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Singapore's headline and core inflation both eased in October, contrary to economist expectations that they would hold steady.

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Singapore's headline, core inflation both ease in October

DEPARTMENT of Statistics consumer price index (CPI) figures showed headline inflation was 0.4 per cent in October, down from 0.5 per cent the month before while core inflation, which excludes accommodation and private road transport costs, was 0.6 per cent, down from 0.7 per cent the month before, marking the slowest rate since March 2016.

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Balestier freehold shophouse with apartment block up for sale at S$14.7m

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Singapore shares fall 0.2% on Monday amid trade deal caution

THE Straits Times Index retreated 5.02 points to 3,220.63.