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Singapore Central Bank 'Closely Studying' Reports On Suspicious Bank Transfers

Banks from many countries were named in the report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and based on leaked documents obtained by BuzzFeed News.

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S&P 500 Ends Higher On Growing Hopes Fed Will Stay Accommodative

The S&P 500 financial index fell 1.4%, with Citigroup Inc dropping 6.9% following a report that federal regulators were preparing to reprimand the U.S. lender for failing to improve its risk-management systems.

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Singapore Extends $60 Billion Swap Facility With Fed Through March 2021

The facility launched in March this year has already seen around $22 billion provided to banks for lending, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said.

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Nepal's Central Bank unveils monetary policy for FY 2020-21 to mitigate economic effects of Covid-19

Nepal's Central Bank unveils monetary policy for FY 2020-21 to mitigate economic effects of Covid-19

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China's Central Bank Injects 30 Billion Yuan Into Market

China will pursue a prudent monetary policy in a more flexible and appropriate way, according to this year's government work report.

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Messy Play Or Clean Up Act?

The Central bank should be sensible and watchful while bumping radical changes at banks. Forceful governance standards won’t clean up the banking sector.

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Indian Rupee At Over Three-Month Peak; RBI In Focus

Foreign investors bought a net $2.39 billion worth of shares in June, but remain net sellers of $2.53 billion so far in 2020.

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South Korea seen cutting rates this week as exports extend slump

Twelve of 19 analysts surveyed by Reuters expect the Bank of Korea (BOK) to cut its base rate by 25 basis points to 0.50% after a 50 basis point emergency cut in mid-March and new quantitative easing measures.

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Malaysia's Central Bank Cuts Key Interest Rate To 2.00%, Lowest Since 2009

The central bank had projected exports to contract by as much as 8.7% in 2020, as key trading partners struggled with the pandemic.

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China's Central Bank Conducting Tests Of Digital Yuan Payment System

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) responded to Reuters' queries following reports in local media last week that it was pushing forward with a digital currency application

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Japan's Economy Faces 'Extremely High' Uncertainty On Pandemic Hit - Central Bank Head

The spread of the coronavirus is having a severe impact on Japan's economy through declines in exports, output, demand from overseas tourists and private consumption

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RBI’s 3 Month Loan Moratorium: Is It A Boon To The Borrowers?

As soon as India’s central bank took this call on 27th March, many banks commenced the rollout of this fiscal measure even though they are not obligated to enforce this proposal.

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China's Industrial Firms Post Steepest Fall In Profits In A Decade

Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms in the first two months dropped 38.3% from a year earlier to 410.7 billion yuan ($58.15 billion), worsening from a 6.3% fall seen in December,

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Indian Banks Plan To Shut Down Most Branches During Lockdown

India is still very much a cash society and banks have been exempted from a 21-day lockdown that began this week as they are considered an essential service.

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ECB To Print 1 Trillion Euro This Year To Stem Coronavirus Rout

The bond purchases will continue until the "crisis phase" of the epidemic is over and non-financial commercial paper will also be included for the first time among eligible assets.

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