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Guidelines out on deferment of secured loan, mortgage payments

FINANCIAL institutions in Singapore are to walk single file on how certain relief measures should be structured to allow distressed property owners and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) a...

MAS' double-tap policy easing still an exercise in restraint

SINGAPORE'S central bank brought out the big guns on Monday.

MAS to boost USD liquidity with auctions of dollars from Fed swap facility

AMID broadening concerns over a record surge in the greenback, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will move to lend US dollars (USD) obtained from the US Federal Reserve to banks in...

MAS to flatten S$NEER slope, could re-centre: economists

WHILE economists agree that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will almost certainly flatten the slope of the foreign exchange policy band on March 30, opinions differ on whether the band...

Banks' relief measures for Covid-19 in line with corporate debt restructuring guidelines: MAS

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore on Friday said the relief support announced by banks thus far to support customers affected by the ongoing 2019 novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, are in line...

Singapore's digibank experiment is right balance of innovation and prudence

THE buzz behind digital banking in Singapore speaks to the belief that small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) here and in the region can be better served by technology and the use of...

21 Singapore digibank applicants, two-thirds for wholesale licence: MAS

A TOTAL of 21 digital bank applications were received by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the regulator said on Tuesday.

Singapore charts path on green finance

WITH more global capital shifting towards sustainable efforts, central banks around the world, including the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), have been nudged to jumpstart the green...

Say goodbye to banking as we know it

[HONG KONG] So is China readying its own Bitcoin? Banish the thought.

SGX RegCo seeks to revise listing rules for more power, enforcement

SINGAPORE Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is seeking to revise the listing rules for more powers to deal with potential misconduct and to protect shareholder interest, especially in the area of...

Private-sector economists tighten Singapore's 2020 growth forecast to 1.5-1.9%

PRIVATE-SECTOR economists have bumped up the forecast for Singapore’s 2019 growth by a hair’s breadth, even as they tempered hopes of a bright new year, a poll showed on Wednesday.