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Trump's maverick move to chuck the trade rulebook has been "a step back," said Steve Okun, vice chairman for AmCham's Asia Pacific Council.
Singapore's reliance on foreign labor may shift, with the city-state's central bank pointing on Thursday to a cautious employment outlook.
The Bank of Japan raised its economic forecasts at its policy meeting outcome on Thursday, but it kept policy steady.
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.
It looks like luxury sales are bouncing back in China, with yet another big brand seeing a boost in the world's second-largest economy.
Hong Kong has been an important shopping destination for Chinese tourists, and its tourist industry was hit as shoppers became more careful with cash.
China's One Belt, One Road project will not guarantee the country access to all markets along the route, a steel expert said.