In Focus

4 Dec 20
The electronics sector recorded a marginal 0.1 point rise.
3 Dec 20
Consumers also spent at socially-responsible businesses.
1 Dec 20
Demand-supply conditions for loans remains soft going into Q4, says OCBC Treasury Research.
27 Nov 20
Singapore raised US$852m in proceeds from eight IPO deals so far this year.
25 Nov 20
Sharp supply drop in Q3 is no cause for alarm given it came after a record supply spike in Q2.
24 Nov 20
Strong uptick in manufacturing momentum in Q3 helped improve GDP.
20 Nov 20
Fewer companies indicated that they will still freeze salaries next year.
19 Nov 20
The industry crashed 13% in weighted new business premiums in H1 2020.
17 Nov 20
Deal value was 86% lower than last year.
16 Nov 20
More than half believe they will be financially stable in 12 months; only 13% of Baby Boomers said the same.
15 Nov 20
OCBC, DBS, and UOB’s earnings rose in Q3—but 2021 presents a tough test as fiscal, monetary relief gets withdrawn.
13 Nov 20
Salary hikes will be few and far between as firms grapple with COVID-19’s sudden impact.
12 Nov 20
Three in five consumers in Singapore plan to do most of their shopping online.
10 Nov 20
47% of respondents said that they visit retailers less.
10 Nov 20
Strong demand for properties spurred more sellers to put their units for sale.
8 Nov 20
Close to 30% are willing to sacrifice expansion plans to meet loan repayments.
5 Nov 20
One in 10 Singaporeans are looking to book a travel bargain during this season.
4 Nov 20
It edged up 0.2 point to record a 50.5 expansion, its highest since March 2019.
29 Oct 20
In the middle of a crisis, the sector had to be quick and creative.
29 Oct 20
Analysts are bearish about the sector for the rest of 2020 due to weak tourism.
29 Oct 20
But the opposite is true: investments with strong ESG ratings perform better, says SJP Asia.
28 Oct 20
Unsatisfactory terms on traditional banking corporate products is one reason many businesses are weighing up their options.
27 Oct 20
All lenders, borrowers are to cease issuance of SOR-linked products by end April 2021.
26 Oct 20
One in 10 did so to cover basic expenses.
26 Oct 20
It is forecast to reach as high as S$1.37/USD in 2021.
23 Oct 20
Inflation is expected to come fall between -0.5% to 0% for 2020.
23 Oct 20
Data centre firms have tempered expectations for green energy sources, but opportunities still await.
22 Oct 20
Only 24,000 sqm of new space was completed during the quarter.
22 Oct 20
Its geographic location and healthy infrastructure helped mitigate impact.
20 Oct 20
But recent weeks have shown that it is recovering from record-low Q2 activities.
19 Oct 20
This will subside wages of almost two million workers from June-August.
16 Oct 20
Singapore’s recovery momentum may take a slower and choppy pace.
8 Oct 20
Young couples are driving the demand for resale units.
7 Oct 20
Majority feel that their education is lacking when dealing with the data aspects of their job.
13 Sep 20
More than 50% said that their stress management activities were disrupted.
10 Sep 20
86% still believe in older rules-based technology for AML compliance.
10 Sep 20
Just over 19.9% of investments in H1 came in deals over $50m.
9 Sep 20
This may indicate that foreigners are exiting prime locations for more affordable housing.
6 Sep 20
Numbers are still down from a year earlier, but at a slower pace than in June.
4 Sep 20
It reflects improvements in the manufacturing and electronics sectors.