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Global Monitor

We provide monitoring of the global economy, surveilling economic indicators and political developments. Our consolidated assessments of these pertinent developments are published in our Weekly Macro Notes.

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Macro Monitor
2nd Sep 2023
  • BI releases new security to draw foreign funds

  • Rice matters: Thailand price spikes after India's rice ban

  • Dents in Japan outlook by fresh indicators

  • EU Govs deliberate on banking windfal tax

  • Jackson Hole Conference: hawkish for 2% inflation target

Macro Monitor 

Starting Jul 2023, the Macro Note has been revamped as the Macro Monitor as we continue to bring you insightful monitoring of the global economy. 

Macro Monitor
25th Aug 2023
  • BRICS gain 6 new members

  • Singapore and Malaysia prices cool; BNM to hold

  • PBOC 5Y LPR hold; slashes 1Y LPR by 10bps

  • Taiwan industrial production decline

  • BOK stays 3.5% base rate

  • US PMI shows manufacturing weakening

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Macro Monitor
17th Jul 2023
  • Drivers of UK inflation stickiness

  • BOJ YCC shift

  • US labor market outlook remains tight

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Macro Note
27th Mar 2023
  • Major geopolitical realignments in the APAC region

  • China-Russia power imbalance

  • Upcoming Thai elections

  • SG and UK CPI changes

  • PBOC slashes RRR by 25 bps

  • UAE-Iran Trade 

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Macro Note
20th Mar 2023
  • Turbulence in the banking sector, Credit Suisse in crisis

  • Singapore's trade declines

  • Saudi-Iran relations normalises

  • China's housing sector finds its footing

Macro Note
27th Feb 2023
  • CBT forced to cut rates following earthquake fallout

  • Budget Analysis for Singapore, Hong Kong, South Africa

  • Real US 4Q22 GDP moderates, US CPI relatively unchanged

  • India and Singapore establish real time payments link

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Macro Note
6th Mar 2023
  • US Housing Market Correction

  • UK-EU Windsor Framework

  • China's "Two Sessions"

  • Malaysian Budget

  • G20 Finance Ministers' Meeting

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Weekly Macro Note
6th Feb 2023
  • Manufacturing PMI Indicators and the global economy,

  • US-China tensions/relations after the balloon incident,

  • EGP currency crisis

Weekly Macro Note
13th Feb 2023
  • Indicators affected by weakness in the semiconductors sector

    RBI's possible rate hike pause

  • China & Australian trade ties thaw

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