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Channel NewsAsia
Finance Minister Heng to visit Frankfurtglobal and regional macroeconomic outlook, as well as ways to continue strength
Finance Minister Heng to visit Frankfurt
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
global and regional macroeconomic outlook, as well as ways to continue strengthening regional financial cooperation among ASEAN+3 member countries," it added. Mr Heng will be accompanied by officials from MOF and the Monetary Authority of Singap... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore businesses rank top in Asia for use of APIsshowed. “MAS TOOK A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION” Recently, the topic of APIs
Singapore businesses rank top in Asia for use of APIs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
showed. “MAS TOOK A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION” Recently, the topic of APIs has been given renewed attention after the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) identified them as the necessary foundation for financial innovation. At a two-day... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Visa opens innovation centre in Singaporeto increase efficiency, to better manage risks and to create new opportunities"
Visa opens innovation centre in Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
to increase efficiency, to better manage risks and to create new opportunities". EDB is working closely with the Monetary Authority of Singapore to develop an eco-system for innovation, said Dr Beh. "Through this eco-system, we believe... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pmon gadgets. — Reuters Singapore’s MAS says policy provides appropriate economi
Top foreign and local stories at 4pm
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
on gadgets. — Reuters Singapore’s MAS says policy provides appropriate economic support: Singapore’s central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said recent monetary policy easings will support the economy and boost inflation over... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Expect lower wage growth in 2016: MASgrowth will likely moderate in 2016 amid tepid employment demand and reduced ti
Expect lower wage growth in 2016: MAS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
growth will likely moderate in 2016 amid tepid employment demand and reduced tightness in Singapore’s labour market, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in its biannual macroeconomic review on Wednesday (Apr 27). “With lower labour... Read more
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The Star
Singapore's MAS says policy provides appropriate economic supportSINGAPORE: Singapore's central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS),
Singapore's MAS says policy provides appropriate economic support
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: Singapore's central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said recent monetary policy easings will support the economy and boost inflation over the next two years against a backdrop of weakening growth among the city-state's key... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore's slow economic growth environment expected to continue: MASenvironment is expected to continue for Singapore's economy as cyclical factors
Singapore's slow economic growth environment expected to continue: MAS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
environment is expected to continue for Singapore's economy as cyclical factors put a dampener on economic growth, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in its biannual macroeconomic review on Wednesday (Apr 27). The review contains... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia vegetable prices set to rise further in Singapore as high temperatures hit suppliesdata, which showed food inflation rose to 2.2 per cent in March from 2 per cent
Malaysia vegetable prices set to rise further in Singapore as high temperatures hit supplies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
data, which showed food inflation rose to 2.2 per cent in March from 2 per cent in February. The statement from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) yesterday (Apr 25) said that higher food... Read more
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Investopedia
Singapore CPI Declines for 17th Consecutive Monthto 0.6% in March from 0.5% in February. (See also: Slow Growth in China to Affe
Singapore CPI Declines for 17th Consecutive Month
Investopedia / Posted 6 days ago
to 0.6% in March from 0.5% in February. (See also: Slow Growth in China to Affect Asia-Pacific​.) The government and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in a joint statement, "External sources of inflation are likely to remain muted... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia veggie prices set to rise further in Singapore as high temperatures hit suppliesdata, which showed food inflation rose to 2.2 per cent in March from 2 per cent
Malaysia veggie prices set to rise further in Singapore as high temperatures hit supplies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
data, which showed food inflation rose to 2.2 per cent in March from 2 per cent in February. The statement from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) yesterday (Apr 25) said that higher food... Read more
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The Financial Express
Singapore seen easing again via one-off devaluation if outlook worsensThe anaemic growth and low inflation prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapo
Singapore seen easing again via one-off devaluation if outlook worsens
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
The anaemic growth and low inflation prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to unexpectedly ease policy this month by removing the “modest and gradual” appreciation path of the Singapore dollar. (Reuters) Markets might do well to prepare... Read more
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The Star
Singapore seen easing againexports and leaving its manufacturing sector grappling with losses. The anaemi
Singapore seen easing again
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
exports and leaving its manufacturing sector grappling with losses. The anaemic growth and low inflation prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to unexpectedly ease policy this month by removing the "modest and gradual"... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Consumer prices extend fall in March led by private road transport costsalso saw a sharper decline due to lower Certificate of Entitlement premiums com
