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Reprieve for small investors as MAS reviews 5% collateral for stock trades

Market players fear proposed move - prompted by penny stock crash - will have serious impact on liquidity

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is reviewing an earlier plan requiring retail investors to place a 5 per cent collateral on their open positions come 2020.

Singapore

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is reviewing an earlier plan requiring retail investors to place a 5 per cent collateral on their open positions come 2020.

The rethink has brought relief to industry players who fear the proposal will smother retail interest and...

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