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China / Growth

China: How far can consumption drive the economy?

October 21, 2019
China: How far can consumption drive the economy?

China’s GDP growth edged down from 6.2% YoY in 2Q to 6.0% YoY in 3Q, in line with our forecast.

Global / Economics & Strategy

Research Library

October 21, 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.

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.

Economics Daily

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Global / Monetary

Notes from IMF Meetings: Settling for a low normal

October 21, 2019
Notes from IMF Meetings: Settling for a low normal

Concerns about slowing world economy and geopolitical risks notwithstanding, the corridors of IMF were alarm-free.

Asia / Monetary

Chart of the Week: China diversifies foreign reserves

October 21, 2019
Chart of the Week: China diversifies foreign reserves

China’s holdings of US Treasury securities declined for the second consecutive month to USD1.1tn in August. Meanwhile, its official gold reserves rose to a record 1942 tons in October.

Asia / Inflation

Weekly: Watch out, inflation has bottomed

October 18, 2019
Weekly: Watch out, inflation has bottomed

Amid flattening yield curves, recession worries, negative policy rates, and geopolitical tensions, the trough in global inflation dynamic has been largely ignored. Is such complacency justified?

Global / FX

Trade and Brexit deals on hold

October 21, 2019
Trade and Brexit deals on hold

A Brexit deal is still elusive. A stable bias has emerged for the CNY

Global / FX, Rates

Brexit roller coaster; Negative yielding bonds fell USD 4tn...

October 18, 2019
Brexit roller coaster; Negative yielding bonds fell USD 4tn from peak

GBP susceptible to profit taking. Negatice yielding bonds have fallen by USD 4tn.

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

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.