Policy

Australian central bank cuts key rate to record low amid slower global growth

Australia Policy

SYDNEY, NNA - The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday lowered the official cash rate by 25 basis po...

06, Jun. 2019

South Korea’s central bank stands pat on rate amid global slowdown

South Korea Policy

SEOUL, NNA – South Korea’s central bank on Friday left the key interest rate unchanged for the fourt...

01, Jun. 2019

PREVIEW: South Korea’s central bank seen holding rate cut until later this year

Features South Korea Policy

By Tetsuo Sakabe SEOUL, NNA - The Bank of Korea is expected to lower the key interest rate by the en...

31, May. 2019

Bank Indonesia holds key interest rate at 6% amid global uncertainty

Indonesia Policy

JAKARTA, NNA – Bank Indonesia left its key interest rate at 6 percent, as expected, to support growt...

17, May. 2019

CORRECT: Philippine central bank cutting reserve requirement after last week’s rate cut

Philippines Policy

――Corrects attribution to BSP’s Medalla from HSBC’s Arbis in latter part of 9th paragraph MANILA, NN...

17, May. 2019

Philippine central bank cutting reserve requirement after last week’s rate cut

Philippines Policy

MANILA, NNA – The Philippine central bank said Thursday it will cut the amount of cash reserves the ...

17, May. 2019

PREVIEW: Bank Indonesia seen keeping rates on hold this week

Indonesia Policy

JAKARTA, NNA – Bank Indonesia is likely to stand pat on monetary policy at its two-day meeting endin...

15, May. 2019

UPDATE: Philippine central bank cuts key rate to 4.5% from 4.75% on tamed inflation, global risks

Philippines Policy

――Recasts with details, official comments MANILA, NNA – The Philippine central bank on Thursday trim...

10, May. 2019

Philippine central bank cuts key lending rate to 4.5% from 4.75% on tamed inflation

Philippines Policy

MANILA, NNA – The Philippine central bank on Thursday trimmed its key lending rate by 25 basis point...

10, May. 2019

Philippine central bank seen in easing mode but analysts divided over rate-cut timing

Features Philippines Policy

By Darlene Basingan MANILA, NNA – The Philippine central bank is widely expected to ease reserve req...

09, May. 2019

Indonesia’s central bank keeps rate unchanged, seeks to boost financial markets

Indonesia Policy

JAKARTA, NNA – Indonesia’s central bank on Thursday left its key policy interest rate unchanged for ...

27, Apr. 2019

Philippine central bank keeps rates steady under new governor

Philippines Policy

MANILA, NNA – The Philippine central bank on Thursday kept its benchmark rates unchanged for the fif...

22, Mar. 2019

Philippine central bank governor Espenilla dies, deputy chief fills in

Philippines Policy

MANILA, NNA - Philippine Central Bank Governor Nestor Espenilla died on Saturday at age 60, after a ...

25, Feb. 2019

UPDATE1: Philippine central bank keeps interest rate 4.75% as inflationary pressures ease

Philippines Policy

――Adds official, economist comments from 11th paragraph MANILA, NNA – The Philippine central bank ma...

14, Dec. 2018

Philippine central bank keeps interest rate 4.75% as inflationary pressures ease

Philippines Policy

MANILA, NNA – The Philippine central bank maintained its monetary policy stance Thursday, leaving it...

14, Dec. 2018

India’s central bank chief resigns after rift with government

India Policy

By Atul Ranjan NEW DELHI, NNA - Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel has resigned, citing pers...

12, Dec. 2018

Career civil servant to head India’s central bank

India Policy

By Atul Ranjan NEW DELHI, NNA – The Indian government on Tuesday appointed Shaktikanta Das, a 61-yea...

12, Dec. 2018

Indonesian central bank hikes policy rate by 25 bps to 6%, sixth time this year

Indonesia Policy

JAKARTA, NNA - Indonesia’s central bank on Thursday unexpectedly raised the key interest rate for a ...

16, Nov. 2018

UPDATE1: Philippine central bank hikes rate by 25bps to 4.75% to cap inflation

Philippines Policy

――Adds revised inflation forecast, official quote in paragraphs 7-11 MANILA, NNA – The Philippine ce...

16, Nov. 2018

Philippine central bank hikes key rate by 25bps to 4.75% to cap inflation

Philippines Policy

MANILA, NNA – The Philippine central bank on Thursday tightened credit for the fifth straight time, ...

16, Nov. 2018

Xi says China to lower tariffs further, ease investment rules

China Policy

TOKYO, NNA – Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged Monday to further cut import tariffs, ease investm...

06, Nov. 2018

Japan envoy urges Philippines to reconsider tax credit cuts

Philippines Policy

MANILA, NNA – Japan's ambassador Koji Haneda has asked the Philippine government to reconsider tax r...

23, Oct. 2018