Posts Tagged ‘Monetary Authority of Singapore’

Singapore studying whether to allow digital-only banks

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore is discussing the possibility of allowing virtual banks to operate in the city-state, the Monetary Authority of ...

Singapore central bank projects softer growth

SINGAPORE • Singapore’s economy will slow in 2019, reflecting a weakening in key trading partners and a further cooling of the electronics sector, the ...

Singapore bans former HSBC, UOB bankers

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore has meted out lengthy bans to convicted former HSBC Holdings plc and United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB) bankers for ...

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 ...