TAKE A LOOK-Asia c.banks: Thailand holds rates in split decision
The Bank of Thailand kept its main interest rate unchanged at 3.0 percent for a fifth straight meeting on Wednesday, saying domestic demand would help offset the global slowdown, but two policy committee members called for a cut as sliding exports threaten the economy's recovery from massive floods last year. For stories on central bank moves, double click in brackets: SEPTEMBER > Thai cbank holds rates, bets on local demand > Australia cbank holds rates, eyes China AUGUST > Indonesia holds rate, aims for stable rupiah > BOJ keeps policy steady, cuts export view > Korea cbank holds rates, markets see cut soon > Australia cbank holds rates, stimulus working JULY > India leaves rates unchanged,inflation weighs > Philippine cbank cuts rate to protect growth > NZ central bank holds rates, no rush to hike > Thai c.bank holds rates, some wanted cut > Indonesia holds rate amid rupiah volatility > BOJ stands pat, sticks to recovery view > S.Korea cbank cuts rates in surprise move > Sri Lanka keeps policy rates unchanged > China surprises with 2nd rate cut in weeks > Malaysia holds rates, says economy resilient > Australia cbank holds rates after 2 cuts JUNE > Vietnam cuts rates for fifth time this year > Taiwan holds rates, sees inflation risk > India stuns, holds rates as growth crumbles > BOJ pledges to shield banks over Greece > Manila cbank holds, no change seen for months > NZ central bank holds rates, softens outlook > Thailand holds rates, cites risk to growth > Indonesia holds rates, eyes external risks > SKorea cbank holds, sees more risks to growth > China surprises with 25 bps cut > Australia cuts rates to fight global gloom MAY > Malaysia holds rates, demand to aid growth > Indonesia cbank holds rate > S.Korea cbank holds rates as inflation eases > Australia cbank surprises with 50 bp rate cut APRIL > BOJ boosts stimulus again, fails to impress > Australia holds rates, opens door to easing MARCH > Bank of Japan refrains from easing > Malaysia holds rate; growth risks seen > Indonesia cbank holds rate at 5.75 pct > Bank of Korea holds rates steady again > NZ holds rates, see inflation in sweet spot > Australia cbank holds rates,keeps easing bias > Philippine c.bank cuts rate by 25 bps FEBRUARY > Indonesia unexpectedly cuts rate to 5.75 pct > S.Korea holds rates for 8th straight month > Australia's RBA holds rates, door open to cut JANUARY 2012 > NZ central bank holds rates, softens outlook > Thailand cuts rates again, cites flood impact > India cuts bank reserve level, eyes growth > S.Korea holds rates, tempers inflation talk > Indonesia cbank hold rates, eyes inflation DECEMBER > Taiwan holds rates amid global gloom > BOJ keeps policy steady, offers bleaker view > Indonesia central bank pauses > South Korea holds rates, in wait-and-see mode > NZ rates on hold as Europe risks weigh > Australia cbank cuts rates to 4.25 percent NOVEMBER > BOJ keeps policy on hold, cuts economic view > Bank of Korea holds rates, seen steady > Malaysia cbank holds rates, eyes global risks > Indonesia cbank surprises with big rate cut > Australia cuts rates, cites tame inflation OCTOBER > Manila keeps rate steady, inflation slowing > Thai c.bank holds rates in face of floods > Singapore relaxes policy,warns on inflation > S.Korea holds rates; next move may be down > Indonesia makes surprise rate cut > BOJ sticks to recovery view,eyes overseas risk > Australia cbank opens door to rate cut SEPTEMBER > India c.bank raises rates, keeps hawkish tone > Taiwan holds rates, sees global uncertainty > Global woes steer New Zealand to delay hikes > Australia cenbank sidelined by global gloom > Indonesia cbank holds rate, lowers o/n band > Korea cbank holds rate again on growth worries > Philippines holds rates, next move could ease AUGUST > Thailand raises rates, future path uncertain > Indonesia cbank keeps rate at 6.75 pct > Australia c.bank holds rates, weighed hiking ASIA RATES OUTLOOK > FACTBOX on global interest rates USEFUL LINKS > Track Asian economic data live > Latest top breaking news across all markets TOP NEWS SUMMARIES ON OTHER SUBJECTS Global economy European Companies Asian companies U.S. Companies Fixed Income Forex Fund Management Politics & General Corporate Finance FX News Banking/Financials Access to some items may depend on subscription level. Compiled by Asia Economics Desk +65 6870 3840 ----------------------------------------------------------------
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