Economy

27 Apr 17
It could expand by 1-3%, similar to the 2% growth last year.
27 Apr 17
This just goes to show how inseparable the market is from economic shocks.
27 Apr 17
On the external front, exports continue to recover.
25 Apr 17
Higher energy prices could be one.
25 Apr 17
External inflationary pressures have picked up.
24 Apr 17
Whilst core inflation came in at 1.2%.
23 Apr 17
This is the first positive growth since 3Q12.
21 Apr 17
It grew for the fifth consecutive month.
20 Apr 17
Expect higher manufacturing output.
19 Apr 17
There is also the looming carbon tax planned for 2019.
18 Apr 17
It has been inching up since November.
17 Apr 17
It shifted to zero appreciation in currency last year.
17 Apr 17
Compared to February, the growth eased from a 21.1% uptrend.
17 Apr 17
Manufacturing moderates from an 11.5% expansion.
12 Apr 17
But it still secured the top spot in global liveability rankings.
12 Apr 17
The fourth quarter of 2016 saw manufacturing bounce back, and signs point to the surge spilling over into the first half of 2017.
10 Apr 17
Despite the pick-up in growth and inflation indicators.
5 Apr 17
And here are four ways to protect yourself from retrenchment.
5 Apr 17
Firms signalled optimism for the first time since December 2016.
4 Apr 17
Singapore dollar seen appreciating gradually due to sound fiscal outlook.
31 Mar 17
4 in 5 said legacy should not get in the way of business growth.
31 Mar 17
Price pressures are driven primarily by supply-side considerations.
30 Mar 17
Global demand is picking up after two consecutive years of slow growth.
30 Mar 17
Infrastructure projects worth $700m will commence in FY17-18.
30 Mar 17
Key drivers were the finance & insurance and healthcare sectors.
29 Mar 17
Partly because of increased commodity prices.
29 Mar 17
That’s equivalent to 19.2% of GDP.
29 Mar 17
Unit labour costs rose 3.9%.
28 Mar 17
The sector is forecast to grow 1.2% this year.
28 Mar 17
It’s a slight increase from the 0.6% growth in 2016.
28 Mar 17
RHB provides 3 factors that could support its forecast.
28 Mar 17
Thanks to the meaningful pick-up in non-oil domestic exports to China.
27 Mar 17
This is despite uptick in headline CPI.
27 Mar 17
Partly because of stabilising economic growth in China.
27 Mar 17
Thanks to continued tech boom.
27 Mar 17
There was quicker decline in household durables prices.
24 Mar 17
The electronics cluster posted the highest output increase of 39.8%.
24 Mar 17
And CPI-All Items inflation is projected to pick up to 0.5–1.5%.
24 Mar 17
Singapore’s employee engagement score fell by 4 points to 59%.