Tag Archive: SINGAPORE INTEREST RATES

The Singapore Monetary Policy Statement and the Thankless Job of Central Banking – Thank You, MAS !

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photo courtesy of Ms Su Tan of HK, taken on a wine tour of Sicily.   October is looking to be a painful month with an estimated US$ 876 billion wiped off bond… Continue reading

Singapore Bonds Mid Year Review : A Case of Sobriety in the Shrinking Bond Markets

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  It is impossible these days to talk about financial markets without talking about politics and since it is impossible to talk about politics given the fluidity in the global balance that would… Continue reading

Happy Horrors for Halloween – Singapore Corporate Bonds Have Outperformed

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photo courtesy of Ms Su Tan, in Japan     *October comes to a roaring ending with a new high in stocks and a new en bloc as each week passes. *  With… Continue reading

Imaginations Running Wild Part 2 – SIBOR, SOR or a new benchmark ?

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* Singapore’s en bloc fever rages even as China’s President Xi says Housing Should be for Living in, Not for Speculation. Perhaps Singapore could represent currency stability or gains ? * The US… Continue reading

SGD April Monetary Policy Statement : April Is No Fool

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Photo courtesy of  Mr Eric Chong, Singapore.     Weekly Market Bash – Do We Know A Happy Banker ? Another week and we ask ourselves do we know a happy banker ?… Continue reading

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

SGD Monthly Snapshot : Did Somebody Die In June ?

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Economic Data In May 2 June May PMI 49.8 vs 49.7 expected May Electronics Sector Index 49.1 vs 49.5 previous 3 June Nikkei Singapore PMI 50.1 vs 49.4 previous 7 June May Foreign… 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

SGD Weekly : THE HAZE JINX

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The haze has been a jinx for Singapore and Malaysia or has it gone to the head ? Hamilton suffered a freak accident to miss out winning 8 Grand Prix in a row.… 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