monetary policy

MAS fights price pressures with another policy tightening

The midpoint of the Singdollar policy band was re-centred up to its prevailing level.

No 'double move' expected from central bank: analyst

This is due to the increasing likelihood of a technical recession.

MAS 'not done yet' with policy tightening: analysts

Experts believe that the S$NEER slope will be raised to 2% in October.

MAS tightens monetary policy for the fourth time in a row

Core inflation is expected to rise above 4% in the near term.

MAS’ band widening is still unlikely: Standard Chartered

But risks such as inflation globally cannot be ruled out.

OCBC sees MAS steepened slope of SGD NEER policy by 50 bps

The 100 basis points slope would allow strengthening of SGD NEER.

MAS likely to widen band in April: analyst

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

MAS should tighten monetary policy: Standard Chartered

A +2% per annum slope is slightly tighter than the neutral estimate of +1.5%.