Caution ruled the trading week

Synopsis: Market Focus is a weekly podcast by The Business Times that looks at the market drivers and movements in Singapore, the region and the globe. Hosted by the BT podcast team, it features analysis from SGX and insights from The Business Times newsdesk.  The STI opened the week falling 0.2 per cent, the yen hit a fresh 24-year low against the dollar, Gold slid as the U.S. dollar firmed at the mid week and the FED chair Jerome Powell gave his most explicit acknowledgment to date, that steep interest-rate hikes could tip the US economy into recession. What does this all mean for you? Howie Lim finds out. Highlights of the podcast: 02:20 Financial markets’ main pain points 04:44 The week’s star performers and laggards 08:52 Potential upsides to come 10:51 Caution still the key Produced by: Claressa Monteiro (claremb@sph.com.sg) & Anita Gabriel Edited by: Howie Lim --- Discover more BT podcast series: BT Mark To Market at: http://bt.sg/btmark2mkt WealthBT at: http://bt.sg/btwealthbt BT Money Hacks at: https://bt.sg/btmoneyhacks PropertyBT at: https://bt.sg/btpropertybt Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sgSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.