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Focus on fundamentals could help ASEAN currencies

SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) — Southeast Asian currencies have had a rough year so far but the pressure on them could ease in coming months as trade tensions settle, returning focus to the region’s strong growth prospects and the fundamentals weighing on the U.S. dollar. Many banks say that the outlook is positive for the Singapore […]

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Thailand: EIC expects realistic inflation target rejig

Siam Commercial Bank’s research unit, the Economic Intelligence Center (EIC), expects policymakers to adjust the inflation target to better reflect changing economic circumstances so it can remain an effective instrument in determining monetary policy movement. Even though headline inflation has entered the lower end of the Bank of Thailand’s target inflation range since April after staying […]

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New policies facilitate Vietnam’s automobile market

The Hanoitimes – Vietnam`s new policies encouraged domestic automobile assembling companies to expand operations and improve productivity. The use of effective policies in the automobile sector since the beginning of 2018 has boosted the production and assembling of automobiles and better controlled imported vehicles in first half of the year. One of the policies is the […]

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