Tag: finance

Targeting youths, Finance Ministry taps social media influencers to promote Budget 2018

(Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com) SINGAPORE: Ahead of the upcoming Budget 2018, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) has been reaching out to social media influencers to promote the Budget and related public feedback sessions on Instagram. Peppered with Budget-related hashtags such as #sgbudget2018 and #mofsgxstarngage, Instagram posts have sprung up promoting various pre-Budget […]

Sri Lanka president restores ban on women buying alcohol

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com) Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena ordered his finance minister to revoke his decision to overturn the 1979 law prohibiting the sale of any type of alcohol to women Sri Lanka’s president on Sunday reimposed a four-decade-long ban on women buying liquor, just days after his finance […]

Bitcoin isn’t as volatile as you think

(Source: sg.finance.yahoo.com) Bitcoin has joined the mainstream financial universe. Its value soared by 1,400% in 2017, drawing the attention of banks, hedge funds and ordinary Joes hoping to make a quick buck. Analysts are astounded by bitcoin’s volatility, with routine price gyrations of $1,000 or more in a single […]