Singapore's biggest bank DBS
has evacuated 300 staff from its head office on
Wednesday as a precautionary measure following a confirmed
coronavirus case at the bank, according to an internal memo seen
Dutch oil, gas and chemical storage
company Vopak reported higher fourth-quarter earnings
on Wednesday driven by good performance from converted IMO 2020
capacity and contributions from growth-focused investments.
Australian shares ended higher on
Wednesday, powered by gains in top two companies by market value
on the benchmark after their strong half-year results, with a
drop in new coronavirus cases in China adding to sentiment.