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Deluge of earnings data on the radar

A Tesla Model S car at a dealership in Berlin, Germany. Tesla and Apple are some of the prominent companies unveiling their results, which are bound to capture the market's attention after Facebook's monster sell-off last week.
A Tesla Model S car at a dealership in Berlin, Germany. Tesla and Apple are some of the prominent companies unveiling their results, which are bound to capture the market's attention after Facebook's monster sell-off last week.PHOTO: REUTERS

Market set for busy week, with central bank meetings and geopolitics also in spotlight

The Singapore bourse is set for a busy week ahead with a deluge of earnings and central bank meetings in the spotlight, along with the release of key US macro data, chiefly its employment numbers.

Geopolitics will be in focus as foreign ministers from Asean and its partners meet in Singapore from today to Saturday. Singapore's bank lending and monetary aggregates data will be out tomorrow, followed by July's purchasing managers index (PMI) on Thursday. Also due on Thursday are the Bank of England's monetary policy decision and its inflation report.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 30, 2018, with the headline 'Deluge of earnings data on the radar '. Print Edition | Subscribe