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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

Global / Insights

EM outperforms DM on mounting US political turmoil

August 21, 2017
EM outperforms DM on mounting US political turmoil

Global investors are seeking cheaper exposures to equities

Global / Insights

Risk assets: shaken, but not stirred

August 14, 2017
Risk assets: shaken, but not stirred

Despite the volatility, the magnitude of the recent correction suggests that markets have been pricing in an eventual resolution to the crisis

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

Global / Outlook

3Q17: Desperately seeking value

June 27, 2017
3Q17: Desperately seeking value

Neither feast nor famine - that is the frustrating outlook for global equities

Global / Equities

The markets needed a correction; they will get it

May 19, 2017
The markets needed a correction; they will get it

After all, this is a market priced for perfection – not a loose cannon President, say DBS Chief Investment Officer Lim Say Boon and Strategist Jason Low

Insights and Analysis

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Global / Economics & Strategy

Research Library

January 16, 2019
Research Library

Economics and Macro Strategy

Singapore / Rates

SGS: Slim pickings

January 14, 2019
SGS: Slim pickings

We like receiving SGD rates on spikes.

Asia / GDP

Trades to carry through the market fog

January 11, 2019
Trades to carry through the market fog

Markets have swung from despair to optimism, soothed by Fed guidance and expectations of a thaw in trade wars. Sensitivities are high—a swing back to negative sentiments will remain on the cards.

Asia / Technology

Pivot or Perish: Ecosystem, the emerging business model

January 10, 2019
Pivot or Perish: Ecosystem, the emerging business model

Large players in industries with the ability to collect and analyse data at distinct advantage to leverage developments in Customer Data Platform (CDP) for successful cross selling.

Singapore / Real Estate

Singapore Property: Will the early birds get the worms?

January 08, 2019
Singapore Property: Will the early birds get the worms?

Property launches started shortly after the New Year in view of strong launch pipeline scheduled for 2019.

Asia / Consumer

Think Big, Act Quick

December 14, 2018
Think Big, Act Quick

Most airports in the region will still be operating above or at near capacity even after their expansions are complete, highlighting the need for continuous expansion and investment.

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary

November 27, 2018
Weekly Global ETF Commentary

US-listed ETFs showed inflows of $7.1 billion. Equities received $4.2 billion as fixed income had an inflow of $2.9 billion and international equities gained $2.3 billion.

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary

November 19, 2018
Weekly Global ETF Commentary

US-listed ETFs had inflows of $5.5 billion with equities receiving $6.0 billion whereas fixed income had outflows of $1.4 billion.

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary

November 12, 2018
Weekly Global ETF Commentary

US-listed ETFs had an inflow of $13.7 billion with equities posting inflows of $6.9 billion while fixed income drew in $7.0 billion.

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Asia / FX

Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #6

January 16, 2019
Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #6

#6 Short AUD

China / Rates

Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #5

January 15, 2019
Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #5

#5 Bullish 10Y China Government Bonds.

Asia / Credit

Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #4

January 14, 2019
Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #4

#4 Support for high grade credit, especially BBB

Global / FX

Macro Strategy

January 16, 2019
Macro Strategy

GBP faces economic realities; Better times for EM Asia

Global / GDP

Chart of the Week: Trade war is yet to go the US way

January 14, 2019
Chart of the Week: Trade war is yet to go the US way

Chinese imports from the US have plunged lately, while exports have held up quite well.

US / Rates

Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #1

January 09, 2019
Top-10 investment strategies for 2019: #1

#1 Bet on more rate hikes by the Fed

Featured Publications

Asia / Basic Materials

DBS Asian Insights SparX: Copper

October 08, 2018
DBS Asian Insights SparX: Copper

As the metal of choice wherever electricity is needed, we believe that there is huge potential for the future of copper.

Global / Oil and Gas

2030 Energy Mix: Marching Towards A Cleaner Future

August 20, 2018
2030 Energy Mix: Marching Towards A Cleaner Future

We expect global energy demand to increase at an average rate of about 1.5% per annum from 2017 to 2030 and believe that demand for the three key fossil fuels will not peak until 2030.

Global / Equities

DBS Asian Insights Conference 2018 Jubilee Edition

August 16, 2018
DBS Asian Insights Conference 2018 Jubilee Edition

Celebrating 50 years, we bring the Jubilee Edition of DBS Asian Insights Conference to you in the form of a post-conference report.