MAS: Annual report 2006 / 2007
ACU Asian Currency Unit
ADB Asian Development Bank
AML Anti-Money Laundering
APG Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering
APRC Asia Pacific Regional Committee
BCM Business Continuity Management
BIS Bank for International Settlements
CAR Capital Adequacy Ratio
CBB Cross-Border Banking
CCDG Council on Corporate Disclosure and Governance
CDD Customer Due Diligence
CDO Collateralised Debt Obligations
CDP Central Depository Pte Ltd
CFT Countering the Financing of Terrorism
CIA Currency Interchangeability Agreement
CLPA Conveyancing and Law of Property Act
CMS Capital Markets Services
CMSS Capital Markets Supervisory System
CPI Consumer Price Index
CRAFT Common Risk Assessment Frameworkand Techniques
CTA Commodity Trading Act
DBS Development Bank of Singapore
EAG Electronic Advisory Group
ECB European Central Bank
ELI Electronics Leading Index
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific
Central Banks
ETFs Exchange Traded Funds
FAA< /td> Financial Advisers Act
FAs Financial Advisers
FATF Financial Action Task Force
FCS FinanceConnectSingapore
FESC Financial Education Steering Committee
FFAs Forward Freight Agreements
FFM Frequent Flying Minds
FICS Financial Industry Competency Standards
FMBS Front, Middle and Back-Office System
FSDF Financial Sector Development Fund
FSF Financial Stability Forum
FSG Financial Supervisory Group
FSP Finance Scholarship Programme
FTSE Financial Times Stock Exchange
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GIA General Insurance Association
GST Goods and Services Tax
IAIS International Association of Insurance Supervisors
IAP International Advisory Panel
IBF Institute of Banking & Finance
ICPAS Institute of Certified Public Accountants
of Singapore
IE Singapore International Enterprise Singapore
IFIs International Financial Institutions
IFSB Islamic Financial Services Board
ILG International Liaison Group
ILS Insurance-linked Securities
IMF International Monetary Fund
IOSCO International Organisation of Securities Commissions
JADE Joint Asian Derivatives Exchange
JPY Japanese Yen
LIA Life Insurance Association
LTV Loan-to-Value
MEPS+ MAS Electronic Payment System+
MIWG MoneySENSE Industry Working Group
MMO Money Market Operations
MOF Ministry of Finance
MOM Ministry of Manpower
MPS Monetary Policy Statement
MR Macroeconomic Review
NEA National Environment Agency
NoB Nomination of Beneficiaries
NYSE New York Stock Exchange
OCBC Oversea Chinese Banking Corporation
OTC Over-the-Counter
PPF Policy Owners' Protection Fund
PS(O)A Payment Systems (Oversight) Act
REITs Real Estate Investment Trusts
RFQ Request for Quotation
S$NEER Singapore Dollar Nominal Effective
Exchange Rate
SDR Special Drawing Rights
SFA Securities and Futures Act
SFD Securities and Futures Supervision Department
SGD Singapore Dollar
SGS Singapore Government Securities
Singapore Exchange
SGX Singapore Investment Banking Association
SIBA Singapore Inter-Bank Offer Rate
SIBOR Supervisory Methodologies and Training Division
SMT Special Purpose Reinsurance Vehicles
SPRVs Singapore Reinsurance Association
SRA Straits Times Index
STI Stored Value Facility
SVF Society for Worldwide Interbank
SWIFT Financial Telecommunication
TCA Trust Companies Act
UIP Uncovered Interest Parity
UOB United Overseas Bank
USD US Dollar
WGPSS Working Group on Payment and Settlement Systems