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Headline, core inflation down in Oct after marginal increases

MAS, MTI keep forecasts for 2020 core and headline inflation at between -0.5 per cent and zero per cent

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Singapore's headline and core inflation both took a surprise deflationary turn in October to -0.2 per cent, after two months of marginal increases, according to Department of Statistics (Singstat) consumer price index (CPI) figures on Monday. Economists had expected both readings to be neutral at zero per cent.

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SINGAPORE'S headline and core inflation both took a surprise deflationary turn in October to -0.2 per cent, after two months of marginal increases, according to Department of Statistics (Singstat) consumer price index (CPI) figures on Monday. Economists had expected both...

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