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  • Secured P2P Lender Silver Bullion Reports Topping S$30 Million in Loans

    Silver Bullion reports it has now facilitated S$30 million in peer to peer loans secured by precious metals like gold and silver. The Singapore-based platform expects to pay out S$1 million in interest as the loans mature.

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  • Silver Bullion's P2P Loan Platform is a win-win Situation for Lenders and Borrowers

    Gregor Gregersen shared the benefits of their P2P loan platform and his expectation of emerging bullion market in Singapore with Bullion Bulletin. He also commented on the current status of Singapore gold market from investment perspective.

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  • Silver Seen Climbing Faster Than Gold as Yellen Wakens Bulls

    “Silver is substantially undervalued compared to gold and has plenty of space to appreciate both in dollar terms and relative to gold,” Gregor Gregersen, founder of Singapore-based Silver Bullion Pte, said in a email. “Currently the move into silver is a trickle, but it might very well become a flood once the mood of the market at large shifts.”

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  • Gaining Traction: Singapore P2P Lender Silver Bullion Hits 1000 Loan Milestone, Over S$27M Lent

    Launched only 19 months ago, Silver Bullion Pte Ltd‘s bullion secured P2P loan platform has matched 1000 loans. While it took roughly 13 months to match its first500 loans, it took only another 6 months for Silver Bullion to reach 1000 loans.

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  • Singapore is the Place to Store Metal

    Gregor Gregersen, Founder and CEO of Silver Bullion Pte Ltd, saw how the Western world has become dependent on money printing to fund otherwise unsustainable debts. It led him to seek permanent refuge in Singapore and to start Silver Bullion. Gregor and his team ensure that all legal, jurisdictional, counter-party, insurance, authentication and physical security issues are addressed to provide bullion owners the world safest place to store silver and gold. That’s his commitment to his clients and he’s constantly striving to improve service and accountability.

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  • Silver Shortage, Gold & SHTF in Coming World Crisis

    Silver Bullion's Founder, Gregor Gregersen, was interviewed by Crush The Street in which he talked about the passion behind the company, our bullion secured P2P lending platform, and the tremendous upside for Gold & Silver under President Trump. He also shared on the possibility of a major crisis unfolding including a U.S Dollar crash, turmoil in China and the implosion of the Eurozone  - all being reasons to have a significant portion of your net worth in precious metals for profit and insurance.

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  • Silver & Gold: P2P Lender Silver Bullion Passes $20M in Secured Lending

    Silver Bullion is a one of a kind online lender. The peer to peer lending platform based in Singapore is a secured lender that backs up each loan with gold or silver bullion. Launched in mid-2015,  Silver Bullion has just announced it has surpassed S$20 million in lending from around 800 loans. According to their website, loans are ranging from 2.75% to 4% interest.

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  • After 'a year of two halves', where is gold headed in 2017?

    According to the company’s founder and CEO Gregor Gregersen, sales spiked 600 per cent over the three days following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union in 2016. sales of its gold products jumped 41 per cent in 2016.

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  • Singapore a safe haven for gold investors

    At The Safe House, operated by precious metal dealer Silver Bullion, the amount of silver has soared by 130 per cent, or 2.3 million tonnes, on an annualised basis from last year.

    The amount of gold stored there has increased by half from last year, or 20,000 troy ounces, according to Gregor Gregersen, founder of Silver Bullion.

    Mr Gregersen sees increasingly more customers transferring existing precious metals from other vaults outside the country. "Singapore is standing out as a jurisdiction that has been shown to be trustworthy and stable... (and) slowly being recognised as the single best storage place for bullion."

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  • Bullion sales up amid currency markets volatility

    Following volatility in the currency markets with the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S President, Silver Bullion says its sales went up 128 per cent.

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  • MAS Fintech Awards 2016: Silver Bullion is one of the top 40 finalists

    Singapore FinTech Awards 2016, comprising the MAS FinTech Award and ABS Global FinTech Award, will be part of the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival that will be held during 14 – 18 November 2016.

    The Awards recognise innovative FinTech solutions that have been implemented by FinTech companies, financial institutions, and technology companies. To qualify, the projects must have been implemented before 30 June 2016.

