Taimur Baig, DBS Bank

Taimur Baig, DBS Bank

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08 November 2022
Bigger Picture: Previewing implications of US midterms

Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, DBS Bank, explains the implications of a potential win by Republicans in the US midterm elections for investors and the economy.

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22 September 2022
Money in the Market: US Fed Interest Rate Hike - Is 75 the new 25?
The US Fed, as expected, pushed interest rates to the highest level in almost 15 years, raising its key rate by another 75 basis points. Fed chair Jerome Powell says the rate rises were necessary to slow demand, easing the pressures putting up prices and avoiding long-term damage to the economy. But he warns more pain is yet to come. On Money in the Market, Taimur Baig, Chief Economist at DBS, joins us to explain further what this mean for markets in the region and what we can infer from Jerome Powell's speech.

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22 August 2022
Bigger Picture: China slowdown stirs more concerns
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, DBS Bank discusses the growing worries of a potential recession as China's economy tumbles due to a property crisis, record-high youth unemployment and a severe drought that’s led to power cuts.

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5 May 2022
Market View: Fed rate hike, what’s next and how might external factors influence the path ahead?
The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate Wednesday by half a percentage point, or 0.5%, the largest increase in more than two decades. This increase brings the so-called federal funds rate to a range of 0.75% to 1%. On Market View, Prime Time's Bharathi Jagdish spoke with Taimur Baig, Chief Economist & Managing Director, DBS Bank to find out what’s next and how might external factors influence the path ahead?

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17 March 2022
The Federal Reserve Kicks Off A Series of Rate Hikes
The Federal Reserve hiked rates by 25 basis points -- and laid out plans for multiple rate hikes this year to combat rising inflation. But how complicated did rising energy costs and conflict in Ukraine make the Fed's decision this time around? And was the Fed too slow to react to inflationary pressures. JP Ong spoke to Taimur Baig, Chief Economist at DBS, on Prime Time about the Fed's recent decision, and what their plans to begin reducing its near 9 Trillion USD balance sheet means.

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24 November 2021
Across the ASEAN: Recapping Singapore's Final GDP Print
The final print for Singapore's GDP showed the economy grew by 7.1% in the third quarter, a significant upgrade from October's flash estimates and well above consensus estimates. Taimur Baig, DBS' Chief Economist, joined us on Across the ASEAN to discuss the numbers, and also take stock of rising inflation in Singapore, and Southeast Asia's attempts to effectively reopen.

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10 December 2020
Bigger Picture: Trade ideas for 2021
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, DBS Bank shares how investors can take advantage of opportunities in 2021 shaping up in the areas of credit, rates and currencies.

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18 February 2020
Bigger Picture: Asian countries trim growth expectations
Taimur Baig, chief economist, DBS Bank, talks about the headwinds in store for Singapore, Thailand, and Japan, and why we can expect a V-shaped recovery for Singapore.

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29 Nov 2019
Bigger Picture: Enough greenshoots for a Singapore turnaround?
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, DBS shares his take on MAS's warning about leverage risks for businesses tied to property and trade, and why he's fairly optimistic that the electronics sector may pick up next year.

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8 Feb 2019
Indonesia’s Economic Outlook for 2019
Indonesia is gearing up for its elections in April. Taimur Baig, Chief Economist at DBS paints the picture of the Indonesian economy right now, and what economic impact the election could have.

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4 Dec 2018
Fading Momentum For 2019 Global Growth
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist & Managing Director, DBS Group Research shares his economic outlook for next year, with his team's latest report "Fading Momentum". He also shares his New Year's resolution.

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4 Jul 2018
A Trade War Between The White House And Beijing?
Chief Economist of DBS Bank, Taimur Baig, explains the repercussions of an all-out trade war.

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23 Mar 2018
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, DBS Bank
US President Donald Trump has announced $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese goods, and China has hit back with $3 billion worth of levy duties - 20 times lower than what the US has imposed. Are we on the brink of a trade war? And what’s next? DBS Bank Chief Economist Taimur Baig offers his analysis.

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