INTEREST RATES

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  1. Australian government under pressure to address gloomy economy | Video
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    Australian government under pressure to address gloomy economy | Video

    Australia's sluggish economy is in dire need of a dose of stimulus to extend a record 28-year-run without a recession. With interest rates at a ...
  2. US Fed meet opens as markets eye shift in interest rate course | Video
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    US Fed meet opens as markets eye shift in interest rate course | Video

    The US Federal Reserve opens its two-day policy meeting on Jun 18 to decide the course of interest rates. The meeting opens amid widespread ...
  3. singapore dollar bank notes

    Commentary: Low interest rates don’t necessarily mean we keep more cash in hand

    As enticing and appealing as cash might be, the problem is that there is a cost associated with keeping it, says The Smart Investor CEO David Kuo.
  4. FILE PHOTO: An employee of a bank counts US dollar notes at a branch in Hanoi

    Commentary: Rising debt in coronavirus-stricken economies - just how bad is it?

    Absolute debt levels are only part of the story, say two observers.
  5. Office workers wearing protective face masks walk in Singapore's central business district, du

    Commentary: Low interest rates could tempt more to borrow beyond their means

    More consumers may be buying houses and taking on big housing loans, which poses risks for the Singapore economy, says NUS Business School’s Sumit ...
  6. condo launch

    Commentary: Why that loan to buy that new house and car is cheaper now

    With the Federal Reserve in the US signalling interest rates will stay close to zero for the next three years, borrowers in Singapore can expect ...
  7. Malaysia COVID-19 shop

    Commentary: With COVID-19 under control, the worst is over for the Malaysian economy

    Malaysia’s economy slumped badly in second quarter of 2020 but recovery is on its way, says OCBC economist Wellian Wiranto.
  8. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington

    Commentary: It is time central banks and governments shoot for negative interest rates

    A once-in-a-century crisis calls for massive government intervention including dispensing with market-based allocation mechanisms, says Professor ...