MAS Core Inflation

Broker's Calls

Analysts mixed but mostly keep 2024 forecasts after May’s inflation figures

Singapore's headline and core inflation rose by 3.1% y-o-y in May.

Singapore news

Analysts make monetary policy and inflation predictions after lower-than-expected March numbers

Analysts expect Singapore's core inflation to come in around 2.8% to 3.1% for the full year.

Singapore economy

Singapore inflation cools in March as MAS retains 2024 forecast

Gains in the core measure, which excludes housing and private transportation costs, slowed to 3.1% last month from a year ago.
Core inflation to decline to 2% by early 2025 based on current MAS policy setting - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

MAS nudging inflation down to 2% by 2025

MAS chief economist Edward Robinson says the central bank's progressive tightening has facilitated a gradual decline in inflation.

Singapore economy

Singapore core inflation unexpectedly slows despite GST hike

Core inflation came in at 3.1% last month from a year.

Global Economy

Briefs: Singapore’s headline inflation rebounds to 3.7% y-o-y; Jack Ma boosts Alibaba with stock purchase

Other stories include a Trump win in New Hampshire and India topping Hong Kong to become the world's fourth largest stock market.

Singapore economy

Singapore's headline inflation rebounds to 3.7% y-o-y; core inflation up to 3.3% y-o-y in December

MAS will release quarterly monetary policy statements starting this year. The next statement will be released on Jan 29.

Singapore economy

Citi ups core inflation forecast for December; sees slightly higher risk of a slope steepening at January MPS

UOB sees a rising risk that the reversal of monetary policy tightening may be delayed to the MPS in July instead.

Singapore economy

Singapore’s headline inflation fell to 3.6% y-o-y; core inflation down to 3.2% y-o-y in November

The drop in headline inflation was mainly due to lower private transport inflation.
Singapore’s headline and core inflation figures increase to 4.7% and 3.3% in October - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore’s headline and core inflation figures increase to 4.7% and 3.3% in October

Headline inflation may see more fluctuations in the remaining months of 2023 amid the recent swings in COE premiums: MAS and MTI.
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