Alvin Liew, UOB

Alvin Liew, UOB

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6 September 2022
Money in the Market: Is the US showing no signs of a recession or is it racing inescapably towards one?
On Money in the Market, Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB joins us to talk about several data releases from the US and Japan; with focus on Japan's household spending and what it says about the country's economy; whether the yen will continue to fall; last week's US jobs report; and whether the US is in a recession or headed to one.

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23 August 2022
Market View: What to read from Singapore's new 13-year high inflation rate
On Market View on Prime Time, Timothy Go and Bharati Jagdish speak with Alvin Liew, Senior Economist, UOB on Singapore's July's inflation data, the severe weather in China, Europe and the US impacting businesses, causing food and energy prices to rise, plus whether Europe is slipping into a recession after weak PMI data in August.

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27 June 2022
Market View: What are some key takeaways for the rest of this year?
It's been a rather volatile and tumultuous past quarter for global markets. Market players saw key asset classes sold off aggressively as investors react to rising inflation, interest rate hikes, and the possibility of a recession. But while it can be easy to get carried away by the fear of further interest rate hikes down the road, economists believe there are several key takeaways to watch out for the rest of the year. In Market View, Prime Time's Finance Presenter Chua Tian Tian spoke to Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB to find out more.

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16 June 2022
Market View: Will the Fed's biggest interest rate hike since 1994 lead to a recession?
On Market View, Melissa Hyak is joined by Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB to discuss the latest interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve; with focus on what it means for the US economy; whether a recession in the US is imminent; whether other central banks in the region will follow suit; and the European Central Bank's plans to design a new bond-buying plan to tackle market turmoil.

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23 February 2022
Budget Discussion 2022, brought to you by UOB
To wrap up the announcements and details of Singapore Budget 2022, Alvin Liew, Senior Economist, UOB joins us to discuss if the restructuring anxieties in Singapore felt by workers and firms have been adequately addressed and how Budget 2022 will set Singapore up for economic growth this year.

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21 July 2020
In the Spotlight: Has Japan's economy bottomed out?
Japan slipped into recession for the first time in 4½ years in the first quarter and is on course for its deepest postwar slump as the health crisis weighs heavily on businesses and consumers.
Is the economy bottoming out? And is Bank of Japan likely to expand and enhance its monetary easing stance in the second half of 2020?
We spoke to Alvin Liew Senior Economist, Senior Vice President Global Economics and Markets Research, United Overseas Bank to find out.

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26 March 2020
Analysis of new COVID-19 measures
The Ministry of Trade and Industry,  has downgraded Singapore’s 2020 growth forecast to a range of  minus four to minus one per cent this year. On Thursday, the government announced measures to help buffer the blow. Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at United Overseas Bank joins us to find out if these measures are enough.

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18 Feb 2019
What Can We Expect From Budget 2019?
Vikram Khanna, Associate Editor, Straits Times and Alvin Liew,  Senior Economist & Senior Vice President, Global Economics and Markets Research, UOB share their thoughts on what can be expected from Singapore's Budget 2019.

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2 Jan 2019
The Bigger Picture: Singapore's Q4 GDP Slows Slightly To 2.2%
MONEY FM 89.3's Ryan Huang speaks with Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB about Singapore's Q4 growth coming in at 2.2%, below market forecast of 2.5%, and what businesses should look forward to in terms of hiring and wages in 2019.

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7 Nov 2018
We discuss what the midterm elections mean for America's political future, and provide analysis on the exit polls.

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