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Indian Rupee At Over Three-Month Peak; RBI In Focus

Foreign investors bought a net $2.39 billion worth of shares in June, but remain net sellers of $2.53 billion so far in 2020.

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South Korea seen cutting rates this week as exports extend slump

Twelve of 19 analysts surveyed by Reuters expect the Bank of Korea (BOK) to cut its base rate by 25 basis points to 0.50% after a 50 basis point emergency cut in mid-March and new quantitative easing measures.

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Malaysia's Central Bank Cuts Key Interest Rate To 2.00%, Lowest Since 2009

The central bank had projected exports to contract by as much as 8.7% in 2020, as key trading partners struggled with the pandemic.

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China's Central Bank Conducting Tests Of Digital Yuan Payment System

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) responded to Reuters' queries following reports in local media last week that it was pushing forward with a digital currency application

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Japan's Economy Faces 'Extremely High' Uncertainty On Pandemic Hit - Central Bank Head

The spread of the coronavirus is having a severe impact on Japan's economy through declines in exports, output, demand from overseas tourists and private consumption

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RBI’s 3 Month Loan Moratorium: Is It A Boon To The Borrowers?

As soon as India’s central bank took this call on 27th March, many banks commenced the rollout of this fiscal measure even though they are not obligated to enforce this proposal.

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China's Industrial Firms Post Steepest Fall In Profits In A Decade

Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms in the first two months dropped 38.3% from a year earlier to 410.7 billion yuan ($58.15 billion), worsening from a 6.3% fall seen in December,

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Indian Banks Plan To Shut Down Most Branches During Lockdown

India is still very much a cash society and banks have been exempted from a 21-day lockdown that began this week as they are considered an essential service.

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ECB To Print 1 Trillion Euro This Year To Stem Coronavirus Rout

The bond purchases will continue until the "crisis phase" of the epidemic is over and non-financial commercial paper will also be included for the first time among eligible assets.

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Relief For Real Estate Sector A Credit Negative: Moody's

Moody's, Yes Bank and IndusInd Bank have the greatest exposure to real estate sector and their asset quality is consequently vulnerable to the credit issues facing developers.

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RBI Announces Steps To Boost Loans To Real Estate, Auto And MSMEs

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government has asked the central bank to extend the debt restructuring window by another year ending March 31, 2021.

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RBI To Hold Rates On Inflation Concerns, Fiscal Boost Likely

The RBI was forecast to next cut rates by 25 basis points to 4.90 per cent in the October-December quarter.

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Michael Patra Takes Over As RBI Deputy Governor

He was Principal Adviser of the Monetary Policy Department, Reserve Bank of India between July 2012 and October 2014.

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Indian Bonds Gain As RBI Widens Special Open Market Operation

Market participants broadly expect the government to announce a 0.4 per cent-0.6 per cent slippage in fiscal deficit.

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Gold Hits Four-Month High As Tensions Flare In Middle East

China's central bank on Wednesday said it was cutting the amount of cash that all banks must hold as reserves, releasing around 800 billion yuan in funds to shore up the slowing economy.

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