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The curious case of SPACs

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered massive uncertainty in global markets and the US Federal Reserve responded by cutting interests rate to 0.25%.

Setting your financial goals for 2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Setting your financial goals for 2021

With 2020 behind us and a brand new year ahead, there is no better time than now to set your financial goals for the new year and beyond. 

CPF top-ups increase 34% in first three quarters of 2020 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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CPF top-ups increase 34% in first three quarters of 2020

In the first three quarters of 2020, the Central Provident Fund (CPF) saw over 198,000 top-ups amounting to $1.81 billion made by CPF members under the Retirement Sum Topping-Up scheme, a 34% and 2

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Beyond IFRS 17: What’s next?

To meet the reporting requirements of IFRS 17, insurers have invested significant budget, resources and time.

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CPF members under the Dependants' Protection Scheme to enjoy higher sum assured, increased coverage

Central Provident Fund (CPF) members under the Dependants’ Protection Scheme (DPS) will enjoy a higher sum assured of $70,000 at more attractive premiums from April 1, 2021.

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Hidden risks of transitioning out of Libor; NIMs could come under pressure

The London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) is being phased out and banks need to transition to alternative standards by the end of 2021.

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The mechanics of moving from Sor to Sora

Interest rates in Singapore are determined by global developments given its exchange rate centred monetary policy framework.

CPF maintains 4% interest rate till Dec 2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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CPF maintains 4% interest rate till Dec 2021

The Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board will be maintaining its 4% interest rate per annum for Special, MediSave, and Retirement accounts till Dec 31, 2021.

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Local SPAC promoters distance themselves from Nikola Corp after fraud claims surface

Special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) just cannot get a break for now.

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Variable Capital Companies: The right structure at the right place, right time

Picture this: A tropical island where its citizens have one of the highest stand-ards of living and also one of the highest per capita GDPs globally; is politically stable, has the highest sovereig

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