COMMENTARY

THE decision by the US Federal Reserve last week to raise interest rates has capped a strong start to the year for Asian markets and appears to have finally laid the spectre of taper tantrum to rest.

BLACKSTONE Group just sent an ominous message to many debt-fund managers: they are promising their clients too much.

RESALE prices of non-landed private homes in Singapore rose 0.9 per cent month on month in February 2017, based on SRX Property's latest flash estimate...

THE last time Robert Shiller heard stock-market investors talk like this in 2000, it didn't end well for the bulls. Back then, the Nobel Prize-winning economist says, traders were captivated by...

COMMENTARY

THE core message of the recent Morgan Stanley Blue Paper "Why We Are Bullish on China" is that Chinese equities can continue to outperform emerging-market equities in the future, as they...

THE unpredictable novice in the White House is making emerging markets seem less dangerous by comparison, say strategists such as Goldman Sachs Group Inc's Kamakshya Trivedi...

US stocks have marched higher and higher - up 5 per cent since President Donald Trump took office six weeks ago - and the rally has become one of his favourite boasts. And there is plenty of economic...

WOMEN investors present a huge opportunity for the wealth management industry, says research by EY, but most wealth managers see gender as the least important source of client differentiation.

PRESIDENT Trump's first address to the US Congress seemed to finally make believers of bond market investors. The decline in the yield on the 10-year Treasury bond in February was at odds with...

UNION Bancaire Privee (UBP) is on track to meet its target assets under management in Asia of 15 billion Swiss francs (S$21 billion) in the short term, said UBP private banking chief executive Michel...