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Singapore's recovery to take longer than past recessions: MAS

THE pace of Singapore's recovery is expected to moderate in the quarters ahead, with this rebound likely to take longer than in past recessions, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore's...

Labour market recovery likely to be weak, uneven, gradual: MAS

SINGAPORE's labour market should gradually rebound as the economy re-opens - but recovery is likely to be weak, uneven and long-drawn, with unemployment expected to decline more gradually than it...

Labour market expected to rebound amid weak, uneven recovery: MAS

SINGAPORE'S reopening of the economy should result in labour market improvements before the year's end. But recovery is likely to be weak, long-drawn and uneven, with elevated levels of resident...

Pace of Singapore's rebound to slow, recovery to take longer than past recessions: MAS

THE pace of Singapore's recovery is expected to moderate in the quarters ahead, with this recovery likely to be more prolonged than in past recessions, according to the Monetary Authority of...

A rocky road to economic recovery

ECONOMIES around the world are hoping to recover as quickly as possible from the Covid-19 pandemic, which has paralysed businesses, companies and supply chains for much of 2020. But sustained...

More research funding to be allocated to develop digital economy: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE will allocate a bigger chunk of national research funding to develop the digital economy as it is "going to be critical for the future", Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng...

Singapore, Germany deepen support for local, German SMEs

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) and the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support enterprise development in sectors of common interest...

24.2% factory output jump in Sept raises Singapore GDP hopes

SINGAPORE'S factory output soared 24.2 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in September, giving a surprise boost to third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth and raising hopes for full-year...

Inflation could return to positive territory before year end: economists

SINGAPORE'S deflationary pressures continued to ease in September, with the authorities expecting core inflation to turn "mildly positive" in 2021 after it has remained in negative territory for...

Singapore narrows inflation outlook range; core inflation at -0.1% in Sept

SINGAPORE'S authorities have upgraded the lower band of their overall inflation forecast for 2020 and are expecting core inflation to turn "mildly positive" in 2021 after it has remained in...