Singapore economy

Singapore economy

'Calibrated' monetary easing by MAS to working hand-in-hand with $48 bil Resilience Budget

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): In a one-two punch, Singapore’s central bank last week announced it was easing its exchange-rate based monetary policy.

Singapore economy

MAS eases monetary policy as Singapore heads into a recession

SINGAPORE (Mar 30): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has eased monetary policy – in line with expectations – as Singapore’s economy weighs down from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Singapore economy

Here's what to expect as MAS preps aggressive move to bolster financial markets

(Mar 29): Singapore’s central bankers are poised to take unprecedented action Monday to bolster financial markets and support an economy facing a severe recession.

Singapore economy

Singapore's factory output dips 1.1% in Feb, but more contractions to come this year, say economists

SINGAPORE (Mar 27): Singapore’s factory output fell 1.1% year-on-year in February, following a contraction in its linchpin electronics sector.

Singapore economy

DPM Heng warns against 'excessive expectations' as Singapore awaits Resilience Budget to save virus-hit economy

SINGAPORE (Mar 26): The bigger the crisis, the higher the expectations of a government-led bailout.

Singapore economy

Economists eye targeted measures in second stimulus package, but say this may not be the last

SINGAPORE (Mar 26): All eyes are on the government’s second stimulus package to be announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on March 26.

Singapore economy

Singapore's economy plunges in early sign of pain in Asia

(Mar 26): Singapore’s economy contracted the most in a decade in the first quarter, a bellwether for the rest of Asia as the fast-spreading coronavirus continues to shut down vast parts of the worl

Singapore economy

Singapore bankruptcies started surging even before coronavirus hit

SINGAPORE (Mar 24): Singapore is bracing for a further jump in bankruptcies after cases surged to the highest in years even before the coronavirus pandemic hit.

Singapore economy

MAS likely to ease monetary policy as Singapore edges towards first full-year recession since 2001: Morgan Stanley

SINGAPORE (Mar 24): As the global economy tips closer to a recession amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore is not likely to be spared. 

Singapore economy

Economists eye monetary easing as Singapore's core inflation slips into the red for first time in a decade

SINGAPORE (Mar 23): Singapore’s core inflation continued its decline, falling into the red in February for the first time in a decade.

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