Forecasts and predictions for the AUD/SGD exchange rate change all the time, affected by news events and relative sentiment towards the Australian and Singapore economies. This continually updated article has any recent AUD to SGD bank forecasts, recent trends and historic rates for both currencies.
In 2020 AUD/SGD forecasts are primarily influenced by the perceived relative coronavirus impact on economies and the success of government’s response to the pandemic.
You can read more about other AUD cross-rate forecasts here AUD Trends and Forecasts for 2020.
This is a difficult question and the answer really depends on many factors. The best way to consider an exchange rate's relative value is to look at the rate's history.
The following table looks at the change in the AUD to SGD exchange rate to the present day for periods going back 10 years:
|18 Sep 2020 : 0.9917||2.4% ▼||1 Week|
|26 Aug 2020 : 0.9892||2.2% ▼||30 Days|
|27 Jun 2020 : 0.9563||1.2% ▲||90 Days|
|26 Sep 2019 : 0.9332||3.7% ▲||1 Year|
|27 Sep 2015 : 0.9999||3.2% ▼||5 Years|
|28 Sep 2010 : 1.2736||24% ▼||10 Years|
AUD/SGD 10 year historic rates & change to 25-Sep-2020 : 0.9677
At the end of March, Singapore's central bank eased its monetary policy, as widely expected, with the city-state's bellwether economy bracing for a deep recession due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The MAS said it would adopt a zero percent per annum rate of appreciation of the policy band starting at the prevailing level, currently slightly below the mid-point of the policy band.
The markets viewed this annoucement as showing the MAS has kept some fire-power in reserve and could intervene again to lower the SGD.
NAB told Bloomberg TV that it sees a recovery in Asian currencies in the 2nd half of the year if the coronavirus comes under control.