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The Economic Times
Business of politics: So, should Modi govt play like a T20 cricketer or go for Test playin other areas. Shanmugaratnam had a distinguished career as a policy maker and
Business of politics: So, should Modi govt play like a T20 cricketer or go for Test play
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
in other areas. Shanmugaratnam had a distinguished career as a policy maker and also worked as chief executive with the Monetary Authority of Singapore even before he entered politics. This is not a defence for what the Indian government is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore's manufacturing output falls 3.6% in July, first contraction in 5 months1 and 2 per cent, down from the initial range of between 1 and 3 per cent. Per
Singapore's manufacturing output falls 3.6% in July, first contraction in 5 months
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
1 and 2 per cent, down from the initial range of between 1 and 3 per cent. Persistent anaemic growth would mean that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will likely ease its exchange rate policy in October, by re-centering its exchange rate... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MAS calls for feedback on proposed changes to payments regulatory frameworkSINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday (Aug 25) relea
MAS calls for feedback on proposed changes to payments regulatory framework
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday (Aug 25) released a consultation paper calling on feedback on proposed changes to Singapore's payments regulatory framework, as well as the possible establishment of a National Payments... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
No extended weekend for Modi’s ministers, officersof Economics, Cambridge and Harvard, the 59-year-old has served as Singapore’s
No extended weekend for Modi’s ministers, officers
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
of Economics, Cambridge and Harvard, the 59-year-old has served as Singapore’s education minister and also worked at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the country’s central bank and financial regulator. “The idea is to broaden the vision of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Consumer prices fall for 21st straight month in Julymonth, as a smaller decline in the cost of private road transport offset the im
Consumer prices fall for 21st straight month in July
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
month, as a smaller decline in the cost of private road transport offset the impact of lower retail goods prices, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said in a joint statement. Private road... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore PM on medical leave after halted speechThe minister returned to work Monday, the Prime Minister’s Office said. Mr Hen
Singapore PM on medical leave after halted speech
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
The minister returned to work Monday, the Prime Minister’s Office said. Mr Heng, a former managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the central bank, previously served as education minister and presented his first budget to... Read more
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Mashable
Singapore wants to be Asia’s Sweden in push for cashless paymentcountry’s central bank. “For consumers, the use of cash for daily payments is
Singapore wants to be Asia’s Sweden in push for cashless payment
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
country’s central bank. “For consumers, the use of cash for daily payments is high,” Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, said at a financial technology conference on Friday. "For businesses, the use of checks is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Online fund transfers using mobile numbers likely to be launched next year: MASbank account numbers but use the recipient’s mobile phone number or NRIC number
Online fund transfers using mobile numbers likely to be launched next year: MAS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
bank account numbers but use the recipient’s mobile phone number or NRIC number, Mr Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said on Friday (Aug 19). This will be possible under a Central Addressing Scheme... Read more
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Daily Mail
Donations to Leo's foundation 'came from Malaysian money laundering'Limited (BVI), Aabar Investments PJS Limited (Seychelles), and Tanore Finance C
Donations to Leo's foundation 'came from Malaysian money laundering'
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Limited (BVI), Aabar Investments PJS Limited (Seychelles), and Tanore Finance Corp. (BVI),' said a joint statement by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Attorney-General's Chambers and the Commercial Affairs Department. The Monetary... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
PIDM announces new appointmentsfor investment banking. His other appointments outside CIMB Group were as Seni
PIDM announces new appointments
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 13 days ago
for investment banking. His other appointments outside CIMB Group were as Senior Advisor, Economics Department of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Nik Ramlah retired as a career regulator, having served the Securities Commission Malaysia... Read more
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Business Wire
OurCrowd Expands Equity Crowdfunding in Asia with MAS LicenseOurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, was awarded a full Cap
OurCrowd Expands Equity Crowdfunding in Asia with MAS License
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform, was awarded a full Capital Market Services (CMS) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) at the end of July. With the license, OurCrowd is now able to market its equity... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: The roles and reality of Singapore’s Elected Presidencyof Commissioners of Currency, the Central Provident Fund Board, the Housing and
Commentary: The roles and reality of Singapore’s Elected Presidency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
of Commissioners of Currency, the Central Provident Fund Board, the Housing and Development Board, Jurong Town Corporation, Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Post Office Savings Bank. A person may also be a candidate if he or she is the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cashless and cardless transactions: How is Singapore getting there?not make it as seamless as it should be,” he added. Kashmi, which is completel
Cashless and cardless transactions: How is Singapore getting there?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
not make it as seamless as it should be,” he added. Kashmi, which is completely free to users for now, is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) under the Payment Systems Oversight Act. In Singapore, it competes with players like... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore narrows 2016 GDP forecast amid lacklustre growthand Industry (MTI) said on Thursday (Aug 11). Citing a lacklustre global outlo
Singapore narrows 2016 GDP forecast amid lacklustre growth
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
and Industry (MTI) said on Thursday (Aug 11). Citing a lacklustre global outlook as a key factor weighing on growth, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said last month that the official growth forecast of 1 to 3 per cent for 2016 was under... Read more
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Reuters
