06 Jul '18, 5am

#Singapore Property Curbs Are a Mallet, Not a Hammer

A sledgehammer to swat a fly. That’s how OCBC Investment Research is describing the unexpected curbs on Singapore’s property market announced late Thursday. While the imposition of additional buyers’ stamp duties and tighter loan-to-value norms on home lending so early in the cycle does indeed smack of overkill (especially after a less than 10 percent recovery in residential prices following a long slide), the logic of the cooling measures may reside in a broader transformation of Singapore’s economy. Developers will shed bitter tears and banks will howl. Let them. Every market in the city-state that was once anti-consumer — telecom, media, taxis, even banking — is becoming a little less so. Property is just the latest shoe to drop. Taking Away the Punch Bowl Singapore has unexpectedly imposed curbs to cool its property market Source: Jefferies, Monetary Authority of Singa...

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