Indonesia to maintain stable monetary policy in 2019 World

Indonesia to maintain stable monetary policy in 2019

Bank Indonesia (BI) said on November 27 that it will continue to adopt its pre-emptive and ahead-of-the-curve monetary policy in a bid to maintain economic stability amid the high external pressure in 2019.
Tightened monetary policy forecast for Q4 2018 Business

Tightened monetary policy forecast for Q4 2018

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will likely continue its tightened monetary policy in the remaining months of the year after its decision to strictly control lending to high risk sectors in the third quarter didn’t adversely affect the country’s economic growth, according to experts.
Experts review monetary policy for third quarter Business

Experts review monetary policy for third quarter

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Chairman of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council, chaired a meeting in Hanoi on September 28 to review monetary policy for the third quarter of 2018 and outline tasks for the coming time.
Singapore’s economy grows slower in Q2 than expected World

Singapore’s economy grows slower in Q2 than expected

Singapore’s economy in the second quarter of 2018 expanded just 3.8 percent from the same period last year, and only 1 percent from the previous quarter, a result slower than the median forecast of 4 percent and 1.2 percent in a Reuters poll of economists.
Vietnam posts strong Q2 growth Business

Vietnam posts strong Q2 growth

Vietnam’s economy maintained impressive growth in the second quarter this year, according to a macroeconomic report released by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) in Hanoi on July 11.
Deputy PM gives direction to prevent 'double' inflation Business

Deputy PM gives direction to prevent 'double' inflation

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the State Bank of Vietnam to actively and proactively direct monetary policy; closely combine with fiscal and macro-policies to control inflation; and prevent double inflation caused by higher foreign exchange rates and global fuel prices.
Singapore tightens monetary policy World

Singapore tightens monetary policy

Singapore has decided to tighten its monetary policy for the first time in six years as part of efforts to cope with risks of global trade tension, local authorities announced on April 13.