    Singapore Fintech Awards has announced 40 fintech startups and companies made their way to the finalists.

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  • How you can survive the coming economic avalanche and what might trigger it

    Of the foreign jurisdictions most attractive to invest in, one cannot surpass Singapore: a beacon of economic freedom and privacy. To this end, I spoke with Singapore based Gregor Gregersen Founder and CEO and Vergel Villasoto Director of Silver Bullion Singapore Pte Ltd: a bullion retailer and private storage vault. 

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  • Crowdfund Vibe Founder Series: Gregor Gregersen of Silver Bullion

    Crowdfund Vibe has sat down for a fascinating interview with Gregor Gregersen, CEO of Silver Bullion, whose novel take on P2P (Peer to Peer lending) has helped build a solid reputation in Singapore and abroad. 

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  • Why and How to Buy Precious Metals

    On this episode, Gregor shares the different ways to buy and sell gold, what types of mints and coinages are most common, the comparison of holding physical gold at home or abroad, Singapore as a safe haven, and evaluate a few of the systemic risks that face the global economy today. We also discuss the unique and intriguing P-2-P lending platform that Silver Bullion created where loans are secured by the borrowers precious metals. No matter what your experience in purchasing precious metals has been in the past, there will be something you can take away from this episode.

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  • Singapore is an Oasis of Security and Stability for Storing Bullion

    There are many reasons that despite Singapore being a small country, it has a reputation for being one of the safest places to store bullion. They have low taxes and a stable economy- having had budget surpluses in the last 25 years for all but two years. The country’s wealth has been built on innovation and attracting foreign companies.

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  • P2P Lending: What to look out for in secured loans

    Secured loans are backed by collaterals and typically have lower risk. New Union, Crowdo and Silver Bullion offer secured p2p loans. Capital Match, Funding Societies and InvoiceInterchange offer invoice crowdfunding, which is a form of asset-backed financing. Where are the risks in secured lending and asset-backed financing? How should investors think about their risks?

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  • Digital gold and silver may be up for P2P lending soon

    PEER-TO-PEER (P2P) lending in Singapore could soon be extended to cryptocurrencies, if a unique partnership between vault operator Silver Bullion and a gold-backed digital currency seller is inked.

    Silver Bullion, a gold and silver vault that offers peer-to-peer lending backed by those commodities, is in talks with Digix Global, a company that sells asset-backed tokens - or cryptocurrency bearing rights to gold - to use these tokens to borrow funds on the loan platform.

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  • Silver Bullion, a Bullion Secured P2P Lender, Updates on Year One Anniversary

    Singapore-based peer to peer lender Silver Bullion has shared an update following one year of operation. On the anniversary of their launch, the bullion secured lender reports having originated S$11 million for more than 400 loans. Silver Bullion said there were no defaults and 100% of investors with loans coming to term within the first year, received their principle and interest on time.

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  • DigixGlobal secures deal with Silver Bullion and The Safe House in Singapore

    The Ethereum-based gold tokenisation company DigixGlobal has secured a deal with Silver Bullion and The Safe House and will be transferring their current gold holdings to Silver Bullion for the upcoming relaunch of DGX 2.0. DigixGlobal chose to switch from Malca­Amit to Silver Bullion and The Safe House to take advantage of a number of synergies.

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  • Me&MyMoney: Silver dealer plays it safe

    Entrepreneur Gregor Gregersen has lived all over the world after leaving his native Germany, including in Italy, England and the United States, but he now calls Singapore home, thanks to inspiration from former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.

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  • BBC News Interviews Gregor Gregersen on Brexit's Impact on Silver

    As gold and silver prices surge to 2-year highs, Silver Bullion's Founder, Gregor Gregersen, speaks with BBC this morning on why silver is performing better than gold against a background of news such as the Brexit.

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  • Retail gold buyers take profits in bullion after Brexit price surge

    Singapore-based precious metals retailer Silver Bullion Pte Ltd said its sales of gold and silver normalized over the weekend after surging more than 600 percent in its four-hour peak sales window on Friday.

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  • Gold prices spike in aftermath of Brexit

    With gold prices ticking up, the demand has also translated into demand for physical gold as well. Bullion retailer, Silver Bullion, says it saw a spike of more than 600% in bullion sales on Friday due to investors' risk aversion.

