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Occupy Central: How Are Our Banks Holding Up?

Over the week, thousands have joined the Occupy Central movement in staging sit ins at various locations in Hong Kong. This has no doubt hurt businesses. How are Singaporean banks holding up in the face of this? Should investors here be worried?

  • Tradeable
  • 02 October 2014
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    UOB and OCBC Granted Myanmar License. So What?

    Myanmar’s central bank just issued 9 limited banking licenses in an attempt to open its banking sector to the world. Two local banks have been awarded this license, they are UOB and OCBC. What’s in store for them?

  • Tradeable
  • 01 October 2014
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    Setting Up For A Rally Or Falling Off The Fiscal Cliff

    The Rupee & Rupiah Plummet – Just A Taste Of What’s To Come?

    Emerging markets have seen their currencies beaten down after Federal Reserve chairman, Ben Bernanke announced a possible tapering of its policies. What happened? What has been done so far? And can we avoid a repeat of the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997?

  • Andre Lee
  • 11 September 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    An Update On Oil And Gas, Are There Still Opportunities?

    Singapore’s oil and gas industry has felt the repercussions of the slump in oil prices. Since the fall in oil prices in February, oil and gas counters have lagged behind the performance of the STI. With the underperformance so far, is it time to buy into oil and gas counters?

  • Simeon Ang
  • 11 June 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    Will 2013 Be The Year Of The Oil and Gas Sector? (Part II)

    Contradicting economic figures from both the developing and developed world have made it to determine the demand for oil in 2013. In this final part of the two-part series, we discuss how these factors may possibly inflict damage on Singapore’s oil & gas sector.

  • Simeon Ang
  • 20 February 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    Will 2013 Be The Year Of The Oil & Gas Sector? (Part I)

    The first of a two part series of articles that will cover the immensely lucrative commodity, oil. What would 2013 mean to oil, otherwise known as black gold? In our first article, we look at the forecast for oil prices as well as the performance of a Brazilian oil and gas company, Petrobras.

  • Simeon Ang
  • 14 February 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    The White Paper – Can 6.9 Million Be Really Good For The Economy?

    Much has been and continues to be said about the recently released population white paper. However, our writer thinks that this whole conversation has missed one important angle. Take a look at our infographic to see if you agree with him.

  • Simeon Ang
  • 06 February 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    Davos – What Questions Were Raised And Were There Answers?

    The World Economic Forum has long been criticised as a gathering of the global elite and wealthy. However, the forum has also sought to shed light onto the growing uncertainty that plagues the global economy. This year, we take a look at what questions were asked and if any answers were provided.

  • Simeon Ang
  • 30 January 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    How Cooling Property Prices Could Have Widespread Repercussions

    This is the seventh time the Singaporean government has introduced property cooling measures. How will it affect you? How will it affect counters? Take a look at our easy-to-read infographic!

  • Simeon Ang
  • 23 January 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    Will The World Economy Be In Better Shape In 2013?

    The start of a new year is a natural time to think about the global economic outlook. 2013 is particularly intriguing as contrasting stories about the year can look equally likely.

  • Simeon Ang
  • 09 January 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    A New Year Rally In The Making?

    A new year, a new US budget deal. Put them both together, and we have the makings of a rally. Will this last? What’s happened in the last 48 hours?

  • Simeon Ang
  • 03 January 2013
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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    What Can Singaporeans Do If The Fiscal Cliff Becomes Reality?

    All this talk about the Fiscal Cliff and the US. Can Singapore weather this development? What can or should you do?

  • Simeon Ang
  • 27 December 2012
  • Econowatch, Tradeable
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