Saturday, 08 August 2020


Recent News
  • Ringgit strengthens against US dollar

    23:30 | 6/3/18
    The Sun Daily
    KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit rebounded against the US dollar at the close today as market sentiment recovered after investors priced in Malaysia's trade performance, as well as discounted the US President Donald Trump's plan to tax imports of steel and ... more»
  • Ringgit ends lower against US dollar

    00:15 | 6/3/18
    New Straits Times Online
    KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed slightly lower against the US dollar today, as “knock-on effect” hit the local currency due to US President Donald Trump's remarks on planned tariffs on aluminium and steel last week. more»
  • Prudent to refrain from using more of Singapore's reserves, say MPs

    23:18 | 27/2/18
    The Straits Times
    "Such proposals leave more scope for the Government to hold back from increasing regressive taxes like the GST," said Mr Singh, who noted that the reserves are estimated to be in excess of a trillion dollars. more»
  • Ringgit rebounds to open higher against US dollar

    14:41 | 23/2/18
    The Sun Daily
    Rising US interest rates and the markets growing sensitivity to local economic data presents some near-term challenges for the ringgit," he said. more»
  • Trump's war on washing machines may weigh on the Singapore dollar

    19:56 | 24/1/18
    SINGAPORE - United States President Donald Trump's attack on washing machine imports may end up putting the Singapore dollar through the spin-cycle. Economic growth in the Republic has closely followed year-on-year changes in global trade volumes for ... more»
  • EM ASIA FX-Most currencies firm, dollar index slips to 3-year low

    19:00 | 24/1/18
    Kitco News
    The dollar touched a four-month low against the yen on Wednesday, pressured by simmering concerns that the U.S. currency's yield advantage will start to erode as major central banks head toward unwinding their massive stimulus. more»
  • Singapore stocks end up 0.8 pct

    22:45 | 2/1/18
    SATS Limited rose one percent to 5.25 Singapore dollars. Its joint venture, Mumbai Cargo Service Center Airport, won a cargo handling concession contract in Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India. more»
  • EM ASIA FX-Most Asian currencies inch down as dollar gains on funding bill

    18:26 | 8/12/17
    Kitco News
    That should feedback towards a firmer dollar and hence softer Asian FX," said Peter Chia, FX strategist for United Overseas Bank in Singapore. Investors were keeping a close watch for U.S. non-farm payrolls data due later in the day. Their focus was ... more»
  • Ringgit closes lower against US dollar

    00:15 | 7/12/17
    The Sun Daily
    Malaysia's total trade in October 2017 surged 19.8%, year-on-year, to RM154.26 billion, with exports rising 18.9% to RM82.41 billion while imports advanced 20.9% to RM71.85 billion. more»
  • Singapore records 13th straight monthly rise in bank lending

    21:37 | 30/11/17
    SINGAPORE, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's total loans, including bills financing Domestic Banking Units (DBU), witnessed a predicted year-on-year growth of 6.84 percent in October, to 649.56 billion Singapore dollars. It is a growth for the 13th ... more»
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