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Research Library

October 17, 2019
Research Library

Economics and Macro Strategy

Europe / Growth

Eurozone Chartbook: Slippery growth seeks fiscal support

October 10, 2019
Eurozone Chartbook: Slippery growth seeks fiscal support

Domestic demand is faring better but spillover from weak manufacturing and exports is a concern. Considering domestic and external risks, we trim our growth forecasts.

India / Trade, Rates

RCEP & India: Weighing the benefits of regionalism

October 09, 2019
RCEP & India: Weighing the benefits of regionalism

Multilateral free trade agreements reinforce benefits from a wider market access and enjoy preferential or lower trade barriers.

China / Real Estate

China Property Management: Catch the rising stars

October 09, 2019
China Property Management: Catch the rising stars

Our analysts took a deep dive exploring China’s property management sector as interest in property investment continues to grow along with the country’s burgeoning economy.

Indonesia / Commodities

Nickel and the Battery Revolution: A New Dawn for Nickel in...

September 18, 2019
Nickel and the Battery Revolution: A New Dawn for Nickel in Batteries

Our analysts took a deep dive exploring technological advancements in the Nickel market and how it may help with the mass adoption of Electric Vehicles in the near future.

Asia / Technology

Super Apps in Financial Services: Business Models and Oppor...

September 12, 2019
Super Apps in Financial Services: Business Models and Opportunities

Our analysts took a deep dive exploring implications on the banking and insurance sectors as SuperApps continue to gain prominence and establish themselves as a hallmark to modern convenience.

Vietnam / Equities

Understanding Vietnam: A Rising Star

September 19, 2019
Understanding Vietnam: A Rising Star

Vietnam has found itself in a sweet spot as the prime beneficiary of the US-China Trade War, so much so that its economy is set to be bigger than that of Singapore’s within a decade.

China / Equities

Market Strategy: What if HK unrest ends?

August 15, 2019
Market Strategy: What if HK unrest ends?

Civil unrest in Hong Kong continue to weight on its economy with expectations for GDP growth to fall to 0% for the year.

Global / Equities

Global ETF Strategy: Geopolitics and Gold, Oil ETFs

June 21, 2019
Global ETF Strategy: Geopolitics and Gold, Oil ETFs

Rising political tension, lower bond yields and USD on the verge of reversing should make the rest of 2019 very interesting for the gold market.

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Indonesia / Trade, Rates

Indonesia: look beyond the deficit

October 16, 2019
Indonesia: look beyond the deficit

In line with our expectations, exports and imports contracted in September. Looking past these weak numbers, exports and imports growth may have bottomed.

South Korea / Monetary

South Korea: Quite possibly the last rate cut this year

October 16, 2019
South Korea: Quite possibly the last rate cut this year

The Bank of Korea has delivered its second and possibly last rate cut this year. The 7D repo rate was lowered by 25 bps to its record low of 1.25% at today’s meeting.

China / Trade

China: Trade talks surprises but not trade data

October 15, 2019
China: Trade talks surprises but not trade data

The outlook of the external environment has remained cloudy despite tariffs to be effective this week is delayed.

Global / FX, Rates

Trade deal doubts return; QE-lite falls short

October 17, 2019
Trade deal doubts return; QE-lite falls short

Weaker CNY mid-rate accompanies trade deal doubts; QE-lite has yet to assuage USD liquidity concerns

Global / FX, Rates

Brexit doubts remain; China to look past higher inflation

October 16, 2019
Brexit doubts remain; China to look past higher inflation

Doubts over Brexit deal. China will look past rising inflation to maintain accommodative policy.

Global / FX, Rates

Curve steepening bias in India; no compelling reason for SG...

October 15, 2019
Curve steepening bias in India; no compelling reason for SGD rates to outperform

Curve steepening in India. Unwilling to chase further SGD rates outperformance.

Market Movers

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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

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Asia / Insights

Stay ahead with DBS Asian Insights

January 01, 2014
Stay ahead with DBS Asian Insights

With a hundred-strong team of economists and analysts across Asia, you can rely on our unparalleled on-the-ground knowledge to keep you in step with the latest economic activity, government policy, m...

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Featured Publications

Malaysia / Infrastructure

KL-SG High Speed Rail: Riding the HSR Revival

July 19, 2019
KL-SG High Speed Rail: Riding the HSR Revival

Our analysts took a deep dive exploring possible implications from a revival of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail project. What could that mean for the economies of the two countries?

Asia / Consumer

Ride Sharing: Profitable or not?

May 27, 2019
Ride Sharing: Profitable or not?

Our analysts took a deep dive into the ride sharing business model, and identified scale and dominance as key profitability drivers. But what does that mean for smaller operators?

China / Equities

Greater Bay Area: In-depth Study

May 15, 2019
Greater Bay Area: In-depth Study

Our analysts took a deep drive to examine opportunities and challenges to come as the Greater Bay Area (GBA) embarks on its journey to become China’s newest innovation and technology hub.