[MANILA] The Philippine central bank cut its key interest rate in a surprise move after the economy contracted more than expected in the third quarter.

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank cut interest rates on Thursday as it stepped up efforts to pull the coronavirus-hit economy out of its first recession in over 20 years.

[BANGKOK] Thailand's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged at a record low for a fourth straight meeting on Wednesday, saying the coronavirus-hit economy had improved but that the...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank is ready to provide yet more policy stimulus if needed after cutting rates to record lows, a pledge that may be tested given the latest outbreak of coronavirus in...

[WELLINGTON] The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) held rates as expected at 0.25 per cent on Wednesday and said additional monetary stimulus was needed to meet its consumer price inflation and...

[HONG KONG] Long term Hong Kong dollar interest rates reached nine-year lows on Thursday after the suspension of Ant Group's record dual listing in the city and on Shanghai's Star Market left the...

[LONDON] The Bank of England (BoE) is said to be considering a move into negative interest rates, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Wednesday, without citing any sources.

[SYDNEY] Australia's four major banks said on Wednesday they would not cut rates for a majority of their home loan customers, even after the central bank pledged to keep rates near zero for about...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank trimmed interest rates to near zero on Tuesday and expanded its bond-buying programme, as widely expected, a much-needed salve to aid economic recovery from the...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's central bank is seen holding its key rate steady on Tuesday, according to a slim majority in a Reuters poll, amid a fresh surge in coronavirus cases and political...