SINGAPORE (Nov 11): Singapore has been trying hard to reinvigorate its stock market, following the 2013 penny stock saga. Various measures mooted include a dual-class share structure, private-market platforms to build the IPO pipeline and cross-border partnerships. Unfortunately, the trading volume of securities continues to be listless. A growing list of delistings did not help either.

A recent MAS staff paper by the Monetary Authority of Singapore on dark trading could be worth pondering in the light of efforts to rejuvenate the local stock market.

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