Monthly Archives: May 2010

Sense brought back to stock markets

Last two weeks saw the Straits Times Index (STI) correcting sharply, dropping below 2,800 points level touching a low of 2,650 points on Tuesday this week. Since the start of this month, STI went below 2,974 points erasing about 8 … Continue reading

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Singapore GDP had a new base year 2005

Singapore Gross Domestic Product (GDP) captures the value of final goods and services produced within Singapore territory during a period of time. In order to remove the effect of price inflation of goods and services over time and focus on … Continue reading

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Global economy appearing hazy again

Since my last post, there is now fear that the Greek debt problem may cause a contagion effect on other European countries with high government debt, notably Portugal and Spain.   In order to contain the crisis from spreading and … Continue reading

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Risk-Weighted Decisions

What are the known facts?   1. Greece requires bail-out package from EU and IMF to prevent her from defaulting on sovereign debts. €110 billion was arranged.  2. Spain and Portugal are on the radar screens of creditors and investors. … Continue reading

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