Money Matters: Morning business news round-up for April 7, 2014

Catch up on the morning's top business headlines with The Straits Times Money Desk's daily update.

1. Singapore to announce Q1 growth estimates, monetary policy on Apr 14. Advance estimates of Singapore's economic growth in the first three months of the year will be released at 8am, alongside the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) semi-annual monetary policy decision.

2. BG Group moves global LNG and oil marketing centre to Singapore. The British oil and gas firm BG Group is also relocating its president for global LNG and oil marketing, Steve Hill, to Singapore, where he will continue to lead the business and run the Singapore office.

3. East Asia to remain world's fastest growing region this year. The region's gross domestic product (GDP) is tipped to expand by 6.2 per cent this year, picking up from 6.1 per cent last year, on the back of stronger global growth, the World Bank said on Monday.

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