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Market Talk – February 24, 2022

ASIA: Asian stock markets plunged and oil prices surged Thursday after President Vladimir Putin announced Russian military action in Ukraine. The Shanghai Composite [...]

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Market Talk – February 23, 2022

ASIA: China will unveil bigger tax and fee cuts this year and step-up payments to local governments to offset their hit to revenues, Finance Minister Liu Kun said [...]

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Market Talk – February 22, 2022

ASIA: India and the United Arab Emirates signed a broad trade and investment pact on Friday that will eventually cut all tariffs on each other’s goods and [...]

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Market Talk – February 18, 2022

ASIA: India’s imports of oil from Iraq surged in January to a 29-month high of about 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), making up nearly a third of the [...]

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Market Talk – February 17, 2022

ASIA: Japan ran its biggest trade deficit in a single month in eight years in January as high energy costs swelled imports and manufacturers struggled with global [...]

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Market Talk – February 16, 2022

ASIA: China’s factory-gate inflation eased to its slowest pace in six months and consumer price growth also softened in January amid weakening property sector [...]

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Market Talk – February 15, 2021

ASIA: Singapore is committed to reopening its economy and borders to the rest of the world, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday. The continued [...]

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Market Talk – February 14, 2021

  ASIA: The Bank of Japan made an offer for unlimited government bond purchases Monday, moving to curb a surge in long-term interest rates in the world’s [...]

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Market Talk – February 11, 2022

ASIA: The Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee (MPC) stuck to its accommodative policy stance to help the economy recover from the pits of the [...]

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Market Talk – February 10, 2022

ASIA: Business investment commitments into Singapore dropped about 31% last year, marking the first decline in five years, and after hitting a more than decade high [...]

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