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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 18:30

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THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday said it would strengthen financing channels for next-generation Asian growth companies and build technology infrastructure to drive innovation.

MAS to boost financing options for Asian growth companies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday said it would strengthen financing channels for next-generation Asian growth companies and build technology infrastructure to drive innovation.


Apec still a distance away from achieving goal of free and open trade: Lim Hng Kiang

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) is still a distance away from achieving its goal of free and open trade, but economic integration should continue to remain the 21-member forum's priority, Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade), Lim Hng Kiang, said on Monday.

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Heng Swee Keat to deliver Budget 2017 at 3.30pm on Monday, Feb 20

Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat will deliver the Budget Statement for this year on Monday, Feb 20, at 3.30pm in Parliament. The Budget Speech will be broadcast live over Channel NewsAsia and 938Live the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Monday.


Cost of living and job security top concerns of Singaporeans: Reach's pre-Budget survey

Cost of living and job security amid a slowing economy are the top concerns of Singaporeans, according to an annual government survey conducted ahead of Budget 2017.


Trade stops in yuan-Singapore dollar after daily fixing mix-up: traders

Currency dealers refrained from trading the Chinese yuan against the Singapore dollar on Monday morning due to an incorrect midpoint fix before the market opened.


Albert Hong to step down as exec chairman of RSP

Real estate company Rowsley announced on Monday that Albert Hong will step down as executive chairman of RSP, the group's architectural, engineering and master planning consultancy.


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Singapore share prices close 0.4% higher

Share prices in the local bourse rose on Monday with the key Straits Times Index finishing the day up 11.24 points or 0.4 per cent at 3,111.63.

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