Consumer prices extend fall in March led by private road transport costs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
also saw a sharper decline due to lower Certificate of Entitlement premiums compared to the same period last year, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said in a joint statement. The cost of... Read more
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The Star
Singapore seen easing again via one-off devaluation if outlook worsensexports and leaving its manufacturing sector grappling with losses. The anaemi
Singapore seen easing again via one-off devaluation if outlook worsens
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
exports and leaving its manufacturing sector grappling with losses. The anaemic growth and low inflation prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to unexpectedly ease policy this month by removing the "modest and gradual"... Read more
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Finance Asia
Maybank establishes Basel III firstirrecoverable. Unlike Korea, pre-emptive capital injections are not allowed in
Maybank establishes Basel III first
Finance Asia / Posted 8 days ago
irrecoverable. Unlike Korea, pre-emptive capital injections are not allowed in Singapore or Malaysia. In Singapore, the Monetary Authority of Singapore can decide to make a public sector capital injection is needed. Likewise, BNM, PIDM or any... Read more
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Canberra Times
Singapore raids brokers amid insider trading allegationsto alleged insider trading and market manipulation as the city sought to protec
Singapore raids brokers amid insider trading allegations
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
to alleged insider trading and market manipulation as the city sought to protect its reputation as a financial centre. The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Commercial Affairs Department are investigating possible contraventions of the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Singapore raids brokers amid insider trading allegationsto alleged insider trading and market manipulation as the city sought to protec
Singapore raids brokers amid insider trading allegations
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
to alleged insider trading and market manipulation as the city sought to protect its reputation as a financial centre. The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Commercial Affairs Department are investigating possible contraventions of the... Read more
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The Age
Singapore raids brokers amid insider trading allegationsto alleged insider trading and market manipulation as the city sought to protec
Singapore raids brokers amid insider trading allegations
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
to alleged insider trading and market manipulation as the city sought to protect its reputation as a financial centre. The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Commercial Affairs Department are investigating possible contraventions of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Singapore raids brokers amid insider trading allegationsto alleged insider trading and market manipulation as the city sought to protec
Singapore raids brokers amid insider trading allegations
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
to alleged insider trading and market manipulation as the city sought to protect its reputation as a financial centre. The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Commercial Affairs Department are investigating possible contraventions of the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Singapore officials raid brokerages for ‘breaches’for possible violations of securities laws, officials and media reports said ye
Singapore officials raid brokerages for ‘breaches’
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
for possible violations of securities laws, officials and media reports said yesterday. The city-state’s central bank, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said it and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the police are currently... Read more
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The Star
Singapore probes brokers, remissiers over possible securities act breachesindustry, and of clearing facilities. "As investigations are ongoing, we are n
Singapore probes brokers, remissiers over possible securities act breaches
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
industry, and of clearing facilities. "As investigations are ongoing, we are not able to provide further information," the Monetary Authority of Singapore said in a statement on Friday. It said it obtained documents from the broking firms and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
BSI Singapore banker involved in 1MDB probe chargedformer BSI Singapore executive, Yak Yew Chee, has also been investigated and ha
BSI Singapore banker involved in 1MDB probe charged
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
former BSI Singapore executive, Yak Yew Chee, has also been investigated and had bank accounts frozen. The CAD and the Monetary Authority of Singapore had announced in February that they have seized a large number of bank accounts in relation... Read more
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Swissinfo
From 1MDB Probe, Singapore Charges Former Banker With Launderingbeen accused of wrongdoing. Yeo left BSI in mid-2014, according to a person fam
From 1MDB Probe, Singapore Charges Former Banker With Laundering
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
been accused of wrongdoing. Yeo left BSI in mid-2014, according to a person familiar with the matter. On March 31, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said that as part of its investigations related to 1MDB, it has been conducting a “thorough... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NTU, insurance firms to help countries manage fallout from natural disastersMitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group; RenaissanceRe; Risk Management Solutions; and
NTU, insurance firms to help countries manage fallout from natural disasters
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group; RenaissanceRe; Risk Management Solutions; and Perils AG. It has the support of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the press release said. A Singapore-based consortium comprising NTU’s Institute of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MAS probing several firms over possible securities act breachesSINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs
