01 Apr '11, 11am

Singapore to tighten monetary policy slightly in April - Straits Times

SINGAPORE - SINGAPORE is expected to tighten monetary policy in April, with the central bank either sanctioning a small, immediate jump in the local dollar or signalling it will let the currency rise at a faster pace over time, a poll of economists by Reuters showed. Most economists said inflationary pressures stemming from higher oil prices and a tight job market will prompt the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to tighten policy further, despite potential weakness in the global economy arising from problems in Japan and the Middle East. China raised bank reserve ratios on March 18 as it battles to contain inflation, one week after a massive earthquake and tsunami hit Japan. India, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam have chosen to raise interest rates in recent weeks, despite concerns that troubles in Japan could hurt regional and global growth. However, the MAS is u...

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