It's India's Budget Day
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the national Budget today, with investors looking for concrete reforms from the business-friendly government. There are hopes that it will move to overhaul a complex corporate-tax regime seen as off-putting to investors. It remains to be seen whether Mr Jaitley will look to relax the stringent fiscal deficit-reduction target for next year.
Ministers to speak on boy's death
Two ministers will address Parliament today on the death of a 14-year-old schoolboy who was being investigated by police, which made headlines in recent weeks. MPs have also asked questions about measures to protect Singaporeans against the Zika virus and the proposed alignments of the Cross Island Line.
Associate Professor Daniel Goh of the Workers' Party will be sworn in as the third Non-Constituency MP today.
Oil and gas firms release results
Several oil and gas companies will be releasing their latest financial reports today, giving a clearer picture of how much impact the rout in oil prices has had on the downstream activities of the sector.
Offshore support vessel firm Vard, oil and gas firm Ezion as well as Mermaid Maritime will release their results today, as investors look at the damage tallied up.