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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
The Singapore dollar firmed sharply against the US dollar on Wednesday (March 30), while local interest rates slid further after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen reiterated the need for the central bank to adopt a more cautious pace raising interest rates.
Singapore's national customer satisfaction level was lower in 2015, weighed down by the poorer performance from the finance & insurance and healthcare sectors in the fourth quarter.
Changi Airport saw double-digit growth in passengers for the second straight month in February as traffic rose nearly 12 per cent year on year to 4.6 million.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Wednesday it plans to make available its data through the use of application programming interfaces (APIs).
Overseas credit searches by local firms have declined for the second consecutive year amid global uncertainties and tough economic conditions, according to the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau (SCCB).
Sembcorp Industries has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE), for the supply of 225 megawatts of power for a period of 22 years.
The STI Today
The Straits Times Index (STI) rebounded 53.7 points or 1.9 per cent to 2,872.78 on Wednesday, the penultimate day of the first quarter.