Currencies

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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

Currencies

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

Currencies

Currency swap

Seventy-five years after the Bretton Woods agreement was signed, making the US dollar the world’s reserve currency, there is talk of an alternative.

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Why Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam were added to US currency watchlist

SINGAPORE (May 29): The US Treasury added Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam to a watchlist for currency manipulation, putting their foreign-exchange policies under scrutiny.

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Singapore dollar is slipping as trade war chips at monetary band

(May 21): The Singapore dollar is poised to weaken further as the escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies weighs down growth in the export-dependent city-state.

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