Read more about the by the MAS, Association of Banks in Singapore, the Life Insurance Association, the General Insurance Association and the Finance Houses Association of Singapore to help individuals and SMEs affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
MAS has a $125 Million support package for the financial and FinTech sectors to sustain and strengthen capabilities. This will position financial institutions and FinTech firms for stronger growth when the threat of COVID-19 recedes and economic activity normalises.
Singapore offers financial institutions a pro-business and cost-competitive environment, excellent infrastructure, and a highly skilled and cosmopolitan labour force. Find out what makes Singapore a .
Financial Services Industry Transformation Map
In Budget 2016, the Government launched the Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs), which drive transformation at the company, industry and economy-wide levels. The outlines our growth strategies by business lines, programmes for upgrading skills, and an agenda for continuous innovation and technology adoption.
Grants for Innovation
Get funding on proof-of-concepts, hiring, business development and more.
World's first open architecture platform for financial institutions to easily discover FinTechs, quickly design prototypes and rapidly deploy solutions.
World's first to use a national digital identity and centrally managed online consent system for secure access to financial data from private and public sectors.
Understand the various initiatives for technology solutions and projects in Green Finance.
Central Bank Digital Currency
Unlocking new possibilities for the future of money and payments via CBDC.
Singapore FinTech Festival
The world's largest FinTech festival for the global FinTech community to connect, collaborate and co-create.
Sandbox relaxes specific regulatory requirements to enable live experiments of innovation within boundaries.
Business sans Borders
A collaborative AI-driven global solutions hub to foster SME digitalization.
Understand more about MAS' payment initiatives like SGQR, FAST, PayNow and UPOS.
MAS works with Tripartite partners to build a sustainable pipeline of professionals and leaders in the financial sector. Financial institutions can get support for hiring and training as well as support for workforce transformation, while finance professionals can tap on funding for skill and career development.
MAS has issued new guidelines that clarify MAS’ expectations that DPT service providers should not engage in marketing or advertising of DPT services to the general public in Singapore.
The Global CBDC Challenge organised by MAS, in partnership with IMF, World Bank, ADB, UNCDF, UNHCR, UNDP and OECD, seeks innovative retail CBDC solutions to enhance payment efficiencies and promote financial inclusion. This report provides a summary of the challenge through its various phases and includes highlights of...
MAS announced new initiatives to expand and strengthen financial cooperation between Singapore and China, particularly in capital markets and green finance. These initiatives were discussed at the 17th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) between Singapore and China.
At the Institute of Banking and Finance Distinction Evening 2021, Dr Tan See Leng, Minister for Manpower highlighted that the shifting growth patterns in the financial services sector will have profound impact on skills needs. He raised three examples - the increasing role for Smart Capital, the continued rise of the Digital Economy, and greater emphasis placed on Sustainability.
MAS and the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) reaffirmed their close ties and commitment to strengthen supervisory cooperation at the annual MAS-CBIRC Supervisory Roundtable.