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BT EXCLUSIVE

No collateral needed for retail investors to trade

Regulator decides against implementing 5% collateral on open stock positions mooted in 2014 consultation paper

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MAS has assessed that there is no need to introduce collateral requirement for the trading of listed securities under current market conditions.

Singapore 

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has decided it will not need retail investors to pledge collateral on their open stock positions.

MAS said it has assessed the combined market impact of all the initiatives that have been implemented since 2014 to improve market...