Singapore economy

Singapore economy

Singapore ranked 14th globally in terms of 'idea intensity': PwC survey

SINGAPORE (Sept 12): Singapore is the 14th most “idea intensive” country, according to PwC’s Global Economy Watch.

Singapore economy

SGX August securities daily value up 12% to $1.2 bil on heightened volatility

SINGAPORE (Sept 10): The month of August saw 24.4% increase in total derivatives traded volume, according to Singapore Exchange (SGX) monthly release of market statistics.

Singapore economy

Singapore economy shows some signs of hope as trade war drags on

SINGAPORE (Sept 10): It may not be all doom and gloom for Singapore’s economy.

Singapore economy

Public transport operators unlikely to benefit much despite up to 7% fare hike this year

SINGAPORE (Sept 4): Singapore’s Public Transport Council (PTC) announced Tuesday that public transport fares could increase by as much as 7% in the fare review exercise for 2019, on the back of dou

Singapore economy

Economists in MAS survey forecast slower 0.6% growth for 2019 on trade tensions

SINGAPORE (Sept 4): Economists are lowering their forecasts for Singapore’s gross domestic product growth amid macroeconomic uncertainty as trade tensions between the US and China continue to rage

Singapore economy

Singapore services sector revenue grows at a slower pace in 2Q19

SINGAPORE (Aug 27): Singapore’s services sector revenue rose 2.8% in 2Q19 compared to 2Q18, according to the latest Business Receipts Index (BRI) released by the Department of Statistics on Tuesday

Singapore economy

Singapore faces rising tide of bad debt with record bonds maturing

(Aug 27): Singapore firms are likely to see more soured debt as the trade-reliant economy takes a hit from US-China tensions.

Singapore economy

Singapore's manufacturing output drops 0.4% y-o-y in July

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): Singapore’s manufacturing output in July dropped to 0.4% compared to a year ago, according to data released by the Economic Development Board (EDB) on Monday.

Singapore economy

Slowing Singapore economy drives profit drop as trade war bites

(Aug 21): Singapore’s slowing economic growth has started to hurt company earnings as a trade war intensifies between its two biggest trading partners.

Singapore economy

Singapore goes all in with private sector in infrastructure push

SINGAPORE (Aug 20): Singapore has been moving forward on its aim to be the lead broker of infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia, and is intent on getting the private sector more involved.

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