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G-bond yield hits seven-month low

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G-bond yield hits seven-month low

The yield of Government bonds (G-bond) has continued to decline and hit seven-month lows as the US Federal Reserve (Fed) seems unlikely to hike interest rates and the domestic monetary market has shown positive movements.

ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

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ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should prioritise progress on regional initiatives to cope with major economic headwinds in the context of increasing US-China trade tensions, according to eastasiaforum.org.

Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019

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Initiatives help remove economic headwinds facing ASEAN in 2019

Member countries of ASEAN need to give priority to promoting ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC2025) and concluding Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations to deal with economic headwinds in 2019, according to a recent article on the website https://www.eurasiareview.com.

Vietjet CEO named in 2018 Bloomberg 50 list

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Vietjet CEO named in 2018 Bloomberg 50 list

CEO of budget carrier Vietjet Air Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao has been the first Vietnamese person to be named in the 2018 Bloomberg 50 (B50) list, which honours 50 icons and innovators changing the global business landscape in the past year.

Pressure on rupiah not yet over in short term: Minister

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Pressure on rupiah not yet over in short term: Minister

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economy Darmin Nasution said the pressure on rupiah would not yet be over although it is relatively stable hovering in a narrow range of 14,500-14,600 per US dollar after dropping to the level of 15,000 rupiah per US dollar a few weeks ago.