SINGAPORE'S core inflation stayed negative for the fifth straight month in June at -0.2 per cent year on year, unchanged from May, said the Department of Statistics consumer price index (CPI)...

THE deflation in key consumer prices persisted in May, as the novel coronavirus pandemic kept all costs subdued except for food items.

KEY consumer prices in Singapore continued to fall year on year in May, as core inflation stayed negative for the fourth straight month, according to data released on Tuesday.

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

LOWER oil prices, the softening labour market and deteriorating consumer demand are likely to keep a cap on domestic prices, said economists following official inflation data released on Tuesday...

HEADLINE inflation in Singapore turned negative in April while core inflation fell for the third straight month, amid steeper declines in the costs of services, retail and other goods, as well as...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE'S newly extended "circuit-breaker" period - involving tougher movement curbs to keep the coronavirus in check - should keep a lid on consumer prices this year.

SINGAPORE'S headline inflation was flat in March, narrowly avoiding the negative turn that the core inflation gauge had taken just the month before.

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...

SINGAPORE'S core inflation turned negative in February for the first time in a decade, prompting economists to expect significant monetary easing, while the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)...

SINGAPORE'S core inflation turned negative in February for the first time in over a decade, due largely to a decline in the cost of services - chiefly airfares and holiday expenses - amid the...