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Building Scale

Loh Boon Chye, CEO of the Singapore Exchange, addresses concerns about the stocktrading industry and the issues that keep him up at night.

"We're a small country but we have the number one passport - that's the scale I've been talking about! "Scale means we can reach more countries than any other. And it's important to understand scale does not mean size; in fact, scale can be more meaningful than size.''

TO SINGAPORE EXCHANGE (SGX) chief executive Loh Boon Chye, the strength of the Singapore passport - which now ranks as the world's most "powerful'' since it requires the least number of visas for travel - illustrates well the "scale" that the bourse seeks to achieve.

"We're a small...

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