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Asia Sentinel
Malaysian PM Reshuffles Cabinet, Consolidates Powerequally mysteriously withdrawn and transmitted to another account in Singapore
Malaysian PM Reshuffles Cabinet, Consolidates Power
Asia Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
equally mysteriously withdrawn and transmitted to another account in Singapore before it disappeared outright. In May, the Monetary Authority of Singapore forced the closure of BSI Bank Ltd – the first merchant bank to be closed in Singapore in 32... Read more
5d
The Economic Times
Beware! Waves of contagion on the way for equities, currencies in Asiarate cut). The only Asian central bank that we expect to keep rate on hold is i
Beware! Waves of contagion on the way for equities, currencies in Asia
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
rate cut). The only Asian central bank that we expect to keep rate on hold is in the Philippines. We now expect the monetary authority of Singapore to re-centre the mid-point of the S$NEER policy band lower at, or before, its October policy... Read more
5d
Channel NewsAsia
Singapore banking system remains sound following Brexit outcome: MASSINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Friday (Jun 24) th
Singapore banking system remains sound following Brexit outcome: MAS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Friday (Jun 24) that "Singapore’s interbank money markets continue to function in an orderly manner and its banking system remains sound", following the outcome of the UK’s referendum on EU... Read more
6d
Investopedia
MAS Includes the Yuan in Official Foreign ReservesThe Monetary Authority of Singapore announced Wednesday that Renminbi denominat
MAS Includes the Yuan in Official Foreign Reserves
Investopedia / Posted 6 days ago
The Monetary Authority of Singapore announced Wednesday that Renminbi denominated financial investments will be included in Singapore’s Official Foreign Reserves (OFR) from June 2016 onwards. The decision of adding yuan finances to OFR is broadly... Read more
6d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore consumer prices down in Maywas for a 0.8% fall. “Car prices and housing rentals will continue to dampen o
Singapore consumer prices down in May
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
was for a 0.8% fall. “Car prices and housing rentals will continue to dampen overall inflationary pressures,” the Monetary Authority of Singapore said in a separate statement. The headline inflation rate is forecast to remain negative for... Read more
7d
Channel NewsAsia
Consumer prices fall for 19th straight month in Maywas largely due to base effects associated with the timing of the disbursement
Consumer prices fall for 19th straight month in May
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
was largely due to base effects associated with the timing of the disbursement of Service & Conservancy Charges (S&CC), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said. "The cost of housing maintenance... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Renminbi investments to be part of Singapore's official foreign reserves: MASSINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said Wednesday (Jun 22) th
Renminbi investments to be part of Singapore's official foreign reserves: MAS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said Wednesday (Jun 22) that it will be including its renminbi (RMB) financial investments as part of its official foreign reserves (OFR) from June 2016 onwards. In a media statement, the... Read more
8d
Swissinfo
Hong Kong-Singapore Stars Fade With Boom-to-Gloom in Financeis home to more than 1,200 financial institutions including banks, insurers and
Hong Kong-Singapore Stars Fade With Boom-to-Gloom in Finance
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
is home to more than 1,200 financial institutions including banks, insurers and finance companies, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The financial sector employs about 5 percent of the total workforce, MAS data show. Finance... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Sunil Bharti Mittal Elected As Chairman of International Chamber of CommerceInternational Telecommunication Union (ITU), Commissioner of the Broadband Comm
Sunil Bharti Mittal Elected As Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Commissioner of the Broadband Commission, International Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Prime Minister of Singapore's Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council. He is a... Read more
10d
Channel NewsAsia
Attractive transport options key to achieving car-lite Singapore: Expertswhether or not to own a car is cost - with the Certificate of Entitlement (COE)
Attractive transport options key to achieving car-lite Singapore: Experts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
whether or not to own a car is cost - with the Certificate of Entitlement (COE) forming a major component. In May, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) eased car loan restrictions, resulting in more car buyer demand and a significant... Read more
13d
Money Management
Australia and Singapore sign fintech agreementThe Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Monetary Au
Australia and Singapore sign fintech agreement
Money Management / Posted 13 days ago
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have signed a co-operation agreement aimed at aiding innovative businesses and fintech companies in Singapore and Australia in their foray into... Read more
14d
Business Standard India
Sunil Bharti Mittal elected as Chairman of International Chamber of CommerceInternational Telecommunication Union (ITU), Commissioner of the Broadband Comm
Sunil Bharti Mittal elected as Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Commissioner of the Broadband Commission, International Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore as well as the Prime Minister of Singapore's Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council.... Read more
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14d
The Star
Economists trim 2016, 2017 Singapore growth forecastsconsumption for this year, a central bank survey showed on Wednesday. The medi
Economists trim 2016, 2017 Singapore growth forecasts
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
consumption for this year, a central bank survey showed on Wednesday. The median forecast of 22 economists surveyed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) was for gross domestic product (GDP) to grow 1.8% in 2016, down from the 1.9% expected... Read more
15d
Market Watch
Economists see Singapore's economy slowing in 2016economy is predicted to grow 1.8% this year, according to the median estimate i
Economists see Singapore's economy slowing in 2016
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
economy is predicted to grow 1.8% this year, according to the median estimate in a poll of external economists by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. That compares with the 1.9% gross domestic product growth predicted in a similar survey in... Read more
