Central Provident Fund (CPF)

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Early CPF withdrawals indicate anxiety; more nest eggs needed for future

SINGAPORE (Sept 10): It will be more than a decade from now before Tee, 43, can withdraw some cash from her Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings, but she has already made up her mind. Once she turns 55, the electrical engineer hopes to withdraw up to “t

Singapore economy

Singapore's CPF ranked 9th pension fund in the world

SINGAPORE (Sept 3): Singapore’s Central Provident Fund ranked 9th in the global provision fund, according to the latest global 300 research from Willis Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Institute.

Investing strategy

6 ways Singapore has set the bar for developing deep capital markets

SINGAPORE (April 12): Many emerging market (EM) policymakers are still struggling with the hurdles of implementing the changes required to create vibrant and well-performing capital markets, despite understanding how important it is to do so in order to s

CPF now among the top 8 pension funds in the world

SINGAPORE (Sept 6): Singapore’s Central Provident Fund (CPF) has leapfrogged over Canada Pension and PFZW of the Netherlands to become the eighth-largest pension fund in the world, with assets worth some US$211.4 billion ($286.8 billion) as at Dec 31, 2