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Singapore keeps its spot as one of world's largest foreign exchange centres

SINGAPORE (Sept 17): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that Singapore’s average daily foreign exchange (FX) trading volume has increased by 22% to reach an all-time high of US$633 billion ($871 billion) from US$517 billion in April 201

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China scraps foreign investment limit in stock, bond markets

(Spet 11): China removed one more hurdle for foreign investment into its capital markets almost 20 years after it first allowed access.

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Turkish Lira drops as traders fret over Turkish Central Bank credibility

(July 8): The lira slumped more than 3% after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s shock decision to replace the country’s central bank governor fuelled concern the regulator will lower borrowing costs by more than expected.

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Singapore takes split-second chance to be FX hub for Asia's rich

(Apr 25): Singapore is grabbing a sub-second opportunity to win a bigger slice of the world’s US$5.1 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market.

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UBS to start currency pricing, trading engine in Singapore

(Sept 4): UBS Group AG will introduce a new electronic currency pricing and trading engine in Singapore next year in a bid to boost liquidity in Asia’s largest foreign-exchange centre.

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Who wins or loses if Kim Jong-Un agrees to denuclearise?

SINGAPORE (June 11): With North Korea’s denuclearisation set to be the major point of discussion between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung-Un during their June 12 summit in Singapore, ForexTime (FXTM) sees a number of potential

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HSBC currency trader's 'expert' skills used in fraud, says US

MANHATTAN/NEW YORK (Sept 26): Fraud charges against a former HSBC Holdings Plc foreign-exchange trader are "a governmental mistake," his lawyer said, calling his actions "consistent with standard practice" in the currency market.

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Singapore dollar bulls are gathering in the swap market

SINGAPORE (March 27): Singapore’s interest-rate markets are signaling gains for the local dollar as bets grow the nation’s central bank will avoid easing policy next month and some economists are starting to forecast tightening in October.

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Two reasons why SGD depreciation is still off the table

SINGAPORE (Oct 6): The Monetary Authority of Singapore is unlikely to adopt a negative slope for the Singapore Dollar nominal effective exchange rate (NEER) during the October review, after adopting a neutral slope in April.

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China’s RMB on the world stage, now & tomorrow

SINGAPORE (Sept 30): Starting Saturday Oct 1, China’s currency will be included in the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) official foreign exchange reserves database.
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