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Wealth Insights

Read our latest insights curated to meet your investment and wealth needs, ranging from our house view, FX trends, global and regional market outlook, to sustainability insights, thought leadership articles and financial education.

Capture market moves and our latest views

As market expectations of a March Fed rate cut are too premature, we believe it will need...[6 Feb]
US Treasuries fell and stocks were mixed after Fed minutes. [ 22 Feb]
As expected, the Fed left rates unchanged at 5.25-5.5% for a fourth straight meeting. [5 Feb]
The financial markets have experienced another eventful year, from the collapse of Silicon...[7 Dec]

Stay on top of the FX market

The 2024 US presidential and congressional elections are scheduled for 5 November. [19 Feb]
Investment involves risk. It is important to note that the capital value of investments... [8 Feb]
The Fed, ECB, and BoE started 2024 by keeping interest rates unchanged, but set the stage...[5 Feb]
The FOMC held rates steady for a fourth straight meeting, as widely expected, showing that...[2 Feb]
Market thoughts of a shallower global easing cycle should support the ‘safe-haven’ USD…[25 Jan]

Explore regional opportunities

Markets are watching data closely for any signs of rate cut timing and magnitude in the…[22 Feb]
We anticipate a soft landing for property in 2024; social housing to offset weakness...[25 Jan]
As we start a new year, it looks set to be characterised by rate cuts and elections…[18 Jan]
Consumption remains a key pillar of growth and is likely to sustain momentum in the coming...[20 Dec]
Services demand continues to lead China’s economic recovery although headwinds persist in...[30 Nov]

Keep up with ESG and new trends

The transition away from fossil fuels was mentioned for the first time in a climate...[11 Jan]
The scarcity of ESG investment products and fragmented data across the region have... [7 Dec]
Climate change poses a significant threat to coffee production as suitable land for... [13 Oct ]
Recent US and EU policy initiatives highlight the importance of battery technology... [10 Oct]
Ice cream is an increasingly popular treat around the world, but investors should be... [4 Aug]

Learn to invest

Quality of Life goes beyond meeting material needs. It encompasses multiple dimensions such as physical...[4 Sep]
Plan for a secure future: Consider financial security, protecting your health, and paying off mortgages...[18 Sep]
Despite being one of the smartest species on the planet, human beings aren’t always rational with their...[16 Jul]
Following successive rate hikes by major central banks during 2022 and H1 2023, deposit rates in many...[30 Jun]
Most investors want to time the market in the hope that they can buy low and sell high to maximise investment...[27 Feb]

More articles

The US dollar index has had a good start to 2024, with interest-rate differentials playing...[19 Feb]
Key conclusions from the Fed’s January meeting were that the Committee is pleased with...[5 Feb]
On 23 January, the BoJ stayed on hold, continuing to expect core inflation to fall below...[29 Jan]
China announced a 50bp RRR cut and more financial support for developers by easing loan...[26 Jan]
Although developed markets central banks have paused their rate hikes, policy rates should... [6 Dec]
China's economic recovery accelerated in Q3, as the consumption-led recovery... [Oct 27]