Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Global Economy

Briefs: Tharman warns against crypto, Grab to list in New York, IMF upgrades GDP forecast

Tharman warns public against risks of crypto as world warms towards Bitcoin


Tharman warns public against risks of trading crypto as world warms to Bitcoin

Singapore once again warned the public about the risks of trading cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, a market that while relatively small in the city-state has surged in significance over the past year


Tharman cautions home buyers on rising interest rates

Singapore expects domestic interest rates to rise in tandem with climbing US rates, which may increase debt servicing costs and affect local home buyers.

From bipolarisation to bifurcation - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


From bipolarisation to bifurcation

As the world retreated into lockdown following the spread of Covid-19, a sense of common suffering prompted many to contemplate the arbitrariness of human status distinctions, as politicians, celeb


Tharman says covid vaccine isn't 'silver bullet'

Large swathes of the world population probably won’t have access to a Covid-19 vaccine even if an effective one is developed in the next year, Singapore Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said.

Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets hit a Covid wall

Once one of the poorest and least developed regions of the world, Asian economies have exploded on the international stage in the 21st century to become some of the world’s most dynamic economies.

Global Economy

Tharman shares hard truths to keep the post-Covid economy going

The first half of 2020 has been a life and death struggle for the global economy, as governments and central banks pulled out all the stops to prevent societies and economies collapsing under the w

Global Economy

Tharman named possible IMF chief as Lagarde moves to ECB

SINGAPORE (July 8): Senior Minister and chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam has been included in the “early shortlist” of candidates to be the next managing direc

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SINGAPORE (Apr 29): “I suggest you build and not just buy.

10 Singapore companies presented $1.15 mil in total at first FinTech Awards

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): At Singapore’s very first FinTech Awards on Thursday, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) awarded 10 financial technology (