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Did Covid-19 spur digital currency development?

(May 22): With people observing social distancing measures during the Covid-19 pandemic, a serious concern has emerged. Can the virus spread via physical money?

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Are Asian currencies at risk?

SINGAPORE (May 15): After two months of turmoil, financial markets in Asia have stabilised. The region’s currencies weakened sharply against the US dollar in the early days of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Containing the dollar credit crunch

(Mar 27): With markets already in turmoil, a dollar credit crunch now threatens the world economy.

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Singapore dollar falls below RM3 mark after currency easing seen as novel coronavirus hits economy

SINGAPORE (Feb 7): The Singapore dollar yesterday fell below the RM3 mark for the first time in about a year after the republic’s central bank said there was sufficient room for the Singapore curre

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Stronger together: An Asean single currency can help mitigate impact of global shocks

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): An Asean or Asia with freer movement of labour, capital, goods and services.

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Singapore dollar seen sliding as central bank fights downturn

(Oct 3): Singapore’s dollar is set to weaken because the central bank is likely to scrap its appreciation bias at a policy meeting next week, according to a growing group of forecasters.

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Emerging Asia’s US$5 trillion reserves put to test in currency war

(Aug 7): It used to be that a buildup in foreign reserves was seen as a bulwark against currency shocks and swift turns in investor sentiment.

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3 things you need to know about the rise of China's renminbi as the world's reserve currency

SINGAPORE (July 12): Some 75 years ago, the Bretton Woods agreement was signed, making the US dollar the world’s reserve currency. But now, there is talk of an alternative: China’s renminbi.

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The US is driving demand for alternatives to its dollar hegemony

SINGAPORE (July 15): The ongoing diplomatic crisis between the US and its longstanding “special” ally, the UK, is not doing the former’s global reputation any favours, especially with its commander

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The US is driving demand for alternatives to its dollar hegemony

SINGAPORE (July 15): The ongoing diplomatic crisis between the US and its longstanding “special” ally, the UK, is not doing the former’s global reputation any favours, especially with its commander

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