Annual Report 2001/2002


Glossary

ACU Asian Currency Unit
ADM Asian Dollar Market
AMEX American Stock Exchange
APG Group on Money Laundering
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASX Australian Stock Exchange
ATM Automated Teller Machine
AUM Asset Under Management
BI Bank Indonesia
BIS Bank for International Settlements
CAPS Clearing and Payment Services
CCB Consumer Credit Bureau
CEDLI Committee on Efficient Distribution of Life Insurance
CIRC China Insurance Regulatory Commission
CLS Continuous Linked Settlement
CPF Central Provident Fund
CPSS Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems
DASC Disclosure and Accounting Standards Committee
DBS Development Bank of Singapore Limited
EFTPOS Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
EMEAP Executive’s Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks
ESFTA EFTA- EFTA-Singapore FTA
ETF Exchange Traded Fund
FAA Financial Advisers Act
FSAP Financial Sector Assessment Program
FSDF Financial Services Development Fund
FSF Financial Stability Forum
FTA Free Trade Agreement
GIAS General Insurance Association of Singapore
HKMA Hong Kong Monetary Authority
IAIS International Association of Insurance Supervisors
IAP International Advisory Panel
IBG Interbank GIRO
IMF International Monetary Fund
IMF-STI IMF IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute
IOSCO International Organisation of Securities Commissions
IRC Information Resource Centre
IWG Industry Working Group
JSEPA Japan-Singapore Agreement for a New Age Economic Partnership MAS Monetary Authority of Singapore
MAS Monetary Authority of Singapore
MASRC MAS MAS Recreation Club
MEPS MAS MAS Electronic Payment System
MITF Motor Insurance Task Force
MLA Minimum Liquid Assets
MMS Monetary Model of Singapore
MPS Monetary Policy Statement
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MPSVC Multi-purpose Stored Value Card
NEER Nominal Effective Exchange Rate
NETS Network for Electronic Transfers (S) Pte Ltd
NPL Non-performing loan
OCBC Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited
OPERA Offers and Prospectus Electronic Repository and Access
PBC People’s Bank of China
QFB Qualifying Full Bank
RBC Risk-Based Capital
REER Real Effective Exchange Rate
SACH Singapore Automated Clearing House
ROSC Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes
SEACEN Southeast Asian Central Banks
SFA Securities and Futures Act
SGS Singapore Government Securities
SGS e-Apps e-Apps SGS Electronic Applications
SGX Singapore Exchange
SGX-DT SGX-Derivatives Trading
SGX-ST SGX-Securities Trading
STP Straight-Through-Processing
TIES Training Infrastructure Enhancement Scheme
TiF Technology in Finance
UOB United Overseas Bank

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