DBS Chief Investment Office Collection 2018


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    Wealth Dailies

    Find out what happened in the global markets with this morning brief.

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    FX Tactical

    Navigate the currents in the FX markets with technical analyses from our FX strategists.

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    Equity Tactical

    Get our latest tactical views on selected global equities.

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    CIO Insights

    Gain perspectives on the themes that will shape global markets throughout the quarter.

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    CIO Perspectives

    The DBS Chief Investment Office explains what's likely to happen in markets and why.

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    Wealth Dailies


    Date Report
    May 04, 2018 Global equities struggle for direction
    May 03, 2018 Most global equities close lower; earnings boost Europe stocks
    May 02, 2018 Global equity markets end mixed amid closures in Asia
    April 30, 2018 Global equities rise on earnings boost
    April 27, 2018 US, Europe stocks gain, but Asia benchmarks end mixed

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    FX Tactical


    Date Report
    May 03, 2018 EUR/USD: Remains a "fade the rally" play
    April 30, 2018 EUR/USD: Rinse and repeat
    April 26, 2018 AUD/USD: Trading a reprieve bounce
    April 24, 2018 EUR/USD: The ice melts for EUR bulls
    April 19, 2018 EUR/USD: The EUR struggles to find direction
    April 17, 2018 USD/JPY: Trading in a slumber
    April 12, 2018 AUD/NZD: Trading a tactical long off trendline support
    April 10, 2018 Gold (XAU/USD): Picking up dips in a dull moment
    April 09, 2018 GBP/USD: Regaining its footing
    April 05, 2018 EUR/GBP: Pacing May's local UK elections
    April 04, 2018 NZD/USD: Trading the consolidation range
    April 02, 2018 EUR/USD: End of consolidation likely a prelude to larger move
    March 28, 2018 XAG/USD: Getting that sparkle back
    March 27, 2018 EUR/JPY: Likely still on a consolidation path
    March 21, 2018 USD/JPY: Pondering Powell and tariffs
    March 20, 2018 AUD/USD: No change in character yet
    March 19, 2018 EUR/USD: Marks time into the FOMC risk event
    March 13, 2018 AUD/USD: Picking up a short-term bid
    March 12, 2018 NZD/USD: GDP to shape the next short-term move
    March 08, 2018 USD/JPY: Run with the USD bears
    March 07, 2018 USD/CAD: Caught in protectionist crossfire
    March 07, 2018 EUR/JPY: Await corrective strength to offload
    March 06, 2018 EUR/USD: Run with the bull
    March 05, 2018 AUD/USD: Under the cosh ahead of RBA meeting
    February 28, 2018 EUR/USD: Italian elections dampen upside, but not game-changing
    February 26, 2018 EUR/JPY: JPY strength shows its mettle
    February 23, 2018 GBP/USD: Consolidating until political clarity arrives
    February 21, 2018 USD/JPY: Correction and continuity
    February 20, 2018 NZD/USD: Post-election recovery's momentum ebbs
    February 15, 2018 EUR/USD: Looking to unwind the Macron-led gains
    February 14, 2018 USD/JPY: JPY gains but it's in the script
    February 13, 2018 Gold (XAU/USD): A short-term tactical long opportunity appears on the horizon
    February 12, 2018 NZD/USD: Dovish RBNZ dampens the Kiwi
    February 06, 2018 EUR/USD: Shading the dip as a short-term long opportunity
    February 02, 2018 AUD/USD: Lower first, but a lot higher, eventually
    February 02, 2018 EUR/JPY: Looking to top pick
    January 31, 2018 AUD/NZD: Mulling the Tasman policy mix
    January 30, 2018 AUD/USD: Room to roll lower first
    January 29, 2018 GBP/USD: Staying on the weak-dollar road
    January 25, 2018 EUR/USD: Trump Administration starts thinly-veiled currency war
    January 23, 2018 USD/JPY: Harnessing a range
    January 22, 2018 EUR/USD: Consolidates into the ECB policy meeting
    January 17, 2018 EUR/USD: Staying bid on the tone
    January 16, 2018 AUD/USD: Pick up a better-placed dip
    January 15, 2018 GBP/USD: More USD weakness is likely ahead
    January 12, 2018 USD/CAD: NAFTA jitters setting in again
    January 10, 2018 Update: USD/JPY: Shift the target price higher
    January 10, 2018 Update: EUR/USD: Consider a short-term tactical trade
    January 09, 2018 NZD/USD: Upward correction from late November done and dusted
    January 08, 2018 GBP/USD: Move from the 1.30s; looking to mature
    January 04, 2018 AUD/USD: Needs short-term correction before going higher
    January 03, 2018 USD/JPY: Odds improve for downside probe
    January 02, 2018 EUR/USD: More upside on the way

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    Equity Tactical


    Date Report
    February 21, 2018 Click here for an updated status on our equity tactical ideas
    February 21, 2018 Equity Tactical: Bristol-Myers Squibb
    February 12, 2018 Equity Tactical: China Mobile Limited
    February 02, 2018 Equity Tactical: Mondelez International Inc
    January 26, 2018 Equity Tactical: Seven & I Holdings
    January 22, 2018 Equity Tactical: China Mobile Limted, Thyssenkrupp AG
    January 12, 2018 Equity Tactical: Bristol-Myers Squibb
    January 10, 2018 Equity Tactical: Tapestry Inc
    January 05, 2018 Equity Tactical: Biogen Inc, AXA
    December 13, 2017 Equity Tactical: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc, Credit Agricole SA, Thyssenkrupp AG
    December 05, 2017 Equity Tactical: Mondelez International Inc

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    CIO Insights


    Date Report
    May 02, 2018 2Q18: Investment Theme - Domestic Europe
    April 27, 2018 2Q18: Investment Theme - Quality Play
    April 23, 2018 2Q18: Special Feature - Petro-CNY - Timing, reach, geopolitics, and implications
    April 18, 2018 2Q18: Asia Equities - Asia outperformance to persist
    April 17, 2018 2Q18: DM Corporate & EM Bonds - Prefer Corporate to Government bonds; EM to DM
    April 17, 2018 2Q18: Asia Economy - Benefiting from global growth
    April 16, 2018 2Q18: Alternatives - Hedging of downside risks
    April 12, 2018 2Q18: Japan Equities - In need of catalyst
    April 10, 2018 2Q18: Japan Economy - Inflation picking up, but momentum not strong
    April 10, 2018 2Q18: Currencies - Crosscurrents in play
    April 10, 2018 2Q18: Oil - Favourable Demand-Supply Outlook
    April 03, 2018 2Q18: Europe Equities - Earnings and currency headwinds
    March 29, 2018 2Q18: US Equities - Momentum underpinned by earnings
    March 29, 2018 2Q18: US Economy - Trump and Protectionism
    March 28, 2018 2Q18: Asset Allocation: Stay pro-risk
    March 27, 2018 2Q18: Mind the Bends
    December 15, 2017 2018: The Bull Ain't Done

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    CIO Perspectives


    Date Report
    April 25, 2018 Take the impact of rising yields in perspective
    April 16, 2018 Climbing the wall of worries
    March 12, 2018 Calm resumes in risk assets
    February 15, 2018 US equities: what to pick up now?
    February 09, 2018 Window to start accumulating
    February 06, 2018 UPDATE: Calm down - this is not the start of a bear market
    February 05, 2018 A necessary consolidation

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