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  • MAS keeps monetary policy unchanged

    fxstreet.com 14 Oct '16, 12am

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore kept the width of the policy band and the level at which it is centred unchanged today, Reuters reports. Headlines via Reuters MAS says will maintain the rate of appreciation of the s$neer policy band at zero pct The current policy band provides som...

  • dollar drops on sharp slowdown in growth rate

    fxstreet.com 14 Oct '16, 12am

    Singapore dollar is being offered after the data released showed the economy expanded at a slowest rate in 7 years in third quarter. USD/SGD pair recovered from the session low of 1.3775 and was last seen trading just short of previous day’s high of 1.3869 levels. SGD came under press...

  • MAS steady but GDP slowdown to undermine SGD - Westpac

    fxstreet.com 14 Oct '16, 5am

    Sean Callow, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that the combination of the MAS's steady hand on policy and the contraction in Singapore’s Q3 GDP is broadly neutral for SGD initially, but probably slightly bearish multi-week/month. Key Quotes “The MAS’s gloomy growth outlook leaves...

  • Surprise rebound in Q4 GDP - Nomura

    fxstreet.com 04 Jan '17, 4am

    Analysts at Nomura note that the Singapore government’s advance estimates put GDP growth in Q4 2016 at 1.8% y-o-y, from a revised 1.2% in Q3 (from 1.1%), above expectations (Consensus: 0.3%, Nomura: -0.6%). Key Quotes “This implies strong sequential growth of 9.1% q-o-q saar in Q4, fr...

  • Central Bank (MAS): Current monetary policy remains appropriate

    fxstreet.com 11 Aug '16, 12am

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) says, via Reuters, that current monetary policy stance remains appropriate for 2016. Tthe comments were made by Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director overseeing the functions of Monetary Policy and Markets & Investments at the MAS.

  • No MAS easing but sell SGD rally - RBS

    fxstreet.com 11 Oct '16, 11am

    Research Team at RBS, suggests that the Monetary Authority of Singapore is due to hold its semi-annual policy review in the week ahead and RBS expects the MAS will keep its neutral slope for the Singapore dollar's path against its nominal effective exchange rate unchanged and also ref...

  • SGX & ICBC sign MOU to expand Chinese-Singapore Market links -- RTRS

    fxstreet.com 19 Sep '16, 2am

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  • Singapore: A good start to the economy in 2Q16 – ING

    fxstreet.com 26 May '16, 11am

    Prakash Sakpal, Economist at ING, suggests that in the absence of an adverse manufacturing shock we consider the MAS easing cycle is over. Key Quotes “A large bounce in April industrial production by 4.8% MoM SA was consistent with 5.4% bounce in the constant price NODX in the last mo...