Posts Tagged ‘Monetary Authority of Singapore’

S’pore economy ends 2018 on slower note

Home prices post 1st decline in 6 quarters as the govt’s cooling measures imposed in July started to bite 
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Singapore central bank bans former Goldman Sachs’ banker for life

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s central bank on Wednesday said it had issued a lifetime prohibition order against former Goldman Sachs’ ...

Singapore’s bank intel-sharing plan in ‘coma’ on cost concern

By BLOOMBERG
Singapore • Singapore has put on hold a plan for banks to share information on their corporate clients, after the cost of the project ...

Singapore tightens monetary policy

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore’s central bank tightened monetary policy for a second time this year, encouraged by steady economic growth despite ...

Singapore aids crypto firms seeking banks while staying vigilant

Singapore • Singapore’s financial regulator is willing to lend a hand to cryptocurrency firms having problems setting up local bank accounts, but doesn’t ...

Singapore probes Deutsche Bank executive’s 1MDB role

Singapore • Singapore authorities probing the multibillion dollar 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal are looking at the role of an outgoing senior ...

Singapore plans new bill to attract more of world’s millions

Singapore • Singapore, one of the world’s easiest places to do business, is making it simpler for investment managers to register funds locally as the ...

Strong Singapore dollar signals inflation battle

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore’s dollar is approaching the upper boundary of its trading band as speculation mounts that the central bank will ...
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Swiss AG, Thomas spoke over mutual assistance on 1MDB probe

by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / pic by TMR file
SWISS federal prosecutors declined to comment whether they would visit Malaysia in the coming weeks to cooperate ...

Singapore favours ‘organic’ policy in move toward open banking

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore wants its lenders to share data with financial technology and other non-bank firms, but doesn’t plan to force the ...

Trade risks aside, Singapore central bank is ready to tighten

The MAS, which uses the exchange rate as its main tool, has kept its policy unchanged since shifting to a neutral stance 2 years ...

Singapore fines Standard Chartered $4 million over money laundering breaches

by REUTERS
SINGAPORE – The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) imposed penalties of S$5.2 million ($3.95 million) on the Singapore branch of ...