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Singapore: Consumer Price Developments in feb 2019

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The FINANCIAL — In February 2019, MAS Core Inflation eased to 1.5% on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis, from 1.7% in January, due to smaller increases in the costs of services, retail items and electricity & gas.1 Despite lower core inflation, CPI-All Items inflation edged up to 0.5% y-o-y, from 0.4% in the previous month, due to more gradual declines in private road transport and accommodation costs. CPI-All Items inflation came in higher at 0.5% y-o-y in February CPI-All Items inflation picked up slightly to 0.5% y-o-y in February, from 0.4% in January, mainly on account of more gradual declines in…

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Singapore: Consumer Price Developments in feb 2019

16 mins read

The FINANCIAL — In February 2019, MAS Core Inflation eased to 1.5% on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis, from 1.7% in January, due to smaller increases in the costs of services, retail items and electricity & gas.1 Despite lower core inflation, CPI-All Items inflation edged up to 0.5% y-o-y, from 0.4% in the previous month, due…