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Singapore govt's housing market warning may fall on deaf ears

Persuading people to be more cautious could be a tough sell; developers and home buyers are equally optimistic

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There should be vigilance about risks "including the impact of rising interest rates, geopolitical developments, and excessive exuberance in the property market," Ong Chong Tee, a deputy managing director of the central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in November.

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SINGAPORE'S authorities are concerned the island-state's property market could be setting itself up for a fall.

A series of aggressive land deals by developers, against the backdrop of rising apartment sales and the first quarterly rise in private home prices for four...

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