15d
Channel NewsAsia
Analysts expect Singapore's economy to grow 1.8% in 2016: MAS surveyeconomists expect the Republic’s economy to grow by 1.8 per cent for 2016, acco
Analysts expect Singapore's economy to grow 1.8% in 2016: MAS survey
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
economists expect the Republic’s economy to grow by 1.8 per cent for 2016, according to a quarterly survey released by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Wednesday (Jun 15). This is slightly below the 1.9 per cent that was earlier... Read more
16d
Channel NewsAsia
Opportunities for insurers to cover risks from cyber attacks, natural disasters: Tharmanas well as investing in infrastructure. To enable long-term investments, such
Opportunities for insurers to cover risks from cyber attacks, natural disasters: Tharman
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
as well as investing in infrastructure. To enable long-term investments, such as for infrastructure, Mr Tharman said the Monetary Authority of Singapore is seeking to modify its risk-based capital framework for insurers. He said the next public... Read more
16d
Channel NewsAsia
MAS sets up dedicated departments to combat money laundering, strengthen enforcementSINGAPORE: Starting Aug 1, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will have
MAS sets up dedicated departments to combat money laundering, strengthen enforcement
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: Starting Aug 1, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will have dedicated departments to combat money laundering and strengthen enforcement respectively. In a press release on Monday (Jun 13), MAS said it will form a dedicated... Read more
20d
Swissinfo
How a 143-Year-Old Swiss Bank Took a Quick Road to Ruin in Asiainvestigators have been especially damning of the way BSI operated. Ravi Menon,
How a 143-Year-Old Swiss Bank Took a Quick Road to Ruin in Asia
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
investigators have been especially damning of the way BSI operated. Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, called it “the worst case of control lapses and gross misconduct that we have seen in the... Read more
21d
The Star
Tengku Sarifuddin: Singapore investigation debunks WSJ allegationsPETALING JAYA: Investigations by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have
Tengku Sarifuddin: Singapore investigation debunks WSJ allegations
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Investigations by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have proved that what the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported is false, said Datuk Seri Tengku Sariffuddin Tengku Ahmad. Tengku Sariffuddin – who is the press secretary to... Read more
21d
Channel NewsAsia
No Singapore bank received US$3b transfer from 1MDB bond issuance: MASGoldman Sachs in relation to the bond issuance for Malaysia state investment fu
No Singapore bank received US$3b transfer from 1MDB bond issuance: MAS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
Goldman Sachs in relation to the bond issuance for Malaysia state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in response to media queries on Wednesday (Jun 8). MAS was referring to a report... Read more
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22d
Channel NewsAsia
MAS simplifies regulations for securities-based crowdfunding platformseasier for startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to raise funds on s
MAS simplifies regulations for securities-based crowdfunding platforms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
easier for startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to raise funds on securities-based crowdfunding platforms, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on Wednesday (Jun 8). In a statement, MAS said it is simplifying checks on... Read more
22d
International Business Times
Goldman Sachs under spotlight as US investigators probe bank over Malaysian fund 1MDB bank may have had grounds to suspect that the funds were being diverted away fr
Goldman Sachs under spotlight as US investigators probe bank over Malaysian fund 1MDB
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
bank may have had grounds to suspect that the funds were being diverted away from their specific purpose. Last month, The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) ordered the closure of BSI operations in the city-state due to "serious breaches of... Read more
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22d
Channel NewsAsia
Can Singapore stay clean when banks play dirty for wealthy clients?under management grew 30 per cent year-on-year to S$2.4 trillion in 2014. None
Can Singapore stay clean when banks play dirty for wealthy clients?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
under management grew 30 per cent year-on-year to S$2.4 trillion in 2014. Nonetheless, Mr Chamorro is confident that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has in place “very robust” structures for compliance, as would most financial centres.... Read more
24d
Channel NewsAsia
Companies looking to adopt FinTech may soon have more leewayand other companies here to experiment with financial technology (FinTech) offe
Companies looking to adopt FinTech may soon have more leeway
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
and other companies here to experiment with financial technology (FinTech) offerings in the future, with regulator Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issuing guidelines for a regulatory sandbox for such services on Monday (May 6). The... Read more
28d
The Economic Times
Asian regulators ask banks to reveal Panama Papers' linksand avoid taxes. According to two sources familiar with the situation, the Ho
Asian regulators ask banks to reveal Panama Papers' links
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
and avoid taxes. According to two sources familiar with the situation, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) sent letters to the banks in April. The two central banks did not set a firm deadline... Read more
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28d
Channel NewsAsia
Authorities checking on Singapore taxpayers, entities named in Panama Papersinto the possibility of wrongdoing by Singapore entities and individuals named
Authorities checking on Singapore taxpayers, entities named in Panama Papers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
into the possibility of wrongdoing by Singapore entities and individuals named in the the Panama Papers scandal, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said on Wednesday (Jun 1). "The use of offshore... Read more
28d
Business Standard India
Asian regulators ask banks to reveal Panama Papers' linksand avoid taxes. According to two sources familiar with the situation, the Hon
Asian regulators ask banks to reveal Panama Papers' links
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
