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RAPID AGEING IN SINGAPORE CAN COST YOU YOUR JOBS, WARNS MOODY’S

Singapore’s rosy economic outlook is at risk from the country’s greying population. A report by Moody’s Investors Service today revealed that economic growth could come to a standstill in the near future thanks to the country’s rapidly aging population. Moody's report, entitled "Population Aging Will Dampen Economic Growth over the Next Two Decades", notes that the unprecedented pace of aging will impose a demographic tax that will slow economic growth over the next 20 years in both developed and emerging market economies, as working-age populations shrink and household savings rates decline.

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NEGATIVE OUTLOOK FOR SINGAPORE BANKS: MOODY’S

MOODY'S Investors Service said on Wednesday that it had a negative outlook for banks in Singapore, on the back of rapid loan growth and the surge in home prices. Moody's said credit quality in Asia had "generally peaked". It put out a negative outlook for banks in India and Vietnam as well.

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