SGX aims to set pricing standard for Bitcoin in Asia

Singapore Exchange Ltd. is creating two new cryptocurrency indexes with the goal of setting the pricing standard for Bitcoin and Ethereum in Asia.


Temasek joins Facebook-backed Libra Association

(May 15): Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Pte has joined the Libra Association -- the organization behind Facebook Inc.’s proposed digital currency.


Bitcoin staging comeback reminiscent of 2017 bubble frenzy

(May 8): It has been left for dead more than once, written off as nothing but a bubble and denounced as rat poison by one of the world’s most famous investors.

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Bitcoin versus gold as a safe-haven asset

(Mar 20): The turbulence in global financial markets – driven in part by fears over the Covid-19 outbreak and geopolitical tensions — has seen many investors seek refuge in bitcoin and gold.


Singapore crypto firm aims to triple value to US$300 mil

SINGAPORE (Mar 5): Matrixport, the crypto-finance venture founded by Bitmain Technologies Ltd.’s billionaire chief Wu Jihan, is seeking to raise $40 million in a funding round at a post-investment


Temasek-backed Binance applies for Singapore crypto licence

(Feb 17): Binance Holdings, operator of one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges, has applied for an operating license in Singapore under the government’s new payments legislation.


New Singapore law allows global crypto firms to expand locally

SINGAPORE (Jan 28): Singapore is introducing new payments legislation that offers global cryptocurrency firms a chance to expand their operations in the country by applying for operating licenses f


Bitcoin matches record losing run in fall to six-month low

(Nov 26): Bitcoin sank to the lowest level in six months, extending this month’s slide on concerns about a crackdown on cryptocurrency operations by China.


Crypto firm plans Singapore reboot after bank accounts opened

SINGAPORE (Nov 1): A cryptocurrency exchange that halted Singapore activities two years ago is resuming services there after two local banks opened accounts for the firm, a sign that the country’s


Singapore a clear fintech leader in Southeast Asia: Fitch Solutions

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): Singapore has the most developed financial technology ecosystem in Southeast Asia, according to a report by Fitch Solutions.

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