BT SPECIAL FOCUS - Jurong Island

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Banking & Finance

Growing leverage, high property prices, rising cross-border bank exposure need close watch: MAS

GROWING leverage, still high property prices and rising cross-border bank exposure in Singapore warrant close monitoring, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in its annual Financial Stability Review on Thursday.

Energy & Commodities

AT the meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in Vienna on Thursday, tensions will be high behind closed doors, but on the other side of them, expectations will be low.

Real Estate

THE balance sheets of Singapore property firms remain healthy despite the moderation in residential property prices and transactions, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in its annual Financial Stability Review on Thursday.

Real Estate

S-REITS, or Singapore's real estate investment trusts, are better placed to withstand funding shocks today than during the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) period, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in its annual Financial Stability Review...

Banking & Finance

SINGAPORE'S financial markets have remained stable through 2014, but banks will have to be watchful of liquidity and credit risks, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in its annual Financial Stability Review on Thursday...

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Focus: Chemicals Hub

Five years since land reclamation was completed, Jurong Island is now home to more than 100 companies with investments of over S$47 billion. Of this, more than S$10 billion was committed in the past two years alone. BT looks back at the process of creating the island, and the investments that made it what it is today.
 
 

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