Barnabas Gan, UOB Bank

Barnabas Gan, UOB Bank

2020-10-13

14 October 2020
Bigger Picture: S'pore Q3 GDP shrinks 7%, after Q2's record 13.3% plunge
Barnabas Gan, Economist, UOB Bank highlights the bright spots from the flash estimates, and weaknesses that will likely persist that will play out for the labour market.

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11 August 2020
Bigger Picture: Singapore records worst quarterly GDP contraction
Singapore lowers its full year growth forecast to "-5% to -7%" from "-4% to -7%". Barnabas Gan, Economist, UOB talks about what lies ahead for various sectors and the retrenchment picture.

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14 July 2020
Assessing Singapore's Advanced 2Q Figures
Singapore's Advanced 2Q GDP numbers showed a 12.6% contraction, with the country entering a technical recession. Though the outlook remains uncertain - -could this be as bad as it gets for the economy? Barnabas Gan -- economist at UOB- - joined us to assess the release, and also shared his thoughts on whether the recent General Elections will lead to any changes to the country's economic policy.

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11 Oct 2019
The Bigger Picture: Preview of Singapore Q3 GDP numbers
Barnabas Gan, Economist, UOB Bank breaks down the biggest finance news headlines including; The US-China trade negotiations, Dyson cancelling its electric car plans in Singapore, and a preview of what to expect from Singapore's Q3 GDP numbers.

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17 September 2019
Bigger Picture: Singapore Aug exports drop 8.9%, less than expected
Barnabas Gan, Economist, UOB shares how the latest NODX numbers suggest Singapore may evade a technical recession in Q3, and how higher oil prices will impact Singapore's growth outlook and SGD strength.

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13 August 2019
The Bigger Picture: Singapore Q2 GDP disappoints, 2019 outlook downgraded
Barnabas Gan, Economist, UOB discusses whether Singapore’s manufacturing sector has bottomed out yet after it dragged Q2 growth down to 0.1% year-on-year, below market forecasts of 0.2%.

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