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Singapore considering extending fintech funding beyond 2020: MAS chief Ravi Menon

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Singapore's central bank is poised to extend funding for financial-technology initiatives because the five-year round ending in March has yielded positive results, its top...

Singapore beating fresh path to the world of e-commerce

AT A time when traditional trade relations come under strain, Singapore's move to build data corridors with other small, open economies for greater digital connectivity is the new frontier in...

Singapore slowdown may be nearing end, says MAS chief

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's economy may be a few quarters away from a recovery as the decline in trade and manufacturing this year has not really spread to other sectors, said the head of the Monetary...

Singaporeans expect inflation to inch up to 3.2% in coming year: DBS-SMU poll

SINGAPOREANS believe overall or headline inflation will rise slightly to 3.2 per cent over the next 12 months.

MAS eases monetary policy 'slightly' in October

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has eased monetary policy "slightly" in its latest half-yearly monetary policy review on Monday, making the slope of the Singapore dollar nominal...

Motley Fool's exit a dent to independent research

THE Motley Fool's impending closure has got the market abuzz with discussion about the shrinking pool of independent research, with some pondering why the investment advisory firm is regulated...

Singapore seen narrowly dodging recession in Q3, MAS to ease: poll

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's economy likely escaped a technical recession in the third quarter even as growth stayed subdued, weighed down by the prolonged trade dispute between the United States and...

Singapore's asset management industry grew at slower 5.4% pace to S$3.4 trillion last year: MAS

DESPITE a challenging year for global financial markets in 2018, Singapore’s assets under management (AUM) increased further by 5.4 per cent to S$3.44 trillion, according to an annual poll by the...

A crypto firm hopes to get a Singapore banking licence

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Cryptocurrency-related financial services are hard to find in Singapore, as digital assets are a market traditional lenders have tended to avoid. Sygnum, one of the first...

Sandbox Express launched for faster testing of financial products

An initiative to provide firms with a faster option to test innovative financial products and services in the market was launched yesterday.

DBS confident in fending off digital challengers

DBS is "relatively confident" about taking on digital bank challengers, as it is fairly advanced in terms of its digital capabilities and solutions on the back of its headstart, said CEO Piyush...