    Silver Bullion's CEO says: "Nervousness is going to continue and events like the Brexit are going to add to that nervousness.That nervousness is what drives physical bullion demand. I think physical bullion will take on a bigger role, not only with regular investors but with large investors because it is a way of hedging your exposure to the financial system."

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  • Gold jumps, oil falls on news of UK vote

    Precious metal retailer Silver Bullion told The Business Times it saw sales rise by six times between 11am to 3pm on Friday, compared to average volumes since the beginning of May.

    Two thirds of the sales made were for silver, and the rest for gold, said its managing director Gregor Gregersen, adding that some sold gold to buy silver on the belief that the latter has more upside left.

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  • Going for Silver: U.S. Investors Jump on Australia’s Kangaroo Coins

    The popularity in the U.S. of a silver coin emblazoned with a kangaroo has caught the Perth Mint by surprise, prompting one of the world’s largest mints to accelerate an expansion to meet demand among American investors and collectors.

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  • Silver Assets Climb to Record as ‘Forgotten’ Metal Soars

    “The case for silver will just get stronger and stronger because silver was essentially forgotten by much of the investment community for a long time, thereby creating a great value opportunity both in absolute terms and relative to gold,” Gregor Gregersen, chief executive officer and founder of Singapore-based Silver Bullion Pte., said in an e-mail before the data were released.

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  • Bullion dealer matches more than S$8 million in P2P loans

    IT'S peer-to-peer (P2P) lending with a sparkly twist.

    Silver Bullion, a Singapore-based bullion dealer, has matched more than S$8 million in P2P bullion-backed loans since August 2015, underscoring the rising popularity of P2P lending.

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  • Poking our noses into a giant gold and silver vault in Singapore

    Silver Bullion is a company that owns a 630 tonne capacity vault, somewhere in the Chai Chee area. Big deal, right? Banks have these all over the place. But there’s something special about this one.

    Silver Bullion is also different because it comes with a P2P loan system.

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  • Singapore’s Silver Bullion Debuts One-Month Bullion Secured P2P Loans

    On Wednesday, Singapore-based bullion retailer, Silver Bullion Pte Ltd., announced the launch of its 1-month bullion secured peer-to-peer(P2P) loans.

    Silver Bullion P2P loansSilver Bullion previously offered loan durations of 6 months, 12 months and 24 months secured by physical gold and silver collateral stored in its vault, The Safe House. 

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  • Why Poor Man's Gold May Be About to Get More Love From Investors

    Clients of Silver Bullion Pte, a supplier and storage provider of investment-grade coins and bars, think the metal’s cheapness relative to gold means a rally is in the offing, said Gregor Gregersen, chief executive officer and founder of the Singapore-based company. They’re also buying platinum because it’s near the lowest on record compared with the yellow metal.

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  • Silver Bullion - Asia's Precious Metals Safe House

    Whiling away the hours on a long-haul flight on the last leg of a round-the-world trip, a young German entrepreneur began reading a book that was to change his life. The book in question was From Third World to First, late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s account of how he presided over the transformation of Singapore from a fractious and squalid colonial backwater into one of the shining economic jewels of Asia. 

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  • Why Bullion Secured P2P Lending is Safer than Bank Credit

    It has been getting increasingly difficult to get bullion out of North America, but leading bullion supplier in Singapore, Gregor Gregersen’s business may make it unnecessary to do so.

    Gregor started silver bullion in Singapore, and Singapore now has some of the biggest storage facilities for bullion in the world. This offers bullion protection from US nationalization with a local company with no ties back to the US or Europe.

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  • P2P-Banking.com Interview with Gregor Gregersen, CEO of Silver Bullion

    Silver Bullion buys, sells, authenticates and stores physical gold and silver. Since mid-2015 we also launched the option for customers to securely lend and borrow to each other using their bullion as collateral.

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  • Blockchain companies tackling the gold market

    Ripple Singapore chose Silver Bullion Pte Ltd, led by Gregor Gregersen, as their trusted bullion supplier and vaulting partner. According to Ripple Singapore, “it is a well established bullion player with an impeccable track record and a strong desire to offer value through innovation and productivity enhancement.”

