MAS: Annual report 2006 / 2007
 
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STATISTICAL ANNEX
A. MONETARY STATISTICS  
  A.1 Money Supply 100
  A.2 Official Foreign Reserves 101
  A.3 Exchange Rates 102
A.4 Domestic Interest Rates 103
B. FINANCIAL STRUCTURE  
C. COMMERCIAL BANKS  
D. FINANCE COMPANIES  
E. MERHCANT BANKS  
F. INSURANCE INDUSTRY  
G. NON-BANK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS  
H. DOMESTIC CAPITAL MARKET  
I. ASIAN DOLLAR MARKET  
 
  A.1 MONEY SUPPLY
 
   
 
1 Figures exclude commemorative, numismatic, and bullion coins issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and cash held by commercial banks and other financial institutions. The Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore, merged with the Monetary Authority of Singapore in October 2002.
   
2 From November 1998, with the acquisition of POSBank by the DBS Bank Ltd, POSBank’s data has been incorporated as part of the banking system in M1 and M2, and not as a non-bank financial institution in M3.
   
 
  A.2 OFFICIAL FOREIGN RESERVES 1
   
 
   
 
1 Prior to May 1999, Singapore’s official foreign reserves (OFR) were valued at book cost. With effect from May 1999, the book value of foreign reserve assets are translated at market exchange rates prevailing at the end of each reporting month.
   
 
  A.3 EXCHANGE RATES
   
 
   
  Note: Currencies quoted are those frequently requested from the Authority.
 
  A.4 DOMESTIC INTEREST RATES
   
 
   
 
1 Average of 10 leading banks.
2 Average of 10 leading finance companies.
3 Closing offer rates quoted by money brokers.
Note: Interest rates for banks (except for Prime Lending Rate) and finance companies refer to average of end of month rates.