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Monetary Authority of Singapore assistant managing director Ng Nam Sin Building Singapore as a financial services hub
Singapore plays a key role as an important gateway to Asia, facilitating trade and investment flows, writes Ng Nam Sin, assistant managing director of the Monetary Authority.
Singapore regs 'not unduly burdensome'
The Monetary Authority of Singapore today makes a pitch for multinational financial companies across the world to consider basing themselves in Singapore. Writing in Global Financial Strategy,...
Expert view: The tax incentives of being in Singapore
Financial services companies basing themselves in Singapore enjoy an array of tax benefits, not least an exemption on foreign earnings, writes Yeo Tuan Yao, tax counsel at Portcullis TrustNet.
GFS has now closed
Global Financial Strategy was set up in April 2010 and closed at the end of January 2012.
SGX to scrap block trades provision
Wednesday 4 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The Singapore Exchange wants to scrap a provision which allows large orders of securities and derivatives trades to be gradually released into the market.
Hong Kong 'world's top financial centre'
Wednesday 14 Dec 2011 | Will.Henley@gfsnews.com
Hong Kong has usurped New York and London as the world's most developed financial centre, according to a report by the World Economic Forum.
Singapore 'vulnerable' to capital flows
Friday 18 Nov 2011 | Andrew Hickley
Financial institutions in Singapore must remain vigilant in guarding against the risks emanating from the eurozone crisis, even if its economy has so far remained resilient to the eurozone...
US sixty-ninth in ease of paying tax list
Friday 11 Nov 2011 | Will Henley
Hong Kong, Singapore and Ireland are among the least burdensome international financial centres for paying taxes according to a new survey by PWC, the World Bank and International Finance...
MF Global faces segregation claims
Tuesday 1 Nov 2011 | Will Henley
Regulators are probing the collapse of brokerage MF Global Holdings amid allegations that the firm did not keep customer accounts separate from its own funding sources. Some reports allege that...
US drops in WEF competitiveness poll
Wednesday 7 Sep 2011 | Will Henley
Sweden and Finland have overtaken America to become the world's third and fourth most competitive economies, according to a survey by the World Economic Forum. The US dropped down to fifth spot in...
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