DBS Group, on Monday posted a 10 percent jump in core first-quarter net profit, above analysts' estimates.
Malaysian police arrested 12 people linked to militant group Islamic State and seized explosives, foiling a plan to attack the capital.
India's strong rupee has caused its worst export performance since 2009, an early setback to the 'Make in India' campaign.
Thousands of desperate Nepalese spent another night in the open in the early hours of Monday, terrorized by strong aftershocks.
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Jukka Pihlman, Head of Central Banks & Sovereign Wealth Funds at Standard Chartered Bank, says yuan inclusion into the SDR basket would be a "healthy development."
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura, says the real driver of Chinese equities is the direction of savings flows away from property and back into equities.
Sanjay Karki, Country Director of Mercy Corps, describes the state of international aid efforts and the pressing need for medical assistance.