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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
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.
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.
Cybersecurity is having its moment in Singapore.
The Singapore government is studying a wider deployment of smart meters for electricity, gas and water supply.
During Singapore's full moon festival last month, employer John Kong was focused more on cost-cutting than celebrating.
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.
The STI Today
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.