Tag Archive: USDMYR

Hazing The Tri-Nations – Worst Performers Of Asia

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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… ********************************   My best friend flew off to Sandakan, Sabah, yesterday and… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – waiting on Yellen hike and government shutdown

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Yours truly relocated to America and am settling down here. Four months of silence gave Mr Market time to validate what we were saying. Firstly, the equity markets kind of made a short… 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

FX Thoughts : EM Asia In QuickSand

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Emerging Market (n) – Country where politics matters at least as much as economics to market outcomes  ~ Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group Economic development requires effective governments ~ Angus Deaton, Princeton Emerging markets… Continue reading

Forex Special : The Big Question Mark On Malaysia

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All of a sudden, we find every single commentary red flagging Malaysia as the biggest loser in Southeast Asia in the current oil rout when just a week ago, Malaysia was applauded as… Continue reading

USDSGD and The Coat Tail Effect of Indonesia

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9 days into the second half of 2014 and USDSGD makes its year to date low of 1.24 19 oops 1.2418  as I type and Jowoki becomes the new Indonesia President. Think nothing… Continue reading

Don’t Even Blink And Don’t Look Down – IDR, MYR, PHP

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We are reminded of our own insignificance when we see wonders in nature and gaps in the USD/IDR, USD/MYR and USD/PHP charts like these ones. USD/IDR USD/MYR USD/PHP Is the world is rushing… Continue reading

Turkey Plays Chicken – It Has Just Started

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Yes. We rejoice with rate hikes from Turkey because we are not Turks with mortgages. The Turkish lira jumped 3.5% instantly but bondholders aren’t really cheering except maybe the USD bonds and some… Continue reading

Oh Ye Serpent, Thy Venom Doth Sting – CNY, MYR, PHP

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In the first 3 weeks of 2014 and the end of the lunar year of the Snake, over 80% of the 162 currency pairs in the world have lost out against the USD.… Continue reading

The Mystery of the Muddled Markets – Market Thoughts

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If you are feeling confused, lost, disoriented, bewildered, fatigued and the like, rest assured that you are not alone. It is real and happening. The markets are muddled. If you are feeling comfortable… Continue reading