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Historic Trump-Kim summit likely to have impact on markets

In Singapore, the venue for the historic Trump-Kim summit, industry players and observers see the possibility of trade fears coming to the fore with some uncertainty in the market at least likely. On the cards this week is also the release of retail
In Singapore, the venue for the historic Trump-Kim summit, industry players and observers see the possibility of trade fears coming to the fore with some uncertainty in the market at least likely. On the cards this week is also the release of retail sales numbers and unemployment figures.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

Focus will also be on interest rate decisions by central banks

The historic Trump-Kim summit tomorrow, coupled with a trio of central bank decisions, is expected to shape movements in the stock market this week.

In Singapore, the venue for the meeting of the US and North Korean leaders, industry players and observers see the possibility of trade fears coming to the fore with some uncertainty in the market at least likely.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 11, 2018, with the headline 'Historic summit likely to have impact on markets'. Print Edition | Subscribe