Tag Archive: SINGAPORE INTEREST RATE SWAPS

Op Ed : Can We Bring Back The 5 Year Singapore Government Bond Futures ?

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  Market Bash : All About Trump We can feel the levels of frustration build up, anxieties growing that just about anything can be construed as the tipping point for the correction of… 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

Singapore Weekly : Ripley’s Believe It Or Not ?

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Believe it or not, we are nearly haze free. Narrowly missing out on a technical recession, GDP grew 0.1% QoQ in 3Q15 although we shall know the truth next month between 18-25 Nov… 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

SGD Weekly : Scratch Your Head And Miss The Boat

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After the electrifying elections (where I did warn was not going to be as bad as markets thought it would be), it is official – Singapore would contend to be the worst performing… 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

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 : 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

Singapore Rates Weekly

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USD 1M Libor 0.18225% USD 3M Libor 0.27975% USD 6M Libor 0.41090% 1Q15 Unemployment Rate 1.8% vs expected 2% but …the last time Singapore created only 300 jobs for a quarter was back… Continue reading