and avoid taxes. According to two sources familiar with the situation, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) sent letters to the banks in April. The two central banks did not set a firm deadline... Read more
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28d
Reuters
Asian regulators ask banks to reveal Panama Papers' linksand avoid taxes. According to two sources familiar with the situation, the Hon
Asian regulators ask banks to reveal Panama Papers' links
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
and avoid taxes. According to two sources familiar with the situation, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) sent letters to the banks in April. The two central banks did not set a firm deadline... Read more
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29d
Inquirier.net
More Singapore drivers buying used cars to work for Uber, Grabto ST queries, while Grab said it does not rent cars to its drivers. However,
More Singapore drivers buying used cars to work for Uber, Grab
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 days ago
to ST queries, while Grab said it does not rent cars to its drivers. However, the easing of loan curbs announced by the Monetary Authority of Singapore last Thursday, which has made new cars more affordable, has raised questions about whether... Read more
29d
Brisbane Times
Fancy dress financial regulators must gois it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The
Fancy dress financial regulators must go
Brisbane Times / Posted 29 days ago
is it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The alternative is a regulator like the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). It has a reputation for being so no-nonsense that one senior banker in Singapore... Read more
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29d
WA Today
Fancy dress financial regulators must gois it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The
Fancy dress financial regulators must go
WA Today / Posted 29 days ago
is it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The alternative is a regulator like the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). It has a reputation for being so no-nonsense that one senior banker in Singapore... Read more
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29d
Sydney Morning Herald
Fancy dress financial regulators must gois it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The
Fancy dress financial regulators must go
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
is it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The alternative is a regulator like the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). It has a reputation for being so no-nonsense that one senior banker in Singapore... Read more
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29d
Canberra Times
Fancy dress financial regulators must gois it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The
Fancy dress financial regulators must go
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
is it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The alternative is a regulator like the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). It has a reputation for being so no-nonsense that one senior banker in Singapore... Read more
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29d
The Age
Fancy dress financial regulators must gois it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The
Fancy dress financial regulators must go
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
is it any wonder anger levels have become incandescent?Singapore solution The alternative is a regulator like the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). It has a reputation for being so no-nonsense that one senior banker in Singapore... Read more
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29d
The Star
More Singapore drivers buying used cars to work for Uber, Grabto ST queries, while Grab said it does not rent cars to its drivers. However,
More Singapore drivers buying used cars to work for Uber, Grab
The Star / Posted 29 days ago
to ST queries, while Grab said it does not rent cars to its drivers. However, the easing of loan curbs announced by the Monetary Authority of Singapore last Thursday, which has made new cars more affordable, has raised questions about whether... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lim Hng Kiang re-appointed Deputy Chairman of MAS Board of DirectorsSINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday (May 30) announc
Lim Hng Kiang re-appointed Deputy Chairman of MAS Board of Directors
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday (May 30) announced the re-appointment of four members to the MAS Board of Directors, with effect from Jun 1, 2016. Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Lim Hng Kiang has been... Read more
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Aliran Online
How BSI flouted money laundering rules with 1MDB dealings: Swiss authorityauthorities when conducting its investigations. Cooperation with Singapore’s f
How BSI flouted money laundering rules with 1MDB dealings: Swiss authority
Aliran Online / Posted 1 months ago
authorities when conducting its investigations. Cooperation with Singapore’s financial market supervisory authority (the Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS) was particularly intensive. It carried out on-site investigations at the BSI subsidiary... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM concludes investigation into 1MDBon information revealed in criminal proceedings allegedly related to its dealin
BNM concludes investigation into 1MDB
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 1 months ago
on information revealed in criminal proceedings allegedly related to its dealings with a Malaysian development fund. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) also served notice on BSI Bank to withdraw its status as a merchant bank for serious... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BNM concludes investigation into 1MDBon information revealed in criminal proceedings allegedly related to its dealin
BNM concludes investigation into 1MDB
The Borneo Post / Posted 1 months ago
on information revealed in criminal proceedings allegedly related to its dealings with a Malaysian development fund. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) also served notice on BSI Bank to withdraw its status as a merchant bank for serious... Read more
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Investopedia
Singapore GDP Accelerates in Q1 on Manufacturingpick-up in global demand." (See also: Singapore Home Sales Decline on Mortgage
Singapore GDP Accelerates in Q1 on Manufacturing
Investopedia / Posted 1 months ago
pick-up in global demand." (See also: Singapore Home Sales Decline on Mortgage Woes.) The quarterly survey released by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in March showed that private economists had projected economic growth of 1.6%... Read more

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