#Take A Look* Asia c.banks: Taiwan holds policy rate steady

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(27/06/14 13:47:41)

Taiwan's central bank kept its policy rate unchanged at 1.875 percent, leaving the rate where it has been for the last three years, as its governor said that a nagging concern for the export-led economy was the uncertain global outlook.     JUNE 2014> Taiwan leaves policy rate on hold             > Manila holds benchmark, raises another rate   > Thailand holds rates, cuts 2014 GDP forecast  > Indonesia rates on hold, c/a gap still a risk > NZ raises rates, signals more tightening      > Korea stands pat, but tightening seen ahead   > India eases inflation tone, loosens credit    > Australia RBA keeps policy rate on hold        MAY 2014  > S.Korea c.bank holds rates for 12th month     > Indonesia slashes GDP outlook, rates on hold  > Philippines keeps rate steady, raises RRR     > Malaysia c.bank keeps rates steady            > Australia keeps rates at 2.5 pct pre-budget   > NZ c.bank raises rates, more tightening seen  > Thai c.bank: growth may falter, rates on hold APRIL 2014> S.Korea keeps rates steady for 11th month     > Singapore holds policy tight, sees GDP rebound > Indonesia keeps rates steady as pressures ease > BOJ stands pat, keeps upbeat view              > Australia holds rates, policy accommodative   > India leaves rates on hold as inflation ebbs   MARCH 2014> Taiwan sees pick-up in economy, rates on hold > Philippines holds fire on rates, raises RRR   > Indonesia holds rate unchanged at 7.50 pct    > NZ lifts rates,more tightening seen imminent  > S.Korea c.bank holds rates, next chief eyed   > Thai cbank cuts rate, says tension hurting    > BOJ keeps stimulus steady, cuts export view   > Australia cbank plots steady rate course      > Malaysia holds rates steady, as expected       FEBRUARY 2014  > BOJ holds fire, expands loans                 JANUARY 2014> Philippines holds rates, warns of pressures   > Australia shuts door on rate cuts             > NZ c.bank holds fire, signals imminent hike > Malaysia holds rates, signals optimism      > India raises rates to dampen inflation      > Thai cbank holds rate in close vote         > BOJ stands pat, sticks to inflation f'casts   > Indonesia holds rates, stays vigilant       > S.Korea holds rates; Fed, yen in focus       DECEMBER> Taiwan keeps rates on hold for 10th quarter  > India surprises by keeping rates on hold    > Philippines keeps key rate steady           > Indonesia holds, may move when U.S. tapers  > S. Korea holds rates steady for 7th month   > New Zealand holds, signals 2014 tightening  > Australia rates on hold, outlook brightens     NOVEMBER> Thailand surprises with a 25 bps rate cut   > BOJ maintains huge stimulus, rosy outlook   > Indonesia makes a surprise rate hike        > Malaysia holds rates, sees price pick-up    > Australia holds rates, warns on A$ strength OCTOBER> BOJ sees rift on inflation, policy steady     > New Zealand aims to tighten in 2014         > India raises rates again, warns on inflation > Philippine c.bank keeps rates steady        > Thai c.bank holds rates, trims GDP forecast > S. Korea holds rates, eyes U.S. impasse     > Indonesia holds rates as inflation eases    > BOJ stands pat on policy, raises capex view SEPTEMBER> Taiwan leaves rates steady for 9th quarter  > RBI rate hike surprises, eyes inflation       > Indonesia surprisingly raises policy rate   > Philippines central bank holds rates        > S.Korea c.bank holds rates, Fed awaited     > NZ cenbank sees rates steady this year      > Malaysia hold policy rates, cites risks       > BOJ: Will act if tax hike threatens goal       AUGUST> Indonesia hikes rates to defend currency    > Thailand keeps rate, sees gradual recovery  > Indonesia holds rate, targets loan growth   > BOJ maintains stimulus, keeps economic view > S.Korea cbank keeps rates unchanged         > Australia cbank cuts rates to record low     JULY> India holds rates steady, dovish tone       > Philippines c.bank keeps rate steady        > Malaysia keeps rates steady at 3.0 percent  > Indonesia hikes benchmark rate 50 bps       > South Korea c.bank keeps rates steady       > Thailand holds rates, says policy suitable  > Australia keeps easing bias, talks down A$     JUNE> Taiwan keeps interest rate at 1.875 pct     > India cbank holds rates, eyes FX, inflation > Philippine c.bank keeps key rates steady    > Indonesia surprisingly hikes rate 25 bps    > South Korea c.bank holds rate, as expected    > Australia RBA holds rates at 2.75 pct