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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: Singapore : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, trade tension, MAS, percent of GDP, net lend, medium term

Singapore's macroeconomic performance has been impressive. GDP per capita more than doubled in the last twenty years and income inequality has been declining since the GFC. Policies have been aimed at boosting grow...

Singapore
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Singapore : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore »

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326667.002

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, trade tension, MAS, percent of GDP, net lend, medium term

Singapore's macroeconomic performance has been impressive. GDP per capita more than doubled in the last twenty years and income inequality has been declining since the GFC. Policies have been aimed at boosting grow...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets »

Volume/Issue: 2019/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325837.002

ISBN: 9781498325837

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Central banks, External sector, Mortgages, Banking safety nets, RSU, MAS, resolvability, critical function, supervisory staff

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is the designated resolution authority for financial institutions, including holding companies and domestic branches of foreign banks. In this role, MAS determines if the c...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program; Detailed Assessment Of Observance-CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Detailed Assessment Of Observance-CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures »

Volume/Issue: 2019/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325820.002

ISBN: 9781498325820

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank accounting, Economic stabilization, Clearing and settlement systems, Investment policy, MAS, key consideration, ILF, payment system, intraday

Singapore's financial market infrastructures (FMIs) have continued to operate safely and efficiently since they were assessed in the FSAP of 2013. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has taken important steps...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Financial Stability Analysis and Stress Testing

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Financial Stability Analysis and Stress Testing »

Volume/Issue: 2019/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325868.002

ISBN: 9781498325868

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Central banks, Bank liquidity, Interest rates on loans, Financial crises, solvency, cyber-attacks, insurer, Singapore dollar, liquidity

Singapore is a large financial center with a strong regulatory framework and significant external exposures. Singapore is a small and very open economy with a high saving rate and a significant foreign asset positi...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2019/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325851.002

ISBN: 9781498325851

Keywords: External sector, Price indexes, Economic growth, Interest rates, Flow of funds, property market, MAS, property-related, speculative activity, credit-based

Macroprudential policy in Singapore has centered on the property market, given the importance of this market for households' balance sheets, banks' loan portfolios, and the potential systemic risks. In the last dec...

Singapore
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Singapore : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2019/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325806.002

ISBN: 9781498325806

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Financial soundness indicators, Bank liquidity, Financial crises, MAS, liquidity, insurer, cyber, financial innovation

Singapore is a small and very open economy and a major financial center. The financial system is highly integrated into international financial markets and serves as an important regional financial hub. After a per...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Fintech: Implications for the Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Fintech: Implications for the Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2019/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325882.002

ISBN: 9781498325882

Keywords: Financial sector development, Economic growth, Supply and demand, Central banks, Financial crises, MAS, security token, sandbox, CFT, AML

Fintech developments hold the promise of having a far-reaching impact on the Singaporean financial services sector, bringing both opportunities and new risks. Technological innovation is one of the most influential...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Detailed Assessment Of Observance-CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures

Volume/Issue: 2019/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325820

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank accounting, Economic stabilization, Clearing and settlement systems, Investment policy, MAS, key consideration, ILF, payment system, intraday

Singapore's financial market infrastructures (FMIs) have continued to operate safely and efficiently since they were assessed in the FSAP of 2013. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has taken important steps...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 2019/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325837

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Central banks, External sector, Mortgages, Banking safety nets, RSU, MAS, resolvability, critical function, supervisory staff

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is the designated resolution authority for financial institutions, including holding companies and domestic branches of foreign banks. In this role, MAS determines if the c...