Singapore economy

Singapore economy

Singapore NODX continues to slump in November amid decline in electronic exports

SINGAPORE (Dec 17): Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) contracted 5.9% year-on-year in November, as a decline in electronic exports outweighed the growth in non-electronics. 

Singapore economy

Recovery in services sector could pave way for rosier economy in 2020: DBS

SINGAPORE (Dec 17): Singapore’s bottoming economy is set to have tepid recovery boosted by a revival of the services sector in 2020, analysts at DBS say.

Singapore economy

Singapore retail trade records 4.3% drop in October on slowing motor vehicle sales

SINGAPORE (Dec 16): Singapore’s total retail sales value fell 4.3% year-on-year to $3.6 billion in October, led by a decline in motor vehicles retail sales, according to latest data by the Singapor

Singapore economy

World's biggest hedge fund returns are found in tiny Singapore

SINGAPORE (Dec 16): On most mornings, Chong Chin Eai starts his day with a jog through Singapore’s Botanic Gardens.

Singapore economy

Singapore dodges recession; rosier growth expected in 2020, economists say

SINGAPORE (13 Dec): Singapore’s economy is likely to have dodged a recession this year, with private-sector economists expecting a full year growth of 0.7%, up from their initial 0.6% growth estima

Singapore economy

Singapore 2019 GDP growth expected to come in at 0.7%: MAS survey

SINGAPORE (Dec 11): The Singapore economy is expected to grow 0.7% y-o-y in 2019, according to the MAS Survey of Professional Forecasters for December.

Singapore economy

Tourists surging to Singapore help push hotel deals to record

(Dec 11): Hotel deals in Singapore are set for a record amid a surge in tourist arrivals buoyed by people wanting to avoid the protests in Hong Kong.

Singapore economy

SGX securities market turnover climbs 22% to $26.4 bil in November

SINGAPORE (Dec 10): Total securities market turnover has rallied some 22% on a m-o-m and y-o-y basis to $26.4 billion, according to the latest monthly market statistics released by the Singapore Ex

Singapore economy

60% of Singaporeans not adequately prepared to retire comfortably: Index

SINGAPORE (Dec 4): With many Singaporeans juggling a myriad of concerns such as home mortgages, expensive childcare and mounting healthcare costs for aged parents, saving for retirement may seem li

Singapore economy

Singapore salaries to rise in 2020 as talent pool is 'shrinking'

SINGAPORE (Dec 3): Singapore’s economy may be facing headwinds and inflation’s muted but companies in the Southeast Asian city-state are set to step up salary increases next year in a bid to retain

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