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WEEKLY NEWS | 05 SEPTEMBER 2022 | 162
Sustainable Finance Forum
As part of Skills Future Festival organised by Skills Future Singapore, the IBF will be organising an online forum on 10-11 Aug 2022 to reach out to the financial community on the topic of Sustainable Finance. The event will seek to highlight
the latest developments in the area of sustainable finance and the key job roles and skillsets for financial professionals who are keen to be part of this exciting growth area.
Singapore says retail investors 'irrationally oblivious' to crypto risks, plans tougher rules
SINGAPORE, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Singapore is planning to roll out new regulations that will make it more difficult for retail investors to trade cryptocurrencies at a time when they seem to be "irrationally oblivious" about the risks, its central bank chief said.
Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said at an event on Monday that despite warnings and measures, surveys ......
World’s central banking elite gather in Jackson Hole amid darkening inflation clouds
The world’s central banking elite are convening at the US Jackson Hole resort today with a bleak inflation backdrop looming over the annual event for the first time in decades.
Chiefs of the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England will deliver remarks that will be closely watched by investors for clues on how quickly they will hike rates in the coming months. Top of the event’s bill is Fed chairman Jerome Powell’s speech tomorrow.
The world’s central banking elite are convening at the US Jackson Hole resort today with a bleak inflation backdrop looming over the annual event for the first time in decades ......
Corruption highly correlated to inflation
KUALA LUMPUR: The heavy emphasis on environmental, social and governance (ESG) standing of countries implies that corruption levels have a high correlation to a country’s inflation and exchange rates today, say analysts. This is more pertinent and obvious especially for a trading nation such as Malaysia. Exchange rates are influenced by financial flow ......