2021 Quarter 3 Market Outlook

Equity by Patrick Chang.

5 min view     I     Date: 6 Aug 2021

We had a healthy second quarter with the S&P 500 reaching a record high and the United States (U.S.) 10-year bond yields gradually declining despite higher U.S. inflation. 

In this video, Patrick will cover:

  • An overview of the equity market’s performance so far in 2021
  • The Global outlook for capital markets 
  • Asia, ASEAN and Malaysia outlook
  • The investment strategy going forward


Fixed Income by Jesse Liew.

5 min view     I     Date: 6 Aug 2021

Looking back on performance for the first half of 2021, the total return of global bonds was around - 1.80% (Bloomberg US Aggregate), and this was primarily driven by a rise in average yields and average spreads. 

In this video, Jesse will cover:

  • A review of fixed income performance in the first half of 2021
  • The Global outlook for fixed income 
  • The outlook for Malaysia


Global Sukuk by Mohd Fadzil Mohamed.

4 min view     I     Date: 6 Aug 2021

Following some fluctuations in the first quarter of 2021, the Global Sukuk market  recovered strongly in the second quarter of the year. 

In this video, Mohd Fadzil will cover:

  • Market review for Global Sukuk so far in 2021
  • Global Sukuk outlook