February 5, 2015 / 2:57 AM / 3 years ago

TAKE A LOOK-Asia c.banks: China cuts reserve requirement to spur growth

China's central bank made a system-wide cut to bank reserve
requirements on Wednesday, the first time it has done so in over
two years, to unleash a fresh flood of liquidity to fight off
economic slowdown and looming deflation.
    
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  FEBRUARY 2015
> China cuts bank reserve level to spur growth   
> India holds steady, pushes banks to cut rates  
> Australia's RBA cuts rates to record low       
     
  JANUARY 2015
> NZ cbank holds rates, leaves door open for cut 
> Malaysia's c.bank hold rates as growth steadies 
> Thailand holds rates, says economy improving   
> Singapore eases policy in unexpected move      
> BOJ keeps stimulus, cuts inflation forecast    
> Indonesia holds rates, see inflation cooling   
> India surprises with early rate cut            
> S.Korea holds rates, but cut seen soon         
       
  DECEMBER 2014
> Thailand holds key rate, vote was 5-2          
> Philippines holds rates steady, inflation eases 
> Indonesia holds rates despite inflation spike  
> NZ cbank stands pat, signals modest rises later 
> Bank of Korea holds rates, cut seen early 2015 
> Australia's RBA keeps rates on hold            
           
  NOVEMBER 2014
> China cuts interest rates to spur growth       
> Indonesia raises rate after fuel price hike    
> Indonesia holds rates as key deficit narrow    
> Bank of Korea keeps policy steady in Nov       
> Thai c.bank stands pat, open to rate cuts      
> Australia's c.bank keeps rates low             
    
  OCTOBER 2014
> Japan's c.bank shocks markets with more easing 
> Philippine c.bank keeps rates unchanged        
> Singapore sticks to tight monetary policy      
> Bank of Korea cuts rates to boost growth       [ID:nL3N0S82O9}
> Australia central bank sits on rates           
> Indonesia keeps key rate on hold               
    
  SEPTEMBER 2014
> India holds rates, cbank warns on inflation    
> Malaysia holds rates, sees steady growth path  
> Thailand holds rate steady, as expected        
> Bank of Korea stands pat, assessing stimulus   
> Philippines raise rates, inflation forecasts   
> Indonesia holds interest rates, as expected    
> New Zealand holds rates, lowers rate outlook   
> Australia keeps rate low amid moderate growth  
  
  AUGUST 2014
> Indonesia holds key rate despite account gap   
> BOK cuts policy in shift seen pressured by govt 
> BOJ offers bleaker view on exports, stands pat 
> Thailand leave key rate unchanged              
> India keeps rate unchanged, tough on inflation 
> Australia's RBA marks a year of steady rates   
 
  JULY 2014
> NZ central bank raises rate to 3.5 pct         
> Malaysia hikes rates to contain debt, inflation 
> Indonesia c.bank keeps key rate at 7.5 pct     
> Korea c.bank holds rates, cuts GDP forecast    
> Australia holds rates, keeps steady view       
 
  JUNE 2014
> Taiwan leaves policy rate on hold              
> Manila holds benchmark, raises another rate    
> Thailand holds rates, cuts 2014 GDP forecast   
> Indonesia rates on hold, c/a gap still a risk  
> NZ raises rates, signals more tightening       
> Korea stands pat, but tightening seen ahead    
> India eases inflation tone, loosens credit     
> Australia RBA keeps policy rate on hold        
        
  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      
    
 
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