EDITORIAL

If 2017 was the Year of the Santa Claus, then 2018 ought to be remembered as the year in which the jolly gifter morphed into the Grinch, as far as equities are concerned. Major indices will end 2018...

COMMENTARY

MARKETS, to paraphrase Nobel prize-winning economist Thomas Schelling, often forget that they keep forgetting. That's especially true when it comes to the intractable challenges posed by global...

GLOBAL equity and crude oil markets attempted a tentative recovery on Wednesday after three days of sharp losses that saw investors seek out the safety of bonds amid mounting pessimism over world...

STOCKS

ALL eyes will undoubtedly be on the G-20 leaders' summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina this week from Nov 30 to Dec 1, and more significantly, the dinner date between China President Xi...

MARKETS feel shaky and have felt so for most of the year. Positive news from the United States, in the form of monetary authorities finally shrinking the monetary base after years of expansion, does...

STOCKS

TRADE and the US Federal Reserve meeting will continue to dominate headlines in the week ahead, with the latest raft of tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect on Monday.

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

GLOBAL equity markets have been giving divergent signals this year, possibly due to the trade wars and the resultant prospect of declining global growth.

THE combined value of all Singapore stocks shrank in August as the curtain fell on an earnings season marked by more misses than beats.

ECONOMIC developments over the past 20 years have taught - or ought to have taught - the US Federal Reserve four lessons. Yet the Fed's current policy posture raises the question of whether it...