THE best way to crush the crowd in 2017? Buy the things everyone insisted would never keep going up.

ASIA ex-Japan equities have posted a stellar performance year-to-date (up 31 per cent in US dollar terms and 25 per cent in local currency terms as of end-September). However, we find that market...

INVESTMENT-GRADE companies are making a late-year rush to the debt markets, and investors are choking on the supply.  With more than US$24 billion of bonds already priced this week, following record...

AS US markets swim in sea of red, trading in the largest high-yield exchange-traded funds has skyrocketed to dizzying levels.

AFTER a decade of flooding economies with money, key central banks next year will finally start turning off the tap.

GIVEN the abundance of risk factors weighing on the global economy and ageing business cycle, we think fixed income investors can benefit from a focus on active capital preservation.

JAPAN and China are locking horns with sustained economic growth. It's an uncomfortable competition. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has launched his five arrows and President Xi has outlined his...

PRICEY US housing markets, from New York suburbs to California's coastal cities, could take a direct hit under the tax-reform bill released by House Republicans...

WHAT if they held an auction and nobody bid?

THE record HK$40.2 billion (S$7 billion) sale of a Hong Kong office tower to a consortium led by a Chinese state company is fuelling optimism that more money will flow from the mainland in the...