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WITH Singapore officially in recession, the cuts have begun. We survey the jobs market to find out which sectors are now hiring and what jobs are in demand, while economists and recruiters give their take on when and how the labour market will recover, in Brunch this Saturday in The Business Times Weekend.

For DBS Singapore's country head Shee Tse Koon, the pandemic brings banking back to its original mission - enabling the smooth functioning of the economy and maintaining livelihoods. He tells why in The Raffles Conversation.

Who's up for some free money? In This Time Is Different, our columnist explains Modern Monetary Theory and the implications for the economy and investors.

The pandemic, while still causing chaos in economies, has actually brought on favourable outcomes - governments subsidising wages, diversified supply chains, moves towards sustainability. Inclusion has become a strategic imperative aligning the interests of both companies and investors, argues the Insights from CFA Society Singapore column.

And in Diary Of A Private Investor, some advice on how to block out misleading distress signals and be the master of your own portfolio.

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