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MAS confirms it is granting interdealer brokers temporary exemptions from registering as futures brokers
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The collapse of Peregrine Financial Group, which comes just nine months after the bankruptcy of MF Global, has raised the pressure on US regulators to boost protection of customer funds held by futures commission merchants
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