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Singapore bond market ending the year with a whimper

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

The local bond market is ending the year with a whimper – beset with anxieties over upcoming interest rate hikes and uncertainty over the incoming policies of the next US president. 1,083 more words

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5 Alternatives to a 5-Star Hotel Staycation in Singapore

(Source: blog.moneysmart.sg)

Singaporeans have this curious habit of going on staycations—in other words, paying hundreds of dollars to stay in a hotel that’s at most an hour’s drive from where they live. 855 more words

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How Much Does It Cost For Singapore Cars To Enter Malaysia? And Is It Worth Your Time (And Money)?

(Source: dollarsandsense.sg)

Singaporeans who drive into Malaysia will know the drill. You enter Malaysia with as little fuel as you dare risk without getting caught, head over to a restaurant for an inexpensive but mightily satisfying seafood meal, stock up on some household necessities such as milk powder, milo, detergent, toilet paper followed by a car wash and full top up of petrol for your car before heading back to Singapore. 982 more words

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How to Go on a Week-Long Holiday to Tokyo for Less Than $1,200

(Source: blog.moneysmart.sg)

Japan is one of those destinations that nobody can say a single bad thing about. It’s impeccably clean, the service is insanely attentive, and it’s rich with culture, entertainment and oddities that make people shake their heads in amusement and say, “only in Japan.” 996 more words

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FOREX WATCH: Countries To Travel To This December Holidays

(Source: dollarsandsense.sg)

It’s holiday season soon. In this series of our Forex Watch, we cover three countries Singaporeans can consider for holiday destinations to take advantage of our relatively stronger Singapore dollar (SGD). 1,057 more words

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Why The SGD Is Depreciating Against The USD, And Why The MYR Is Even Worse Off

(Source: dollarsandsense.sg)

Last Friday, barely more than 24 hours after Donald Trump was elected as the next U.S. President, both the Singapore Dollar (SGD) and the Malaysia Ringgit (MYR) depreciated significantly against the US Dollar (USD). 864 more words

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I live (in Paris) now. 🤗

Yes I did it. I moved to Paris. 😲

I lived in a really small town in Germany…and now the big city…Paris!?😲 Ohh what’s wrong with you??? 261 more words

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