MAS probing several firms over possible securities act breaches
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) have obtained documents and items from several broking firms and trading representatives as part of an investigation into possible breaches of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
32,000 bought Singapore Savings Bonds during first 6 months of issue: MASindividuals bought S$810 million worth of Singapore Savings Bonds during the fi
32,000 bought Singapore Savings Bonds during first 6 months of issue: MAS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
individuals bought S$810 million worth of Singapore Savings Bonds during the first six months of their issue, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Wednesday (Apr 20). The Singapore Savings Bonds were first announced in July 2015,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Singapore exports fall most in three years in Marchtrend persists, it could increase the possibility of a central bank easing at t
Singapore exports fall most in three years in March
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
trend persists, it could increase the possibility of a central bank easing at their next policy review in October.” The Monetary Authority of Singapore last Thursday announced a surprise easing of monetary policy to kickstart the stuttering... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Singapore’s Non-Oil Exports Plunge Most in Three Years in March « Snippets « TR EMERITUSbasis compared with the previous three months, the trade ministry said last wee
Singapore’s Non-Oil Exports Plunge Most in Three Years in March « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 14 days ago
basis compared with the previous three months, the trade ministry said last week. The weak growth outlook prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapore to ease policy by announcing it won’t seek currency appreciation. The export decline in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Start-ups snap at heels of Asian private bankersthird-party access to data. That level of digital integration hasn't taken off
Start-ups snap at heels of Asian private bankers
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
third-party access to data. That level of digital integration hasn't taken off in Asia, prompting regulators such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to prod banks to do more. “You don't really have a choice because we're already here,”... Read more
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Investopedia
Singapore Surprises by Easing Monetary PolicyThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) made an unexpected move by easing its
Singapore Surprises by Easing Monetary Policy
Investopedia / Posted 17 days ago
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) made an unexpected move by easing its exchange-rate-based monetary policy on Thursday. The Authority said it believed the economy would grow at only a moderate rate in the near-term, much against previous... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chan Chun Sing calls on Chongqing Party SecretaryChina. The Singapore delegation, led by Mr Chan, comprised senior officials fr
Chan Chun Sing calls on Chongqing Party Secretary
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
China. The Singapore delegation, led by Mr Chan, comprised senior officials from MTI, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, International Enterprise Singapore and the Monetary Authority of... Read more
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The Star
Singapore eases monetary policy as growth grinds to a haltused during the 2008 global financial crisis, as economic growth in the trade-d
Singapore eases monetary policy as growth grinds to a halt
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
used during the 2008 global financial crisis, as economic growth in the trade-dependent city-state ground to a halt. The Monetary Authority of Singapore moved to a neutral policy of 0% appreciation in the exchange rate, causing the local dollar... Read more
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Zero Hedge
'They' Have Decided "We Can't Handle The Truth"Disorders. If you need yet another stark example of the fantasy storytelling w
'They' Have Decided "We Can't Handle The Truth"
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
Disorders. If you need yet another stark example of the fantasy storytelling we amuse ourselves with, juxtapose today’s Monetary Authority of Singapore policy statement with the storyline that the Asian stock market rally intensified on renewed... Read more
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Market Watch
Singapore Central Bank unexpectedly eases policyits currency policy on Thursday as it expects the pace of economic growth to ea
Singapore Central Bank unexpectedly eases policy
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
its currency policy on Thursday as it expects the pace of economic growth to ease more than expected. In addition, the Monetary Authority of Singapore expects a milder pickup in core inflation. Compared with the central bank's expectations at... Read more
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Zero Hedge
U.S. Futures Flat After Oil Erases Overnight Losses; Dollar In The Driver's Seatput it, "If you need yet another stark example of the fantasy storytelling we a
U.S. Futures Flat After Oil Erases Overnight Losses; Dollar In The Driver's Seat
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
put it, "If you need yet another stark example of the fantasy storytelling we amuse ourselves with, juxtapose today’s Monetary Authority of Singapore policy statement with the storyline that the Asian stock market rally intensified on renewed... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Asian markets follow Wall St to extend rallyworries about the state of the global economy sent investors racing to safety.
Asian markets follow Wall St to extend rally
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
worries about the state of the global economy sent investors racing to safety. Singapore's dollar plunged 1.1% after the Monetary Authority of Singapore eased policy as it looks to shore up the economy. Nader Naeimi, head of dynamic markets at... Read more
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Rappler
Singapore eases monetary policy as growth stallsThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) building in Singapore, July 30, 2014.
