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Indonesia's surprise decision to hike interest rates was a pre-emptive move against inflation as the local currency weakens, said the central bank.
China's GDP growth could slide below 7% in the second half of the year, warned Nomura, highlighting that risks to the outlook economy have risen "significantly" in recent weeks.
Since stunning the markets with monetary easing, the Bank of Japan has failed to offer solace to investors that have been rattled by violent swings in Japanese markets.
One member of the Bank of Japan's policy board said limiting quantitative easing to two years could help stabilize the bond market.
Japan's cabinet rubber-stamped a set of measures on Friday to boost growth that so far have failed to impress markets and made Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promise to take more steps.
Take note, Ben Bernanke: Japan is what happens when a market demanding constant stimulus doesn't get what it wants.
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China's stock market hit its lowest level in six months, joining a global sell-off with growing pessimism about the outlook for the Chinese economy adding to the market's woes.
Indonesia's central bank announced a surprise hike in its benchmark rate by 25 basis points to 6 percent on Thursday, in the face of growing pressure on the rupiah.
The stampede out of Japanese stocks resumed on Thursday, with the benchmark Nikkei 225 tumbling more than 6 percent as investors reassessed their outlook for the market.
The yen strengthened to a 10-week high against the dollar on Thursday, as heightened concerns about Federal Reserve tapering brought the safe haven trade back into play.
Efforts to make the global financial system safer could be making Asia more vulnerable to credit shocks, leaving bond traders worried that a sharp sell-off could turn into a rout.
Australian employment beat expectations with a small rise in May while the jobless rate surprised by ticking down to 5.5 percent, a resilient result.
The rout in global financial markets that has spared few asset classes extended into Thursday, with Asian stocks plunging across the board.
As investors fret over the tapering off of U.S. monetary stimulus, a World Bank economist says such a move poses a particular risk to Asia.
The Bank of Korea held interest rates steady on Thursday, possibly matching the analysts' consensus view that the cut in May was the last one for the year.
Asia’s economic development and a growing consumer class means the temptation to return home for those Asian entrepreneurs with a Western education is strong, experts say.
Fitch Ratings returned India's sovereign outlook back to "stable" from "negative" a year after its initial downgrade, surprising markets with a validation of the government efforts.
North Korea blamed the South on Thursday for scuttling fresh dialogue that aimed to ease tensions between the rival Koreas.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency employee, told a Hong Kong newspaper on Wednesday that he plans to stay and fight extradition. The New York Times reports.
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