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Asia / Equities

Most Asia benchmarks rise

May 09, 2018
Most Asia benchmarks rise

Investors mull US-China trade talks; Australia releases its budget report

Global / Currencies

The greenback strengthens a third day

May 09, 2018
The greenback strengthens a third day

The rupiah sinks to its weakest since 2015, on economic growth concerns

Developed Markets / Equities

US equities end mixed

May 09, 2018
US equities end mixed

Stocks struggle for direction after Trump scraps Iran nuclear deal

Global / Insights

US debt ceiling, tax reform take centre stage

August 28, 2017
US debt ceiling, tax reform take centre stage

Investors are increasingly buying protection for downside risks

Global / Insights

EM outperforms DM on mounting US political turmoil

August 21, 2017
EM outperforms DM on mounting US political turmoil

Global investors are seeking cheaper exposures to equities

Global / Insights

Risk assets: shaken, but not stirred

August 14, 2017
Risk assets: shaken, but not stirred

Despite the volatility, the magnitude of the recent correction suggests that markets have been pricing in an eventual resolution to the crisis

Global / Outlook

4Q17: Stay in the game

October 02, 2017
4Q17: Stay in the game

The Chief Investment Office brings you the investment outlook and strategy for 4Q17 in our brand-new "CIO Insights" publication

Global / Equities

Video: Desperately seeking value in 3Q17

July 27, 2017
Video: Desperately seeking value in 3Q17

DBS Chief Investment Officer Lim Say Boon discusses the frustrating outlook for global equities

Global / Outlook

3Q17: Desperately seeking value

June 27, 2017
3Q17: Desperately seeking value

Neither feast nor famine - that is the frustrating outlook for global equities

Insights and Analysis

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Asia / GDP

Weekly: China stimulus to the rescue?

February 15, 2019
Weekly: China stimulus to the rescue?

The global market recovery continues unabated despite a string of weak data points out of China, EU, and the US; we think the market is betting on China stimulus to save the day.

Global / Economics & Strategy

Research Library

February 14, 2019
Research Library

Economics and Macro Strategy

Japan / GDP

Three key growth challenges in 2019

February 14, 2019
Three key growth challenges in 2019

The Japanese economy has emerged from the natural disasters last autumn but the return to positive growth has been disappointing. We have trimmed our 2019 GDP growth forecast to 0.7% from 1.0%.

Hong Kong / Real Estate

HK Property Monthly Chart Book: Suburban malls to outperfor

February 14, 2019
HK Property Monthly Chart Book: Suburban malls to outperform

Suburban malls showed better reversionary growth and should continue to outperform prime shopping centres for 2019.

China / TMT

China Internet Sector: Who will be the winners in new retai...

February 12, 2019
China Internet Sector: Who will be the winners in new retail?

Ability of internet companies attracting users a key importance for retailers as offline investments continue to drag down margins.

Hong Kong / Real Estate

HK Property: Local developers dominated land market

January 14, 2019
HK Property: Local developers dominated land market

Local developers snapped up land sold by the Hong Kong government for residential or commercial use as China-based developers become less active in land banking in the city.

China / Equities

Strategist Weekly: Spotlight on trade balance and new round...

February 12, 2019
Strategist Weekly: Spotlight on trade balance and new round of Sino-US negotiations

Global markets continue to be rattled by capricious comments from China and the US before the Xi-Trump summit.

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary

November 27, 2018
Weekly Global ETF Commentary

US-listed ETFs showed inflows of $7.1 billion. Equities received $4.2 billion as fixed income had an inflow of $2.9 billion and international equities gained $2.3 billion.

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary

November 19, 2018
Weekly Global ETF Commentary

US-listed ETFs had inflows of $5.5 billion with equities receiving $6.0 billion whereas fixed income had outflows of $1.4 billion.

Economics Daily

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China / Economics

China: PMI highlights need for further policy support

January 31, 2019
China: PMI highlights need for further policy support

Manufacturing PMI contracted for a second straight month in January alongside a declining industrial profit.

Singapore / Equities

Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #10

January 22, 2019
Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #10

#10 Long S-REITS as a defensive play.

China / FX

Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #9

January 21, 2019
Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #9

#9 Short CNY

Global / Equities

Macro Strategy

February 15, 2019
Macro Strategy

Non-call risk and Asian AT1 bonds, Singapore's 2019 budget

Global / GDP

Chart of the Week: Behind the rise of Chinese smartphone ma...

February 11, 2019
Chart of the Week: Behind the rise of Chinese smartphone makers

The advancement of Chinese smartphone makers could be attributed to structural factors, such as technology/product maturity, price competitiveness and marketing success.

Global / GDP

Chart of the Week: China slowdown’s direct impact on global...

February 04, 2019
Chart of the Week: China slowdown’s direct impact on global trade

Having accounted for 30-40% of global growth in recent decades, a slowing of the Chinese economy perhaps matters the most for global trade.\n.

Featured Publications

Asia / Basic Materials

DBS Asian Insights SparX: Copper

October 08, 2018
DBS Asian Insights SparX: Copper

As the metal of choice wherever electricity is needed, we believe that there is huge potential for the future of copper.

Global / Oil and Gas

2030 Energy Mix: Marching Towards A Cleaner Future

August 20, 2018
2030 Energy Mix: Marching Towards A Cleaner Future

We expect global energy demand to increase at an average rate of about 1.5% per annum from 2017 to 2030 and believe that demand for the three key fossil fuels will not peak until 2030.

Global / Equities

DBS Asian Insights Conference 2018 Jubilee Edition

August 16, 2018
DBS Asian Insights Conference 2018 Jubilee Edition

Celebrating 50 years, we bring the Jubilee Edition of DBS Asian Insights Conference to you in the form of a post-conference report.