Based in Singapore, See Kit is the News Assistant at CNBC.com's Asia-Pacific team. Follow her on Twitter @SeeKit_T
Despite crashing oil prices and a sharply-depreciating ringgit, Malaysia’s economy remains in good shape, the country's minister of International Trade and Industry said.
Asian equities traded mixed on Friday after a soft finish on Wall Street, but China's Shanghai Composite index outperformed with a new multi-year high.
Asia's equities joined their global peers to rise on Thursday, with China's Shanghai Composite index finishing at a fresh multi-year high.
Asian stocks saw choppy trade on Wednesday following China's first-quarter gross domestic product.