Tag Archives: Inflation

Singapore inflation likely to have peaked: MAS MD

Published 19 May 2011 The Business Times By Conrad Tan Headline inflation put at 3-4% in 2011; food prices, capital inflows moderating CENTRAL banks in Asia have been actively fighting inflation, which is likely to slow by next year, Monetary … Continue reading

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MAS sees GDP growth at higher end of 4-6% forecast

Published 27 April 2011 The Business Times Singapore’s economy is likely to grow at the higher end of the official 4-6 per cent forecast this year, while inflation will ease after peaking at 5.2 per cent in the first quarter, … Continue reading

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Price of growth? Forecasters raise GDP estimates, sweat over inflation

Published 10 March 2011 The Business Times By Teh Shi Ning The Republic’s economy is now expected to grow a higher 5.7 per cent and witness a sharper price inflation of 4 per cent this year, according to a poll … Continue reading

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Singapore inflation to hit 4% in 2011: MAS survey

Published 9 March 2011 The Business Times Singapore’s inflation rate could hit 4 per cent this year, the highest level since 2008 and at the upper end of an official forecast range of 3-4 per cent, according to the central … Continue reading

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Rising inflation poses investment challenge

Published 23 February 2011 The Business Times By Siow Li Sen Inflation is blasting a hole in savings as depositors face negative interest rates but there’s nowhere to hide either in an increasingly risky environment. A $1 million fixed deposit … Continue reading

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With MAS tack, no incentive for interest rates to rise here

Published 10 February 2011 The Business Times By Siow Li Sen Other countries have been hiking interest rates to fight inflation but borrowers here continue to enjoy record low rates. On Tuesday, China raised rates for the third time since … Continue reading

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