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SINGAPORE: Most Southeast Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as an agreement by OPEC and its allies to slash oil output did little to calm investors plagued by the incessant spread of the new coronavirus, while Philippine shares rose on hopes of policy easing.
MANILA: The Philippines' central bank governor on Sunday said another 200 basis-point cut in the bank's reserve requirement ratio is "forthcoming" and signalled more cuts in its policy interest rate to cushion the economic blow of the novel coronavirus.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Despite a decrease in global oil prices, the Thai economy will be worse off amid the Covid-19 situation, but technical growth will occur and net exports in the future could sustain Gross Domestic Product growth, CIMB Research Office head Amonthep Chawla said.
HANOI (Vietnam/ANN): Support packages from the Government and banks would contribute to partly reducing difficulties for enterprises affected by Covid-19, but stronger measures should be taken for the hardest-hit industries, experts said.
BANGKOK: Thailand’s central bank still has monetary policy space to help the economy if necessary, its governor said, a day after cutting the benchmark policy rate to a record low
MANILA: The Philippine economy gathered momentum in the final quarter even though full-year growth slid to an eight-year low and missed the target, tempered by weakness in agriculture and the impact of budget approval delays.
BANGKOK: Thailand’s economy expanded at its slowest quarterly pace in a year in the third quarter on sluggish exports and a slowdown in private consumption, raising the chances for more stimulus as policymakers try to shore up flagging growth.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia will continue to engage with index providers and investors to see what other measures it can put in place to create greater efficiency in the market.
SYDNEY: Australia's central bank took a decidedly dovish turn on wage growth and inflation on Friday, forecasting the figures to stay lukewarm over the next two years and citing them as a major reason it was prepared to further ease monetary policy.