INDONESIA'S central bank made its first direct purchases of sovereign debt in primary auctions this week as foreign investors fled as officials said it had bought 4.65 trillion rupiah (S$428.5...

AS THE coronavirus pandemic, which started in Asia, spreads around the world, it is worth reflecting on the region's central bank responses so far and thinking about what may happen in the near...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's central bank announced plans to spend NZ$30 billion (S$24.72 billion) on government bonds Monday as a way of stimulating the virus-hit economy.

MALAYSIA'S central bank sees room to adjust monetary policy again after economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in more than a decade and the nation braces for the impact of the coronavirus on...

JAPAN'S core consumer prices rose in December from a year earlier, data showed on Friday, nudging up from the previous month, but inflation was still well short of the central bank's elusive 2 per...

THE Turkish central bank raised reserve requirement ratios for foreign currency deposits and participation funds by 200 basis points in a step that will mop up foreign currency liquidity from the...

[HONG KONG] Nine major banks in Hong Kong have agreed to adopt a number of measures to support small and medium enterprises in Hong Kong, the central bank said on Wednesday, as four months of anti...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's central bank governor said financial institutions will be required to report their exposure to climate risks and the information it gathers could be used to set...

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's central bank lowered interest rates on Thursday in step with a rate cut by the Federal Reserve, just as months of anti-government protests and fallout from US-China trade...

[MUMBAI] India's government will receive a 1.76 trillion-rupee (US$24.4 billion) windfall from the central bank, which it may use to cut borrowings and recapitalize banks to help spur economic...