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Economic Wrap

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2016
... month and much less than expectations for an increase to a reading of 12.0. Singapore GDP When the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) shifted from a gradual appreciation policy for the Singapore dollar to zero - no appreciation - it's clear what its ...

Economic Wrap

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 APR 2016
... Falling consumer prices and expectations for continued negative inflation this year prompted the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) decision to ease policy on 14 April -- setting the rate of appreciation of the Singapore dollar NEER policy band ...

Economic Wrap

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 19 APR 2016
... balance A decline in Singapore's trade surplus provided almost immediate justification for the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) decision to ease policy last week -- setting the rate of appreciation of the Singapore dollar NEER policy band at zero ...

Mercer handed fine for unlicensed advice in Singapore

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2015
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has fined Mercer Singapore S$15,000 ($15,100) for contraventions of the Financial Advisers Act. On 18 August, Mercer Singapore accepted composition amounts of $10,000 for contravention of section 23B(3) of the FAA ...

Singapore looks to Australia on risk reforms

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2015
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has implemented key risk/life insurance advice reforms that were inspired by similar policies in Australia, the Netherlands and the UK. Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong said these countries' ...

When Harry met Sally syndrome

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 FEB 2015
... facility. Surely, they made a sound. Three other central bank's surprised before January was over. The Monetary Authority of Singapore eased policy on the 28th by announcing that it was reducing the slope of its exchange rate band. The surprise: it was ...

State Street appoints APAC head to global committee

STAFF WRITER  |  FRIDAY, 16 JAN 2015
... was chief financial officer for eight years. Previously he held senior-level positions in the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Lehman Brothers and DBS.

The Trust Company buyout receives approval from all regulators

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2013
... also necessary ministerial approval from Treasurer Joe Hockey as well as the authorisation of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, where The Trust Company has a licence to operate. Last week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) ...

ASIC commissioner new chief of FOS

ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2011
... with the regulator earlier in his career. Prior to this he was deputy managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) chairman Greg Medcraft thanked Tregillis for his work with ASIC. "As ...

Ex-Macq fund manager gets jail for insider trading

ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2011
... the same trading year plus a $900,000 ex-gratia payment in September 2008 when he resigned. The Monetary Authority of Singapore discovered the rogue trades and contacted ASIC in 2008 but the regulatory agency was unable to investigate until 2010 because ...