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The rate of growth in non-food credit continued to shrink in Mar 21, falling to 5.54% y/y for the fortnight ended 29 Mar 21 from 6.44% in the previous fortnight. The slower growth in credit
The government is discussing the possibility of imposing a partial lockdown in Bangkok and surrounding provinces, Chiang Mai, Prachuap Khiri Khan as well as Chon Buri while heightening Covid-19 control measures in outbreak red-zone areas,
Money sent home by Filipinos abroad grew by their fastest pace in 5 months in Feb 21, putting the YTD tally in positive territory and potentially ushering in a growth period that rides on the
The asset quality of Philippine banks further deteriorated for the second straight month in Feb 21 as the industry’s gross non-performing loan (NPL) ratio rose to 4.08%, the highest in more than 11 years due
Indonesia offered higher yields to sell the most bonds in two months, testing appetite for emerging-market assets as the government continues to build up a buffer for stimulus spending. The finance ministry sold IDR21.68tr of