Economy

21 Jan 19
The economy is projected to grow at a midly slower pace in 2019 at just under 2.5% from around 3% in 2018.
18 Jan 19
The country is planning tax refunds equal to 2.6% of the GDP in Q3 2018.
18 Jan 19
However, the central bank is allowing yields to trade mildly higher to boost profits.
17 Jan 19
It was dragged by the 11.2% decrease in the electronics segment.
17 Jan 19
KPMG says in its Budget 2019 wishlist that it may encourage corporations to develop their risk management, vigilance and governance for cyber...
17 Jan 19
Nearly 40% spent $68,800 to $137,800 on compliance per year.
16 Jan 19
The consumer price inflation (CPI) moderated to 1.9% in December 2018 from 2.2% in November.
14 Jan 19
Investors in the region recorded the worst performance in 2018 at 17.1pp below the regional MSCI Index.
14 Jan 19
However, this represents flattish growth.
14 Jan 19
It aims to boost Singapore’s role as an enterprise financing hub.
11 Jan 19
Over half admit to not having plans to ensure compliance with local and global requirements in 2019.
10 Jan 19
EY says that the revenue could be used to enhance Singapore's growth as a fintech hub.
10 Jan 19
EY says in its Budget 2019 wishlist that the revenue may be used to subsidise healthcare costs.
9 Jan 19
It fell one destination short of Japan's visa-free entry to 190 territories.
9 Jan 19
New firms will get a head start with with two foundational digital solutions with costs waived for a minimum of six months.
9 Jan 19
And Go-Jek Singapore poaches HSBC’s PayMe creator Adam D’Arcy as its chief product officer.
21 Dec 18
Total business expenditure commitments amounted to $6.5b.
19 Dec 18
More than half of CFOs have already been hit by tariffs.
19 Dec 18
Declines in machinery exports offset growth in transport equipment and manufactured goods.
18 Dec 18
The current minimum fund size requirement of $50m is too high for most.
17 Dec 18
It was dragged by the 5.2% decrease in the non-electronic segment.
13 Dec 18
Economists think that manufacturing growth in 2018 will slow down to 7.4% from an earlier prediction of 7.6%.
13 Dec 18
Price growth could hit -3% to 2% in 2019 amidst predicted slower economic growth.
13 Dec 18
Online marketplace Carousell is one of the main contenders.
12 Dec 18
Consumers will face higher taxes by October 2019.
10 Dec 18
The Ministry of Health is currently considering measures to reduce Singaporeans’ consumption of sugar which is a factor in obesity and...
6 Dec 18
The weakening housing market and China's economic slowdown are to blame.
6 Dec 18
At 7.6% of GDP, its account surplus is amongst the strongest in the ASEAN-6.
6 Dec 18
Investments totaled less than 10% of sales for 75% of SMEs in 2018.
5 Dec 18
Budget cuts and social instability may also further hamper its 2019 growth.
5 Dec 18
Singapore and Malaysia may see the biggest GDP hit, whilst Indonesia and Philippines will be relatively unscathed.
4 Dec 18
A BMW 7-series sedan is priced at $595,069 (US$436,105), which is 4.3% higher compared to other regions.
3 Dec 18
Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia may benefit the most.
3 Dec 18
The Indian rupee, Indonesian rupiah and Thai baht could outperform the rest.
28 Nov 18
Shanghai firms invested about $8.27b in Singapore as of end 2017.
28 Nov 18
It was dragged down by its ranking in personal freedom where it placed 98th out of 149 countries.
27 Nov 18
The infocomm segment's business receipts surged 11.3%.
26 Nov 18
The rise in milk prices could further strengthen China’s dependence on New Zealand’s exports.
26 Nov 18
Electricity and gas prices surged by 16.6% compared to 13% in September.