Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

MAS's new infrastructure bonds expected to garner 'decent interest': DBS - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Bonds and treasuries

MAS's new infrastructure bonds expected to garner 'decent interest': DBS

DBS's Eugene Leow thinks that the auction size for the 30-year SGS (Infrastructure) bonds would be close to $2 billion.
Singapore unveils over $1 billion in new measures to boost equity financing for high-growth enterprises - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Markets

Singapore unveils over $1 billion in new measures to boost equity financing for high-growth enterprises

Trade and Industry Minister Gan Kim Yong hopes the new measures will “blow new wind into the sails of our private equity market”.
SGX and SET to launch Thailand-Singapore Depository Receipts Linkage - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Markets

SGX and SET to launch Thailand-Singapore Depository Receipts Linkage

Depositary receipts representing securities listed on SGX will be issued for trading on the Thai stock exchange and vice versa.
Singapore to boost stock market with Temasek fund - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Capital markets

Singapore to boost stock market with Temasek fund

The MAS is also involved in the effort, with the capital markets regulator planning to add to some of its existing measures.
Singapore's PayNow to link with India's Unified Payments Interface by July 2022 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Fintech

Singapore's PayNow to link with India's Unified Payments Interface by July 2022

Once implemented, fund transfers from Singapore to India can be made using UPI virtual payment addresses (VPA).
Digital asset exchange SDAX receives RMO licence from MAS - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Disruption and Digitalisation

Digital asset exchange SDAX receives RMO licence from MAS

According to CEO Raymond Poh, SDAX will launch its first real estate token listing this year.
MAS likely to shift S$NEER policy stance in October amid expectations of a rise in core inflation levels: JP Morgan - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

MAS likely to shift S$NEER policy stance in October amid expectations of a rise in core inflation levels: JP Morgan

Economists from JP Morgan have penciled a rise in Singapore’s core inflation levels in the next six to nine months.

Environmental, Social and Governance

MAS weighs sustainability expectations with coming regulation

"Things are unclear... But we can’t wait for everything to be settled before starting anything."
NUS, MAS form new green finance institute, ready by end-2021 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

NUS, MAS form new green finance institute, ready by end-2021

The Sustainable and Green Finance Institute (SGFIN) plans to recruit more than a dozen researchers to explore financial solutions.
MAS sets up sustainability group, appoints chief sustainability officer - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

MAS sets up sustainability group, appoints chief sustainability officer

The new group will coordinate MAS’ green finance and sustainability agenda.
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