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Alex Dumortier, CFA

3 Events to Explain US Stocks’ Volatility Surge

US – Faced with a disappointing Chinese GDP number this morning, stocks opened lower this morning and that was the trend throughout the day,... More »

Singapore: Olam Doesn’t Want to Get Muddy

Singapore stocks lost ground this week, with the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) down 0.3%. Several other major Asian markets also recorded losses, with... More »

Singapore: Are stocks still attractive?

The negative sentiment related to the Cypriot debacle appeared to subside in global markets this week — except, of course, in Cyprus, where there... More »

Singapore Market: Olam Comes Back

The Cyprus debacle unsettled global markets this week with fears that a potential collapse of the tiny Mediterranean state’s banking system could revive a... More »

Singapore’s IPO Market: Mapletree Turns the Heat Up

The Dow Jones Industrial Average set multiple new all-time (nominal) highs this week, while the S&P 500 now sits just below its all-time high;... More »