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A Tribute to the Traders of the Singapore Bond Market

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photo courtesy of Mr P.Tham   Who would have thought that chopping onions would be the perfect catalyst for the inspiration to write a post to applaud the Singapore bond market traders? Yes,… 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

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

SGD Monthly Snapshot : Wake Me Up When September Ends

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    Economic Data in September 2 Sep Aug PMI 49.8 vs 49.4 expected Aug Electronics Sector Index 50.2  vs 49.7 previous 5 Sep Aug Nikkei Singapore PMI 52.3 v 50.7 previous 7… Continue reading

USDSGD : The Monetary Policy In Dining Deals

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Someone mentioned to me in passing the other day that they thought that the UOB 1-for-1 dining deals are deflationary. What else will we have then, for the element of truth in that… Continue reading

Singapore Fortnightly : Dismantle the Speed Cameras

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Economic Data Sep Industrial Production +0.5% MoM, expected +1.2% Sep Industrial Production -4.8% YoY, expected -4.5% 3Q15 Unemployment Rate 2%, expected 2.1% Oct PMI 48.9, expected 48.9 Oct Electronics Sector Index 48.6, expected… Continue reading

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

SGD Monetary Policy Statement : Counting Down Days To The What If ??

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Postponing the MPS was a good idea, all the way to the 14th of October just in time for the haze to subside and a less grumpy local market audience as the SG… Continue reading