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TAKE A LOOK-Asia c.banks: India eases inflation tone, loosens credit in gesture to Modi
June 3, 2014 / 8:28 AM / 3 years ago

TAKE A LOOK-Asia c.banks: India eases inflation tone, loosens credit in gesture to Modi

India's central bank governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday
eased rules to spur bank lending and toned down his inflation
rhetoric in moves set to be welcomed by a new pro-business
government determined to revive economic growth.
    
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  JUNE 2014
> India eases inflation tone, loosens credit    
        
  MAY 2014  
> S.Korea c.bank holds rates for 12th month     
> Indonesia slashes GDP outlook, rates on hold  
> Philippines keeps rate steady, raises RRR     
> Malaysia c.bank keeps rates steady            
> Australia keeps rates at 2.5 pct pre-budget   
     
> NZ c.bank raises rates, more tightening seen  
> Thai c.bank: growth may falter, rates on hold 
  
  APRIL 2014
> S.Korea keeps rates steady for 11th month     
> Singapore holds policy tight, sees GDP rebound 
> Indonesia keeps rates steady as pressures ease 
 
> BOJ stands pat, keeps upbeat view             
   
> Australia holds rates, policy accommodative   
> India leaves rates on hold as inflation ebbs  
            
  MARCH 2014
> Taiwan sees pick-up in economy, rates on hold 
   
> Philippines holds fire on rates, raises RRR   
       
> Indonesia holds rate unchanged at 7.50 pct    
> NZ lifts rates,more tightening seen imminent  
> S.Korea c.bank holds rates, next chief eyed   
> Thai cbank cuts rate, says tension hurting    
> BOJ keeps stimulus steady, cuts export view   
> Australia cbank plots steady rate course      
 
> Malaysia holds rates steady, as expected      
        
  FEBRUARY 2014  
> BOJ holds fire, expands loans                
      
  JANUARY 2014
> Philippines holds rates, warns of pressures   
> Australia shuts door on rate cuts             
> NZ c.bank holds fire, signals imminent hike 
> Malaysia holds rates, signals optimism      
> India raises rates to dampen inflation      
> Thai cbank holds rate in close vote         
> BOJ stands pat, sticks to inflation f'casts   
> Indonesia holds rates, stays vigilant       
> S.Korea holds rates; Fed, yen in focus      
    
  DECEMBER
> Taiwan keeps rates on hold for 10th quarter  
> India surprises by keeping rates on hold    
> Philippines keeps key rate steady           
> Indonesia holds, may move when U.S. tapers  
> S. Korea holds rates steady for 7th month   
> New Zealand holds, signals 2014 tightening  
> Australia rates on hold, outlook brightens    
    
  NOVEMBER
> Thailand surprises with a 25 bps rate cut   
> BOJ maintains huge stimulus, rosy outlook   
> 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 2013
> 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  
    
      
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