ANALYSTS are expecting the Singapore dollar to remain weak in the near term before it begins to strengthen towards the end of 2020, hopefully on the back of economic recovery.

FACED with a certain recession in 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) eased the Republic’s exchange rate-based monetary policy in two steps on Monday.

IF wages must be cut, the National Wages Council (NWC) is recommending that the Monthly Variable Component (MVC) be adjusted downwards, the extent of which hinges on the company's situation and...

SINGAPORE'S central bank pulled back on its exchange rate-based monetary policy on Monday morning, in line with market expectations, as the deadly Covid-19 pandemic looked set to keep battering...

RESILIENCE BUDGET

THE beleaguered Singapore dollar (SGD) rallied on Friday, after Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled a massive fiscal injection as the economy careens towards recession.

SINGAPORE hotels were only half-filled in February, resulting in a 40 per cent plunge in room revenues, as coronavirus fears threaten to bring the global travel industry to a grinding halt,...

SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: TAPPING RESERVES

SINGAPORE'S president has given "in-principle support" for the government to draw on past reserves to fund a substantial second stimulus package aimed at rescuing the novel coronavirus-battered...

SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: SAVING JOBS

THE financial ordeal is far from over, but a fresh round of wage support could stave off the spectre of layoffs, especially for workers in sectors reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE's official growth forecast has hit negative territory for the first time in nearly a decade. This comes as the Republic braces itself for what is likely the worst economic contraction...

FITCH Solutions has forecasted Singapore's 2020 current account balance to shrink substantially due to impact from the coronavirus pandemic.