The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is expected to leave the Singapore dollar settings unchanged at its next half-yearly review to be announced on Oct 14. In the face of the worst recession on record, economists believe that monetary policies will play second fiddle to fiscal measures in this hard slog to turn the economy around.

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