TAKE A LOOK-Asia c.banks: Indonesia surprises with a 25 bps rate hike

Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:35pm IST

Indonesia's central bank raised its benchmark reference rate
by 25 basis points to 7.50 percent on Tuesday, in a surprise
move to help shrink a worryingly large deficit in the current
account. 
    
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  NOVEMBER
> Indonesia makes a surprise rate hike        
> Malaysia holds rates, sees price pick-up    
> Australia holds rates, warns on A$ strength 
    
  OCTOBER
> BOJ sees rift on inflation, policy steady     
> New Zealand aims to tighten in 2014         
> India raises rates again, warns on inflation 
> Philippine c.bank keeps rates steady        
> Thai c.bank holds rates, trims GDP forecast 
> S. Korea holds rates, eyes U.S. impasse     
> Indonesia holds rates as inflation eases    
> BOJ stands pat on policy, raises capex view 
            
  SEPTEMBER
> Taiwan leaves rates steady for 9th quarter  
> RBI rate hike surprises, eyes inflation       
> Indonesia surprisingly raises policy rate   
> Philippines central bank holds rates        
> S.Korea c.bank holds rates, Fed awaited     
> NZ cenbank sees rates steady this year      
> Malaysia hold policy rates, cites risks       
> BOJ: Will act if tax hike threatens goal      
    
   AUGUST
> Indonesia hikes rates to defend currency    
> Thailand keeps rate, sees gradual recovery  
> Indonesia holds rate, targets loan growth   
> BOJ maintains stimulus, keeps economic view 
> S.Korea cbank keeps rates unchanged         
> Australia cbank cuts rates to record low    
    
   JULY
> India holds rates steady, dovish tone       
> Philippines c.bank keeps rate steady        
> Malaysia keeps rates steady at 3.0 percent  
> Indonesia hikes benchmark rate 50 bps       
> South Korea c.bank keeps rates steady       
> Thailand holds rates, says policy suitable  
> Australia keeps easing bias, talks down A$    
 
    
   JUNE
> Taiwan keeps interest rate at 1.875 pct     
> India cbank holds rates, eyes FX, inflation 
> Philippine c.bank keeps key rates steady    
> Indonesia surprisingly hikes rate 25 bps    
> South Korea c.bank holds rate, as expected    
> Australia RBA holds rates at 2.75 pct       
    
    MAY
> Thai c.bank cuts rate 25 bps to aid growth   
> BOJ holds steady despite bond market turmoil 
> Indonesia cbank holds rate,trims Q2 GDP fcast 
> Sri Lanka unexpectedly cuts rates            
> S.Korea rate cut surprises, economy sputters 
> Australia cbank cuts rates to record low     
> India cuts rates, says little room for more  
    
    APRIL
> Manila cbank cuts SDA 50 bps as expected     
> Singapore central bank holds policy tight    
> Bank of Korea resists calls to cut rates     
> Indonesia c.bank holds policy rate           
> BOJ to target base money,boost asset buying  
> Thai c.bank holds rates, eyes credit growth  
    
    MARCH
> Taiwan keeps rate steady, says recovery mild 
> Malaysia sees steady growth, lingering risks 
> India lowers rates to revive flagging growth 
> Philippine c.bank keeps key rate on hold      
 
> S.Korea c.bank holds rates, bonds edge lower 
> NZ central bank holds rates for 2013         
> BOJ holds fire as Shirakawa era ends         
> Indonesia holds rate,says inflation in check 
> Malaysia holds rates,sees mild price pressure  
> Sri Lanka holds rates, sees inflation easing 
      
    FEBRUARY
> Thai c.bank, resisting pressure, holds rate  
> BOJ stands pat, offers rosier view on economy 
> Bank of Korea holds rates, says Japan a risk 
> Indonesia holds rate at record low 5.75 pct  
    
    JANUARY 2013
> Malaysia holds rates,says inflation contained 
> India RBI cuts rates after 9 months, cautious 
> Philippine cbank holds rates, eyes inflows    
> BOJ doubles inflation target, extends buying 
> S.Korea cbank holds rates, cut seen coming   
> Indonesia cbank holds rate, inflation mild   
> Thailand holds rates, more optimistic on GDP 
      
    DECEMBER
> Taiwan leaves rates steady; seen on hold     
> Manila cbank holds rates, cuts inflation view 
> South Korea holds rate at 2.75 percent       
> Sri Lanka cbank makes surprise rate cut      
> Indonesia holds rate, sees 6.3 pct growth    
> Australia cuts rates by 25 basis points      
    
    NOVEMBER
> Thailand holds rates, betting on recovery    
> BOJ holds fire, defies easing calls           
    
> SKorea cbank holds rates, cut seen early 2013 
> Malaysia holds key rate,sees robust growth   
> Indonesia holds rates, sees strong 2013 GDP  
> Australia cbank holds rates, leaves door open 
    
    OCTOBER
> BOJ eases policy as recession risk grows     
> India leaves interest rates steady, cuts CRR 
> Philippines cuts rate to manage inflows      
> Bank of Thailand, in surprise, cuts rates    
> Singapore stands pat on monetary policy      
> Indonesia holds key rate steady              
> S.Korea cbank cuts rates again to aid economy 
> BOJ stands pat but cuts economic view        
> Australia cuts rates, more seen likely       
    
                                                                
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