Most Asian markets dropped more than 1 percent, after a poll showed the GOP's Donald Trump leading rival Hillary Clinton.
Asian shares were mixed Thursday, with Samsung Electronics shares in focus after it plunged in reaction to problems with the Galaxy Note 7.
DBS Group Holdings, Singapore's biggest lender, posted a 6 percent drop in second-quarter profit, hit by a sharp jump in provisions for bad loans.
Asia markets lost some momentum on Thursday, even as global markets recovered from their post-Brexit plunge.
OCBC forecasts a weaker Chinese currency by year-end, saying that China's move to a basket-valuation has worked.
DBS, Singapore's biggest lender, beat forecasts with a 6% rise in core quarterly profit despite a slump in mainly China-related trade loans.
A unit of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp, said it has agreed to buy part of the Asian wealth unit of Barclays for $320 million.
The affected institutions are DBS Bank, DBS Group Holdings, OCBC and UOB, Moody's said in a statement.
Asian shares traded mixed on Friday, as investors awaited the release of U.S. jobs data that could provide hints to when the Fed will raise interest rates.
Malaysia's budget may be the toughest yet as its embattled leader struggles with declining oil revenues, spending priorities and a political scandal.
Noble may see some light at the end of a months-long tunnel of attacks, with its stock surge after a report on its accounting suggesting a sentiment shift.
Asian equities mostly edged up on Friday, as investors took heart from less volatile share moves in the mainland.
DBS Group, Singapore's biggest bank, on Monday posted a better-than-expected 15 percent rise in second-quarter net profit.
You've heard of the "Greenspan put", now get acquainted with the "Zhou put" as China pulls monetary levers to ease declines in its stock market.
Singapore's annual exports unexpectedly rose in April on strong Europe demand, but there were weaknesses in shipments to the US and China.
HSBC is betting on China's Pearl River Delta for growth, but the region's patchy development underlines the risks in the bank's Asia "pivot" strategy.
Stories that begin with central banks easing bank lending requirements don't often end happily, but Indonesia may dodge creating a credit bubble.
Ahead of a transition back to normal interest rates, Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking (OCBC) is cautious of the credit environment ahead.
Indonesia's economy stumbled, with first-quarter growth below expectations, amid signs the government's stimulation efforts may be falling short.
Asian stocks plummeted on Thursday amid a mixed bag of corporate earnings and renewed concerns over the state of the U.S. economy.