Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y?o?Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y?o?Y)  2/
Finance and Insurance            
Money Supply (M1) S$m Nov-18 185,902.2 0.4 185,891.8 0.5
Money Supply (M2) S$m Nov-18 597,781.8 3.5 599,010.5 3.0
Singapore Overnight Rate Average % p.a Dec-18 1.76 0.90 1.97 0.71
3-month S$ SIBOR % p.a Dec-18 1.89 0.38 1.77 0.57
12-week MAS Bill Rate % p.a Dec-18 2.07 0.29 2.00 0.60
5-year Govt Bond Interest Rate % p.a Dec-18 1.90 0.22 2.12 0.40
Exchange Rate S$ per US$ (as at end-month) S$ per US$ Dec-18 1.3648 2.1 1.3705 1.7
Money Supply (M1) 3/ 4/ S$m 2017 183,699.3 6.3 172,753.5 7.7
Official Foreign Reserves at end of year S$m 2018 392,095.8 4.8 373,994.0 5.0
Average Exchange Rate S$ per US$ 2018  1.3491 -2.3 1.3807 -0.1
Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y?o?Y)  1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y?o?Y)  2/
Commercial Banks
Local 3/ 5/ Number 2017 5 na 5 na
Foreign 3/ Number 2017 123 na 119 na
Assets/Liabilities 3/ S$m  2017 1,222,105.5 6.6 1,146,172.7 8.4
Deposits of Non-bank Customers 3/ 6/ S$m 2017 606,386.9 1.6 596,611.5 6.5
Loans to Non-Bank Customers 3/ 7/ S$m  2017 651,931.6 5.6 617,347.4 2.9
Prime Lending Rate 3/ 8/ % 2018 5.33 na 5.28 na
Assets/Liabilities of Asian Currency Units 3/ US$m 2017 1,239,296.7 9.3 1,134,099.6 -1.9
Foreign Exchange Transactions - Average Daily Turnover US$m 2017 461,351 -3.1 475,885 23.8

Data are preliminary when first released.
na not available or not applicable.
1 Refers to % change in latest period over the same period in the previous year.
2 Refers to % change in the previous period over the same period in the previous year.
3 At end of period.
4 Refers to currency in active circulation and demand deposits of private sector at end of year.
5 All local banks are full banks.
6 Excludes non-bank customers' holdings of Singapore dollar negotiable certificates of deposits.
7 Includes bills financing.
8 Refers to average rates compiled from that qouted by 10 leading banks and finance companies.


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