Monthly Archives: June 2016

Equity markets rebound for a second day
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Equities – Risk premium continues to unwind on hopes that central banks will adopt accommodative monetary policies amid Brexit uncertainties. Global equity markets rebounded for a second day, led by European markets. The Singapore market is recovering its Read More

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Why I support a Second Referendum
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By Tan Wah Piow Britain is split – between social classes, regions and age groups. For the under-25s, the majority of whom who voted for Remain, felt betrayed by the over-60s, the majority of whom were for Leave. As one young under-graduate wrote “my Read More

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Thoughts on the “RETURN MY CPF!” movement
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By Chris Kuan If the government abolish the minimum sum and return your CPF. then what? More to the point what are you going to do to receive a stream of income when you are retired? I am not sure those who shouted Read More

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Markets stabilise following two days of selling
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Equity markets embraced the first rebound on Tuesday after two days of selling. The FTSE 100 and DAX indices both opened higher, finishing the day with 2.64% and 1.93% gains respectively. Sterling has also rebounded mildly from a Read More

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No real attempt to change the status quo by Singapore at UN UPR
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By Ghui The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Singapore by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council has raised some disturbing issues in Singapore. From the continued use of the death penalty to the dismal fact that our country still retains homosexuality as Read More

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Market enters cautious mood as Sterling opens lower
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets We have seen extreme volatility on last Friday, as the results showed that majority of the Britons vote for ‘leave’ on EU membership in the referendum – a big surprise to the market. Huge amount of expectations were Read More

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Workers’ Party: Brexit, a sobering reminder of a strong social compact’s importance
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Workers’ Party issues its statement about Brexit, after United Kingdom decided to exit the European Union (EU) with the results of its national referendum that had concluded in a vote of 52% to leave and 48% to remain in the EU. The full Read More

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Singapore’s stance at UPR is a disturbing indication of its unwillingness to work with international human rights processes.
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This is the following oral statement delivered by Sayoni in person at the 32nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council. Mr Vice President, Forum Asia, ASEAN SOGIE Caucus, ALMOS and Sayoni makes this statement on behalf of the LGBT community in Read More

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Sterling tumbled ahead of the final countdown
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets FX – Now is the time of the extreme volatility. Sterling tumbled nearly 1000 pips, or 6.5% early this morning, to the 1.41 area from the 1.50 area, as the early votes show the exit side in the Read More

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PM Lee: Brexit reflects anxiety of British population over immigration and relationship with EU
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The United Kingdom has voted leave the European Union (EU) by a vote of 52% to 48% on 24 June 2016 in its referendum to decide whether to leave or remain in the EU. According to the results, Votes to leave the EU won Read More

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