EFG cuts expected purchase price for BSI to $1.08 billionfunneled into the accounts of influential powerbrokers and politicians. In a s
EFG cuts expected purchase price for BSI to $1.08 billion
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
funneled into the accounts of influential powerbrokers and politicians. In a statement on Wednesday, BSI said client assets were hit by the FINMA and Monetary Authority of Singapore rulings. (Reporting by Joshua Franklin; Editing by Adrian... Read more
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Swissinfo
Wealthy Clients at BTG’s BSI Pull $6.4 Billion in Three MonthsSwitzerland and Singapore in May in connection with inquiries into alleged corr
Wealthy Clients at BTG’s BSI Pull $6.4 Billion in Three Months
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
Switzerland and Singapore in May in connection with inquiries into alleged corruption at Malaysian sovereign fund 1MDB. The Monetary Authority of Singapore fined BSI and stripped the bank of its license in the city-state. BSI has responded by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Private homes puzzle: Why aren't prices falling proportionately?crisis. But even as the indicators point to housing oversupply, property price
Private homes puzzle: Why aren't prices falling proportionately?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
crisis. But even as the indicators point to housing oversupply, property prices have remained firm. Just last week, Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director Ravi Menon said it was “too early” to lift property cooling measures, as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MAS advisory panel for fintech experts holds its first meetingSINGAPORE: Fifteen leaders from the global financial technology (fintech) indus
MAS advisory panel for fintech experts holds its first meeting
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
SINGAPORE: Fifteen leaders from the global financial technology (fintech) industry have been recruited by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to help the Republic develop its emerging fintech ecosystem. They form the International Technology... Read more
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Swissinfo
Central Bankers Float New Currency System, Safety Net at Confabbilateral basis but on a multilateral consensus.” ‘Target Zones’ There are ot
Central Bankers Float New Currency System, Safety Net at Confab
Swissinfo / Posted 28 days ago
bilateral basis but on a multilateral consensus.” ‘Target Zones’ There are other, more radical suggestions too. Monetary Authority of Singapore Managing Director Ravi Menon said there’s a case to explore ideas such as "target zones" to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore launches unit to fight money launderingunit to fight money laundering, strengthening the financial hub's safeguards ag
Singapore launches unit to fight money laundering
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
unit to fight money laundering, strengthening the financial hub's safeguards against illicit fund flows. Officials of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have said plans to create the special unit predated a continuing scandal involving... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore launches unit to fight money launderingagainst illicit fund flows. Singapore last year opened an investigation into f
Singapore launches unit to fight money laundering
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
against illicit fund flows. Singapore last year opened an investigation into fund flows linked to 1MDB. Officials of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have said plans to create the special unit predated a continuing scandal involving... Read more
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Rappler
Singapore launches unit to fight money launderingThe logo of the Monetary Authority of Singapore is seen on its main building in
Singapore launches unit to fight money laundering
Rappler / Posted 29 days ago
The logo of the Monetary Authority of Singapore is seen on its main building in Singapore on May 24, 2016. Roslan Rahman/AFP SINGAPORE – Singapore's central bank on Monday, August 1, formally launched a unit to fight money laundering, strengthening... Read more
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Business Standard India
Singapore aid sought in coal import casethis after the reported inability of the State Bank of India (SBI) to divulge d
Singapore aid sought in coal import case
Business Standard India / Posted 29 days ago
this after the reported inability of the State Bank of India (SBI) to divulge details, citing banking secrecy rules of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) prohibiting disclosure about clients without their consent. The Directorate of Revenue... Read more
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The Temasek Review
DESPITE REPEATED WARNINGS, MONEY-LAUNDERING IS STILL A DANGEROUS PROBLEM IN SINGAPORE « Snippets « TR EMERITUSsee ourselves as a haven for laundered money. We play an active role in the glo
DESPITE REPEATED WARNINGS, MONEY-LAUNDERING IS STILL A DANGEROUS PROBLEM IN SINGAPORE « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 30 days ago
see ourselves as a haven for laundered money. We play an active role in the global fight against financial crimes.” The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) even boasted: “To protect the integrity of our financial system, our laws are... Read more
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Market Watch
U.S. subpoenas Goldman Sachs in Malaysian fund investigationof those meetings had occurred, people familiar with the matter said. Goldman
U.S. subpoenas Goldman Sachs in Malaysian fund investigation
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
of those meetings had occurred, people familiar with the matter said. Goldman Sachs is also providing information to the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the city-state’s central bank and financial regulator that also has inquired about the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MAS examining Goldman Sachs' role in bond deals for 1MDBby Goldman Sachs' local unit in bond deals for Malaysian state investor 1Malays
MAS examining Goldman Sachs' role in bond deals for 1MDB
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
by Goldman Sachs' local unit in bond deals for Malaysian state investor 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has been questioning banks and financial institutions since last year as part of... Read more
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Reuters
Singapore central bank says examining Goldman on work related to 1MDB bond dealsexamination into the extent of Goldman Sachs (Singapore) Pte's involvement in t
Singapore central bank says examining Goldman on work related to 1MDB bond deals
Reuters / Posted a month ago
examination into the extent of Goldman Sachs (Singapore) Pte's involvement in the 1MDB bond deals is still ongoing," a Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) spokeswoman said in an email statement to Reuters. The MAS has been questioning banks... Read more
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CNBC
US asks Goldman for 1MDB documents amid probe into troubled fund: WSJof Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission, adding that Goldma
US asks Goldman for 1MDB documents amid probe into troubled fund: WSJ
CNBC / Posted a month ago
of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission, adding that Goldman was also providing information to the Monetary Authority of Singapore. This month the DOJ launched what it said was the largest-ever asset seizure case - worth... Read more
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