Annual Report 2001/2002


Debt Market

Over the past year, MAS implemented a series of initiatives to further enhance the depth and breadth of the Singapore Government Securities (SGS) market. These measures included:
(a) Launch of the SGS website in May 2001, which provides a one-stop location of comprehensive information and data on the SGS market.

(b) Facilitating the launch of 5-year SGS bond futures by SGX in June 2001 to enable SGS players to hedge their investments in SGS.

(c) Issuance of the inaugural 15-year SGS bond in September 2001 to extend the SGS yield curve.

(d) Launch of the SGS Electronic Application facility which enables primary dealers to submit SGS auction bids electronically.

[Liberalisation] [Liberalisation of Stockbroking Industry] [Equity and Derivatives Markets] [Debt Market] [E-Financial Services and E-Commerce] [Recent Developments in Electronic Payments] [Financial Services Development Fund] [Enhancement of Exchange Infrastructure] [Dialogue Sessions with Industry] [Technology in Finance Dialogue Sessions]

[Regulatory Initiatives] [Developmental Initiatives] [Market Infrastructure]

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