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MAS, Deloitte, S&P create prototype research platform for fintech investments

A NEW industry-wide digital research platform will help investors and financial institutions connect with fintech startups that they can partner with or invest in.

MAS, IMDA to pilot real trades on cross-border SME digital platform

BUSINESS sans Borders (BSB), a cross-border digital trade platform experiment for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), will be ramped up in the first half of next year, having completed its...

Podcast: SFF x Switch 2019 Ep 2: Why does fintech matter?

Ravi Menon tells us how fintech can improve everyday transactions.

Crypto firm Luno plans Singapore reboot after bank accounts opened

[SINGAPORE] A cryptocurrency exchange that halted Singapore activities two years ago is resuming services there after two local banks opened accounts for the firm, a sign that the country's...

A digital currency? MAS is not convinced

THERE is no compelling reason for central banks to issue digital currencies, said managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Ravi Menon.

In about 4 yrs: Retail payments across Asean via mobile numbers

OVER the next four years or so, Singapore will work with other Asean countries to link up their real-time payment systems to enable small retail payments using just mobile numbers, with the link-...

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...

Weak data bolsters forecasts of 'slight' easing by MAS

SURPRISINGLY weak industrial production figures have strengthened economists' expectations that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will loosen policy in its upcoming half-yearly policy...

New scheme to link up Singapore fintech firms with legal expertise on compliance issues

WHILE evolving regulations have made it easier for financial technology (fintech) firms to do business in Singapore, they have also made compliance with the regulations more complex for these...

MAS rules out off-cycle policy meeting despite GDP outlook downgrade

SINGAPORE’S central bank will not move outside its usual schedule to change its monetary policy, chief economist Edward Robinson confirmed in a briefing early on Tuesday.