15 Feb '12, 1am

Singapore is the 9th most expensive city in the world, with the S$'s worth relative to the US$ the main driver

CANBERRA - Zurich has topped Tokyo to become the world's most expensive city, as surging currencies push up the cost of living in countries like Switzerland and Australia, a survey showed yesterday. The Swiss franc's allure as a safe haven for investors moving their funds out of euro zone nations propelled Zurich to the top spot from fifth last year, while Geneva came in third. Five Australian cities made it into the top 20, led by Sydney and Melbourne in seventh and eighth places, according to The Worldwide Cost of Living survey, carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit. "Exchange rates have been the greatest influence for the Australian cost of living, with the Australian dollar seeing its value to the US dollar double in a decade," said survey editor Jon Copestake in a statement. Canada's Vancouver overtook United States cities to become the most expensive in Nort...

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