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.


Philippines / Rates

Philippines: Further policy rate hike is likely...

November 21, 2018

Stubborn inflation prompted BSP to raise the policy rate by 25bps to 4.75% in mid-November.

Key summary points
  • The monetary board reiterated that they will remain proactive to temper inflation risks
  • Inflation is likely to ease in 2019 as tax related impact dissipates
  • Even with the prospect of decelerating inflation, real interest rate is relatively low
  • Hence, we see another 25bps rate hike in December

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Malaysia / Basic Materials

Luncheon Talk: Malaysia's Palm Oil industry in the post-GE1...

November 14, 2018

Alliance Investment Bank hosted a luncheon session discussing the Malaysian palm oil industry with keynote speaker YB Teresa Kok, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session.

Singapore / Real Estate

SG Property: Buyers spoilt for choice

November 07, 2018

Three property developments launched for sale will hit the market in November 2018. Depending on further take-up rates, we believe that CDL could start raising prices in the medium term.

Equity Strategies

Global / Equities

Weekly Global ETF Commentary...

November 19, 2018

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

Key summary points
  • All the global market ETF indices were down
  • VIX up by 4.49%
  • All the Sector-investing ETFs were down
  • Developed Markets ETFs were down

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