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  • Capital Markets Reform in China: Gaining Momentum

    Capital Markets Reform in China: Gaining Momentum 21 Jul 2014

    Reform efforts in China seem to be gaining momentum. The big question is whether these reforms will buoy investor confidence, and...
  • The Fed's one thing, the BoJ  another

    The Fed's one thing, the BoJ another 16 Jul 2014

    Don’t fight the Fed. Especially if you sit in an emerging market. This lesson has been learned, repeatedly, the hard way.
  • 2015 India budget

    2015 India budget 14 Jul 2014

    India’s new Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s unveiled his budget for FY14/15 today. While there was no big bang, the overall tone was...
  • How big are emerging markets?

    How big are emerging markets? 09 Jul 2014

    Statistical studies of gross domestic product (GDP) in emerging markets have been in the news recently. Early in April, a rebasing of...
  • Asia's winds of change are really  picking up

    Asia's winds of change are really picking up 09 Jul 2014

    Something is stirring. Politicians are talking about reform. Of course, that’s standard fare for anyone seeking or occupying higher...
  • Time to broaden horizons in Europe

    Time to broaden horizons in Europe 07 Jul 2014

    The last two years in European equities have been dominated by recovery and value trades. These areas of the market suffered a sharp...
  • Modi’s moment: The reforms India needs to tackle

    Modi’s moment: The reforms India needs to tackle 03 Jul 2014

    It’s easy to get lost in the flurry of policy commentary and reform proposals spewing out of New Delhi these days. Prime Minister Modi...
  • Emerging markets: Mid-year update

    Emerging markets: Mid-year update 02 Jul 2014

    As I’ve often said, investing in emerging markets requires patience, long-term perspective, and selective stock-picking. I think many...
  • Summer bounce

    Summer bounce 02 Jul 2014

    Not too shabby. After a disappointing run, PMIs across Asia are heading up. China’s manufacturing sector is expanding again, helping to...
  • Commentary on Japanese Equities

    Commentary on Japanese Equities 30 Jun 2014

    We remain positive on the outlook for Japan’s economy and stock market as we believe the changes in policy by both the Bank of Japan and...
  • Here comes the Chinese

    Here comes the Chinese 27 Jun 2014

    For all the worries about China’s growth, and the impact of a slowdown on the rest of the region, there is at least one sector that is...
  • Economic Insights

    Economic Insights 19 Jun 2014

    DO CONSUMERS DRIVE THE U.S. ECONOMY? Yes and no. Certainly, end sales are what make an entire production line worthwhile.
  • Mexico's Road to Reform

    Mexico's Road to Reform 19 Jun 2014

    Many investors had high hopes for Mexico’s market this year given an improving global economic outlook and a slate of planned domestic...
  • Bank of England sends mixed messages to markets

    Bank of England sends mixed messages to markets 19 Jun 2014

    The minutes from the latest Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting warned that there is a rising risk that interest...
  • A Quarter Century of Emerging Markets Investing

    A Quarter Century of Emerging Markets Investing 19 Jun 2014

    At one time or another, every country could have been classified as “emerging.” Back in the 1800s, the Western part of the United...
  • India at risk of poor rains

    India at risk of poor rains 12 Jun 2014

    For all its achievements in recent decades, with soaring hightech exports and a burgeoning middle class, India’s economy remains...
  • Asia Economics and FX Comment

    Asia Economics and FX Comment 09 Jun 2014

    It wasn't exactly a bazooka that Mr. Draghi pulled out of his pocket yesterday. True, it sounded impressive enough, with the ECB being the...
  • The ECB and the Hesitant Eurozone Recovery

    The ECB and the Hesitant Eurozone Recovery 09 Jun 2014

    The European Central Bank (ECB) followed through with the central bank’s Resident Mario Draghi’s promise last month that the Bank...
  • ASEAN cooperation: A growing global power

    ASEAN cooperation: A growing global power 04 Jun 2014

    Southeast Asia represents one of the fastest-growing regions of the world today, and to us, its future looks bright, despite some ups and...
  • Thailand's Tensions, and Resilience

    Thailand's Tensions, and Resilience 30 May 2014

    Thailand’s imposition of martial law on May 20 came after months of protests and threats of violence between two opposing sides—the...
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Investing

Expert's Views
Straits Times Index 3,340.70 23.79
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,656.4M 928.6M 225 187 690
Hang Seng Index 23,971.87 189.76
KLCI 1,871.83 0.47
Nikkei 225 15,328.56 -14.72
South Korea KOSPI 2,028.32 -0.61
Updated: 23 Jul 2014 17:06 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)

IR ALERTS

RafflesEducationCorp: Acquisition Of 1-3 Fitzwilliam Street In Parramatta, NSW, Australia For S$34.2 Million.

23 Jul 2014 17:32

Raffles Education Corporation Limited's subsidiary, Raffles Assets Australia Pty Ltd, has entered into a Contract for the Sale of Land to ac...

COSCO: Delivery Of Jack-Up Rig.

23 Jul 2014 17:18

COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited wishes to announce that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the Company's 51% owned COS...

Ezion: Disposal Of Ezion Offshore Logistics Hub & 90% Stake In Teras Australia For S$55 Million.

23 Jul 2014 11:06

Ezion Holdings Limited has entered into a sale and purchase agreement dated 22 July 2014 with AusGroup Limited, pursuant to which AusGroup s...

CCT: Quill Capita Trust Declares 1H 2014 Distribution Per Unit Of 4.1 Sen.

23 Jul 2014 10:11

Quill Capita Trust has declared a distribution per unit of 4.10 sen for the six months period from 1 January 2014 to 30 June 2014. The annua...

CMT: 2Q 2014 Distributable Income Increases 6.5% Year-On-Year.

23 Jul 2014 09:41

CapitaMall Trust's distributable income of S$93.4 million for the period from 1 April 2014 to 30 June 2014 was 6.5% higher than the S$87.7 m...

COSCO: Delivery Of Livestock Carrier.

22 Jul 2014 17:17

COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited wishes to announce that COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the Company's 51% owned C...

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