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Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:30

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The Singapore government expects headline inflation to come in "around -0.5 per cent" in 2016, and for this to pick up to 0.5 to 1.5 per cent in 2017.

Consumer prices projected to dip in 2016: MAS, MTI

The Singapore government expects headline inflation to come in "around -0.5 per cent" in 2016, and for this to pick up to 0.5 to 1.5 per cent in 2017.


Singapore issuers hit back at creditors

Ezra Holdings and Rickmers Maritime, two companies in Singapore's depressed oil services industry, are asking bondholders to give up some of their rights as they look to stave off demands for immediate repayment.

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NUS, Singtel launch S$43m cybersecurity lab

Cybersecurity is having its moment in Singapore.


Singapore to launch smart meter trial for electricity, water and gas

The Singapore government is studying a wider deployment of smart meters for electricity, gas and water supply.


Outlook dims for Singapore Inc as economy moonwalks

During Singapore's full moon festival last month, employer John Kong was focused more on cost-cutting than celebrating.


Singapore inches up in Global Pension Index

Singapore has inched up in the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI), with its score improving to grade B from C+ mainly driven by an improvement in pension adequacy.


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The STI Today

Singapore shares gain 0.9%

Share prices in the local bourse rose with the key Straits Times Index up by 25.62 points or 0.9 per cent at 2,856.68.

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