2014-02-16 21:42:55 - MASZa attempts to manipulate the base rate, such as the offered rate on interbank Singapore (SIBOR), Central Bank ( Monetary Management ) of the country reprimanded 20 international banks.
As Singapore's central bank foreclosure demanded banks violators additional required reserves was deposited in the Central Bank for a total amount of up to 12 billion Singapore dollars ( U.S. $ 9.6 billion ). Funds must be placed for a period of 1 year, and banks will not receive interest thereon.
Most additional reserves are required to pay the Dutch ING Bank, British Royal Bank of Scotland and the Swiss UBS - from 1 billion to 1.2 billion Singapore dollars ( 797-957 million U.S. dollars). Bank of America and BNP Paribas have was deposited 700-800 million Singapore dollars. Smaller amounts of CB obliged to make Barclays, Credit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase.
Singapore benchmark- SIBOR and SOR rates are
used as a basis for setting rates for different bank loans.
Banking is one of the fast growing sectors of the economy of Singapore. The country has 121 commercial bank, including local - 7 Foreign - 114. As of September 2010, the amount of assets (liabilities) in the banking sector in Singapore, estimated the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore totaled 764 billion dollars.
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