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Speech by Singapore MAS Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong

One essential requirement of good governance is fiscal responsibility, in particular, not spending beyond your means. More than a balanced budget, given Singapore’s lack of resources, our small and open economy and our vulnerabilities to external events, we need to build up healthy reserves for a rainy day and to safeguard our future.


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MAS reviews the regulatory regime for financial intermediaries

The Monetary Authority of Singapore is reviewing the regulatory regime for financial intermediaries conducting fund management activities and the exemption regime for financial intermediaries engaged in leveraged foreign exchange trading. A consultation paper has been issued to seek comments from the public on proposed enhancements and changes to the regulatory regime.