Singapore economy

Singapore economy

Singapore's NODX falls 15.9% in May

SINGAPORE (June 17): Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell 15.9% in May, following a 10% decline in April. Both electronic and non-electronic NODX declined.

Singapore economy

Escalating global trade protectionism tops wall of worry again: MAS survey of forecasters

SINGAPORE (June 12): Concerns about escalating global trade protectionism continue to dominate the list of potential downside risks, reflecting recent developments in US-China relations.

Singapore economy

Business sentiments remain tepid for 3Q; outlook for manufacturers deteriorate further: SCCB

SINGAPORE (June 10): Business sentiment among local firms remained tepid for 3Q19 despite a slight rebounded for the first time after three straight quarters of decline, according to Singapore Comm

Singapore economy

A recession may be just around the corner if trade war tensions continue

SINGAPORE (June 10): Singapore is at risk of a recession if the trade war escalates,” Chua Hak Bin, senior economist at Maybank Kim Eng, tells The Edge Singapore.

Singapore economy

Singapore builds 3% stake in Swiss private bank Julius Baer

(June 4): The Singaporean state has built up a stake of about 3% in Julius Baer Group, providing a major boost for the Swiss wealth manager as it struggles to reach its targets on attracting new mo

Singapore economy

Singapore's weak 1Q GDP growth signals tough times ahead: RHB

SINGAPORE (May 28): RHB Research is turning negative on Singapore’s short-term economic outlook on expectations of a prolonged slowdown in the electronics sector as well as weaker global growth pro

Singapore economy

Singapore posts 3.8% growth in first quarter as risks abound

(May 21): Singapore’s economy grew at a faster pace in the first quarter than the government previously estimated, a sign of the city state’s resilience in the face of weaker global demand and a wo

Singapore economy

Singapore's ageing public houses get a government facelift

SINGAPORE (May 15): Singapore’s ageing public housing has been a source of anxiety, for home owners and the government alike.

Singapore economy

MAS to transfer $45 bil to government for long-term investment

SINGAPORE (May 8): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Wednesday it would be transferring $45 billion from the official foreign reserves (OFR) to the Singapore government for longer-t

Singapore economy

Singapore fills coffers with $1.3 bil on casino visits

SINGAPORE (May 7): Higher entrance levies haven’t stopped rich Singaporeans or those just feeling lucky from flocking to the country’s only two casinos.

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