economic growth

US consumers will drive demand with low household debts  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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US consumers will drive demand with low household debts

Fact: Globally, economic growth is already slowing under the various strains.
Strong but spotty growth for second half - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Economic outlook 2021

Strong but spotty growth for 2H2021

Will we see growth and inflation in the latter half of 2021?


Preventing permanent damage from the pandemic

Incidentally, the World Health Organization (WHO) on April 2 said it expects the number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia to peak in mid-April and that there are signs of a flattening of the infection curve.

Global Economy

Equity markets recover, but growth subdued by coronavirus

Equity markets, economic growth, China economy, US economy, Singapore economy, gold prices, crude oil prices, Novel Coronavirus, World Health Organization (WHO), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), SGD NEER, S&P 500 index, CSI 300 Index, Straits Times

Emerging Markets

How developing countries create industrial champions

For many firms in emerging and developing economies, emulating the successes of Samsung and Hyundai may seem like an impossible dream. But the rapid economic growth of Japan, South Korea and other Asian countries in the second half of

Global Economy

More than half of CEOs see global growth slowing this year

The proportion of CEOs expecting global growth to slow in the coming year has risen 10-fold since 2018.

The Decade Ahead

Tech firms' turn to face regulatory mountain and consumers' ire; financial firms to outperform

SINGAPORE (Dec 27): The rapid growth of the technology sector, led by the FANG (Facebook,, Netflix and Alphabet’s Google) stocks, has been dominating headlines and investors’ attention for a decade. Having conquered the wallets and minds of

Singapore economy

Pickup in Singapore's economy will come with hiccups, says AMRO

SINGAPORE (Dec 19): Singapore’s economy is set to pick up gradually from the sharp downturn it faced this year, in spite of the inherent weakness in the global economy, say economists at the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO). 

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.