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Canada’s dollar hit its lowest since December on the U.S.'s plans to slap tariffs on its Northern neighbors’ exports of softwood lumber.
Inflation in Singapore came in below expectations in March, data released Monday showed, as residential rents continued to spiral lower.
The euro’s spike to a five-month high after France’s first round of presidential voting went as expected was already fading on Monday.
Singapore's reputation for law and order doesn't appear to have preceded it, at least as far as one U.S. cop show is concerned.
The West's rising protectionism is a threat to Asia’s prosperity, Tommy Koh, Singapore's ambassador-at-large, said Thursday.
Morgan Stanley initiated Malaysia's stock market at overweight, despite the market's gains so far this year, as it pointed to five tailwinds.
Fresh trade deals will be difficult to negotiate, the former British Prime Minister said.
Most Asia markets declined on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street's negative close overnight, with resources and financial shares under pressure.
Goldman Sachs is closing two long-dollar “top trade” calls, both of which would have posted losses, the bank said in a note on Tuesday.
Switzerland is not manipulating its currency, said Jorg Gasser, the country’s state secretary for international financial matters, on Tuesday.
North Korea reportedly put on a massive live-fire drill on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military.
Unsold Singapore property inventory will still weigh in the short-term, a DBS executive said.
For those living in or considering a move to the city, this interactive map now shows when buying beats renting in Hong Kong.