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Singapore core inflation at its lowest in 5 years

APRIL might have become part of the longest consecutive period of declining prices since 2009, and registered the lowest core inflation reading in five years - but neither will change the fundamental...

Government announces new collaborative industry projects for SMEs

MORE than 400 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across multiple industries in Singapore will benefit from better access to technology innovations and new digital marketing channels, thanks to...

MAS catches market off-guard, sends Sing dollar soaring

THE Singapore dollar shot up on Tuesday, as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) caught the market off-guard for the second time in three months - this time by keeping the currency on the same "...

Singapore's economic indicators

A brief guide to the key indicators, what they say about Singapore's economy, and how they fit together.

No need for a 'super agency' to help SMEs: Spring Singapore

SPRING Singapore dismissed the SME Committee's recommendation for a single SME authority on Friday, saying the focus should instead be on coordination and collaboration. The proof is in the pudding...

Singapore's headline inflation edges up slightly to -0.2% in December

SINGAPORE's headline inflation remained in negative territory at -0.2 per cent in December, from -0.3 per cent in November.

Singapore's inflation expectations at lowest levels in 3 years: SMU survey

SLIDING oil prices and uncertain global growth have sent inflation expectations plummeting in Singapore to their lowest levels in three years.

Inflation slows to 0.1% in Oct, lowest since Dec 2009

SINGAPORE's headline inflation eased to 0.1 per cent in October from 0.6 per cent in September - its lowest since December 2009 - but that only tells one side of the story. At 1.7 per cent, core...

Yi Shyan: What it takes to be a world-class outfit

THE issue of what it means to be a "world-class Singapore enterprise" was debated in Parliament on Tuesday. Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Lee Yi Shyan listed two distinguishing...

New corporate governance rating framework for SMEs (Amended)

SOME 79 per cent of listed small and medium enterprises (SMEs) do not have independent directors who are experienced in their industry, and 65 per cent lack the presence of unrelated substantial...