Insights and Analysis

In-depth and broad analysis of major developments in Asia's economic activity, policy, equity, property and currency markets and what they mean for our clients.


China / Rates

China Proceeds Cautiously on Tightening...

February 20, 2017

We think that significantly higher funding costs could complicate the deleveraging that the Chinese government wants; the Peoples’ Bank of China is therefore likely to proceed cautiously in raising r...

Key summary points
  • Significantly higher funding costs could complicate deleveraging
  • Smaller banks are most vulnerable due to their linkages with shadow banks
  • The People’s Bank of China is therefore expected to proceed cautiously in raising interbank rates
  • It will also likely keep benchmark rates at current levels
  • Widening interest rate spreads between China and the US may not last

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DBS Asian Insights

Capturing Growth Opportunities in Asia

June 06, 2014


China / Real Estate

Sales Recover After Lunar New Year

February 14, 2017

A weekly snapshot of the Chinese property market – from sales volume to inventory levels – in the Tier 1 to 3 cities; as well as an overview of the share performance of sector players.

Global / Oil and Gas

Yards to Bid for Shell’s Nigerian Deal

February 13, 2017

Our weekly analysis of key developments from the oil and gas sector to aid readers in extracting value from the news flow.

Equity Strategies

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary...

February 20, 2017

Our weekly analysis of exchange-traded funds and flows around the globe to aid investors in making informed decisions. Follow us as we follow the money.

Key summary points
  • Last week, global stock funds logged the biggest inflows since December
  • Emerging market equity funds attracted the biggest inflows in six months
  • Smaller domestic companies-focused funds were in demand

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