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MAS discontinues $1,000 notes to pre-empt money laundering and terrorism financing risks - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

MAS discontinues $1,000 notes to pre-empt money laundering and terrorism financing risks

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) says it plans to discontinue the issuance of the $1,000 note from Jan 1, 2021.

Singapore AUM up 15.7% to $4 trillion in 2019: MAS - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore AUM up 15.7% to $4 trillion in 2019: MAS

Singapore’s asset under management (AUM) climbed 15.7% y-o-y to $4 trillion in 2019, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in a report released on September 30.

Broker's Calls

Political uncertainties unlikely to shake Asian rates

Despite the sharp focus on US-China tensions in recent months. DBS rates strategists Eugene Low and Duncan Tan see this sabre-rattling generating more heat than light for interest and FX rates.

Covid-19

Asia after the pandemic storm

SINGAPORE (June 19): The world has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Most economic activity has been suspended. The Asia Pacific region will not escape unscathed.

The Fed loves Main Street as much as Wall Street this time

Global Economy

The Fed loves Main Street as much as Wall Street this time

SINGAPORE (Apr 17): Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and his colleagues had a hard decision to make as the coronavirus epidemic worsened in February and March.

Global Economy

The crisis of central bank governance

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): The relationship between monetary authorities and governments differs in important ways between the US and the eurozone.

Singapore economy

Economists expect easing of exchange rates as Singapore fights off technical recession

SINGAPORE (Sept 19): Singapore is forecast to dip into a technical recession in the current quarter ending Sept 30, say economists at Oxford Economics.

Global Economy

Central banks are the fall guys

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): Central-bank independence is back in the news.

Global Economy

Bond traders watch central-bank decisions to confirm 2018 rout

NEW YORK (Jan 22): The world’s biggest bond market probably needs a little push from central banks to prop up yields at the highest in more than three years.

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