AS EQUITY investors cheer the Federal Reserve's newfound caution toward shrinking the balance sheet, rates traders are still working to decode its implications...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

AN OLD Danish proverb asserts: It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future. Yet that has never discouraged, those of us in the business of studying financial markets, from making...

THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

WE are in the midst of a global economic slowdown, with the US being the only bright spot globally. Global leading indicators have turned negative; the one-off boost in year-on-year comparisons from...

US TAX cuts and a deteriorating trade backdrop risk speeding up the valuation cycle in Asian equities, and are prompting JP Morgan Asset Management Ltd to buy more defensive stocks such as toll-road...

EDITORIAL

IN its second-quarter outlook issued in April, a major US investment bank confidently predicted that the worst of the trade tensions between the United States and China was over and that after...

CHINA is likely to step in and defend the yuan should it fall to a key psychological level, as breaking through that point risks worsening sentiment in the country's beaten-down financial...

SINGAPORE'S stock market seems to be stuck in a rut following last year's gain. ...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

THE billion dollar question today (as always) is "Is it too late to buy equities now?" As always, the answer is more nuanced than a simple yes or no...