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Singapore's economic growth to remain steady in 2018 despite rising trade friction: MAS chief Ravi Menon

SINGAPORE's economy should continue to expand in 2018 although protectionism risks have risen, said Ravi Menon, Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director.

'Euphoria' in Singapore property market calls for caution: Ravi Menon

THERE is euphoria in the Singapore property market, and developers, banks and home buyers should be cautious, said Ravi Menon, Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director.

The costs of going cashless

LAST week, the government said it is targeting Singapore to be cheque-free by 2025 as part of the country's cashless push. It also said that from August onwards, companies and government agencies...

Singapore can use less cash and be cheque-free by 2025: Ong Ye Kung

E-PAYMENTS are catching on and the government hopes to further reduce the use of cash and make Singapore cheque-free by 2025.

Singapore economy at risk from faster-than-expected rate hikes

PRIVATE-SECTOR economists have flagged faster-than-expected interest rate increases as one of the top risks to Singapore's economy over the rest of the year, according to a new survey.

Economists maintain Singapore 2018 growth forecast at 3.2%; trade war threat remains

THE services sector is set to become a stronger economic growth engine this year amid concerns that activity in manufacturing could taper, according to a new survey of private-sector economists.

Singapore's economic outlook for 2018 remains positive despite global trade risks: MAS

SINGAPORE'S economic outlook for 2018 remains positive despite global trade risks, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in the April edition of its half-yearly macroeconomic review,...

Singapore, Egypt sign fintech cooperation pact

THE CENTRAL banks of Singapore and Egypt have signed a cooperation agreement on Fintech.

MAS sets out e-payment guidelines for banks, consumers

MAJOR retail banks offering mobile payments options here will effectively have about six months to ensure proper notification of e-payment transactions by their customers, as the regulator moves...

Fresh guidelines ahead on consumer rights with e-payments

CONSUMERS and small businesses wary of e-payments due to fears of unauthorised transactions through their bank accounts can soon be assured of no liability as long as they keep the account details...