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Singapore cautious on outlook after 2017 growth hits 3-year high

(Source: sg.finance.yahoo.com)

By Masayuki Kitano and Fathin Ungku

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore is expecting a moderation in economic growth this year, pressured by cooling shipments, after a global exports boom helped the city state clock its fastest expansion in three years in 2017. 410 more words

Current Affairs

Who Owns Asia's Capital Markets?

(Source: www.forbes.com)

In the West, shares, bonds and bank loans is are generally managed by a mix of public and private entities. In Asia, every way to raise capital is controlled by the government. 606 more words

Money Matters

Derivative on volatility index squeeze leaves blood on the Street

So what is driving the market turmoil over the last three trading sessions, it’s volatility.

No, not volatility per se, but the derivative option trades connected with volatility index. 244 more words

Economy

Malaysia and Singapore to set up stock market trading link

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Malaysia and Singapore will work together to set up a stock market trading link between Bursa Malaysia (BM) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) by the end of the year, the two countries’ monetary authorities announced on Tuesday (Feb 6).  66 more words

Current Affairs

Why is bitcoin not a safe haven for global stock selloff?

Bitcoin has become the proverbial falling knife, were no traders wish to touch it until it shows a landing.

In Monday morning trading the crypto is looking to break through the $7500 market. 221 more words

Economy

Wall St. may have the green light for bitcoin

The technicals on bitcoin appear to be shifting slightly after a brutal January.

“If you see the trend line over the first month, a 40% correction was baked in,” said one hedge fund analyst. 177 more words

Economy