Category: Monthly Wrap Up


What’s moving the market? China’s Problem Things are obviously not looking up in China. The Chinese households are cutting spending in a thread that could depress the country’s economic growth for years to come. Xi’s government has proved powerless when it comes to reviving investor spirit. Economists are downgrading growth …
What’s moving the market? Just Keep Rising  The policy makers have raised the benchmark lending rate 75 basis points to a range of 2.25% to 2.5% and the rate is expected to keep rising. Chairman Jerome Powell said that the Fed will press on with the steepest tightening in a …
What’s moving the market? The worst is yet to come According to Nomura’s estimation, Singapore is expected to see food inflation double to 8.2% in the second half from 4.1% now, while India will likely see the highest print at 9.1% due to rising feedstock costs. Welcome to the EU club EU leaders have granted Ukraine …
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May
What’s moving the market? Biden’s Asia Visit  US President Biden begins his Asia tour aimed at boosting Indo-Pacific ties. Biden has visited South Korea and Japan to shore up the support of key Asian allies as there is concern that the Biden administration has got its hand tied in the …
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Mar
What’s moving the market? Russia Warfare As President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine enters its second month, western leaders are touting their unity and announcing new sanctions on hundreds of Russia’s elite. Punishing sanctions levelled by the West has sent Ruble crashing to record lows, shuttered Moscow’s stock market and made …