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Forecast for 2019 headline inflation trimmed as Jan reading eases to 0.4%

MAS, MTI see range of 0.5-1.5%; core inflation expectations unchanged at 1.5-2.5 per cent

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The oil price slump has led the Singapore authorities to trim their forecast for headline inflation, after January all-items prices rose by a slower-than-expected 0.4 per cent on the year before - down from 0.5 per cent in December 2018, and falling short of the 0.6 per cent estimate by private economists in a Bloomberg poll.

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THE oil price slump has led the Singapore authorities to trim their forecast for headline inflation, after January all-items prices rose by a slower-than-expected 0.4 per cent on the year before - down from 0.5 per cent in December 2018, and falling short of the 0.6 per cent...

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