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Macquarie, CFS top Aussie fund manager list

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2018
... actively, while the share of passive assets grew from 19.5% to 22.4% in the last five years. WTW said the strengthening US dollar is generally dampening the growth rate in assets recorded by asset managers in the survey - this is particularly evident ...

Chief economist update: BOJ on a steady

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2018
... dropped by 10.7% since the September meeting, turning its year-to-date gain into a 12.3% loss, while the Japanese yen/US dollar exchange rate has strengthened by half a percent. Not only these, fresh consumer price data suggests that the BOJ remains ...

Chief economist update: China's slowing fast

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
... sharp declines in the Chinese currency and the stockmarket. The Chinese yuan has lost 6.1% of its value against the US dollar this year to date and its foreign exchange reserves have dwindled by 2.4% over the same period. The Shanghai composite index ...

Chief economist update: Bull markets don't die of old age

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2018
... underscored by the renewed fall on Wall Street overnight - along with the rise in 10-year US Treasury bond yield and the US dollar index -- following the release of the Fed minutes. These, of course, are inter-related. Rising bond yields raises borrowing ...

Chief economist update: China on the down low

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2018
... of a depreciating currency. Currently trading at around CNY6.92/US$1, the Chinese yuan has fallen by 5.9% against the US dollar since the start of the year and by 9.5% from this year's peak of CNY6.26/US$1 recorded in early February. Indications ...

Chief economist update: An Indian surprise

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 OCT 2018
... year would exert upward pressure on India's inflation. The Indian rupee ended at an all-time low of R73.85 to the US dollar at the close of last week's trading - after hitting R74.22 in intra-day trade and is now 13.6% down versus the greenback ...

Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chair

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 OCT 2018
... AUD-USD spreads add a positive tailwind for holding Tesla Inc. "The Australian dollar has depreciated [against] the US dollar year to date, the yield differentials are widening and we see the tailwind to continue," she said.

RBNZ on ice into 2020

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
There were some moments so far in 2018 when it perked up against the US dollar but the path of least resistance has been a decline for the New Zealand dollar. The NZ dollar has dropped by 6.8% versus the greenback (to US$0.6628) this year to date and ...

OPEC is not to blame

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 SEP 2018
... especially fall in emerging countries which have experienced sharp depreciations in their respective currencies versus the US dollar. Rising oil prices will cure rising oil prices!

Chief economist update: China shares inclusion in MSCI is a blessing and a curse

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 SEP 2018
... rather than into China as emerging markets tumbled, prompted by the escalation of Sino-Yankee trade tensions and the US dollar appreciation. So much so that by August 1 the Shanghai Composite Index and the SSE A-share index have tumbled into a bear market ...