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  1. August 10, 2014

    No influx of European wealth for Singapore

    Singapore sees no evidence that wealthy people are shifting funds from Europe to Asia in order to escape tough rules on tax...

  2. June 24, 2014

    Singapore joins clampdown on bank liquidity

    Singapore has fallen in to line with other major financial centres by requiring that all banks operating in the city-state...

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  1. May 16, 2014

    Singapore’s UOB gains Eurex Clearing membership

    Singapore’s United Overseas Bank has become the first bank in Asia to obtain membership with Eurex Clearing, the...

  2. April 10, 2014

    Singapore central bank linked to forex probe

    Singapore’s central bank was drawn into the foreign exchange market scandal when it emerged that a Deutsche Bank sales...

  3. March 13, 2014

    Singapore puts Bitcoin dealers under the microscope

    Bitcoin exchanges in Singapore will have to identify their customers and report suspicious transactions to regulators after...

  4. December 30, 2013

    SGX approved for US derivatives clearing

    The Singapore exchange has become the first Asian exchange to be allowed to offer clearing of over-the-counter derivatives...

  5. November 21, 2013

    Threat of currency probes stepping up pace in Asia

    A sprawling probe into alleged manipulation of the $5.3tn a day global foreign exchange markets has sent chills through...

  6. October 22, 2013

    China agrees renminbi accord with Singapore

    China is to further internationalise its currency by allowing Singapore-based investors to buy renminbi-denominated...

  7. October 17, 2013

    Barclays takes new Libor rate-rigging allegations to appeal court

    Misconduct by Barclays in relation to the manipulation of Libor, a key interest rate, “goes further and wider than the...

  8. October 14, 2013

    Food prices push up inflation in China and India

    Surges in the cost of food in Asia have pushed up inflation, and debate is heating up over how dangerous that is. Better...

  9. September 12, 2013

    SocGen looks to shed rest of private banking interests in Asia

    Société Générale is looking to sell the rest of its private banking business in Asia following the recent disposal of its...

  10. July 23, 2013

    Surging Singapore narrows wealth management gap with Switzerland

    Singapore’s rise as a global centre for managing money has taken a big step with assets under management in the city state...

  11. July 23, 2013

    Singapore loosens Switzerland’s grip on wealth management

    A few weeks ago, a small group of Swiss bankers and diplomats gathered in the ground floor restaurant of a high-rise office...

  12. July 23, 2013

    Singapore funds benefit from Asian wealth

    Singapore’s rise as a global centre for managing money has taken a big step with assets under management in the city state...

  13. June 30, 2013

    Singapore tightens tax evasion measures

    Singapore will from Monday make it a money-laundering offence for banks to assist tax-evaders stash their funds in the Asian...

  14. June 14, 2013

    Singapore punishes 20 banks in rate probe

    The sprawling global rate-rigging probe expanded dramatically on Friday as authorities in Singapore disciplined 20 banks and...

  15. May 21, 2013

    Indonesia approves DBS acquisition of 40% of Bank Danamon

    DBS, southeast Asia’s largest bank by assets, on Tuesday won approval from Indonesia for the acquisition of up to 40 per...

  16. April 30, 2013

    OTC trading reform threatens Asian markets

    Asia’s banks may have avoided the worst of the global financial crisis, but its derivatives markets could still suffer the...

  17. April 17, 2013

    UBS probe raises questions over Singapore’s regional rate-fixing role

    Just when you thought there were no more obscure acronyms to emerge from the global financial crisis triggered in 2008,...

  18. April 12, 2013

    Singapore economy unexpectedly contracts

    SINGAPORE – Singapore on Friday stuck to its tight monetary policy stance even as gross domestic product unexpectedly...

  19. March 12, 2013

    Growth comes with side effects for Singapore

    Singapore generally dislikes drawing attention to itself when it comes to financial markets. Having discreetly built itself...

  20. February 1, 2013

    Currency-fixing probe rattles Singapore

    Singapore, the world’s fourth largest centre for foreign exchange trading, has been unnerved by a probe by the city-state’s...

  21. November 1, 2012

    Dodd-Frank roils Asia energy derivatives

    Singapore’s energy derivatives markets, Asia’s biggest by volume, have been thrown into turmoil as the ripple effect of new...

  22. October 21, 2012

    Singapore is ‘Asia for beginners’ for foreigners

    With a population of only 5m and well over 4,000 registered funds, there would appear to be a surfeit of investment...

  23. October 14, 2012

    Singapore strikes deal on tax dodgers

    Singapore is clamping down on foreigners shifting money to its banks to evade tax by striking a deal with Germany that will...

  24. September 17, 2012

    Singapore heads towards recession

    Singapore is in danger of heading into recession after it reported a significant fall in non-oil exports in August on weak...

  25. August 29, 2012

    Asia hits out at US swaps reform plans

    US proposals to revamp global derivatives markets threaten to create systemic risks and damp trading, Asian financial...

  26. August 23, 2012

    Trader casts light on RBS Libor setting

    A former Singapore-based trader at Royal Bank of Scotland has opened a new window into how attempts were allegedly made to...

  27. July 25, 2012

    Singapore tells banks to review Sibor

    Singapore’s central bank has ordered banks in the city state to review how they set local interbank interest rates, as...

  28. July 17, 2012

    Singapore set to lift forex margin requirements

    Singapore is poised to clamp down on foreign-exchange dealing by retail investors with plans to double the amount of money...

  29. beyondbrics

    July 10, 2012

    RCom shares up on cable unit price

    Shares in Reliance Communications shot up 6.59 per cent on Tuesday on news that the debt-ridden company had set an...

  30. July 8, 2012

    Cerulli warns of Fair review disaster

    The outcome of a review by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) could significantly damage the city-state’s financial...

  31. May 23, 2012

    Singapore reviews rules for clearers

    Overseas clearing houses wanting to offer over-the-counter derivatives clearing in Singapore would have to show that they...

  32. May 21, 2012

    DTCC signals expansion into Asia

    The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, the US securities post-trade group, signalled expansion into Asia on Monday by...

  33. March 30, 2012

    New silk route to Singapore

    Every year, hundreds of Chinese private bankers gather in Hongqiao, a nondescript corner of smog-shrouded Shanghai, to learn...

  34. February 14, 2012

    Quick View: Singapore’s stance 

    Land grab or an outburst of pragmatic regulation? This week, the Monetary Authority of Singapore published long-awaited...

  35. February 13, 2012

    Singapore diverges on OTC regulation

    Singapore on Monday laid out its plans for meeting G20 commitments for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives reform but...

  36. FT Alphaville

    October 27, 2011

    Singapore warns growth could stall

    Singapore’s central bank warned on Thursday that growth may stall in the coming months before picking up in the second half...

  37. October 19, 2011

    Singapore: hedging its bets

    For years, Singapore’s hedge fund industry has grown on the basis that, once registered, managers are free to do whatever...

  38. October 16, 2011

    iFast offers advice for ‘inexperienced’

    New regulations governing the sale of investment products in Singapore have forced online platform provider iFast Financial...

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