Four financial experts give their views on the market

Ms Chan San-San, Head Of Wealth Management And Segments, Citibank Singapore
Ms Chan San-San, Head Of Wealth Management And Segments, Citibank Singapore
Mr Hou Wey Fook, Chief Investment Officer, Dbs
Mr Hou Wey Fook, Chief Investment Officer, Dbs
Mr Daryl Liew, Head, Portfolio Management, At Reyl Singapore
Mr Daryl Liew, Head, Portfolio Management, At Reyl Singapore
Ms Chung Shaw Bee, Head Of Singapore And Regional, Deposits & Wealth Management, Uob
Ms Chung Shaw Bee, Head Of Singapore And Regional, Deposits & Wealth Management, Uob

"We expect global real GDP growth of 3.4 cent in 2018 and 2019 and steady inflation (globally at 2.5 per cent)... For now, risks to global trade remain elevated, although Citi analysts believe that only a severe breakdown in trading relations would threaten global economic expansion. As such, we remain overweight on global equities and underweight on global bonds.

This optimism extends to the technology sector, as we believe there is still value in the sector - especially within the emerging markets in the Asia region, driven particularly by Chinese technology companies.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 29, 2018, with the headline 'Four financial experts give their views on the market'. Print Edition | Subscribe