Singapore plans to ease retail access to bonds

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By Lorraine Cushnie
02 Sep 2014

The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Exchange (SGX) have released proposals that would make it easier for retail investors to buy bonds.

Under the framework, retail investors will be able to purchase bonds once they have been listed for six months, at which point they are deemed to be "seasoned bonds". The bonds would be re-denominated into smaller lot sizes and made available to retail investors via secondary trading

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