INDONESIA cut interest rates for a second straight month to spur an economy facing increasing risks from a global slowdown and intensifying trade war.

[MEXICO CITY] In a majority decision, the Bank of Mexico's five-member board voted earlier in the day to reduce its key lending rate by 25 basis points, the first cut since June 2014.

[MANILA] Philippine central bank Governor Benjamin Diokno sees further easing this year, with another quarter-point cut in the policy rate coming as early as next month.

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank may be able to cut its benchmark interest rate again if financial markets stabilise, a senior bank official said on Thursday, adding that recent turbulence due...

[MANILA] The Philippine central bank is expected to resume cutting interest rates on Thursday to buttress the economy after growth slipped to its weakest in 17 quarters, hurt by tepid government...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's central bank governor said on Thursday that it was easily within the margins of error of the bank's forecasts that negative interest rates may be needed when trying to...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's central bank on Wednesday unexpectedly cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time since 2015, which should support faltering growth and weaken the strong baht.

[SAN FRANCISCO] US central bankers are expected to lower borrowing costs this week for the first time since the depths of the financial crisis more than a decade ago. That's the easy part.

[LONDON] Bank of England (BOE) officials will probably keep policy on hold next week as they acknowledge that the economic outlook has worsened materially since May.

[NEW YORK] Traders on Friday rushed away from bets that the Federal Reserve will slash rates by a half-point this month, a day after clamouring for them.