Asia Regional Integration Center

Tracking Asian Integration

SASEC Mobile App

March 2015

The South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program released a free mobile app available for download. This app is a one-stop source of information on SASEC Program projects, news, events, and other knowledge products. Available for iOS and Android devices.

RCI Chat March 2015

Mar 2015

Grab a copy of the March 2015 issue of RCI Chat! RCI Chat tracks regional cooperation and integration news in Asia focusing on cross-border infrastructure, trade and investment, money and finance, and regional public goods

ADB Working Paper Series on Regional Economic Integration No. 146 - Trans-Pacific Partnership versus Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: Control of Membership and Agenda Setting

Dec 2014

S. Hamanaka argues that the formation of regional integration frameworks can be seen as the dominant state's attempt to create a preferred regional framework in which it can exercise exclusive influence. Read more.

Calendar

30 Mar 2015

  • HKG  Retail Sales
  • JPN  IPI
  • KOR  IPI
  • US  Pending Home Sales
  • EA  Business Confidence
  • EA  Consumer Confidence
  • EA  Economic Confidence
  • GER  CPI

31 Mar 2015

  • IND  Current Account
  • UKG  Current Account
  • UKG  GDP
  • US  Housing Prices
  • US  Housing Prices
  • FRA  PPI
  • JPN  Construction Spending
  • JPN  Housing Starts
  • THA  Business Confidence
  • THA  Current Account
  • THA  Exports
  • THA  Imports
  • THA  Trade Balance
  • GER  Unemployment
  • INO  PMI
  • JPN  PMI
  • KOR  CPI
  • KOR  Exports
  • KOR  Imports
  • KOR  PMI
  • KOR  Trade Balance
  • PRC  PMI
  • SRI  CPI
  • TAP  PMI
  • US  Consumer Confidence
  • US  Consumer Confidence
  • US  PMI
  • VIE  PMI
  • TAP  Monetary Policy
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Daily Market Watch

Currency Per US$      Latest Closing1  %Chg2
Euro 0.92 -0.78
Japanese yen 119.19 0.25
Bangladeshi taka 0.00 0.00
  • 1 26 Mar 2015
  • 2 From previous close
  • Depreciation(-) Appreciation (+)
  • Source: Datastream
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Stock Indices      Latest Closing1  %Chg2
US Dow Jones Ind Avg 17,678.23 -0.23
US Nasdaq 4,863.36 -0.27
US S&P 500 2,056.15 -0.24
  • 1 26 Mar 2015
  • 2 From previous close
  • Source: Datastream
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Commodity Prices      Latest Closing1  %Chg2
All Metals 218.76 0.64
Aluminum 1,783.25 -0.81
Brent Oil 56.84 4.56
  • 1 26 Mar 2015
  • 2 From previous close
  • Source: Bloomberg and Datastream for cotton prices
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Overnight
Interbank rates
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  Latest Closing1  %Chg2
PRC 3.22 0.01
Hong Kong, China 0.24 0.00
India 7.53 0.00
  • +Except for Hong Kong (1-Month HIBOR);
    Sri Lanka (1-Day SLIBOR)
  • 1 26 Mar 2015
  • 2 From previous close
  • Source: Bloomberg
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