Eugene Leow, DBS

Eugene Leow, DBS

12 August 2020
Singapore’s benchmark interest rate: Sora to replace Sibor by 2024
Singapore Overnight Rate Average or also known as Sora, is being pushed to become the main interest rate benchmark for Singapore's financial markets by 2024. The creation of Sora is aimed at creating a more transparent loan-market pricing for borrowers, and more efficient risk management for lenders. Eugene Leow, Rates Strategist, DBS shares how this transition might affect current and future borrowers and the challenges that comes with the transition.

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19 May 2020
The Fixed Income View on QE Unlimited and Solvency Issues
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned that ongoing liquidity issues due to the economic downturn could turn into solvency problems, unless a solution to the pandemic is found. DBS Rates Strategist Eugene Leow joins us to talk about the Fed's QE Unlimited move, the hazards of negative rates, and if Singaporean bonds still have some upside against US Treasuries.

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23 August 2019
The Search for Yield in Bond Markets with DBS' Eugene Leow
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech at Jackson Hole this Friday will be keenly awaited by investors across different asset classes. It also comes at a time when the yield curve showed signs of inverting, and trillions of dollars in assets swim in negative yielding territory. DBS rates strategist Eugene Leow joined us on Prime Time to talk about these events, and the dififculties in looking for yields while managing risks in these times.

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