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TAKE A LOOK-Asia c.banks: India cbank cuts rates, ball back in govt's court
January 29, 2013 / 8:58 AM / 5 years ago

TAKE A LOOK-Asia c.banks: India cbank cuts rates, ball back in govt's court

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     JANUARY
   > 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                      
    
    SEPTEMBER
  > Taiwan holds rate, inflation in crosshairs                  
  > BOJ eases policy as global slowdown bites                   
  > S.Lanka holds rates, sees inflation contained               
  > India cbank cuts CRR, holds policy rate                     
  > Philippines keeps rates steady                              
  > Indonesia hold rates, seeing easing pressure                
  > S.Korea holds rates in surprise decision                    
  > New Zealand holds rates, no rush for action                 
  > Malaysia holds rates, demand to aid growth                  
         
  > 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                   
 
 
                                                                
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