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.


Taiwan / GDP

Diversifying Into Southeast Asia ...

October 21, 2016

Taiwan’s firms are increasingly looking to Southeast Asia as the next growth region as China slows down. Singapore and Vietnam are the biggest draws while Indonesia and the Philippines have long-term...

Key summary points
  • Taiwan’s direct investment in ASEAN-6 has doubled over the past five years; plenty of room to grow
  • China’s slowdown and rising wages are prompting Taiwan’s firms to adjust their strategies
  • ASEAN is attractive, thanks to strong growth, low-cost labour, and ongoing reforms
  • The Taiwanese government’s “New Southbound Policy” aims to strengthen ties with South/Southeast Asia
  • Singapore and Vietnam are the favourite markets for Taiwanese investors so far

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DBS Asian Insights

Capturing Growth Opportunities in Asia

June 06, 2014


Hong Kong / Technology

The Right Supply for Rising Demand

October 20, 2016
Hong Kong

We are positive on the outlook for Hong Kong’s data-centre sector, and expect the market to grow at 15% per year over the next 3-5 years.

Southeast Asia / Financials

Opportunities in ASEAN Integration

October 19, 2016
Southeast Asia

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was officially launched at the end of 2015. In this report, we look at the implications of the AEC for the region’s banking sector.

Equity Strategies

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary ...

October 17, 2016

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
  • Anxiety over United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union continues to grow
  • Rising inflation – no thanks to the weaker pound – is manifesting in higher cost of imports
  • Fixed income continues to be in demand

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