14 Apr '11, 9pm

The Singapore dollar rose to an all-time high of S$1.2452 against the US dollar

SINGAPORE - The Singapore dollar yesterday hit a new record against its US counterpart after the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) further tightened its monetary policy on the view that "domestic cost and price pressures will remain firm". The move came amid strong first-quarter economic expansion in Singapore and robust growth in the region. Analysts believe the policy is meant to counter inflation, which is expected to come in at the upper end of the Government's forecast range of 3 to 4 per cent this year. The Singdollar rose to an all-time high of S$1.2452 against the US dollar after the policy announcement from S$1.2550 before. Late in the day, it had retreated to S$1.2500. The central bank, which manages the value of the Singdollar against a basket of other currencies, said it was recentring its exchange rate policy band upwards. The recentering will be below the...

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