S$1 = 1000 KRW: Singapore dollar hits 13-year high against the Korean won

  Asian currencies have broadly declined against the buoyant US dollar, sliding to levels not seen since the Asian financial crisis. Among the worst-hit currencies is the Korean won which extended losses this month, dragged down by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s aggressive monetary tightening. South Korea which is export-dependant also comes under increasing pressure with higher oil prices and a deteriorating trade balance. On the flip side, the Singapore’s dollar has been resilient against the US dollar. To fight inflation