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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.

Singapore property prices decoupled from global yield chase, speculators: IMF study

SINGAPORE’S private residential prices appear to have decoupled since 2013 from the global chase for yields, a fresh study by the IMF showed.

20-65% of banks' quarterly profit at risk from full-blown direct cyberattacks: MAS study

A FULL-BLOWN direct cyberattack on a bank would cost it 20-35 per cent of quarterly profits, even when contingency measures are in place, the latest stress test by the Monetary Authority of...

MAS, ESG team up to matchmake startups with regional investors

TO boost regional funding into Singapore's startup scene, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) have jointly played matchmaker between startups and regional...

Singapore maps out route to becoming AI powerhouse

AN INAUGURAL roadmap that lays out Singapore's plan to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the economy was unveiled on Wednesday, in the country's most ambitious push yet to become...