H1 2022 report card: BT Market Focus Ep 1

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 podcast editor Claressa Monteiro, it features analysis from SGX and insights from The Business Times newsdesk.  The STI opened the trading week up 0.6 per cent following Wall Street’s rally last Friday. Fixed-rate mortgages in Singapore hurtle towards 3%. China’s May industrial profits slump again despite easing Covid-19 curbs. Asian markets’ rally fizzle as inflation fears return at the mid week. And US stocks fall as the S&P 500 concludes its worst 1H since 1970. Plus European shares suffer their worst quarter since the pandemic hit of early 2020. What does this all mean for you? Claressa Monteiro delivers a 1H2022 report card. Highlights of the podcast: 05:00 SGX Securities’ report card 08:38 Notable news impacting Singapore market 12:26 News from companies’ perspectives 13:26 A look at the macro docket Produced by: Claressa Monteiro (claremb@sph.com.sg), Anita Gabriel & Lionel Lin (SGX) Edited by: Howie Lim --- Follow BT Market Focus: Channel: bt.sg/btmktfocus Apple: bt.sg/mfap Google:  bt.sg/mfgo Spotify: bt.sg/mfsp 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 BT Podcasts at: http://bt.sg/pcOM Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sgSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.