gross domestic product (GDP)

Reversion to mean is a mathematical certainty, but mean is not static - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Reversion to mean is a mathematical certainty, but mean is not static

Last week’s record close came after the Fed chair allayed fears that current easy liquidity conditions will tighten too quickly.
Economy and financial system not the only concerns of MAS — cybersecurity too - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Cybersecurity

Economy and financial system not the only concerns of MAS — cybersecurity too

Ravi Menon, managing director of MAS, warns that there are cyber threats that the financial sector needs to pay keen attention to.
Inflation rate will accelerate, but is it transient? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Inflation rate will accelerate, but is it transient?

The pandemic has, without question, brought about a sea change, in terms of people’s behaviours and, notably, policies.
Briefs: Grab mulls US IPO, Singapore's GDP forecast for 2021, Biden's US$1.9 trillion Covid-19 bill - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

Briefs: Grab mulls US IPO, Singapore's GDP forecast for 2021, Biden's US$1.9 trillion Covid-19 bill

"Client demand is rising... We continue to evaluate it ... and engage on it." - Goldman Sachs' president on Bitcoin's popularity.
Economists expect Singapore's GDP to grow by 5.8% in 2021: MAS survey - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Economists expect Singapore's GDP to grow by 5.8% in 2021: MAS survey

The expansion comes 0.3 percentage points above the 5.5% forecast in the previous survey.
Singapore to post current account surplus of 19.6% of GDP in 2021: Fitch Solutions - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore to post current account surplus of 19.6% of GDP in 2021: Fitch Solutions

Asia will be among the fastest-growing regions in the world in 2021, with trade boosted by China’s strong momentum, notes the team

Global Economy

China's economy grew 2.3% in 2020, recovered to pre-pandemic growth rates in 4Q

Gross domestic product climbed 6.5% in the final quarter from a year earlier, fueled by stronger-than-expected industrial output.
Addressing structural weakness for Bursa’s underperformance - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Addressing structural weakness for Bursa’s underperformance

It is likely that political uncertainty in Malaysia is keeping many foreign investors away.
Singapore's GDP contracted by 5.8% in 2020, says MTI's advance estimates - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore's GDP contracted by 5.8% in 2020, says MTI's advance estimates

For the 4Q2020, the country’s GDP shrank 3.8% y-o-y, registering an improvement from the 5.6% contraction in 3Q2020.
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