Pressure on rupiah not yet over in short term: Minister World

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.
Petro price hikes push Hanoi’s CPI up 0.24 percent Business

Petro price hikes push Hanoi’s CPI up 0.24 percent

Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in October increased 0.24 percent month-on-month and 4.09 percent year on year as transport costs rose 1.42 percent due to the petrol price hikes, according to the Hanoi Statistics Department.
Investment funds make modest gains Business

Investment funds make modest gains

Most investment funds in Vietnam’s equity market have recorded modest gains and were beaten by the growth of the benchmark VN-Index in the past three quarters.
CPI rises in major cities in September Business

CPI rises in major cities in September

Hanoi's consumer price index (CPI) in September increased 1.08 percent against the previous month, and 5.16 percent over the same period last year, the municipal Statistics Office announced.
Strong baht stirs worries for Thailand’s exports World

Strong baht stirs worries for Thailand’s exports

The Thai baht has staged a strong recovery against US dollar after suffering a brief sell-off earlier this year, but the Thai Government is increasingly worried that continual strength in the currency could hit exports.
Philippines' external debt strongly drops ASEAN

Philippines' external debt strongly drops

The Philippines' outstanding external debt stood at 72.2 billion USD by the end of June 2018, down by 997 million USD or 1.4 percent from the end of March 2018, the country’s central bank has announced.
HCM City: Exports pick up 6 percent in eight months Business

HCM City: Exports pick up 6 percent in eight months

Ho Chi Minh City’s exports in the first eight months of 2018 hit 24.6 billion USD, an increase of 6 percent from the same period last year, reported the municipal Department of Industry and Trade on September 4.