MORE companies expect business conditions for the next six months to improve, with the services sector edging out manufacturing slightly in terms of optimism levels.

MORE companies in the services and manufacturing sectors still expect business prospects for the next six months to improve, but sentiment for both have dipped since the previous quarter.

BUSINESS expectations of the services sector in Singapore turned positive for the first time in seven quarters, marking its most upbeat sentiment in three years.

More companies in the services sector expect a better business environment in the second half of 2017 than in the first half of the year, figures released by the Department of Statistics Singapore on...

A MAJORITY of companies - a weighted 80 per cent - in the manufacturing sector expect business environment in the second half of 2017 to remain similar to a quarter ago, said the Singapore Economic...