LAST week’s holiday to commemorate the end of World War II couldn’t have come at a better time. For a global financial system traumatised by recent gyrations in China, the closure of mainland...
A SURGE in volatility. Plunging global stock markets. A surprise Chinese currency devaluation.
FUND MANAGER’S TAKE
It depresses real rate of interest and may limit the extent to which interest rates can rise
I FELT calm as I sat on a blue couch for my close encounter with the nascent field of financial therapy. I watched as Joel Reimer, a fit, 50-something man in a golf shirt, put sensors on my thumb...
ANOTHER leading stock exchange operator has a plan to improve the US$24 trillion US equity market.
THE total number of new bond listings, as well as proceeds raised, hit new highs on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) in 2014. This was amid the low interest rate environment and the search for yield.
THEY were the darlings of global investors.
GLOBAL mutual funds were net buyers of Singapore stocks in the three months to Nov 14. The top five stocks saw net buys of S$1.9 billion in aggregate, compared to net sells of S$769.4 million.
THE United States Federal Reserve's third round of quantitative easing (QE)3 which recently ended will tighten monetary liquidity and likely result in higher interest rates.
[DUBAI] The asset management arm of Malaysia's Malayan Banking Bhd, the country's largest lender, has launched its first US dollar-denominated mutual fund that invests in Islamic bonds.