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A week of drama likely to leave mark on markets

The Competition Commission of Singapore has unveiled interim measures to mitigate the potential adverse impact on competition from the proposed merger of Grab and Uber. Given the circumstances, ComfortDelGro's December mega-deal to buy an Uber-owned
The Competition Commission of Singapore has unveiled interim measures to mitigate the potential adverse impact on competition from the proposed merger of Grab and Uber. Given the circumstances, ComfortDelGro's December mega-deal to buy an Uber-owned car rental business hangs over the taxi counter even more ominously.PHOTO: REUTERS

Key things to watch out for: MAS' policy decision on Singdollar and impact of planned Grab-Uber merger

Singapore traders return to work after the Good Friday public holiday, but other bourses in places like Australia and Hong Kong will stay shut for Easter Monday, alongside their key European Union peers.

Still, that does not necessarily mean a quiet week ahead here.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2018, with the headline 'A week of drama likely to leave mark on markets'. Print Edition | Subscribe