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New SGX trading rules: What you need to know

New SGX trading rules: What you need to know

Regulations meant to curb speculation and level playing field. -ST
Gold still a golden investment, but...

Gold still a golden investment, but...

It is not necessarily a safer haven than other assets. -ST
Stop spending your money to impress others

Stop spending your money to impress others

High-end brands often just ways to show off and unlikely to rise in value. -ST
Singapore SMEs are settling bills faster

Singapore SMEs are settling bills faster

Local companies are paying their bills seven days faster than they were in the first quarter of 2014. -BT
Singapore workers falling short of retirement goals

Singapore workers falling short of retirement goals

Emerging affluent may not be able to retire on as much as they had hoped due to late start in financial planning. -AsiaOne

The ultimate MoneySmart guide to CPF housing grants in Singapore

The CPF Housing Grant can seem like quite a tricky thing to understand, but we at MoneySmart are here to make life easier for you. -MoneySmart

A sweeter way to buy plain vanilla insurance policies

New Web portal – compareFirst – shows range of similar products at a glance. -ST

Yellow Pages chief sues UBS over $25.4 million losses

Bank contends that he had instructed it to unwind accumulator investments. -ST

Compare life insurance products on Web portal, then buy direct

The portal allows consumers to compare the premiums and features of similar life insurance products at a glance. -ST

How to become debt free in 5 simple ways

Take ownership of your debt right now, become debt free and get out of the debt spiral through these 5 simple steps. -MoneySmart

Money worries remain for older women

Older women continue to dominate in lower-income jobs, according to recently released figures from the Ministry of Manpower. -ST

So many credit cards, so confused?

Comparison tool helps narrow down choices by taking into account user's spending habits. -ST

50 per cent personal income tax rebate granted to all taxpayers

Capped at $1,000, the rebate will be granted automatically to all eligible taxpayers and changes will be reflected in their tax bills. -AsiaOne

Rush to trade with smaller board lot sizes on SGX

Changes to the minimum board lots for shares have sparked an investor rush back into the market with the now-affordable blue chips being a major lure. -ST

Pump hikes: Shell's reason 'not acceptable'

Three petrol companies have replied to a Consumers Association of Singapore (Case) request to explain their pump price rises. -ST

Singapore Jan bank lending dips as commerce, financial loans decline

Total bank lending in Singapore fell in January from the previous month. -Reuters

China's yuan falls to more than 2-year low after c.bank sets weak midpoint

China's yuan fell to the lowest level against the dollar. -Reuters

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