Tag Archive: SIBOR

Fussing Over The Mortgage Rate

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This post was written a week ago for http://www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading… ******************************** Writing this piece 2 days before the MAS announces their semi… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Ending The Quarter On High Drama

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It has been nothing but drama this week after the FOMC last week, starting with good news out of Greece for their elections, the Volkswagen scandal, 6 1/2 lows in Chinese manufacturing, Brazil… Continue reading

The Triple Whammy Of AAA Singapore’s Monetary Policy

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This post was written a week ago for http://www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading… ******************************** I wrote about this last week but I feel a need… Continue reading

SGD Weekly : Timely Elections

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I am thankful for the upcoming elections because these are times were we desperately need some distraction. It has been an atypical week because we do not often get Minsky moments in markets… Continue reading

SGD Mid Week Recap : Singapore Slings Surprise !

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It has been more than unsettling for me when I painstakingly write 2 articles yesterday morning, one on Singapore’s first ever AT1 issue, to find them missing in the afternoon. If anyone has… Continue reading

SINGAPORE RATES WEEKLY : SG50 FOR YOU AND ME AND OUR NEW WEBSITE

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Welcome to the new look Tradehaven website. It took slightly longer than we had anticipated and has been quite a lesson in learning that none of us are terribly good at design work,… 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 RATES WEEKLY : IS THERE A PROBLEM ?

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US LIBOR 1M 0.1884 3M 0.2843 6M 0.448 ECONOMIC NEWS AND DATA JUN PMI 50.4, expected 50.2 JUN Electronics Sector Index 50.3, previous 49.8 JUN Markit PMI 51.1, previous 49.5 The SGD managed… 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

SINGAPORE RATES WEEKLY : FIERCE MARKETS

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US Libor 1M 0.183 3M 0.2812 6M 0.4239 Singapore Economic Data 2 Jun May PMI 50.2 vs expected 49.3 2 Jun May Electronics Sector Index 49.8 vs expected 49.5 8 Jun May Foreign… Continue reading