    Silver Bullion’s collection vault is located alongside Certis CISCO, the largest Auxilary Police Force in Singapore, authorized to protect government buildings, banks, embassies and your bullion.

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  • Bullion-secured P2P lending platform Silver Bullion issues US$3.5m loans since launch

    Singapore-based financial services firm Silver Bullion Pte. Ltd. has seen its bullion-secured peer-to-peer (P2P) lending programme, launched in August 2015, disburse over S$5 million ($3.51 million) worth of loans, or more than S$1 million ($702,000) a month since its launch.

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  • Bullion Secured P2P Lender Now Facilitating S$ 1 Million a Month in Loans

    Singapore-based Silver Bullion has announced it is now facilitating S$1 million per month in bullion secured peer to peer loans. Founded in 2009, Silver Bullion just started offering direct lending in August of 2015. The company was conceived during the height of the financial crisis and now claims a 630 ton capacity vault in Singapore to store gold and silver.

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  • No gold rush even as prices near 6-year low

    Bullion dealers say business from investors has increased. Mr Vincent Tie, sales manager at Silver Bullion, said sales rose by about 40 per cent from the second half of last year to the same period this year. "The prices today are close to a 10 per cent discount from last year," he added.

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  • Singapore growing as precious metals trading hub

    SINGAPORE:Of all the gold and silver stored by bullion retailer Silver Bullion, about 90 per cent is owned by foreigners. Silver Bullion said Singapore is seen by overseas buyers as a secure jurisdiction for storing their precious metals.

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  • Silver-coin shortage shows bright side of precious metal collapse

    The global silver-coin market is in the grips of an unprecedented supply squeeze, forcing some mints to ration sales and step up overtime while sending U.S. buyers racing abroad to fulfill a sudden surge in demand.

    The U.S. Mint began setting weekly sales quotas for its flagship American Eagle silver coins in July because it can't meet demand, and the Canadian mint followed suit after record monthly sales in July. In Australia, the Perth Mint sold a record of more than 2.5 million ounces of silver this month, nearly four times more than in August, and has begun rationing supply of a new line of coins this month, a mint official said.

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  • Singapore-based bullion retailer eyes Bruneian investors

    SINGAPOREAN bullion retailer, Silver Bullion Pte Ltd, which recently launched a bullion-backed peer-to-peer loan platform, is keen to extend its services to Bruneian investors. According to Vergel Villasoto, director of Silver Bullion, investors can lend or borrow money through this lending platform that was launched in Singapore early this month. Silver Bullion, meanwhile, serves as a custodian. It will enforce the contract terms, store the bullion and monitor prices on behalf of the lender.

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  • Singapore’s Silver Bullion Launches Bullion-Backed P2P Loan Platform, Among World’s First

    Would a “Safe House,” a storage facility filled with 80 tonnes of silver and a tonne of gold, worth about S$120 million total, increase your confidence about participating in a peer-to-peer loan platform? Silver Bullion, a Singapore-based bullion retailer, is counting on it. The company just launched one of the world’s first bullion-backed peer-to-peer (P2P) loan platforms, with its Safe House as backing.

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  • Peer-to-peer lending platforms seek new ways to increase investor confidence

    SINGAPORE: Locally-based bullion retailer Silver Bullion launched the world's first bullion-backed peer-to-peer (P2P) loan platform on Wednesday (Aug 5). It is backed by the contents of its storage facility The Safe House, wherein lies about 80 tonnes of silver and a tonne of gold, altogether worth about S$120 million. If a borrower holding investment grade gold or silver wants to make a loan of S$1,000, for example, he would have to put up bullion worth twice that amount as collateral, which in this case would be S$2,000.

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  • Striking gold by selling physical silver

    Lee Kuan Yew's book "From Third World to First World" struck a deep chord in Gregor Gregersen, turning him not only into an avid fan of the late Mr Lee but also inspiring him to pack his bags and fly to Singapore where he started the country's first online retailer of silver bullion.

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  • Silver lining in precious metals rout catches out mints

    SINGAPORE/NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - A tumble in silver prices to four-year lows has triggered a global scramble by consumers to purchase silver coins and bars as the metal has reached its cheapest level relative to gold in more than five years. The U.S. Mint said on Wednesday it has temporarily sold out of its American Eagle silver bullion coins after recent "tremendous" demand, while retailers and distributors in Asia and the United States said they were struggling to get supplies of items such ..

