7. Getting new bank notes before New Year Day / Chinese New Year / Hari Raya Puasa
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New currency notes are crisp and have a good feel to them. It is also believed that new bank notes are lucky as they aren’t “used” yet and is fresh with the smell of “wealth”.
It is common for banks in Singapore to stock up on new bank notes before the New Year, Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Puasa.