MAS: Singapore property cooling measures remain necessary

Singapore's central bank said that the city-state's property cooling measures remain necessary. Monetary Authority Managing Director Ravi Menon said the recent easing of the curbs shouldn't be seen as signaling the government would relent. Singapore's ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore to allow banks to enter non-financial e-commerce

SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank will streamline regulatory requirements to allow banks to conduct or invest in non-financial e-commerce businesses, it said late on Tuesday. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, speaking at an event organised by the ... ( read original story ...)

Noble stock soars 46% on bank loan relief

"While it is certainly a positive-sounding headline, I am not sure it is the grand type of event that will arrest the negative momentum afflicting the company," said Mr Todd Schubert, the head of fixed income research at Bank of Singapore. ( read original story ...)