Analysis and Opinion » Daily Commentary 28/01/15
    IronFX - January 28, 2015, 08:15 GMT

    Singapore joins the easing parade Overnight the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) became the latest central bank to ease policy when it unexpectedly cut its inflation forecast for 2015 and said that it would seek a slower appreciation of the SGD as a result. (Singapore does not control interest rates, but rather uses FX appreciation

  • James Boston
    Forex » Drop in Singapore Inflation
    James Boston - July 23, 2014, 06:29 GMT

    General price growth in Singapore remains healthy according to the inflation figures just published for the month of June. Year on year the headline rate is now at 1.8%, this compares to the 2.7% experienced in May and market consensus estimates were for a level of 2.4%. Month on month the inflation number is running

  • James Boston

    Retail Sales in Singapore are still negative but improving this morning with the release of the sectors May update. Year on year the headline Retail Sales number is now showing a fall of -6.0% compared to -9.0% contraction in April, the market was expecting a move to -8.2%. Month on month the figure is running