SINGAPORE (Apr 13): Investor confidence surged last week, even as Singapore’s kick off a month-long “circuit breaker” period to curb the spread of the coronavirus on April 7.

While businesses are expected to be hit hard by the suspension of all non-essential activities and orders for all residents to stay at home unless necessary, sentiments were lifted by a $5.1 billion Solidarity Budget announced a day before the circuit breaker kicked in.

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