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VIEWS FROM THE EXPERTS

MARCH 2020

Central Banks have aggressively cut interest rates amid a slump in oil prices, the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic and heightened market volatility. How deep the global slowdown could be and what investors should consider?

VIEWS FROM THE EXPERTS

MARCH 2020

The COVID-19 situation is sparking concerns about impact on economic growth. How severe is the impact expected to be on the global economy and financial markets?

THE JOURNEY AHEAD

FEBRUARY 2020

Brexit: What does the transition period mean for the UK and Singapore?

MARKET POWERBAR

JANUARY 2020

Topics:

1. Long-awaited US-China Phase One trade deal signed
2. Rebound in German factory output
3. Weaker US job numbers in December 2019

OUTLOOK

JANUARY 2020

Investment Outlook 2020

Adopt a balanced approach when making investment decisions this year.

MARKET POWERBAR

DECEMBER 2019

Topics:

1. 

A look back at 2019

2. 

Maintaining balance amid the uncertainties

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

NOVEMBER 2019

3 reasons why you should invest in the consumer staples sector

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

OCTOBER 2019

Trump impeachment inquiry:
what it means for investors

MARKET POWERBAR

OCTOBER 2019

Topics:

1. 

IMF further downgraded global growth outlook

2. 

The US and China are close to finalising “phase one” deal

3. 

Global Q3 earnings at a glance

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

SEPTEMBER 2019

Getting ready for recession:
what are the signs saying?

MARKET POWERBAR

SEPTEMBER 2019

Topics:

1. 

Concerted easing by central banks

2. 

China take actions to mitigate the impact of US tariffs

3. 

What is next for Brexit?

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

AUGUST 2019

Investing in H2 2019: The 5 Big Questions on Investors’ Minds

MARKET POWERBAR

AUGUST 2019

Topics:

1. 

Global easing cycle has gained momentum year-to-date

2. 

US-China trade conflicts become more unpredictable

3. 

2-Year Treasury yield and 10-Year Treasury yield inverted

OUTLOOK

JULY 2019

Investment Outlook H2 2019

Explore how to seek quality and value in a dynamic market.

MARKET POWERBAR

JULY 2019

Topics:

1. 

A look back at H1 2019

2. 

Investing in H2 2019

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

JUNE 2019

What US-China trade tensions mean for the rest of Asia

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

MAY 2019

The global healthcare sector: preparing portfolios for politics

MARKET POWERBAR

MAY 2019

Topics:

1. 

US-China trade tensions escalate

2. 

Trump calls on the Fed to help win the trade war

3. 

US 1Q earnings

4. 

Key events in June

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

APRIL 2019

Central banks turn dovish: time for a fresh look at bonds

MARKET POWERBAR

APRIL 2019

Topics:

1. 

China’s GDP growth started to stablise in Q1

2. 

Brexit postponed till 31 October 2019

3. 

US Banks demonstrate healthy earnings in Q1

4. 

Key events in May

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

MARCH 2019

Top 5 questions investors
would want answers to

MARKET POWERBAR

MARCH 2019

Topics:

1. 

China took actions to support the country's economic growth

2. 

Global central banks are turning dovish

3. 

Brexit remains highly uncertain

4. 

Key events in April

MONTHLY MARKET VIEWS

FEBRUARY 2019

The state of your portfolio:
A 10-year challenge that matters

MARKET POWERBAR

FEBRUARY 2019

Topics:

1. 

Trump announced delay in additional Chinese tariffs

2. 

China’s total social financing rose sharply

3. 

US debt ceiling was reinstated

4. 

Key events in March

OUTLOOK

JANUARY 2019

Investment Outlook 2019

We explore the investment landscape and share our strategies on navigating the year ahead.

MARKET POWERBAR

JANUARY 2019

Topics:

1. US government shutdown
2. A dovish Fed
3. Additional measures to support China’s economy
4. Brexit uncertainty persists

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