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Singapore economy

Government measures to prevent economy from contracting by 5.6%, but Singapore still expected to face a full year recession

The close to $100 billion in relief measures disbursed has prevented Singapore’s economy from a further 5.6% in 2020 and 4.8% in 2021, says the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

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SoftBank remakes itself with a US$41 bil bazooka

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Dip in Jan 2020 CPI raises questions of monetary policy easing among private-sector economists

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