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IMF cuts forecast for Singapore's 2019 economic growth to 2%

[SINGAPORE] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has trimmed its 2019 economic growth forecast for Singapore to 2 per cent from 2.3 per cent, the Washington-based lender said on Tuesday, as...

IMF chief pushes for central banks to issue digital currency

Having central banks issue digital currency can bring about financial inclusivity and better security and consumer protection, as well as allay privacy concerns, International Monetary Fund...

State's role in regulating money has changed with digital currencies: IMF chief Christine Lagarde

SINGAPORE - While cash currently affords its users anonymity, central bank controls can be set in place to allow digital currencies to do the same.