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  • 600-tonne vault for silver opens amid robust demand

    "The way we set this up was secure enough for the insurance company to trust us," Mr Gregersen said. Bullion owners will be covered by insurance for up to US$100 million for each loss. The insurer is the Ireland-headquartered XL Group, a member of the specialised insurance market Lloyd's of London. The facility is now open only to Silver Bullion's customers, but could count institutional investors such as fund managers among its users in the future. Some 40 per cent of Silver Bullion's customers are Americans ..

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  • Singapore gets first dedicated silver vault

    The price of silver may have fallen over the past three years, but the founder of Silver Bullion, Mr Gregor Gregersen, has great confidence in the precious metal. So much so that today, he launches The Safe House, the first depository dedicated to storing silver here. The Chai Chee Lane facility has a maximum capacity of 600 tonnes of silver. Another vault within the main vault can store up to 25 tonnes of gold. Silver Bullion currently holds 36 tonnes of silver, which is mainly kept at Ferrari Logistics. But with Ferrari - and Singapore FreePort ..

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  • Silver Vault for 600 Tons Starting in Singapore on Demand

    March 24 (Bloomberg) -- Silver Bullion Pte, a Singapore supplier of coins and bars to retail investors, opens a 600 metric ton vault tomorrow as investor demand increases.The storage could hold silver worth $390 million at prices on March 21. The company doubled sales to 1.04 million ounces in 2013 from 517,000 ounces a year earlier, said Gregor Gregersen, who founded the company in 2009. Almost all the sales were silver, he said in an interview in Singapore on March 18. 

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  • Coin Sales Surge Despite Drop in Metal Prices

    Sales of gold and silver coins are soaring despite the sudden plunge in the price of precious metals, benefiting mints around the world and driving the cost of the collector items to well above the value of the metal they are made of.

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  • A pinch of sugar for the commodity trade

    Singapore tries to cut off a bigger piece of the global commodity business. The tightly run city-state actively courting Western companies.From the 28th floor of Tower Raffles in Singapore, the headquarters of the Economic Development Board (EDB), dozens of points on the high seas can be identified: a never-ending caravan of bulk carriers, container ships and tankers. The port city was founded by the British Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819 is already one of the largest transshipment and trading centers for commodities.

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  • S'pore's the place: a safe haven for him and his silver hoard

    It took a journey halfway around the world to discover a place where he could be confident of his future. Now, Gregor Gregersen makes his living betting against what precipitated that journey in the first place: a system he says is doomed to fail with its downward spiral of ever increasing sovereign debt and taxes.The native German had lived in the US and Europe for most of his life. Disillusioned and frustrated by the massive amount of taxes in his home country - where he was paying up to 80 per cent in total taxes - he was looking to ..

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  • Silver gains popularity among investors amid economy fears

    Worries about the challenge of reviving the sluggish US economy and dealing with the Eurozone debt crisis have prompted nervous investors to find safe havens to put their money. Gold has been long considered a safe-haven asset, but investors are now being attracted to silver. The BBC's Leisha Chi has been finding out why some bullion experts believe silver will outperform over the next few years.

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  • Silver Vaults Stuffed Means Price Rising 30% in ’13: Commodities

    Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Silver Bullion Pte, one of Singapore’s largest suppliers of coins and bars to retail investors, says sales tripled since October, part of a global surge in demand that drove holdings to a record. “Our clients are worried that a major currency crisis or mass bankruptcies would occur,” said Gregor Gregersen, the 36-year-old founder of Silver Bullion, whose sales now average about S$6 million ($4.9 million) a month. “It all has to do with falling confidence in the heavily indebted Western governments and financial institutions.”

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  • Singapore Has Golden Ambitions

    Singapore has emerged as one of the world's hubs for private banking for the wealthy, and now it is making a play to become the Fort Knox of Asia. Starting Monday, the Southeast Asian city-state is scrapping a 7% tax on gold and silver in an effort to turn the city into a precious-metals trading hub to rival London and Zurich, where value-added taxes don't apply to the investment-grade gold trade.

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