Singapore and Thailand sign cross-border collateral MoU

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Prasarn Trairatvorakul, the governor of the Bank of Thailand, and Ravi Menon, the managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on June 23 to establish a cross-border collateral arrangement between the two countries.

Under the agreement, eligible financial institutions in Singapore can obtain Singapore dollars by pledging Thai baht or Thai government and central bank securities. Similarly, eligible financial institutions in Thailand can

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