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.

Daily Market Watch

Currency Per US$      Latest Closing1  %Chg2
Euro 0.93 -0.94
Japanese yen 120.13 -0.05
Bangladeshi taka 0.00 0.00
  • 1 31 Mar 2015
  • 2 From previous close
  • Depreciation(-) Appreciation (+)
  • Source: Datastream
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Stock Indices      Latest Closing1  %Chg2
US Dow Jones Ind Avg 17,776.12 -1.11
US Nasdaq 4,900.89 -0.94
US S&P 500 2,067.89 -0.88
  • 1 31 Mar 2015
  • 2 From previous close
  • Source: Datastream
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Commodity Prices      Latest Closing1  %Chg2
All Metals 215.65 0.00
Aluminum 1,781.25 0.60
Brent Oil 53.34 -2.65
  • 1 31 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 3.18 -0.02
Hong Kong, China 0.24 0.00
India 8.35 0.00
  • +Except for Hong Kong (1-Month HIBOR);
    Sri Lanka (1-Day SLIBOR)
  • 1 31 Mar 2015
  • 2 From previous close
  • Source: Bloomberg
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