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    1. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Singapore plans to hold monetary policy steady in 2016

      Singapore’s central bank will not loosen monetary policy further this year unless there is a “marked deterioration” in...

    2. July 21, 2016

      Singapore finds lapses in 3 banks in 1MDB probe

      Singapore’s regulator has pledged to take “firm regulatory actions” against UBS, Standard Chartered and DBS Bank for...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      UBS, StanChart, DBS face actions by MAS

      Singapore’s regulator will take “firm regulatory actions” against UBS, Standard Chartered and DBS bank for serious...

    2. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Hardware, software failure behind SGX disruption

      The longest disruption to trading in the history of Singapore’s stock exchange was caused by a combined hardware and...

    3. Fast FT

      July 14, 2016

      Singapore exchange to remain closed today

      Singapore’s stock exchange will not resume trading in equities today after discovering a fault in which duplicate trade...

    4. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Asia's central bankers talk tough amid market volatility

      While all eyes are turned to Tokyo on expectations of possible monetary intervention, central banks throughout the Asia...

    5. FT Alphaville

      June 22, 2016

      Cryptocurrency: No longer sticking it to the MAN

      For those who thought things couldn’t get any more absurd with respect to the dumb-contract hack on the DAO (a.k.a the...

    6. June 14, 2016

      Singapore steps up money-laundering fight in wake of BSI probes

      Singapore is making sweeping changes to its system for combating money-laundering, three weeks after a crackdown on a...

    7. May 24, 2016

      Regulators accuse Swiss bank BSI over 1MDB scandal

      Authorities in Europe and Asia have taken dramatic action against Swiss private bank BSI, accusing it of serious...

    8. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      Singapore and Swiss authorities crack down on BSI amid 1MDB probe

      Authorities in Singapore and Switzerland have imposed fines on Swiss private bank BSI after ruling it has committed...

    9. May 6, 2016

      Singapore banks become a hotbed for ‘fintech’

      Banks have long used data analysis to predict market movements, investment returns, even risks of customer fraud. But...

    10. April 14, 2016

      US and European stocks extend gains

      Thursday 21:30 BST. US and European equities pushed higher on Thursday with monetary policy, oil prices and corporate...

    11. April 14, 2016

      Questions over whether EM currencies have hit an inflection point

      Emerging market currencies have been in the vanguard of the recovery in risk assets since February, leaving the sector...

    12. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Singapore easing catches markets off guard; oil stumbles

      European and US equity gauges are taking a breather after their latest rally to multi-month highs, with monetary...

    13. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Singapore loosens monetary policy

      Singapore’s central bank has loosened monetary policy as economic growth stalled in the first three months of this...

    14. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: A second helping?

      Investors will be hoping Asian markets can at least consolidate yesterday’s gains, after Wall Street joined in a global...

    15. March 10, 2016

      Goldman hired daughter of ally to Malaysian PM Najib Razak

      Goldman Sachs hired the daughter of a key ally of Malaysia’s prime minister at a time when the US bank was seeking to...

    16. February 7, 2016

      Movers & shakers: February 8

      • APG, the €410bn Dutch asset manager and pension provider, has appointed Gerard van Olphen as chief executive. Mr van...

    17. February 1, 2016

      Singapore seizes bank accounts linked to 1MDB investigation

      Singapore has seized a “large number” of bank accounts over possible money laundering offences linked to an...

    18. October 15, 2015

      Carlyle axes Indonesia unit chief for insider trading

      Carlyle, the US private equity group, has axed the head of its Indonesian unit after he was fined by authorities in...

    19. October 14, 2015

      Singapore to ease policy after recession near-miss

      Singapore will ease monetary policy for the second time this year after narrowly avoiding a fall into technical...

    20. July 22, 2015

      Singapore freezes accounts linked to 1MDB probe

      Singapore has frozen two bank accounts in connection with investigations into 1MDB, Malaysia’s troubled state fund. The...

    21. July 8, 2015

      Investigators raid Malaysia fund after misappropriation claims

      Malaysian investigators have raided the offices of the state investment fund at the heart of an alleged...

    22. June 8, 2015

      SGX must ‘adapt to stay ahead’, says new chief Loh Boon Chye

      Loh Boon Chye, on Monday appointed new chief executive of SGX, said the Asian bourse needed to “adapt to stay ahead” as...

    23. March 24, 2015

      Singapore adds its weight to 1MDB probe

      Singapore is stepping in to help in the widening controversy over 1MDB, Malaysia’s heavily indebted development fund,...

    24. March 5, 2015

      BAML departure fuels talk of SGX switch

      Loh Boon Chye, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Singapore-based top banker in Southeast Asia, has resigned after saying...

    25. February 2, 2015

      Closer co-operation is the way for banks to counter cyber crime

      Three hackers recently strolled into the boardroom of a large European bank. Moving swiftly, they were soon...

    26. January 28, 2015

      Singapore loosens monetary policy

      Plunging oil prices and muted domestic economic activity prompted Singapore to loosen monetary policy, catching the...

    27. December 3, 2014

      Singapore regulator demands review after SGX software glitch

      Singaporean regulators have warned the city-state’s stock exchange it may face penalties after a second trading glitch...

    28. November 23, 2014

      Brazilian police probe British property developer EcoHouse

      A British property developer that raised money from international investors to participate in a landmark Brazilian...

    29. November 6, 2014

      Singapore returns $8bn to banks involved in rate probe

      Singapore has returned about S$10bn ($7.7bn) that it forced 19 banks to hand over last year as punishment in a sweeping...

    30. November 4, 2014

      Intercontinental Exchange to launch in Singapore from March

      Intercontinental Exchange, the US energy markets operator, has set a launch date of March 17 next year for its new...

    31. October 29, 2014

      Abu Dhabi hires regulatory chief to oversee financial centre

      Abu Dhabi has hired Singapore Exchange’s chief regulatory officer to head up the oil-rich emirate’s new financial...

    32. October 28, 2014

      Singapore to examine swaps trading change

      Singapore is considering whether to require market participants to trade on regulated electronic trading platforms,...

    33. September 30, 2014

      Singapore emerges as regional hub for intra-Asia renminbi commerce

      Ever since China gave its blessing to Hong Kong as the crucible for the internationalisation of the renminbi in 2004 a...

    34. September 17, 2014

      Australia and Singapore sign derivatives data pact

      Australia and Singapore have agreed to allow their regulators mutual access to trading data stored in electronic...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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