In Focus

Call your friends! Group gathering limit now lifted in SG

On the flip side, all workers can now return to the workplace.

Mortgage rates may rise a 'few times' in 2022: property expert

The expected increases are on the back of faster inflation growth.

91% of businesses demand data literacy from workers, but only few provide training

Only 28% of organisations provide data literacy training, the lowest globally.

Equity market faces 6 threats

The equity market outlook depends on how well stocks deal with these threats.

Prime retail rents to rise between 2%-4% in 2022

The expected growth is on the back of easing of restrictions.

Inflation to reach 9-year high of 4.1% in March: poll

The DBS and SMU report found that overall headline inflation expectations rose to 5.7%.

What now? Analysts lay their forecasts following Q1 GDP reveal

They still predict growth for 2022 but warn of inflation threats.

92% of SMEs see setback in digital transformation plans amidst great resignation

SMEs said digital transformation is critical for them to survive the next 12 months.

Banks to see improved profitability by end 2022: Moody’s

Experts forecast the average return of assets of local banks to increase to about 1%.

7 in 10 businesses mull creating more green jobs in the next 12 months

The move is in support of the government’s green economy.

Banks can ‘grind higher’ amidst FFR hike, border reopening: RHB

Singapore’s benchmark interest rates have risen since the start of the year.

Which property segments will gain the most interest from investors in 2022

The relaxation of COVID measures is expected to attract a higher inflow of investors this year.

STI outpaces APAC benchmarks with 9.6% total returns in Q1

Twenty-three of STI’s 30 constituents generated positive returns during the quarter.

MAS likely to widen band in April: analyst

Doing so would allow MAS to vent inflation pressure, experts said.

Almost 6 in 10 CIOs eye replacing current technology: Lenovo

CIOs in Singapore say their tech stack can improve.