Taimur Baig

Taimur Baig

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Taimur Baig is the Chief Economist and Managing Director of DBS, the leading multinational banking and financial services group in Asia with a presence in 19 markets. Dr. Baig heads economics as well as macro strategy for interest rate, credit, currency, and equities at DBS Group Research. He also advises the bank on risk management and investment strategy. Dr. Baig is a seasoned economist with over 20 years of experience covering Asia. His expertise include international finance, macro risk spillover, exchange rate and fixed income analytics and forecasting, the economics of financial crisis, and demographics. Dr. Baig has published extensively for both specialists and a general audience, on areas including monetary policy in a deflationary environment, exchange rate regime determination, demographics, energy sector, frontier markets, fiscal policy efficacy, and financial market contagion. Prior to joining DBS, Dr. Baig was a Principal Economist in the Economic Policy Group, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

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  • Dr. Baig has been featured in various leading financial media outlets.

  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.