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Residents are targets for dirty money fronts in business friendly Singapore

THERE are thousands of corporate services firms in Singapore that offer Singapore residents as directors of Singapore-incorporated companies for as little as S$250 a month.

SIAS to hold inaugural investment conference for accredited investors

THE Securities Investors Association (Singapore) is launching for the first time a Master Series Investment Conference for more sophisticated investors.

Singapore to review 2019 growth forecast as trade war bites; weaker Q2 expected: MAS

SINGAPORE policymakers will review a 1.5 to 2.5 per cent economic growth forecast for this year as the United States-China trade war hits investments, trade and manufacturing in the city,...

Grab eyes Singapore banking licence as MAS studies virtual banks: sources

[SINGAPORE] Grab, South-east Asia's most valuable startup, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the South-east Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four...

Leaders whose actions shock markets risk eroding public trust in policy makers

POLITICAL announcements, such as Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico, have an impact on monetary policy decisions and could undermine trust in policy makers, said economists and...

Singapore refutes US accusation of currency manipulation

SINGAPORE "does not and cannot use the exchange rate to gain an export advantage or achieve a current account surplus", the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in response to the US...

Enterprise Singapore, MAS to match startups with global investors

STARTUPS can expect more matchmaking opportunities with global investors as Enterprise Singapore works with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to catalyse funding.

1 in 3 bank jobs will merge or change in next few years: IBF, MAS report

VISIT a bank now and you will most likely be greeted by a bank teller, customer service officer and a relationship manager.

Hyflux woes worsen as Singapore regulators review disclosures

[SINGAPORE] Singapore authorities said they are reviewing debt-laden water treatment company Hyflux's disclosures to see if the firm has breached any laws.

MAS out to identify cases of tardy corporate disclosure

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) enforcement department is taking a closer look into whether listed companies here have been tardy in disclosing corporate information in recent times.