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How SGX tailors its operations for S'pore

It pushes for stronger public enforcement in disclosure and corporate governance and favours the putting out of low-volume but high-value information for retail investors.

The Singapore Exchange runs a regime based on disclosure, but as the Singapore market is less litigious and driven by retail participation, adjustments have been made for this regime to work.

MANY people who visit Singapore say that Singapore's financial district is like the one in London or New York. English is widely spoken, building lobbies are adorned with familiar names and the major hospitality and retail brands are here.

But if you look beneath the surface, there is...