Singapore eases monetary policy as growth stalls
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) building in Singapore, July 30, 2014. Wallace Woon/EPA SINGAPORE – Singapore announced a shock loosening of monetary policy Thursday, April 14, to kickstart the stuttering economy, as it forecast a slower... Read more
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International Business Times
Asian markets: China Shanghai Composite gains as Singapore eases currency policy have also enjoyed some gains, despite a pullback in oil prices." Adding to the
Asian markets: China Shanghai Composite gains as Singapore eases currency policy
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
have also enjoyed some gains, despite a pullback in oil prices." Adding to the positive investor sentiment was the Monetary Authority of Singapore easing its currency policy. Singapore's central bank shifted to a "neutral" policy that would... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Singapore Surprise The Monetary Authority of Singapore, which targets the exchange rate of its c
Singapore Surprise
Investors Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
The Monetary Authority of Singapore, which targets the exchange rate of its currency, has gone back to measures last used in 2008 because economic growth has come to a standstill with a reading of nil for Q1 2016. It will now... Read more
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The Economic Times
Singapore eases monetary policy as growth stallseasing measures as they battle sluggish global demand -- particularly from key
Singapore eases monetary policy as growth stalls
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
easing measures as they battle sluggish global demand -- particularly from key market China -- and a weak outlook. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said it was shifting to a neutral policy of allowing for a "zero percent" appreciation... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NZ dollar falls as greenback strengthens The New Zealand dollar fell against a broadly stronger US dollar and after th
NZ dollar falls as greenback strengthens
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
The New Zealand dollar fell against a broadly stronger US dollar and after the Monetary Authority of Singapore eased policy in a move seen as signalling weaker global growth. The kiwi dropped to 68.44 US... Read more
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Market Watch
Dollar rises ahead of G-20 and Doha oil meetingseased its currency policy on Thursday. Citing a slowing pace of economic growt
Dollar rises ahead of G-20 and Doha oil meetings
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
eased its currency policy on Thursday. Citing a slowing pace of economic growth and softer core inflation, the Monetary Authority of Singapore has set the rate of appreciation of the Singapore dollar’s nominal effective exchange rate... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ dollar falls as greenback strengthens, Singapore eases policyThe New Zealand dollar fell against a broadly stronger US dollar and after the
NZ dollar falls as greenback strengthens, Singapore eases policy
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 days ago
The New Zealand dollar fell against a broadly stronger US dollar and after the Monetary Authority of Singapore eased policy in a move seen as signalling weaker global growth. The kiwi dropped to 68.44 US cents at 5pm in Wellington, from 69.39 cents... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MAS surprise easing sends Singapore dollar reelingSINGAPORE: The Singapore dollar tumbled 1 per cent on Thursday (Apr 14) after t
MAS surprise easing sends Singapore dollar reeling
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore dollar tumbled 1 per cent on Thursday (Apr 14) after the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) surprised markets by easing monetary policy. In a statement, the MAS said it will set the rate of appreciation of the Singapore... Read more
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The Star
Singapore unexpectedly eases policy as growth stalls, currency tumblespolicy makers scrambling to restore momentum through aggressive easings. In it
Singapore unexpectedly eases policy as growth stalls, currency tumbles
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
policy makers scrambling to restore momentum through aggressive easings. In its third policy easing in 15 months, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said it will set the rate of appreciation of the Singapore dollar NEER policy band at... Read more
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The Star
Dollar extends gains as sentiment improvesa lift against that country's currency. The greenback was up about 0.9 percent
Dollar extends gains as sentiment improves
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
a lift against that country's currency. The greenback was up about 0.9 percent at 1.3631 Singapore dollars after the Monetary Authority of Singapore said it will set the rate of appreciation of the currency's nominal effective exchange rate... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Asian markets follow Wall St to extend rallyglobal economy sent investors racing to safety. Singapore’s dollar sank 0.8 pe
Asian markets follow Wall St to extend rally
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
global economy sent investors racing to safety. Singapore’s dollar sank 0.8 percent — the most in five months — after the Monetary Authority of Singapore eased monetary policy as it looks to shore up the economy. Nader Naeimi, head of dynamic... Read more
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Market Watch
Singapore central bank eases monetary policyits currency policy on Thursday as it expects the pace of economic growth to ea
Singapore central bank eases monetary policy
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
its currency policy on Thursday as it expects the pace of economic growth to ease more than expected. In addition, the Monetary Authority of Singapore expects a milder pickup in core inflation. Compared with the central bank's expectations at... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Singapore Unexpectedly Eases Monetary Policy After "Economy Grinds To A Halt"how, i.e., devaluing their currency through monetary policy, moments ago Singap
Singapore Unexpectedly Eases Monetary Policy After "Economy Grinds To A Halt"
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
how, i.e., devaluing their currency through monetary policy, moments ago Singapore broke ranks when its central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, unexpectedly eased monetary policy and drew a line against further appreciation when it... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore economy expands 1.8% in Q1, beating expectationsflat, in contrast to the 6.2 per cent expansion in the previous quarter. Accor
Singapore economy expands 1.8% in Q1, beating expectations
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
flat, in contrast to the 6.2 per cent expansion in the previous quarter. According to a quarterly survey released by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in March, private sector economists had expected Singapore’s economy to grow by 1.6 per... Read more
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