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China fin min to auction 60bn yuan of 3-month deposits on Dec 18 SHANGHAI: China's finance ministry will auction 60 billion yuan ($9.70 billion) of three-month deposits to commercial banks on Dec 18, the People's Bank of China said in a statement on Monday. Banks will bid for the right to take the deposits.The sale, like previous such exercises, is part of the finance ministry's cash management programme. The auction will be conducted by the central bank on behalf of the finance ministry, the central bank said in a statement published on its website. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

Rupiah leads weekly Asia FX slides on upbeat US data, China worries SINGAPORE: The Indonesian rupiah hit a six-year low on Friday, leading losses among emerging Asian currencies, most of which were on track for another week of declines as solid US economic data lifted the dollar.Regional units came under pressure from further signs of fatigue in China's economy, with factory growth in November slowing more than expected and investment expansion hovering near a 13-year low.The rupiah lost 0.8 percent to 12,449 per dollar, its weakest since ...
Thai cabinet approves issue of $3bn savings bonds in January BANGKOK: Thailand's cabinet approved on Tuesday plans to issue government savings bonds worth 100 billion baht ($3.04 billion) in January, and measures to help small and medium businesses and low income families.The savings bonds would be offered to individual investors in two tranches -- five and ten years of 50 billion baht each, with the sale scheduled for Jan. 12-20, Finance Minister Sommai Phasee told reporters after the cabinet meeting.Thailand's military-led government came to power ...
Indian bonds rise for 2nd straight day; rate cut hopes persist MUMBAI: India's benchmark 10-year bond yield fell to a 16-1/2 month low as a slump in global oil prices reinforced expectations the central bank could cut interest rates by early next year.Traders also drew comfort from the absence of a weekly debt sale, as is usually the case on Friday.They expect underlying sentiment for bonds to remain strong, though further gains would be held off until the November data for retail inflation comes out on ...
Indian bonds see best week in 3-1/2 months; rally to continue MUMBAI: Indian government bonds posted their best weekly performance in three-and-a-half months with the benchmark 10-year bond yield hitting a 16-1/2 month low on Friday on continued optimism about a possible rate cut by the central bank early next year. The benchmark 10-year bond yield dropped 15 basis points (bps) on the week, its biggest weekly fall since the week ended Aug. 22, when it had fallen 20 bps.Traders expect sentiment for bonds to remain ...
Indian bonds hit 16-1/2 month high; end steady on profit-taking MUMBAI: Indian bonds hit a fresh 16-1/2 month high on Wednesday before closing unchanged as investors took profits after the sharp rally seen in recent sessions and as the rebound in global crude oil prices hurt, even as overall sentiment remained positive.Investors remain bullish on bonds on expectations the Reserve Bank of India will cut interest rates in early 2015 after issuing a dovish statement following its policy review on Tuesday. The positive sentiment is ...
India's benchmark 10-year bond yield at 16-1/2 month low post RBI policy MUMBAI: India's benchmark 10-year bond yield dropped to its lowest level in 16-1/2 months on Tuesday after the central bank's monetary policy statement raised hopes for a rate cut in the early part of 2015.The Reserve Bank of India held interest rates steady as widely expected at a policy review and said it could ease monetary policy early next year provided inflationary pressures do not reappear and the government controls the fiscal deficit.The benchmark 10-year ...

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyDecember
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $16.137 bln