* UST yields, dollar's rises weigh on Asian currencies * Recovery on Wall St aided equities in Asia * China kept its benchmark lending rates unchanged By Riya Sharma Sept 20 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies were subdued on Tuesday as investors braced for a sizeable U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike this week to combat inflation, while regional equities edged up tracking a Wall Street rebound. The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise its policy rate by at least 75 basis points on Wednesday, while investors are also awaiting the central bank's future policy projections.
* BNM expected to hike cash rate by 25 basis points * Rupee eyes best session since Aug 30 * Singapore stocks mark best day since July 22 By Tejaswi Marthi Sept 8 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies rose on Thursday in cautious trade as investors awaited a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, while the Malaysian ringgit steadied ahead of an expected rate hike by the country's central bank. The Malaysian ringgit and Indonesian rupiah inched nearly 0.1% higher.
* Malaysian ringgit hits lowest since Jan 1998 * Singapore dollar hits lowest since June 2020 * Philippine peso on track for a sixth straight session of losses By Tejaswi Marthi Sept 7 (Reuters) - Currencies in emerging Asian markets were in a sea of red on Wednesday, with the Malaysian ringgit hitting a more than two-decade low after the greenback resumed its ascent and U.S. Treasury yields rose on views that the Federal Reserve will continue its aggressive policy tightening. A report overnight showed the U.S. services industry unexpectedly picked up last month, reinforcing the view that the economy is not in recession and giving the Fed leeway for another super-sized 75 basis-point rate rise on Sept. 21. The Malaysian ringgit fell 0.1% to hit its lowest level since the 1998 Asia financial crisis that saw a massive sell-off in Southeast Asian equities and currencies.