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Global / Economics & Strategy

Research Library

August 21, 2019
Research Library

Economics and Macro Strategy

US / Rates

G3 Rates: Seeking refuge

August 19, 2019
G3 Rates: Seeking refuge

We examine what it would take before the Fed cuts rates.

Indonesia / Growth, Rates

Indonesia: Surfacing economic weakness

August 16, 2019
Indonesia: Surfacing economic weakness

Indonesia recorded a stable growth of 5% in 2Q19, contrary to the downward growth trend elsewhere. Fiscal lever could sustain growth momentum at its potential at 5.0%.

Asia / Oil and Gas

Natural Gas & LNG Trends in Asia: The Volume Game is Strong

August 21, 2019
Natural Gas & LNG Trends in Asia: The Volume Game is Strong

How will the APAC energy landscape change in the coming years as demand for natural gas grows exponentially amidst calls for a cleaner energy environment? Our analysts find out.

Singapore / Real Estate

Singapore Property: Reigniting stars in Singapore’s South

August 19, 2019
Singapore Property: Reigniting stars in Singapore’s South

Reaffirmation of Government efforts to remake the GSW offers significant opportunities for developers. VivoCity remains the bedrock GSW rejuvenation in our view.

Asia / Real Estate

Business Insights Series: Home Sharing Platforms - Friend, ...

August 16, 2019
Business Insights Series: Home Sharing Platforms - Friend, Foe or Frenemy?

In the latest Business Insights series, our analysts expounded on their earlier report on the rise of home sharing platforms and the potential implications on the travel and hospitality industry.

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.

Asia / Equities

Asia Equity Strategy: Asia markets supported by Fed’s insu...

June 14, 2019
Asia Equity Strategy:  Asia markets supported by Fed’s insurance cut

While the notion that Fed rate cuts tend to support the equity market is true, we believe the types of rate cuts need to be differentiated as equity markets respond differently.

Economics Daily

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Hong Kong / Growth

Chart of the Week: Hong Kong’s retail sales and tourism dow...

August 19, 2019
Chart of the Week: Hong Kong’s retail sales and tourism downturn

We are concerned that weakening of retail sales momentum could eventually feed through to commercial rental and the broader economy.

Global / Trade

Weekly: Negative feedback loop

August 16, 2019
Weekly: Negative feedback loop

Negative consequences of the ongoing trade war, amid a stretched global economic cycle, is apparent. Trade and manufacturing are weakening sharply. Pockets of stress in EMs are appearing.

China / Growth

China: Slowing growth; more stimulus to come

August 15, 2019
China: Slowing growth; more stimulus to come

Most headline figures in July suggest persistent weakening of the economy.

Europe / Rates, FX

Fiscal stimulus chatter picking up; Measured easing ahead f...

August 21, 2019
Fiscal stimulus chatter picking up; Measured easing ahead from BI

Fiscal policy mulled to support monetary policy. BI to keep to easing stance.

Europe / Rates, FX

Germany weighs fiscal stimulus; China govvies are attractiv

August 20, 2019
Germany weighs fiscal stimulus; China govvies are attractive

Germany mulls fiscal stimuli. China govvie yields still relatively high.

US / Rates, FX

A pivotal week for FX after recent sell-off; Asia rates loo...

August 19, 2019
A pivotal week for FX after recent sell-off; Asia rates look attractive

All eyes on the Jackson Hole Symposium this week. Asia rates look attractive.

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

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

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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

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.