLY : BEING POLITICALLY CORRECT AND CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC

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US LIBOR 1M 0.1866 3M 0.28175 6M 0.4464 ECONOMIC NEWS AND DATA MAY Industrial Production +2.4% MoM, expected +1.8% MAY Industrial Production -2.3% YoY, expected -2.6% May Bank Loans and Advances -0.1% YoY… Continue reading